According to Jambands.com, “Tinder Box” saw action for the first time since December 30, 2006; while Bill Nershi’s “100 Year Flood” was played after a year and a half on the shelf.
Cover-wise, SCI debuted their version of “One World (Not Three)” by Sting towards the end of last night’s second set. Then, as part of their encore, String Cheese worked a cover of Daft Punk’s 1997 breakthrough single “Around the World” into their own trance jam “Rosie.” The “Around the World” cover saw keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth employ a vocoder-like device to provide the robotic vocals the song is based around.
Watch fan-shot footage of “Around the World”:
And here’s the setlist via Phantasy Tour:
Set One: Shine, Mouna Bowa > Close Your Eyes, Up the Canyon, Freedom Jazz Dance, Sing a New Song > Don’t Say > Restless Wind
Set Two: Let’s Go Outside, Tinder Box, Big Shoes, 100 Year Flood > Boo Boo Teases > So Far From Home, One World > Just One Story
Encore: Shakin’ the Tree, Rosie > Around the World > Rosie
Webcasts of all 24 Dead & Company concerts that will be held between May 30 – July 14 are available including a free webcast of the tour opener.
Jam quartet Gov’t Mule has expanded an already extensive summer tour with a second leg.
The complete lineup for this October’s Suwannee Hulaween festival has been revealed and includes The String Cheese Incident, Jamiroquai, ODESZA and more.
Grace Potter revealed the acts that will join her at this year’s installment of Grand Point North in Burlington, Vermont.
This fall, legendary rockers Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band will resume a tour that was put on hold while Seger underwent emergency spinal surgery.
Allman Brothers Band co-founding guitarist Dickey Betts made his official return to the stage on Thursday, where photographer Lisa Keel captured the action.