Opening Night | Robert Hunter Kicks Off First Tour Of Decade

Ever since June when Robert Hunter announced he'd be hitting the road for his first tour in nearly a decade, we've been waiting to see what he had in store. The Grateful Dead lyricist kicked off his tour last night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY and mixed GD classics with songs he wrote for other artists such as Bob Dylan.

[via @Corte74]

Hunter even offered an a capella encore of his own "Boys In The Barroom." Here's a look at last night's setlist:

Set One: Box Of Rain, Dire Wolf, Peggy-O, Cruel White Water, Ship of Fools, Candyman, Silvio, New Speedway Boogie

Set Two: Deal, Tales of the Great Rum Runners, Jack Straw, Stella Blue, Friend Of The Devil, Tiger Rose, Days Between, Brokedown Palace, Reuben & Cerise, Attics Of My Life, Scarlet Begonias, Ripple

Encore: Boys In The Barroom (a cappella)

[Setlist via and]

Watch Hunter perform "Scarlet Begonias" and "Ripple":

[Published on: 9/27/13]

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