STEVEN ADLER‘s band ADLER (with JACOB BUNTON on vocals, LONNY PAUL on guitar and JOHNNY MARTIN on bass), and  performed a 4 song set at Lucky Strike 37 with guests ACE VON JOHNSON from FASTER PUSSYCAT on guitar throughout and JIMMY HERALD from HILLBILLY HERALD singing on “Welcome to the Jungle“playlist videos by John Bereziuk

LUKAS ROSSI dazzled the crowd in his return to UJN as he teamed with the “UJN House Band” consisting of “Captain” CHUCK WRIGHT, guitar hero MITCH PERRY, MATT STARR, STEVE FERLAZZO with Lucky Strike’s BARRY POINTER, and NICK MAYBURY for a great rendition of “Creep” by Radiohead.
CHEROKEE FORTUNE, HOWIE SIMON, MARTY O’BRIEN, MATT STARR and AUGUST ZADRA rocked on “Stranglehold” (videos by John Bereziuk/ editing by Mark Litsky):

 UJN regulars MAYUKO OKAI and TSUZUMI OKAI (“The OKAI SISTERS”) Host PAULIE Z, resident keyboard wizard STEVE FERLAZZO and GREGG POTTER from the Buddy Rich Band performed DEEP PURPLE’S “BURN.   (Happy Birthday to Tsuzumi Okai!, who received a cake onstage after the first set)



And of course, the house band consisting of Chuck Wright, Matt Starr, Mitch Perry and Ferlazzo always deliver week after week during the opening and closing sets:

UJN 37 PHOTOGRAPHY BY Karuna Tanahashi – check her website out at


ELIZA JAMES (PAUL ANKA) on the violin:


NATE KING, DUANE WIDER, PIER MEZZA and JP CERVONI (who plays guitar left handed strung upside down like Hendrix did),  played a marvelous rendition “Spanish Castle Magic“:

And MORE VIDEOS Featuring members of FILTER, drummer extraordinaire TIM YEUNG, MARQ TORIEN and many more (see ADAM MANDEL‘s fabled event recaps for even more details about the show):

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