Punk Icon Joey Ramone would have been turning 59 on Wednesday, May 19th. To commemorate him, the annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash will take place at The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza. Proceeds will go to benefit Lymphoma research. This years headliners include Hank III and Morningwood. The entire line up consists of musical acts such as: Richie Ramone, Hank III, Walter Lure, Cheetah Chrome, JP Thunderbolt, Ed Stasium, Jean Beauvoir, George Tabb, Ivan Julian, Al Maddy, Walt Stack, Dave Merrill, Mickey Leigh & others. Also appearing are The Sic F*cks, The Independents, Spanking Charlene (winners of Little Steven’s Wicked Cool Records contest) and Heap. The Masters of Ceremony for this year will be Steven Van Zandt, Steve Craig, Matt Pinfield and Pete Ashner.