Ween Debuts Led Zeppelin Cover As Part Of Return To Red Rocks: Photos & Videos

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Images by: Jeremy Williams

Ween :: 07.12.17 :: Red Rocks :: Morrison, CO

New Hope rockers Ween made their triumphant return to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado for the first time in nearly eight years on Wednesday night. While Ween has focused on their massive repertoire of originals since reuniting in 2015, they ended last night’s marathon 31-song main set with the debut of a Led Zeppelin cover.

Guitarists Mickey “Dean Ween” Melchiondo and Aaron “Gene Ween” Freeman, bassist Dave Dreiwitz, drummer Claude Coleman Jr. and keyboardist Glenn McClelland fit a whopping seven songs from The Mollusk, an album which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, into Ween’s Red Rocks return. The band mixed staples such as “Take Me Away,” “Transdermal Celebration,” “Happy Colored Marbles” and “The HIV Song” with more rare material including “Frank,” “Beacon Light” and “Help Me Scrape The Mucas Off My Brain.” For the finale of the main set, Ween presented a spot-on rendition of “Kashmir” by Led Zeppelin to the delight of the crowd. The band then returned for an encore of “Polka Dot Tail,” “Someday” and “Fluffy.” Check out photographer Jeremy Williams’ images from the show:

Videos

[Kashmir | Captured by mrmojoinco]

[Kashmir (Sidestage View) | Captured by Monica Hampton]

[The Stallion Pt. 1 | Captured by Monica Hampton]

[Did You See Me | Captured by smwdaisy]

Setlist

Ween at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

  • Did You See Me?
  • Ice Castles
  • The Golden Eel
  • The Stallion, Part 3
  • Take Me Away
  • Beacon Light
  • Boys Club
  • Wavin' My Dick in the Wind
  • The Goin' Gets Tough From the Getgo
  • Transdermal Celebration
  • I Play It Off Legit
  • I Gots a Weasel
  • You Fucked Up
  • Buckingham Green
  • Happy Colored Marbles
  • Cold Blows the Wind
  • The Stallion, Part 1
  • Help Me Scrape the Mucus Off My Brain
  • Sorry Charlie
  • The Grobe
  • Mister, Would You Please Help My Pony?
  • Birthday Boy
  • Squelch the Weasel
  • Homo Rainbow
  • It's Gonna Be a Long Night
  • Frank
  • The Mollusk
  • She Wanted to Leave
  • Spinal Meningitis (Got Me Down)
  • The HIV Song
  • Kashmir  
Encore
  • Polka Dot Tail
  • Someday
  • Fluffy

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