As we enter the summer music season, live performances are in full swing.
Rob Zombie was a headliner of "Freaks on Parade," a 19-city tour of "macabre rock" artists who brought their acts to Tinley Park, Ill., on Sept. 1, 2023.
Zombie, who is also known for directing horror movies, performed "House of 1,000 Corpses," "The Triumph of King Freak (A Crypt of Preservation and Superstition)," "Dragula," and "Living Dead Girl."
Alice Cooper appeared on the stage at Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill., on Sept. 1, 2023, part of the "Freaks on Parade" tour.
Alice Cooper's setlist included "No More Mr. Nice Guy," "Lost in America," "Under My Wheels," "School's Out" and "Poison."
Alice Cooper appeared with members of the band Hollywood Vampires, and with guitarist Nita Strauss (pictured), who has also performed with KISS and Demi Lovato.
Filter, an eclectic alternative rock band hailing from Cleveland, was featured in "Freaks on Parade" in Tinley Park, Ill., on Sept. 1, 2023. The band is led by singer Richard Patrick, who was previously a touring guitarist for Nine Inch Nails.
They performed their hits "Take a Picture" and "Hey Man Nice Shot."
The Chicago-based industrial metal band Ministry performed at Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill., on Sept. 1, 2023, part of the "Freaks on Parade" tour. They performed "Thieves," "Stigmata," "N.W.O.," and "Burning Inside."
English bassist and singer Glenn Hughes, a former member of Deep Purple, performed at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Ill., August 26, 2023.
His tour, in which he performs classic Deep Purple music, featured songs from the 1974 album "Burn," including "Sail Away," "Mistreated," "Might Just Take Your Life," and the title track.
Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper performs at the United Center in Chicago, August 19, 2023.
The Grammy-winning Swedish rock band Ghost was headliner at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago, August 15, 2023.
Lead singer Tobias Jens Forge (with one of his cohort of sinister-looking musicians) performed "Call Me Little Sunshine," "Mary on a Cross," "Rats," "Cirice," "Year Zero" and "From the Pinnacle to the Pit."
They also played, as part of their encores, the Emmylou Harris song "Sorrow in the Wind."
Ghost's guest was the Tolkien-inspired death metal band Amon Amarth, also from Sweden. (Pictured: Bassist Ted Lundström and vocalist Johan Hegg.)
Their setlist at Huntington Bank Pavilion August 15 included "Raven's Flight," "Deceiver of the Gods," "Guardians of Asgaard," and (from their latest album, "The Great Heathen Army") "Heidrun."
P!nk got the party started high above Wrigley Field in Chicago, August 12, 2023.
The three-time Grammy-winner P!nk performed such hits as "Just Give Me a Reason," "Just Like a Pill," "Who Knew," "So What," "Raise Your Glass," "F**kin' Perfect," and "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)."
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
Opening for P!nk were Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, August 12, 2023. Last year the couple was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Pat Benatar performed some of her best-known songs, including "We Live for Love," "Promises in the Dark," "Love Is a Battlefield," "Invincible," and "Heartbreaker."
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band began the North American leg of their 2023 tour at Chicago's Wrigley Field, August 9, 2023. It's the band's first North American tour since 2016.
Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt perform at Wrigley Field in Chicago, August 9, 2023.
Bruce Springsteen at Chicago's Wrigley Field on August 9, 2023.
The band's setlist included "No Surrender," "Prove It All Night," "Last Man Standing," "Wrecking Ball," "The Promised Land" and "Thunder Road." Their encores included "Born to Run," "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)," and "Glory Days."
Lollapalooza, which began as a touring festival in 1991, opened its 2023 edition in Chicago's Grant Park on Thursday, August 3. Attendance was up to 115,000 on opening day, the highest ever.
More than 170 musical acts were in the lineup for the four-day festival, held on eight stages.
As part of her "Happier Ever After" world tour, Billie Eilish performed on the opening night of Lollapalooza in Chicago, Thursday, August 3, 2023.
