The Dean Ween Group Welcomes Scott Metzger, Mike Dillon & Carol Brooks At Brooklyn Bowl


Last night Ween guitarist Mickey “Dean Ween” Melchiondo brought his The Dean Ween Group to New York for a show at Brooklyn Bowl. The evening featured a sit-in by opener, percussionist Mike Dillon as well as guest vocalist Carol Brooks and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead guitarist Scott Metzger.

Brooks was called upon to help sing Ween’s “Freedom of ’76” and also helped out on DWG selections “You Were There” and “Mercedes Benz.” Dillon was brought out at several points as well, contributing to Ween’s “It’s Gonna Be a Long Night” and the band’s “Ritz Carlton.”

Metzger, who plays in JRAD with Ween/DWG bassist Dave Dreiwitz, came on at the end of the set to join in on Ween’s “Tender Situation” followed by “Fingerbangin’” and Ween’s “The Rift” that also featured Dillon.

Watch video clips shot by attendees at Brooklyn Bowl last night below:

[Freedom of ’76]

[Tender Situation]


Setlist (via Brownbase)

Set: Sunset Over Asbury Park, Exercise Man, Dickie Betts, Freedom of ’76*, It’s Gonna Be a Long Night, Garry, Do That Stuff, You Were There*, The Ritz Carlton, Mercedes Benz*, Pink Eye (On My Leg), A Tear For Eddie, Tender Situation#, Fingerbangin’^#, The Rift^#


  • * with Carol Brooks
  • ^ with Mike Dillon
  • # with Scott Metzger