When we last checked in with eternal party-rocker Andrew W.K., we took the dude shopping at American Science & Surplus. Later that night, W.K. played The Rave and did a rousing Milwaukee version of his song “I Love NYC.” There was no Milwaukee anthem at W.K.’s 50-minute Summerfest set Thursday afternoon (nor was there a shopping spree), but there was some simple, on-brand advice that has stuck with us 14 hours later.

“It’s a party in Milwaukee!” Andrew W.K. said at the beginning of his set. “It’s a beauty of a day for a party, too!” (This was before that big storm hit.) Fast-forward to the end of the set, and this is what Andrew W.K. had to say:

Simple. Direct. Life-affirming. Party. What more do you need? The setlist? Okay, here’s the setlist. PARTY.

Intro (The Power Of Partying)
Music Is Worth Living For
Ready To Die
She Is Beautiful
You Will Remember Tonight
Never Let Down
We Want Fun
It’s Time To Party
I Get Wet
Party Hard

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