The singer-songwriter's setlist included "Your Power," "NDA," "Lost Cause," "Everything I Wanted," "You Should See Me In a Crown," and "Bury a Friend." She also performed the live debut of her song from the movie "Barbie," "What Was I Made For?"
Carly Rae Jepsen
Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen performed at Lollapalooza on Thursday, August 3, 2023. Her set list included "I Really Like You," "Talking to Yourself," "Shy Boy," "The Loneliest Time," and the song that marked her breakthrough, "Call Me Maybe."
The Canadian rock band The Beaches (bassist Jordan Miller, guitarist Kylie Miller, keyboardist-guitarist Leandra Earl, and drummer Eliza Enman-McDaniel) appeared at Lollapalooza on August 3, 2023. The band performed songs from their forthcoming album, "Blame Me Ex," including "Everything Is Boring" and "Blame Brett."
Men I Trust
Emmanuelle Proulx, lead singer of the indie band Men I Trust, performed at Lollapalooza on August 3, 2023.
The south Korean girl group New Jeans on stage at Lollapalooza in Chicago, August 3, 2023.
The Rose, an indie rock band from South Korea, performed at Lollapalooza August 3, 2023.
A KPOP fan.
Portugal. The Man
The Grammy-winning band Portugal. The Man (featuring lead singer-guitarist John Gourley) performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago, on August 3, 2023.
Karol G performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago, August 3, 2023. The Colombia singer, who has won two Latin Grammy Awards, sang "Amargura," "TQG," "Provenza," "Mamiii," "Bichota," and "Tusa."
Scenes off-stage from the 2023 edition of Lollapalooza in Chicago.
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Jared Leto, of the band Thirty Seconds to Mars, performed at Lollapalooza on Friday, August 4, 2023. Their set included the songs "Stuck," "Kings and Queens," and "This Is War."
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Jared Leto began the concert performing "Walk on Water" at the very top of the venue. A harness ensured he made it down to the stage safely.
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Drummer Shannon Leto, of Thirty Seconds to Mars.
Thirty Seconds to Mars
Fans were invited up to the stage to join Jared Leto during "Rescue Me" at the Thirty Seconds to Mars concert at Lollapalooza, August 4, 2023.
An indie folk band from Florida, The 502s (featuring banjo-player and songwriter Ed Isola and saxophonist Joe Capati) brought a bit of sunshine from the Sunshine State, performing "Hi There Hello!," "Hey Julia," "Summer Wind," "Waves" and "Feels Good to Be Me."
At Lollapalooza on Friday, August 4, English singer-songwriter Declan McKenna performed "Sympathy," "Why Do You Feel So Down?," "The Key to Life on Earth," "British Bombs," and his 2015 hit, "Brazil."
The rapper Sueco performed at Lollapalooza Friday, August 4, 2023.
Jackson Stell, who goes by the stage name Big Wild, performed at Lollapalooza on Friday, August 4, 2023
The indie rock band Foals, hailing from England, appeared in Grant Park Chicago as part of Lollapalooza, August 4, 2023. Pictured: Drummer Jack Bevan, lead vocalist-guitarist Yannis Philippakis, and bassist Walter Gervers.
Adam Hann, Ross MacDonald and Matty Healey, of The 1975, a pop rock band from England, performed at Lollapalooza on Friday, August 4, 2023. Their setlist included "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)," "It's Not Living (If It's Not With You)," and "Oh Caroline."
David Shaw, lead vocalist of The Revivalists, greets the crowd at Grant Park during the Saturday session of Lollapalooza in Chicago, August 5, 2023. The rock band from New Orleans performed music from their recent album, "Pour It Out Into the Night."
Inclement weather didn't dampen the mood of spectators at Lollapalooza in Chicago.
A rainbow over Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival.
Rapper Destin Choice Route, whose stage name is J.I.D., performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Saturday, August 5, 2023.
Pusha T (a.k.a. Terrence LeVarr Thornton) on stage at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Chicago, Saturday, August 5, 2023.
