Iggy Pop, the American performer also known as James Newell Osterberg Jr will perform live in Athens at day one of the Release Festival on the Faliro seafront in Athens in June.

Iggy Pop has had an extensive career spanning more than five decades with his music crossing generations of rock lovers. He is known for his spirited live performances and heralded as the inventor of stage diving. At 71 years of age he remains the original real wild child of rock’n’roll.

He will perform some of his classic songs including, “Lust For Life”, “The Passenger”, “Candy”, “Nightclubbing”, “China Girl” and more along with tracks from his latest album “Post Pop Depression”.

Release Athens is a music festival held every year over several days in June on the Athenian coast at the outdoor Plateia Nerou and indoor Tae Kwan Do Stadium, presenting major international acts and musicians. Find more events on at the Release Festival here.