Wayne Kramer brought his "Kick Out the Jams’ 50th anniversary tour" to NYC on Monday (9/17) at Irving Plaza. He and his all-star MC50 band -- guitarist Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), drummer Brendan Canty (Fugazi), bassist Billy Gould (Faith No More), and frontman Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla) -- did indeed kick out the MC5 jams as Wayne preened, posed, wind-milled his guitar, postured, and seemed to be having the time of his life. As you would with a band like that backing you. The Detroit Cobras were a fitting opener and pictures from Irving Plaza are in the gallery above. Setlist and a few fan-shot videos are below.

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MC50 @ Irving Plaza @ 9/17/2018
Ramblin' Rose
Kick Out the Jams
Come Together
Motor City Is Burning
Rocket Reducer No. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)
Borderline
I Want You Right Now
Starship
I Can Only Give You Everything (Them cover)
Sister Anne
High School
Shakin' Street
Future/Now
Call Me Animal
The American Ruse

Encore:
Looking at You
Let Me Try

photos by Greg Cristman