Al Schnier Guests With Phil Lesh And Kimock And Friends

Hot off a three-night run at San Francisco's The Independent, moe. guitarist Al Schnier didn't rest on Sunday as he spent the afternoon performing with Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band and sat in with Steve Kimock and Friends last night.

[via @TerrapinXroad s]

Schnier's first stop was at Phil Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads venue in San Rafael, CA for a Sunday Brunch performance. Lesh was back in town after reuniting with The "Q" on Friday in Asheville. Al, Phil and the Terrapin Family Band worked through Dead gems such as "Mississippi Half-Step," "Standing On The Moon" and "Friend Of The Devil" as well as covers of Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane," "Atlantic City" by Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young's "Down By The River."

Here's the setlist from Phil, Al and the Terrapin Family Band's performance at Terrapin Crossroads:

Set: Mississippi 1/2 Step, Deal, Peggy-O > jam > Sweet Jane, Standing On The Moon, Friend of the Devil, Atlantic City, Dire Wolf, Althea, Down By The River, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider

At night, Schnier headed over to Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, where Steve Kimock and Friends were closing out a four-night stand. Kimock, Bobby Vega, Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Jeff Chimenti, Sunshine Garcia Becker and Bill Vitt focused on songs from Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders's many projects during the run. Al came out in the middle of the second set to lend a hand on "Franklin's Tower" and "Born Under A Bad Sign." Kimock utilized Garcia's famed Wolf guitar throughout the evening.

Here's the setlist from Steve Kimock and Friends's Sweetwater finale:

Set One: After Midnight dl sgb *, Norwegian Wood (instr.) *, Boogie On Reggae Woman dl sgb *, Come Together (instr.), They Love Each Other dl sgb *, Gomorrah (instr.) *

Set Two: Tangled Hangers * > It Takes a lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry dl*, Franklin's Tower sgb * &, Born Under a Bad Sign dl * &, Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad sgb dl * > And We Bid You Goodnight sgb dl *

Encore: The Harder They Come dl *

* Steve playing Jerry Garcia's guitar "Wolf"
& w/Al Schnier from moe on guitar

[Setlists via Deadheadland]

[Published on: 12/16/13]

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