Not only was the Detroit show a career retrospective, but he brought his mother up to do a collaborating. How many singers do that? Teresa Gillis was happy to sing backing vocals and polka with Jack during “Hotel Yorba.” The McCrary sisters also provided backing vocals.
The show was just shy of two hours long and featured extensive lighting and graphics. And White did toss in, since the tour promotes it, five songs from “Boarding House Reach.”
During his hometown show in Detroit tonight, #JackWhite brought his mother on stage: