Watch John Mayer Tease ‘Here Comes Sunshine’ In Atlanta

See the Dead & Company guitarist riff on the ‘Wake Of The Flood’ track.

By Nate Todd Apr 10, 2022 12:53 pm PDT

John Mayer concluded a two-night run at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Saturday as part of his Sob Rock Tour. The Dead & Company guitarist teased the Grateful Dead’s “Here Comes Sunshine” during his song “If I Ever Get Around to Living.”

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Mayer opened the concert in his full band format beginning with Sob Rock’s “Last Train Home.” The guitarist also performed the John Mayer Trio tune “Vultures” and bookend the first full band segment with Sob Rock tunes, delivering “I Guess I Just Feel Like” ahead of the acoustic portion of the show.

Mayer along with backing vocalists Tiffany Palmer and Carlos Ricketts Jr. began the acoustic section with “Walt Grace’s Submarine Test, January 1967.” Mayer then went it alone on “In Your Atmosphere,” which included a “Wherever I Go” outro. The acoustic segment came to a close with Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin” with help from guitarist David Ryan Harris.

Following full band renditions of “Your Body Is A Wonderland,” “Rosie” and “Wild Blue,” Mayer performed “If I Ever Get Around To Living” from his 2012 album, Born & Raised. The guitarist started the tune off on acoustic guitar before switching to electric and throwing in the jangly opening riff to “Here Comes Sunshine.”

Watch John Mayer tease “Here Comes Sunshine” below:

Also, check out full-show audio via Mark Terrell:

Setlist

John Mayer at State Farm Arena

Full band
  • Last Train Home
  • I Don't Trust Myself (With Loving You)
  • Shot in the Dark
  • Vultures  
  • Waitin' on the Day
  • Still Feel Like Your Man
  • I Guess I Just Feel Like
Acoustic
  • Walt Grace's Submarine Test, January 1967  
  • In Your Atmosphere  
  • Free Fallin'  
Full band
  • Your Body is a Wonderland
  • Rosie
  • Wild Blue
  • If I Ever Get Around to Living  
  • The Beautiful Ones  
  • Slow Dancing in a Burning Room
  • The Age of Worry
  • Gravity  
Encore
  • Shouldn't Matter but It Does
  • New Light

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