Set I: Sample In A Jar, Moma Dance, Chalk Dust Torture, Ocelot^, Stash, Bouncing Around The Room, Poor Heart, Limb By Limb, Wading In The Velvet Sea, Down With Disease, Destiny Unbound, Character Zero
Set II: Tweezer Light^ > Bathtub Gin, David Bowie, Time Turns Elastic^, Free, Curtis Loew, You Enjoy Myself
Encore: Cavern, Good Times Bad Times, Tweezer Reprise
Notes: Star Spangled Banner performed acapella by Phish on the pitcher’s mound before the first set started.
^ first time played
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Dave Matthews Band will release Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, the highly anticipated album following the death of band member Leroi Moore, on June 2. The album, a tribute to Leroi Moore, will be the band’s first studio album in four years and will include the newly released single “Funny the Way It Is.” Rolling Stone’s four star review states that Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King producer Rob Cavallo, “has brought some of the classic-rock edge of his hit records with Green Day and My Chemical Romance to Matthews arena-size spin on early-Seventies Traffic.” Those who are awaiting the album’s release on June 2 can now stream the complete album at Pandora.com/davematthewsband.
Umphrey’s McGee is gearing up for a busy summer. On June 2nd the band releases their new DVD, Umphrey’s McGee – Live. Recorded during their 2007 performance for PBS’s Soundstage, Umphrey’s McGee – Live is offers an incredible 13-song set on DVD, including six favorites not shown during the PBS broadcast, which premiered this past February. Also this summer, Umphrey’s McGee celebrates the European release of their highly acclaimed new studio album, Mantis. Look for the band on tour this summer, including a just-announced ROTHBURY appearance, a run of co-bill dates with Matisyahu, two nights with Dave Matthews Band, and even some stops at Chicago’s baseball fields (it wouldn’t be summer for Umphrey’s McGee without baseball!). Read more
After completing work on their T Bone Burnett-produced third album for Ragged Company/Hollywood Records, which is now in its final stages, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will hit the road this summer in a new configuration. Catherine Popper (Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, Hem) is the band’s new bass player, replacing Bryan Dondero, while their friend and fellow Vermonter Benny Yurco, who also plays in Blues and Lasers, guitarist Scott Tournet’s experimental rock project, will be added as rhythm guitarist on all tour dates. Read more
The second annual ROTHBURY Festival at the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan promises four days and nights of music by 60+ bands this July 4th Weekend. Today, ROTHBURY announces a handful of new artists just added to the lineup. Umphrey’s McGee, Keller Williams, The White Buffalo, The Parlor Mob, Reed, Thomas Lawrence, Wendy Darling, Big Gigantic and LYNX & Janover join the already stellar lineup of musical acts including The Dead (their only summer appearance), Bob Dylan and His Band, The String Cheese Incident (their only 2009 performance), Willie Nelson & Family, The Black Crowes, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Nas, STS9 (2 shows: full band/Live PA Set), G. Love & Special Sauce, Gov’t Mule, Broken Social Scene, Cold War Kids, Matisyahu, Guster, Les Claypool, Chromeo, Girl Talk, The Hold Steady, Ani DiFranco and many others. Read more
The world famous Glastonbury Festival has released the entire lineup. Set to go down June 24-28 in Glastonbury, GB, the event will feature headliners Neil Young (Friday), Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (Saturday) and Blur (Sunday). The crazy part about Glastonbury (well, one of the crazy parts) is that the festival sold out long before any artists were even announced! When you do it right for almost 40 years you earn that type of respect. Glastonbury is one of the most prestigious, ground breaking festivals the world has ever seen. The first event was thrown the day after Jimi Hendrix died in 1970. Read more
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 2009 – Guitar Center will take its iconic “Legends Collection” on the road beginning May 23 for a 4-city tour that will make weekend stops in Fountain Valley, La Mesa, San Francisco and Hollywood. The “Legends Collection” will feature three of rock’s most famous guitars – Eric Clapton’s “Blackie®” Fender® Stratocaster® and Gibson ES-335, as well as Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Lenny” Fender® Stratocaster®. Purchased for over $2.4 million from the Clapton Crossroads Centre charity auction at Christies New York in 2004, these three guitars are among the most treasured guitars in rock history. Read more