Tomorrow X Together
"Good Boy Gone Bad," one of the hits performed by the South Korean boy band Tomorrow X Together (TXT), at Lollapalooza August 5, 2023.
Odesza, the electronic music duo of Catacombkid (Harrison Mills, bottom left), and BeachesBeaches (Clayton Knight, bottom right), lit up the Lollapalooza stage on Saturday, August 5, 2023.
Sunday muddy Sunday, at Grant Park in Chicago.
British singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone performed at Lollapalooza on Sunday, August 6, 2023 in Chicago. Her setlist (which featured songs from her upcoming album, "Paint My Bedroom Black") included "The Walls Are Way Too Thin," "Antichrist," "Falling Asleep at the Wheel," and "Room Service."
Dutch DJ Nick Leonardus van de Wall, otherwise known as Afrojack, performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Sunday, August 6, 2023.
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Rapper Julius Dubose, (a.k.a. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie) performed at Lollapalooza on Sunday, August 6, 2023.
The alternative rock band Backseat Lovers (featuring guitarist Jonas Swanson and bassist K.J. Ward) performed at Lollapalooza on Sunday. August 6, 2023.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers, six-time Grammy-winners and inductees in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, helped close out the 2023 edition of Lollapalooza on Sunday, August 6.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
At Lollapalooza on Sunday, Red Hot Chili Peppers (bassist Flea, vocalist Anthony Kiedis, guitarist John Frusciante, and drummer Chad Smith) performed "Can't Stop," "Tell Me Baby," "Californication," "Scar Tissue," "Black Summer," and "I Could Have Lied."
The heavy metal band Pantera, which formed in the early '80s, broke up in 2003, but recently reunited. Their first tour in 22 years took them to American Family Insurance Amphitheatre in Milwaukee, Wis., on July 31, 2023.
Lamb of God
Lamb of God lead singer Randy Blythe brought the heavy metal band to Milwaukee on July 31, 2023.
The Washboard Union
The Country Thunder music festival rolled into Twin Lakes, Wisconsin July 20-23
Pictured: Chris Duncombe, Aaron Grain and David Roberts of the Vancouver-based country group The Washboard Union, July 20, 2023.
The Washboard Union
David Roberts of The Washboard Union.
Matt Thomas, of the band Parmalee, performed at Country Thunder in Wisconsin July 21, 2023.
Jason Aldean performed at Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin on July 22, 2023.
His setlist included such hits as "If I Didn't Love You," "You Make It Easy," "Trouble With a Heartbreak," "That's What Tequila Does," and his recent "Try That in a Small Town."
Singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde at the Wisconsin edition of Country Thunder, July 23, 2023.
Four-time Grammy-winner Keith Urban performed at Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin on July 23, 2023.
His setlist included "Wild Hearts," "Brown Eyes Baby," "One Too Many," "Blue Ain't Your Color," "The Fighter," "Long Hot Summer," and "Wasted Time." He also performed covers of Ed Sheeran's "Bad Habits" and Miley Cyrus' "Flowers."
The rock band Kansas brought their 50th anniversary tour to the Chicago Theatre in Chicago on July 15, 2023, promoting their latest compilation album, "Another Fork in the Road – 50 Years of Kansas."
The band performed such hits as "Carry On Wayward Son," "Play the Game Tonight," "Fight Fire With Fire," "Hold On," and "Dust in the Wind."
Singer and keyboardist Ronnie Platt of Kansas.
The Zac Brown Band
The Zac Brown Band performs at Milwaukee's Summerfest, June 23, 2023.
Held for the 55th year on 75 acres of festival grounds along the shore of Lake Michigan, Summerfest features hundreds of performances on 12 stages over three weekends. Produced by Milwaukee World Festival.
Three 6 Mafia
The hip hop group Three 6 Mafia (DJ Paul, left, and Juicy J, wearing a Hannibal Lecter mask and strait jacket) performs at Summerfest, on the USCellular Connection Stage, June 22, 2023.
Musician and DJ Dan Griffith (a.k.a. Gryffin) performs on the Miller Lite Oasis Stage at Summerfest in Milwaukee, June 22, 2023.
Blues guitarist Buddy Guy performs at Summerfest, on the Uline Warehouse Stage, June 22, 2023. Guy is a Kennedy Center Honoree, a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and an eight-time Grammy Award-winner.
Singer-songwriter Elle King performs at Summerfest, at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, June 22, 2023.
The Zac Brown Band
The Zac Brown Band at Summerfest, June 23, 2023. Among the hits they performed: "Chicken Fried," "Toes," "Colder Weather," "Knee Deep," "Keep Me in Mind," "Homegrown" and "Beautiful Drug."
They also performed several covers, including Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," the Charlie Daniels Band's "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black," and the Allman Brothers Band's "Whipping Post."
Jack Antonoff's rock band Bleachers performs at Summerfest in Milwaukee, on the Generac Power Stage, June 23, 2023.
The punk rock band Radkey (the brothers Isaiah Radke, on bass; Solomon Radke, on drums; and Dee Radke, guitars and vocals) performs on the Uline Warehouse Stage at Summerfest, in Milwaukee, June 23, 2023.
James Taylor performs at Summerfest, at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, on June 24, 2023.
His setlist included such Taylor standards as "Sweet Baby James," "Carolina In My Mind," "Fire and Rain," and "You've Got a Friend."
Sheryl Crow, a 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, performs at Summerfest in Milwaukee on June 24, 2023.
Her setlist included "If It Makes You Happy," "Strong Enough," "Everyday Is a Winding Road," and "The First Cut Is the Deepest."
Singer-songwriter Noah Kahan performs at Summerfest in Milwaukee, June 24, 2023. He performed music from his recent album, "Stick Season," including "All My Love," "She Calls Me Back," "Northern Attitude" and "The View Between Villages."
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Elvis Costello & The Imposters performs at the BMO Pavilion during Summerfest in Milwaukee, June 24, 2023.
Singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett performs on the Uline Warehouse Stage at Summerfest in Milwaukee, June 24, 2023.
The Dave Matthews Band
The Dave Matthews Band performs at Summerfest, at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, June 29, 2023.
Their setlist included "Madman's Eyes," "Don't Drink the Water," "Crash Into Me," and "What Would You Say."
Debbie Gibson performs on the Miller Lite Oasis Stage at Summerfest, June 29, 2023. Her setlist included "Foolish Beat," "Out of the Blue," "One Step Closer" and "Lost in Your Eyes."
Rapper Coi Leray performs at Summerfest on the USCellular Connection Stage, June 29, 2023.
Earth, Wind & Fire
Verdine White, of Earth Wind & Fire, performs at the BMO Pavilion during Summerfest, in Milwaukee, June 30, 2023.
The group played such classics as "Shining Star," "Boogie Wonderland," "That's the Way of the World," "Serpentine Fire," and of course, "September."
Country singer-songwriter Brett Young performs at Summerfest in Milwaukee, July 1, 2023.
Rapper Sean Paul performs at the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard in Milwaukee during Summerfest, July 1, 2023.
Singer-songwriter Ava Max performs during Summerfest at the BMO Pavilion in Milwaukee, July 1, 2023. She performed her 2018 breakout hit, "Sweet But Psycho," as well as "Salt," "Kings & Queens," "Who's Laughing Now," and "Diamonds & Dancefloors."
The band Information Society (featuring singer Kurt Harland, percussionist Paul Robb and bassist James Cassidy) performs at Summerfest in Milwaukee, July 1, 2023.
Their songs included "What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy)," "Walking Away," "Going, Going, Gone," and "Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds."
On the third weekend of Milwaukee's Summerfest, the L.A. punk band The Regrettes (featuring lead vocalist Lydia Night) performed at the Generac Power Stage, July 6, 2023.
The War on Drugs
The headliners The War on Drugs performed at Summerfest July 6, 2023, at the Uline Warehouse Stage. Pictured: Adam Granduciel.
The War on Drugs
From The War on Drugs: Drummer Charlie Hall, bassist David Hartley, guitarist Anthony LaMarca, and saxophonist Jon Natchez.
