From the looks of it, the biggest surprise at Saturday’s KROQ Weenie Roast might’ve been that the Strokes played for under thirty-five minutes. Maybe they had to cut it short because of the Foo Fighters being added onto the lineup as the secret guests between Rise Against and headliner Linkin Park but it’s a shame that the NYC boys only played nine songs. Check out the setlist and video below:
Setlist (Courtesy of setlist.fm)
Under Cover of Darkness…
It seems like the only way you can see The Strokes live is to catch them in New York City or go to a festival. They played right before Kanye West last night. If you missed it, it’s cool. We got it. Enjoy!
I Can’t Win
Hard To Explain
Under Cover of Darkness
New York City Cops
You’re So Right
The Modern Age
You Only Live Once
Taken for a Fool
The Strokes returned to Madison Square Garden tonight. Well, the last time they were here, they played the much smaller theater inside MSG with then up and comers Regina Spektor and Kings of Leon . Nonetheless, aside from a show at Don Hill’s last year, this was the band’s first NYC are show in a while. Julian and the band played a set filled with singles and crowd favorites.
Before the Strokes took to the stage, everyone was treated to …
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Following the bands recent performances on late night television including Saturday Night Live and Late Night …
One of the best parts about SXSW is being able to catch major rock bands play for FREE. If you were in Austin last week, you could’ve caught everyone from Jack White to the Strokes. The Strokes played the Auditorium Shores at Lady Bird Lake which was about 4 miles away from downtown (we checked. we were tired of walking and couldn’t find a cab for two hours). For those of you who missed the show, it’s alright. Levi’s …