On September 6 Marsalis came out at the end of Widespread Panic’s first set at the Nissan Pavilion for a jam out of “Diner” and renditions of “Aunt Avis” and “Fishwater.” The entire show can be streamed via PanicStream. On September 7 Branford lent a hand on “Pickin’ Up The Pieces,” “Arleen” and “Love Tractor” at the end of Widespread Panic’s first set at Harbor Lights. PanicStream has a stream of the Boston show as well.
Branford has such a good ear and picks up on the intricacies of each song so well, just as he did on his guest appearances with the Grateful Dead in the early ’90s. Widespread Panic thought so much of the collaboration that they included the gorgeous take on “Pickin’ Up The Pieces” from Boston on their 1998 live album Light Fuse, Get Away. Take a listen:
Surprisingly, Marsalis has yet to sit in with Panic again since those shows in Bristow and Boston, but we do hope one day they perform together again.
Watch Bob Weir perform four songs with Green Leaf Rustlers last night at the Sweet Water Music Hall.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has confirmed Tom Petty died due to an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
Last night’s The Avett Brothers concert began with the band covering The Cranberries in tribute to Dolores O’Riordan, who passed away this week at the age of 46.
Organizers of the Levitate Music & Arts Festival have revealed the lineup for this July’s event.
Chris Robinson, Barry Sless, Pete Sears, John Molo and Greg Loiacono played the first show of the inaugural Green Leaf Rustlers tour last night in California.
Organizers of the annual Mountain Jam music festival have announced the lineup for the 2018 installment.