Morrissey is one of the most popular indie rock artists of today, and he proved that over the weekend.


The 60-year-old British singer performed 22 songs before a crowd at Ravinia in Highland Park, Illinois on Saturday. Morrissey — who was born Steven Patrick Morrissey — showcased covers from artists like Melanie and The Pretenders but also performed some of his own material.

Morrissey also performed songs from The Smiths, the band he previously served as frontman for.

Fans were clearly delighted by Morrissey’s performance at Ravinia. There is no doubt he will continue to put on shows that draw large crowds. Check out clips from the show below:

Here is the full setlist from Morrissey’s show:

You’re Gonna Need Someone on Your Side


Alma Matters

Hairdresser on Fire

I Wish You Lonely

I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris

That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore (The Smiths song)

Lady Willpower (Gary Puckett & the Union Gap cover)

Wedding Bell Blues (Laura Nyro cover)

Morning Starship (Jobriath cover)

Why Don’t You Find Out for Yourself

Everyday Is Like Sunday

If You Don’t Like Me, Don’t Look at Me

Munich Air Disaster 1958

Back on the Chain Gang (The Pretenders cover)

Satan Rejected My Soul

Seasick, Yet Still Docked

The Bullfighter Dies

Never Again Will I Be a Twin

Some Say (I Got Devil) (Melanie cover)

Jack the Ripper


How Soon Is Now? (The Smiths song)

Morrissey also released the album California Son in May:

Mary J. Blige also helped close out the Ravinia Festival alongside Morrissey:


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