Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop was a man with a plan (but no shirt) at the Greek Theatre

Iggy Pop was a man with a plan (but no shirt) at the Greek Theatre

People didn’t want to just see or hear Iggy Pop when he played the Greek Theatre on Thursday night. They wanted to touch him too — to put their hands on this proto-punk icon as though they could borrow some of the life force that continues to make him, at age 69, one of music’s most thrilling performers.

And Pop seemed happy to accommodate them. Strolling through the crowd without a shirt as he sang his song “Fall in Love with Me,” the singer made no attempt to bat away the fans grasping at his ropy torso. Eventually he found his way back to the stage, shimmied up next to a large speaker cabinet and rubbed the length of his body against it, crotch...

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