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Watch a clip of Foo Fighters’ first performance of 2013, at a tiny California pizza joint

December 11, 2013
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While Brand New fans crowded into The Observatory in Santa Ana, Calif. Monday night for the first of two back to back discography shows, a tiny crowd in nearby Moorpark, Calif. were treated to a special intimate performance of a different kind. After a 14-month concert hiatus, Foo Fighters made their surprise return to the stage with a two and a half hour show at a tiny restaurant called Rock & Roll Pizza.

While the band are set to return to a more conventional venue setting tonight and Friday, with performances in Mexico City, the pizza place performance severed as something of a warm-up and as a special surprise for a small group of 200 fans.

Watch a clip of the show below, and check out the full 24-song setlist here:

The Foos are slated to begin recording a new album in early 2014.

Written by Philip Obenschain

APTV Nashville Correspondent Born and raised on a steady diet of punk rock and DIY culture in Staunton, Virginia, and now residing in Nashville, Tennessee, Philip Obenschain has spent time as a touring artist, artist manager, and show promoter, and is currently involved in television production and music tech, outside of journalism. In addition to his work at Alt Press and APTV, Philip is the assistant editor at No Country For New Nashville.