Dave Matthews Band Welcomes John Popper In Michigan

By Scott Bernstein Jul 9, 2015 12:40 pm PDT

UPDATE: Videographer ChesterCopperpot5 has compiled multiple fan-shot videos and taper audio into the best available clip of the sit-in:

The Dave Matthews Band took the world by storm shortly after the release of their catchy single “What Would You Say” which featured a guest appearance from Blues Traveler’s John Popper on harmonica. On Tuesday night Popper collaborated with his old friends for the first time in over 14 years according to Jambands.com’s report.

[Photo via Jeff Coffin]

The Blues Traveler front man emerged towards the middle of DMB’s second set at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan for an electric take on “What Would You Say.” Watch fan-shot video of the song thanks to Katherine Powers:

DTE Energy Music Theatre will host a one-off H.O.R.D.E. Festival stop on Friday night featuring Blues Traveler, 311, Big Head Todd & The Monsters and others. DMB’s Tuesday night show also saw guest appearances from the Lovely Ladies backing vocalists on “Everyday,” “Drunken Soldier” and a cover of Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer.”

Setlist (via DMB Almanac)

Set One (Acoustic): Rye Whiskey (Dave solo), The Needle & The Damage Done (Dave solo), Oh (Dave & Tim), Stay Or Leave, Tripping Billies, The Song That Jane Likes, Satellite, Old Dirt Hill, Recently

Set Two (Electric): Minarets, #41, Seven, Black & Blue Bird, What Would You Say (w/ John Popper), Everyday (w/ Lovely Ladies), You Might Die Trying, Digging A Ditch, Belly Belly Nice, Drunken Soldier (w/ Lovely Ladies), Sledgehammer (w/ Lovely Ladies), Jimi Thing

Encore: Virginia In The Rain > Improv Jam, Shake Me Like A Monkey

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