One week until the 40th anniversary of Jim Morrison’s death and fans worldwide have found ways to commemorate the occasion, and you don’t even have to be in Paris!
Stoned Immaculate, a German Doors tribute band will be playing at The Lezard King Bar in Paris.
Light My Fire from Ottawa, ON, is playing Tucson’s at 8PM.
The American Night, from Seattle, WA, will be playing shows on both July 2nd and 3rd, see The American Night Facebook page or The American Night’s website for more information.
The Doors Examiner will be doing articles from Paris that will include interviews, reviews and whatever happens!
I’ve been looking forward to this one, the Jim Morrison Project opens its virtual doors July 3rd. The Jim Morrison Project has over 800 pages of stories, articles and archives!
A Tribute in Motion poetry reading will be held at Pere Lachaise, Rue de Repos, outside La Renaissance bar between 1 and 3 PM. I will be reading Jim Morrison’s Ode to Brian Jones, Deceased and there will be many other readers and poets in the free form event (look for a Doors Examiner article on the event). More information is available on Facebook for a Tribute in Motion.
I will also be having two book signings for my Doors inspired novel The Last Stage. The first will be immediately following a Tribute in Motion at the Pere LaChaise Paris Souvenir Shop outside the cemetery. In the evening approx 5:15PM (Paris time) I will be a signing copies of The Last Stage at the Lezard King Bar. (The Last Stage is available at Jymsbooks, Amazon UK, and in Kindle and Nook Book editions).
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Emporium in Huntington Beach, CA, will be hosting their 40th Anniversary Memorial for Jim Morrison July 3-5. The memorial includes artifacts from Jim Morrison at UCLA, handwritten lyrics, rare photographs by Henry Diltz, Ron Raffelli, and Joel Brodsky. A candle lighting ceremony will also be held. The gallery is also planning an appearance of Frank Lisciandro for this coming fall. For more information you can read the press release for the Anniversary Memorial for Jim Morrison, visit the The Rock ‘n’ Roll Emporium’s website, or give them a call at 714-960-4040.
Lecturer David Shiang will be hosting (see related articles) the Celebration of the Lizard Online Festival on July 3rd and on July 5th. David is also offering a 10% and prizes for Doors Examiner readers so register for Celebration of the Lizard Online Festival today!
For a more detailed listing of 40th anniversary commemorations around the world please see Jim Morrison’s Paris.
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