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It’s no joke, people: legendary hard rockers Guns N’ Roses played their first reunion show  are playing Lincoln Financial Field on July 14th. Tickets for the general public go on sale for the Philadelphia show on Friday, April 8 at 10am.

The North American run – self-deprecatingly dubbed The Not In This Lifetime Tour – will bring together original members: lead singer Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan.

According to Rolling Stone, last night’s intimate gig at The Troubadour was the fist time the three of them performed on stage since infamous Buenos Aires gig on July 17th, 1993. Loudwire reports that additional musicians who played last night included keyboardist Dizzy Reed, guitarist Richard Fortus, and drummer Frank Ferrer.

The band’s 17-song set at the Troubadour including classics like “Mr. Brownstone,” “Paradise City,” “Welcome To The Jungle” and “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” Several covers were in the mix: “The Seeker” by The Who, “Speak Softly Love” by Andy Williams, Wings’ “Live and Let Die” (heard on Use Your Illusion I), “New Rose” by The Damned (from The Spaghetti Incident), and Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” (from Use Your Illusion II).

Below, check out some photos and Instagram videos and the setlist from the Troubadour show. Tickets and more information on the July 14th Philadelphia show can be found here.

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It’s So Easy
Mr. Brownstone
Chinese Democracy
Welcome to the Jungle
Double Talkin’ Jive
Live and Let Die (Wings cover)
Rocket Queen
You Could Be Mine
Speak Softly Love (Andy Williams cover)
Sweet Child O’ Mine
New Rose (The Damned cover)
Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (Bob Dylan cover)
My Michelle

The Seeker (The Who cover)
Paradise City

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