The String Cheese Incident Begins Red Rocks Run

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The String Cheese Incident made their return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado to kick off a three-show run at the famed venue on Friday night. SCI played before a capacity crowd and welcomed Vermont jam act Twiddle to open who were joined for a guest spot by keyboardist Todd Stoops.

[Photo by Jeremy Williams]

“Dudley’s Kitchen” opened a marathon first set that spanned over 90 minutes. SCI mixed material from throughout their career through a first set which ended with a “Big Shoes” > “Just One Story” > “Whiskey Before Breakfast” > “Can’t Wait Another Day” sequence. “Can’t Wait Another Day” saw Bill Nershi and Jason Hann crash Kyle Hollingsworth’s Yamaha S90 keyboard. SCI kicked off the second set with a cover of “Sympathy For The Devil” by The Rolling Stones. The second set focused on classics with “Way That It Goes” the only song played which was debuted this decade. “Smile” served as encore. The String Cheese Incident returns to Red Rocks tonight. A webcast is available via TourGigs.

Yesterday The String Cheese Incident announced this year’s New Year’s Run as well as fall touring plans.

Setlist (via Friends Of Cheese)

Set One: Dudley’s Kitchen, Let’s Go Outside, Climb > Outside And Inside, Look At Where We Are, Big Shoes > Just One Story > Whiskey Before Breakfast > Can’t Wait Another Day

Set Two: Sympathy For The Devil, On The Road, Valley Of The Jig, Windy Mountain, Way That It Goes, Best Feeling > It Is What It Is > Black Clouds

Encore: Smile