Photo Credit: T. Cody Strubel

The Struts // Remember The Name Tour // XL LIVE // 7/14/2023

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Last Friday night, The Struts took the stage at XL Live in Harrisburg, PA, and delivered a performance that will be remembered for a long time. The English rock band, known for their unbridled stage presence and captivating performances, did not disappoint.

The setlist for the night was a perfect mix of old and new songs, keeping the audience on their feet throughout the show. The band opened with “Dirty Sexy Money,” followed by “Body Talks,” “Too Good at Raising Hell,” “Fallin’ With Me,” “Kiss This,” “Primadonna Like Me,” “All Dressed Up (With Nowhere to Go),” and “The Ol’ Switcheroo”. The energy in the room was palpable as the crowd danced and sang along with the band.

Lead vocalist Luke Spiller was a force to be reckoned with, showcasing his dynamic stage presence and powerful vocals. His interactions with the audience were genuine and engaging, making everyone feel like they were a part of the show. Guitarist Adam Slack, bassist Jed Elliott, and drummer Gethin Davies also delivered outstanding performances, contributing to the overall electrifying atmosphere.

Throughout the night, The Struts made sure to engage with the crowd, creating a sense of unity and connection. Spiller conducted multiple back-and-forths with the audience, further solidifying the bond between the band and their fans. The Struts’ performance was not only about the music but also about the staging, the crowd interaction, the clothes, and the attitude. The band’s attire and overall aesthetic added to the rock ‘n’ roll atmosphere, making the night even more memorable.

One of the highlights of the night was the band’s rendition of “Kiss This,” which had the entire crowd singing along at the top of their lungs. The energy in the room reached its peak during this song, and the band fed off of it, delivering an even more powerful performance. Another standout moment was when Spiller took a second to address the audience, expressing his gratitude for their support and love. This heartfelt moment showcased the band’s genuine appreciation for their fans and the connection they share.

As the night came to a close, the audience was left wanting more. The Struts had delivered a performance that was energetic, engaging, and unforgettable. It’s clear that this band is not only talented but also dedicated to giving their fans an experience they’ll never forget. In conclusion, The Struts’ performance at XL Live in Harrisburg, PA, was a night to remember. From the perfectly curated setlist to the band’s undeniable stage presence and crowd interaction, it was a show that left a lasting impression on everyone in attendance. If you ever have the chance to see The Struts live, don’t miss it – you won’t be disappointed. Thank you Harrisburg University Presents for delivering another great concert to Harrisburg!

For more information on the tour stops near you and to purchase tickets check out thestruts.com.

T. Cody Strubel is the founder of Rock Documented, a platform he established in September 2015. As the Lead Photographer, Writer, and Editor, Cody has been instrumental in shaping the site's content and visual aesthetic. His exceptional work in music photography was recognized by the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame, where he was voted "Best Photography" at their inaugural event. Cody's equipment of choice includes two Nikon D850s, a Nikon 22-70mm 2.8 VR, a Nikon 70-200mm 2.8 VR, and a Black Rapid Shoulder Strap. His passion for music and photography, combined with his commitment to promoting local talent, makes him a vital voice in the Central Pennsylvania music scene.

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