Iggy Pop was by joined Hives frontman HOWLIN’ PELLE ALMQVIST and bassist MIKE VIGILANTE as well as PETE YORN in a STOOGES-covering tribute outfit last night (October 29) at the HENRY FONDA THEATRE in HOLLYWOOD at the concert for the second annual SHORTLIST PRIZE.
With Pop on vocals, Almqvist and Vigilante on guitars, Mike Watt (Minutemen) on bass and Pete Yorn on drums, the quintet’s surprise performance rounded off the nearly four-hour concert and awards ceremony.
A curtain lifted to unveil the group as they started straight in on The Stooges track ‘I Wanna Be Your Dog’. The enthusiastic ensemble, who offered no in between song banter, also played the classics ‘No Fun’ and ‘TV Eye’.
Other performers at the event included DJ Shadow and Cee-Lo.