Thursday, February 21, 2013

Iggy Pop and the Stooges: "Ron Asheton Tribute Concert"

The "Ron Asheton Tribute Concert with Iggy & the Stooges + Special Guests", dedicated to the late Stooges guitarist, recorded live at Detroit's Michigan Theater, will be available on DVD in North America, June 4, 2013 :

"...this heartfelt tribute/celebration of Stooges' guitarist Ron Asheton's life and music features 'Iggy and the Stooges', Henry Rollins and guest guitarist Deniz Tek.

"All profits from this DVD sale will go to the 'Ron Asheton Foundation' which supports animal welfare and music.

"Before 1700 fans, Iggy performs a full-on 'Stooges' performance with co-founder, drummer Scott Asheton, 'Raw Power' guitarist James Williamson, saxophonist Steve Mackay and bassist Mike Watt.

"Shirtless and manic as always, even two days before his 64th birthday, it didn't take Iggy long to turn the theater to bedlam.

"Following pulverizing renditions of 'Raw Power','Search and Destroy' and 'Gimme Danger', Iggy brought fans up on stage for 'Shake Appeal', followed by 'Beyond the Law', '1970', 'Fun House' and a new rendition of 'I Wanna Be Your Dog' accompanied by an 11-piece orchestra..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek the "Ron Asheton Tribute Concert with Iggy & the Stooges + Special Guests"...