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Cruel World Saturday

Blondie Cruel World Saturday

By Tequila Mockingbird

Pasadena, CA (The Hollywood Times) 5/15/22 – Even the moon put on a show at the Cruel World festival this weekend.

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This weekend was proof that time travel is real as we return to the ’80s for all of our favorite artists presented in a proper venue Pasadena’s Rose bowl is home for many a football extravaganza and Pasadena Rose parade every year and now has a new feather in their tiara.

Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy performs at the Cruel World festival.
(Photo: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

It was an event of monumental extraordinary pretense bringing us the ’80s favorites who knew the ’80s was 40 years ago did you know I didn’t know I’ve been listening to the song sung by the people that were on stage there for the last 40 years and enjoying them every day. This event was a homage to great music incredible music that is stood the test of time and performers who stand up for their musical beliefs and carry on.

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Bauhaus was incredible they stole the show with his delicious dark decadentness. I’ve got to say Blondie was fantastic. She was dancing and coverting a classic beauty and a consummate performer.

The Damned performs at Cruel World.
(Photo: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)

45 Grave and Christian death brought back LA’s underground memories as heroes of Gothic scene. Psychedelic furs turned in a stellar performance. The Damned killed it with their plucky exuberance. Devo were quirky and spunky playing all of our favorite hits because it’s a beautiful world at the Cruel World festival.

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon and a kickoff to an event I will remember all of my life. These artist music stood the test of time and so have they.