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Kerouac Birthday Bash in London

February 15th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Kerouac and The Beats, Real-life Adventure Tales


Roaring at The Lion


He’s Ninety-Two

Let’s Hoist a Few

The Jack Kerouac Birthday Bash

On The Road in London

March 12th, 2014, 9 PM

The Red Lion


 Brian Hassett — from New York City

 John Cassady — from San Francisco

 Sam Hammond — Swiss Lips bandleader

 Julian Joyce — Jam Junkies blues blower

 Paul Kirkby — British bandleader

Readings, music, songs & stories



Sponsored by: The Beat Museum and LiteraryKicks

A  Spirit  Production


For more Brian and John Cassady Adventures — check out The Northport Report.

For more on John and his mum Carolyn — check out The White Knight & The Queen.

Or for other On The Road Adventures in England — check out the On The Road movie premiere.

Or for a whole other wild ride — check out hanging with director Walter Salles at the On The Road movie premiere in Toronto.

Or for a complete overview of all the Beat movies — check out The Beat Movie Guide.

Or for a poetic riff of one of these Beats and music shows — check out Be The Invincible Spirit You Are.


by Brian Hassett


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11 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Sam Hammond // Feb 15, 2014 at 4:25 PM

    This is ace, really looking forward to it. Thanks for sorting this, looks like it’s gonna be a fun night.

  • 2 Dawny Alexandra Zimbler // Feb 15, 2014 at 10:57 PM

    Can’t wait for this! 🙂

  • 3 Deb Reul // Feb 16, 2014 at 5:11 PM

    Wish I could be there, Bri. Stuck surfin the waves on the left coast. But I want to see you back in your action pose on stage! Send me a video.
    Big love!

  • 4 Gloria Bailen // Feb 16, 2014 at 8:14 PM

    Sounds fantastic!!

  • 5 Sarah Cattell // Feb 16, 2014 at 8:47 PM

    Brian – you do some of the coolest things.

  • 6 Jeanne Masanz // Feb 16, 2014 at 9:59 PM

    I demand pictures and how about some video, with sound!! I will make this demand for the group…..pretty please?

  • 7 Mary Jo Sullivan-Hicks // Feb 17, 2014 at 10:11 AM

    Are you kidding me????? How cool is this going to be. Have passport, will travel.

  • 8 Caroline Riesbeck Kerouac // Feb 17, 2014 at 7:19 PM

    I know it will be a great time, have fun!!

  • 9 June King // Feb 18, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    Counting on some reportage!
    Would soooo love to be there….
    I’m embarrassingly envious!!

  • 10 Kevin Kroeger // Feb 21, 2014 at 11:41 PM

    Keep The Beat! I know you will. Those Bitter End shows were legend, man. Nice to hear you’re taking it across the pond. Rock the house and hoist the pints! I’ll be there in spirit.

  • 11 Brian // Mar 9, 2014 at 12:10 PM


    Show Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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