PICS: Elvis Costello at Pechanga Summit

Our aim is true: Elvis Costello & the Imposters came through Pechanga Summit at Pechanga Resort and Casino recently, and you can check out all of the photos here.

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Elvis Costello & the Imposters headlined Pechanga Summit on Friday, Aug. 2.
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Costello was born Declan Patrick MacManus in London.
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To date, Costello has released some 25 solo studio albums and eight collaborative studio albums.
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While he's known for going in and out of all kinds of genres, he first made his mark during the first iteration of the British punk and new wave movement.
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After "My Aim Is True" was released to critical acclaim in 1977, Costello formed the Attractions as his backing band.
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Costello formed the Imposters following the Attractions' permanent split in 1996.
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Growing animosity between Costello and Attractions bassist Bruce Thomas contributed to the backing band's demise.
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Consequently, the Imposters lineup ended up being essentially the same as the Attractions' ... minus Thomas.
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Nonetheless, Elvis Costello & the Attractions, with Thomas, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.
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When asked why Thomas didn't perform with them at the ceremony, Costello replied, "I only work with professional musicians."
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Over the years, Costello has racked up quite an extensive amount of nicknames, including ...
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... D.P. Costello, the Imposter, Little Hands of Concrete ...
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... Napoleon Dynamite, Howard Coward and Mac Manus.
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At 64 years old, he's still got time for more.
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