WORD Presents Lita Ford at St. Vitus

02/22/2016 - 7:30pm


We have teamed up with our friends at our favorite metal venue to bring you Lita Ford! 

Lita will read from her long awaited memoir, converse with Noisey editor Kim Kelly, and answer audience questions. A book signing will follow the discussion. 

Purchase tickets early to reserve your spot! Doors at 7pm and presentation begins promptly at 7:30pm. Purchasing the book below will guarantee entry to the event. Every person attending must pre-purchase a book to attend (no +1's). Must be 21 or older to attend. 

About the book: In this long-awaited, emotionally powerful memoir, HEAVY METAL'S LEADING FEMALE ROCKER (Rolling Stone) opens up about the 70s and 80s music scene and her trailblazing life as the lead guitarist of the pioneering band (New York Times) the Runaways and her platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated solo career. Hailed as the mother of all metal (Los Angeles Times) and one of the greatest female electric guitar players to ever pick up the instrument (Elle), Lita Ford bares her soul in Living Like a Runaway.

Address: St. Vitus, 1120 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint

Lita Ford is the former lead guitarist of The Runaways, an all-girl hard rock band from Los Angeles in the 1970s, as well as a platinum-selling solo musician. Elle magazine has named her one of the twelve greatest female guitarists. She lives in Hollywood, California.

Kim Kelly is an Editor at Noisey, VICE's music and culture channel. Her writing on heavy metal and the culture surrounding it has also appeared in Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The Atlantic, NPR, The Telegraph, Pitchfork, Spin, Stereogum, the Village Voice, Decibel, and many more. 

We are unable to issue refunds, if you can't attend the event please pick up your signed book from our store within 30 days of the event (by 3/22/16). 

Lita Ford Book + Ticket 

Purchasing this book guarantees you to a spot at the launch party and reading for Lita Ford's long-awaited memoir on Monday, February 22nd.