Sioxsie Sioux and Iggy Pop followers didn’t fairly get what they have been hoping for yesterday (Might 20) on the Merciless World Pageant in Pasadena, Ca., because the occasion was evacuated resulting from a shock thunderstorm seven songs into the latter’s efficiency. The previous’s headlining set, which was to have been her first in North America in 15 years, was scrapped solely.
Fortunately, each Pop and Sioux will play once more tonight on the Rose Bowl, with all Saturday pass-holders being afforded entry. In recognition of final evening’s sudden flip of occasions, Sioux will supply an “prolonged set,” in keeping with organizers.
“On the route of Pasadena Hearth Division, the venue was evacuated resulting from unsafe climate circumstances and lightning strikes within the space, verified by the Nationwide Climate Service,” Merciless World organizers mentioned in an Instagram publish. “Siouxsie and Iggy Pop shall be again at Brookside on the Rose Bowl Sunday, Might 21 with Siouxsie performing an prolonged set. This shall be her solely North American efficiency in 2023.”
Earlier within the day, the closely ’80s-themed Merciless World featured units from Billy Idol, Adam Ant, Echo & the Bunnymen, the Human League, Gang of 4, Gary Numan, and Love and Rockets, who additionally had not performed reside in North America in 15 years.