Happy Birthday Dave Schools Of Widespread Panic


In January of 2013 Grateful Dead guitarist premiered a talk show dubbed “Weir Here” live from his TRI Studios compound in Marin County. Weir’s guest for the first episode of Weir Here was Widespread Panic bassist Dave Schools, who celebrates a birthday today. In honor of Schools’ birthday, let’s look back at his appearance and performances on the talk show.

Bobby opened the show with a solo acoustic rendition of “Monkey And The Engineer.” Schools then interviewed Weir for a bit before the duo teamed up on a set that included “K.C. Moan,” “Me And My Uncle,” “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl,” “West L.A. Fadeaway,” “Most Of The Time” and a rousing “Dark Star” > “The Other One sequence. Along the way, the pair chats and at points are joined by Steve Parish and John Perry Barlow.

Watch Dave Schools’ January 23, 2013 appearance on Weir Here:

Setlist (via RatDog.org)

Set: Monkey And The Engineer (Bob Weir solo), K.C. Moan > Me And My Uncle, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, West L.A. Fadeaway, Most Of The Time, Dark Star > The Other One