Last Best Show: Steely Dan and Elvis Costello at the Pavilion

The intense, menacing psychotic fever dream of obsessive love "I Want You" was a deep cut that thrilled true fans. "Pump it Up" and his cover of Nick Lowe's "What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding" ended the set on a rocking note.

Elements Within Her: Here's the lineup for the all-female Elvis Costello tribute show at Johnny D's

Calling all Veronicas. Calling all Alisons. Calling all of everyone: A group of Boston musicians are coming together to pay tribute to the legendary Elvis Costello next month, and the lineup is an all-star squad of our city’s music scene.

Crowd wants more of Costello, and he obliges

Sioux City! If you were looking for a master class in rock, you should have been at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Friday night. Elvis was outside the building, eager to help you get schooled.

Their aim was true

Drawing from a career that’s included everything from punk rock standards to eclectic collaboration, Costello and his band, the Imposters, delivered a spirited, varied show that had the crowd alternately seated in silent reverence and as dancing in the aisles.

Steely Dan & Elvis Costello at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

He got plenty of reaction from the crowd thanks to bravura vocal performances on “Flutter & Wow,” “Veronica” and “Everyday I Write the Book.” He also let the characteristically economical Imposters stretch out and jam a bit on “One Bell Ringing.”