Albert Hammond Jr. Revisits The Strokes’ Very First Gig

Spoiler: Eddie Murphy's Bowfinger factors heavily into the story

This Must Be the Gig, Albert Hammond Jr., photo by Heather Kaplan

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Vivid Seats Ticket promoWelcome back to another episode of This Must Be the Gig, the podcast that gives you an all-access pass to the world of live music! This week, host Lior Phillips chats Albert Hammond Jr., who cemented his role as an indie rock icon after founding The Strokes. Together, the two talk about the early days of the band, the challenges of going solo, finding peace in upstate New York, and watching Eddie Murphy classic Bowfinger with Julian Casablancas the night before the very first Strokes concert.

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