All-American Rejects’ Tyson Ritter Dresses as Old Man During Show

Tyson Ritter.
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Taking the elder emo standing actually. All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter regarded slightly completely different whereas performing on the When We Had been Younger music competition in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 23.

“Thx for tonight kiddos. @WWWYFest,” the band wrote via Twitter on Monday, October 24. “Ya made an previous man proud to provide some hell.” The publish additionally included an image of Ritter, 38, dressed like an previous man whereas on stage.

The “Soiled Little Secret” singer donned a grey wig and lifelike wrinkle make-up to make himself look lots older than he’s.

The All-American Rejects’ Frontman Tyson Ritter Dresses Up As Old Man
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“This previous man, he play present, he play nick-nack on his toe, with a nick-nack, paddywhack, give a canine a bone @whenwewereyoungfest, we stole that present,” the musician wrote through Instagram. “Make-up by the unbelievable @haleyxdunphy.”

Ritter wasn’t the one artist who poked enjoyable at his veteran rockstar standing in the course of the various competition. My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Manner additionally dressed up as an aged man for his set at WWWY, sporting geriatric prosthetics alongside his common apparel of a black button-up and pink tie. MCR usually throw out guitar picks to their viewers, however on this case, the band additionally had Werther’s Originals to toss out to followers as nicely. Guitarist Frank Iero snapped a photograph of the candies and picks on his Instagram.

The out of doors competition, which had its official first set of performances on Sunday evening, was initially supposed to start out on Saturday, October 22 — however the first evening needed to be canceled resulting from a excessive wind advisory. Whereas concertgoers obtained a refund for the cancellation, a number of the artists took to social media to share that they had been making an attempt to e-book indoor venues to carry their very own live shows as an alternative.

One of many first teams to place collectively a brand new present that evening was Pink Jumpsuit Equipment, who had been truly in the midst of soundcheck when the occasion’s announcement was made.

“We had been shocked,” frontman Ronnie Winter informed Selection on Sunday. The “Face Down” singer famous that he needed to stroll by followers, some in tears, outdoors the competition grounds. The band put collectively a free present for everybody inside a close-by resort.

The All-American Rejects additionally carried out a free present at Soul Stomach BBQ, which the band introduced to followers through Twitter on Saturday. After the present, AAR took to social media to thank their supporters who confirmed up for the last-minute live performance in a line so lengthy it wrapped across the constructing. “Unforgettable evening for us. Cheers,” the musicians wrote.