Guns N' Roses play to half-full NYC club

13th Feb 2010 | 17:00

Guns N' Roses play to half-full NYC club

Video of My Michelle

Apparently, Axl Rose and the band he calls Guns N' Roses know how to clear a room. Friday morning in New York City (or late Thursday night, whichever you prefer), the group performed at what used to be the famed CBGBs - and by the time they finished, the place was half empty.

According to Brooklyn Vegan, Rose and GN'R played at the John Varvatos boutique in the East Village, hitting the stage just after 1am for a 17-song set that weighed heavily on songs from the album Appetite For Destruction. (See video of My Michelle below.)

"This was the best fucking show of our tour!" exclaimed Rose to an intimate (and extremely fashionable) crowd of nearly that included Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, Rachel Hunter, Kelly Cutrone, Mick Rock, Sean Lennon and Rose's good friend Sebastian Bach.

Axl's enthusiasm and the band's loose vibe, however, weren't enough to hold the audience, many of whom had exited by the time the group finished their last song, Night Train. Guess Rose shouldn't be 'fashionably late' to all of his gigs.

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