Primal Scream @ The Metro in Chicago - March 22, 2009 (theres no way home)
Primal Scream

"Steven Van Zandt plays many roles: Guitarist in the E Street Band. Tough-talking club owner Silvio Dante in "The Sopranos." Host of syndicated radio show "Little Steven's Underground Garage."

But early on Friday, March 20, in the Austin Convention Center, he assumed the role of music industry elder statesman and philosopher during the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference.

Van Zandt spoke and answered audience questions in a convention center conference room....

... When a booking agent informed Van Zandt that the British band Primal Scream was not physically capable of doing a 20-show tour he hoped to organize, he did not hide his disgust.

"C'mon. (The E Street Band) does 20 shows a month. You want to be a drug addict? Go be a drug addict. Don't waste my time."
[The Times-Picaynne]

Primal Scream play their 2nd of two NYC shows tonight (3/29). Last night was at Webster Hall (how was that show?). Tonight is at Music Hall of Williamsburg and it is not sold out.

On March 22nd, right after they left Austin, Primal Scream played The Metro in Chicago. The setlist from that show is below...

Primal Scream's Chicago setlist (via):
01 Kill All Hippies
02 Can't Go Back
03 Miss Lucifer
04 Suicide Sally
05 Jailbird
06 When The Bomb Drops
07 Beautiful Future
08 Higher Than The Sun
09 Beautiful Summer
10 Deep Hit
11 Exterminator
12 Suicide Bombs
13 Sick City
14 Shoot Speed
15 Swastika Eyes
16 Movin' On Up
17 Rocks
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18 UPTOWN
19 Necro Hex
20 Country Girl
21 Accelerator

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Kuroma opened Webster Hall and opens again at Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight.