Fall Out Boy sent their fans down memory lane with their first performance at Rodeo Houston. The alternative rock band performed in front of 70,000 people on Sunday at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to The Daily Cougar. The city didn’t let its unseasonably icy weather and pneumonia plague them from seeing Fall Out Boy perform.
Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, and Josh and Andy Hurley took over the stage for over an hour, according to the news site. Stump and Wentz told the crowd that they were excited to be performing in the city for the very first time. It was obvious that it was Fall Out Boy’s very first “rodeo,” but they performed like pros, as they obviously are.
Guitarist Joe Trohman was missing from the performance. Fall Out Boy’s official website announced that Trohman would not be able to perform with them at the rodeo “due to a medical emergency, and subsequently needing emergency back surgery.” Fans shouldn’t be worried though, as Trohman himself said that he should make a “really fast recovery” if his surgery goes well as planned.
The set list was exactly what the fans wanted from Fall Out Boy. They played a cominbation of new songs from their latest album American Beauty/American Psycho, along with old-school hits that helped them soar into mainstream rock. The Daily Cougar included Fall Out Boy’s full set list on its news site.
“Recent hits like ‘Centuries,’ ‘Immortals,’ ‘Irresistible’ and ‘My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark’ got the crowd excited, but it was fan-favorites like ‘This Ain’t A Scene, It’s An Arms Race,’ ‘Dance, Dance’ and ‘Sugar, We’re Goin Down’ that kept the crowd on its feet.”
The boys also closed out with their hit song “Thnks fr the Mmrs” before ending their nostalgic night. Wentz quickly assured the audience that it “won’t be our last rodeo.”
Fall Out Boy seems to be having a good week. The band will also be honored as the first-ever inductees into the mtvU Woodie Awards’ “Hall of Wood” at the 2015 SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX, according to Entertainment Tonight. They will also perform at the music festival where they will also play a special performance of their hit songs.
The band will play a special setlist of songs that will include rapper Big Sean and electro-pop trio Years & Years. Pete Wentz recently talked about his band’s biggest accomplishment.
“The Woodies are a part of Fall Out Boy’s story, we’ve been together since the start and we’re excited to be the first inductees into the ‘Hall of Wood.’ It means a lot to us.”
It’s been reported that it’s a big year for Fall Out Boy since they already have their third No. 1 album in January with American Beauty/American Psycho.
The band also announced a “Boys of Summer Tour” with rapper Wiz Khalifa, as previously reported by the Inquisitr. The tour will kick off on June 10 in New Jersey, and will end on Aug. 10 in Los Angeles. Other stops include Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New Mexico, according to the source.
If you are interested in seeing the “Boys of Summer Tour,” visit Fall Out Boy’s official website or social media accounts for more information.
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