Last night marked the debut of The Other One - The Long, Strange Trip Of Bob Weir -
a documentary about Bob Weir put together by Mike Fleiss. The premiere was part of the
Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. and the screening was followed by a solo acoustic
set from Weir.
The guitarist visited HuffPoLive
before the screening and sat for an extensive interview. Weir, who earlier this year told
Gary Lambert that he intended to change the name of his RatDog band back to Scaring The
Children, told the HuffPo host he still wants to change the name of RatDog. "We're gonna
change the name of RatDog because everyday things change, I'm tired of that name. I was
thinking of Bobby & FUBAR, Bobby & the Werewolves," Weir said. "I invite suggestions as
well, go to our website. Let's put RatDog to bed. I've got the right guys but not the
Watch the interview:
Bobby kicked off the set as he did many Grateful Dead shows with "Hell In A Bucket." The
guitarist worked through a number of songs from the Dead's live repertoire before
welcoming his RatDog band mate Steve Kimock for a "Playin'" > "Easy To Slip" > "Playin'
Reprise" sequence as well as a cover of "Jailhouse Rock." Weir and Kimock returned for an
encore that saw them work "Standing On Shaky Ground" into "Not Fade Away."
Here's a look at the setlist from Weir's performance:
Hell In A Bucket, Peggy-O, Black Throated Wind, Loose Lucy, Corrina, When I Paint My
Masterpiece, Playing In The Band* > Easy To Slip* > Playing Reprise*, Jailhouse Rock*
Encore: Not Fade Away* > Standing On Shaky Ground* > Not Fade Away Reprise*
Watch fan-shot footage of the "Playin'" sequence thanks to Bud Fulginiti:
Check out the "Not Fade Away" > "Shaky Ground" > "Not Fade Away Reprise" as shot by Scott Gibson: