Summer music heats up 2023
As we enter the summer time music season, reside performances are in full swing.
Scroll by our live performance gallery, that includes photos by CBS News photojournalist Jake Barlow and photographers Ed Spinelli and Kirstine Walton.
Drummer Stewart Copeland, a founding member of The Police, performs on the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, Ill., May 19, 2023.
The live performance, a 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.”
This spring the heavy metallic band Metallica launched a world tour that may final two years, selling their newest album, “72 Seasons,” launched in April. Each metropolis visited will host two live shows with completely different set lists.
The first live performance of their “M72” tour was held on April 27 at Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Guitarist James Hetfield of Metallica.
Drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica in Amsterdam.
The live performance featured reside debuts of “Screaming Suicide” and “Sleepwalk My Life Away,” in addition to “Lux Æterna” (their first new single in six years), from their newest album, “72 Seasons.”
They additionally carried out the “Master of Puppets” observe “Orion” as a present opener for the primary time since 2011.
Bassist Robert Trujillo of Metallica performs in Amsterdam.
Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett of Metallica, on the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, April 27, 2023.
Kirk Hammett’s Boris Karloff guitar.
Depeche Mode performs on the United Center in Chicago April 5, 2023.
First charting in 1981 with their debut album “Speak & Spell,” the English synth and digital rock band has had eight Billboard Top 10 albums within the U.S., together with 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 shaped out of the band Composition of Sound.
Guitarist Martin Gore of Depeche Mode.
The setlist from Depeche Mode’s Chicago live performance.
The group not too long ago launched their fifteenth studio album, “Memento Mori,” that includes the only “Ghosts Again.”
Placebo, another rock band from the U.Ok. that includes Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal, was on the Salt Shed in Chicago April 21, 2023.
Their setlist featured songs from their 2022 album “Never Let Me Go,” together with “Forever Chemicals,” “Beautiful James,” “Hugz,” “Happy Birthday to the Sky,” “Sad White Reggae,” and “Chemtrails,”
John Mayer‘s acoustic tour took him to Chicago, on the United Center on March 31. His setlist included “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” “Heartbreak Warfare,” “Who Says,” and “Love on the Weekend,” in addition to covers of The Grateful Dead (“Friend of the Devil”), Beyoncé (“XO”) and Tom Petty (“Free Fallin'”).
He additionally hung out on the piano, masking a-ha (“Take On Me”) and Harry Styles (“As It Was”).
The metallic band Steel Panther prowled across 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 carried out “Friends With Benefits,” “1987” and “Ain’t Dead Yet.”
The Pennsylvania rock band Crobot carried out on the House of Blues in Chicago March 25, 2023.
Founding members Brandon Yeagley (vocals) and Chris Bishop (guitar), alongside Dan Ryan (drums) and Tim Peugh (bass), carried out “Gasoline,” “Low Life,” “The Necromancer” and “Chupacabra.”
For the opening of his 2023 tour, Iggy Pop performed on the Salt Shed in Chicago, on March 10. The Salt Shed is a brand new music venue alongside the riverfront, in what was as soon as the Morton Salt complicated.
Pop carried out songs from his newest album, “Every Loser,” together with “Frenzy,” “Strung Out Johnny,” and “Modern Day Ripoff,” in addition to 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 initially shaped within the Seventies, and regrouped within the ’90s. The present lineup options authentic guitarist Punky Meadows and singer Frank DiMino. They performed the Arcada Theater in St. Charles, Ill., on March 19, together 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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Edited by senior producer David Morgan.