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Blink-182 brought the pop-punk nostalgia to Desert Diamond Arena

The show on July 2 was heavy on the dry humor and classic tunes.
Mark Hoppus, foreground, and Travis Barker perform at Desert Diamond Arena on July 2.
Mark Hoppus, foreground, and Travis Barker perform at Desert Diamond Arena on July 2. Jim Louvau
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Like your older brother's friends who never seem to grow up, Blink-182 brought a high-energy, raucous show to Desert Diamond Arena on July 2.

After opening sets by Hot Milk and Pierce the Veil, Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge and Travis Barker took to the circular stage for what has proved to be the standard lineup of songs on their One More Time tour. Now-classic tunes like "I Miss You," "Rock Show," "Damnit" and "All the Small Things" kept the crowd on their feet for most of the set.

Here's a look back at the show.
click to enlarge A man singing and playing bass.
Bassist Mark Hoppus.
Jim Louvau
click to enlarge A man playing guitar onstage.
Guitarist Tom DeLonge.
Jim Louvau
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Drummer Travis Barker's wife, Kourtney Kardashian, was on hand for the show.
Jim Louvau
click to enlarge A man playing a bass guitar.
Bassist Mark Hoppus.
Jim Louvau
click to enlarge A man playing guitar.
Guitarist Tom DeLonge.
Jim Louvau
click to enlarge A man playing the drums under yellow lights.
Drummer Travis Barker.
Jim Louvau
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