The band performed "I Don't Live Here Anymore," "Red Eyes," "Holding On," "Pain," and "Under the Pressure."
English singer Domic Harrison, who performs as YungBlud, played Summerfest on July 6, 2023, at the Generac Power Stage. His third, self-titled album, released last September, hit #1 on the U.K. charts.
Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis performs at Milwaukee Summerfest July 6, 2023. The former lead singer of the indie band Rilo Kiley, Lewis' set included "Just One of the Guys," "Red Bull & Hennessy," and "Psychos."
The Las Vegas-based rock band Imagine Dragons performed at Milwaukee Summerfest on July 8, 2023. Pictured are guitarist Wayne Sermon, lead singer Dan Reynolds, and bassist Ben McKee.
The band's setlist included "It's Time," "Radioactive," "Demons," "I Bet My Life," "Believer," "Thunder," and "Whatever It Takes."
The legendary R&B/soul singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Smokey Robinson performed at Milwaukee Summerfest on July 8, 2023.
Walk the Moon
Hailing from Cincinnati, the pop rock band Walk the Moon (featuring singer-keyboardist Nicholas Petricca, guitarist Eli Maiman, and drummer Sean Waugaman) performed at Summerfest on July 8, 2023. Among their songs: "Shut Up and Dance," "One Foot," and "Can You Handle My Love?"
The electronic music duo Odesza performs at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater during Summerfest, in Milwaukee, June 30, 2023.
Billy Strings, who has been referred to as "The Future of Bluegrass," performed at the Huntington Beach Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago, June 17, 2023.
The set list included "Taking Water," "Running," and "Long Forgotten Dream" (from his 2019 Grammy-winning album, "Home"), and covers by such artists as Stonewall Jackson, Bob Dylan, Bill Monroe, Doc Watson and Bill Emerson.
As part of their "Shows of a Lost World Tour," The Cure performed to a sold-out United Center in Chicago on June 10, 2023. The English rockers played a nearly three-hour set, featuring 32 songs.
Pictured: Bassist Simon Gallup.
Lead singer-guitarist Robert Smith, of the alternative rock band The Cure, performing at the United Center in Chicago, June 10, 2023.
Dead & Company
In the first of two sold-out shows, Dead & Company performed at Chicago's Wrigley Field on June 9, 2023.
This latest incarnation of the Grateful Dead (featuring surviving Dead members Weir and Mickey Hart, along with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti and Jay Lane) is on its final tour, slated to wrap up July 16 in - where else? - San Francisco.
Dead & Company
Bob Weir of Dead & Company.
Taylor Swift brought her "Eras Tour" into Soldier Field on June 2, 2023. It was the first of three sold-out shows in Chicago.
The Eras Tour, which features music from Swift's 10 studio albums over the past 17 years, began in March in Arizona, and is running through November, with the final concert to be held in São Paulo, Brazil.
Wearing an Atelier Versace bodysuit, Taylor Swift performs songs from her album "Lover" (including "Cruel Summer" and "You Need to Calm Down").
Taylor Swift performs "The Man" at Soldier Field on Chicago on June 2, 2023.
Taylor Swift at Soldier Field on June 2, 2023. More than 55,000 ticket-holding Swifties attended the first of three Chicago concerts.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs (singer-pianist Karen O, guitarist-keyboardist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase) perform at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, June 1, 2023.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Guitarist Nick Zinner of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs in Chicago, June 1, 2023.
The indie rock band's setlist included "Spitting Off The Edge Of The World," "Burning," "Zero," Wolf" and "Maps."
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Guest member Imaad Wasif performs with The Yeah Yeah Yeahs in Chicago, June 1, 2023. Drummer Brian Chase is in the background.
Drummer Stewart Copeland, a founding member of The Police, performs at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, Ill., May 19, 2023.
The concert, part of the "Stewart Copeland Police Deranged Tour," featured such Police favorites as "Roxanne," "King of Pain," "Every Breath You Take," "Don't Stand So Close to Me" and "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic."
The Flaming Lips
The Oklahoma-based psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips performs at the Salt Shed in Chicago May 5, 2023, as part of their "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots 20th Anniversary Tour."
The Flaming Lips
Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne (inside the space bubble) performs at the Salt Shed in Chicago May 5, 2023.
This spring the heavy metal band Metallica launched a world tour that will last two years, promoting their latest album, "72 Seasons," released in April. Each city visited will host two concerts with different set lists.
The first concert of their "M72" tour was held on April 27 at Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Lead singer and guitarist James Hetfield of Metallica.
Drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica in Amsterdam.
The concert featured live debuts of "Screaming Suicide" and "Sleepwalk My Life Away," as well as "Lux Æterna" (their first new single in six years), from their latest album, "72 Seasons."
They also performed the "Master of Puppets" track "Orion" as a show opener for the first time since 2011.
Bassist Robert Trujillo of Metallica performs in Amsterdam.
Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett of Metallica, at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, April 27, 2023.
Kirk Hammett's Boris Karloff guitar.
Depeche Mode performs at the United Center in Chicago April 5, 2023.
First charting in 1981 with their debut album "Speak & Spell," the English synth and electronic rock band has had eight Billboard Top 10 albums in the U.S., including the 1993 chart topper "Songs of Faith and Devotion."
Since 1980 vocalist Dave Gahan and guitarist-keyboardist Martin Gore have been performing as Depeche Mode, which formed out of the band Composition of Sound.
Guitarist Martin Gore of Depeche Mode.
The setlist from Depeche Mode's Chicago concert.
The group recently released their 15th studio album, "Memento Mori," featuring the single "Ghosts Again."
Placebo, an alternative rock band from the U.K. featuring Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal, was at the Salt Shed in Chicago April 21, 2023.
Their setlist featured songs from their 2022 album "Never Let Me Go," including "Forever Chemicals," "Beautiful James," "Hugz," "Happy Birthday to the Sky," "Sad White Reggae," and "Chemtrails,"
John Mayer's acoustic tour took him to Chicago, at the United Center on March 31. His setlist included "Your Body Is a Wonderland," "Heartbreak Warfare," "Who Says," and "Love on the Weekend," as well as covers of The Grateful Dead ("Friend of the Devil"), Beyoncé ("XO") and Tom Petty ("Free Fallin'").
He also spent time at the piano, covering a-ha ("Take On Me") and Harry Styles ("As It Was").
The metal band Steel Panther prowled around the House of Blues in Chicago on March 25, 2023, with music from their new album, "On The Prowl."
Michael Starr, Russ Parrish, "Stix" Zadinia and Joe "Spyder" Lester performed "Friends With Benefits," "1987" and "Ain't Dead Yet."
The Pennsylvania rock band Crobot performed at the House of Blues in Chicago March 25, 2023.
Founding members Brandon Yeagley (vocals) and Chris Bishop (guitar), alongside Dan Ryan (drums) and Eddie Collins (bass), performed "Gasoline," "Low Life," "The Necromancer" and "Chupacabra."
For the opening of his 2023 tour, Iggy Pop played at the Salt Shed in Chicago, on March 10. The Salt Shed is a new music venue along the riverfront, in what was once the Morton Salt complex.
Pop performed songs from his latest album, "Every Loser," including "Frenzy," "Strung Out Johnny," and "Modern Day Ripoff," as well as songs from his Iggy and The Stooges days ("Raw Power," "Death Trip," "Gimme Danger" and "I'm Sick of You").
The glam rock band Angel originally formed in the 1970s, and regrouped in the '90s. The current lineup features original guitarist Punky Meadows and singer Frank DiMino. They played the Arcada Theater in St. Charles, Ill., on March 19, along with guitarist Danny Farrow, keyboardist Charlie Calv, bassist Steve Ojane, and drummer Billy Orrico.
Their setlist included "Rock and Rollers" (from their 1975 debut album), and "Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore."
Depeche Mode guitars await their time on stage.
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