Johnny Marr joins Dinosaur Jr onstage to cover The Smiths – watch

Guitarist one of numerous star guests at band's New York gig

Dinosaur Jr were joined onstage by Johnny Marr over the weekend (December 1) to cover The Smiths – scroll down to watch it.

Marr, who will release his solo debut LP ‘The Messenger’ in February 2013, was one of numerous guests who played with the proto-grunge band in New York, where they were celebrating the 25th anniversary of their second studio album ‘You’re Living All Over Me’.

In addition to playing ‘The Boy With The Thorn In His Side’ with Marr, they were also joined by Sonic Youth members Kim Gordon and Lee Ranaldo, Pixies main man Frank Black, Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew and Kurt Vile. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to watch a selection the clips.


Dinosaur Jr released their 10th studio album, ‘I Bet On Sky’, in September of this year and have since announced plans for a five date tour of the UK to take place in January and February of next year. They will play:

Glasgow Arches (January 30)
Leeds University Stylus (31)
Manchester Ritz (February 1)
Brighton Concorde (2)
Bristol Fiddlers Club (3)

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‘Tame’ with Frank Black (Pixies cover)

‘Don’t’ with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon


‘Little Fury Things’ with Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo