Forty years after the release of his first single, British new wave star Adam Ant is on a short United States tour that included concerts at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, July 21, and the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, July 20.
Below is a photo gallery from the Asbury Park show by Wes Orshoski, and some videos from the show event.
The tour is called Anthems: The Singles Tour, and setlists so far have included the initial 1978 Adam & the Ants single, “Young Parisians,” as well as later hits by the group as well as by Ant as a solo artist, including “Antmusic,” “Stand and Deliver,” “Prince Charming,” “Goody Two Shoes,” “Kings of the Wild Frontier” and “Dog Eat Dog.”
Adam & the Ants disbanded in 1982. Ant’s latest album, Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner’s Daughter, came out in 2013.
For more information on Ant’s current activities, visit adam-ant.net.
Here is Wes’ gallery and, below that, the videos.
We need your help!
CONTRIBUTE TO NJARTS.NET
Since launching in September 2014, NJArts.net, a 501(c)(3) organization, has become one of the most important media outlets for the Garden State arts scene. And it has always offered its content without a subscription fee, or a paywall. Its continued existence depends on support from members of that scene, and the state’s arts lovers. Please consider making a contribution of $20, or any other amount, to NJArts.net via PayPal, or by sending a check made out to NJArts.net to 11 Skytop Terrace, Montclair, NJ 07043.