Jim James Debuts Bob Dylan Cover In Louisville

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My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James continued his tour in support of Eternally Even with a hometown show on Friday night. James and his band featuring Twin Limb played a lengthy set and encore at the Palace Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky that had a few surprises.

Jim James started the show with a 13-song set heavy on songs from both the recently released Eternally Even and 2013’s Regions Of Light And Sound Of God. When he returned for the encore, James noted how thankful he was to be surrounded by so many people he loved and was thankful to be from Louisville. He then played the Woody Guthrie-penned “Changing World” from the New Multitudes project by himself accompanied by just a guitar. Jim continued on with a gorgeous a capella rendition of Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changing.” The rest of the band returned for “Of The Mother Again,” “Dear God” and a cover of The Velvet Underground’s “I’m Set Free.” James and his group ended the night with “Down On The Bottom” from The New Basement Tapes and his own “State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U.).”

Watch Jim James perform “Changing World” and “The Times They Are A-Changing” captured by Darkstarflashes:

Setlist

Jim James at Louisville Palace Theatre

  • Hide in Plain Sight
  • Same Old Lie
  • Know Til Now
  • A New Life
  • Actress
  • True Nature
  • The World's Smiling Now
  • In the Moment
  • Here in Spirit
  • Dear One  
  • We Ain't Getting Any Younger Pt. 1  
  • We Ain't Getting Any Younger Pt. 2
  • Eternally Even
Encore
  • Changing World  
  • The Times They Are A-Changin'  
  • Of the Mother Again  
  • Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.)  
  • I'm Set Free  
  • Down on the Bottom  
  • State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)
  • Give Peace a Chance