A Halloween Weekend Recap
On Friday night, Widespread Panic covered Muddy Waters’ “Baby, Please Don’t Go” and then played a “Not Fade Away” jam for the first time since the 80s. on Saturday, Panic delivered Professor Longhair’s arrangement of “Stag O Lee,” Bloodkin’s “Can’t Get High” and the Doors’ “Peace Frog” and “Blue Sunday.”
Widespread Panic paid tribute to Chicago with a Wilco cover, “Outta Mind (Outta Sight),” as well as other Chicago-themed tunes on Monday night at the Aragon Ballroom. The band interpreted Vic Chesnutt’s “Degenerate,” Howlin Wolf’s “Tail Dragger,” Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man,” John Lennon’s “I’m Losing You” and closed with Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves of London.”
Umphrey’s McGee mashed up Prince’s “Kiss”, Robert Palmer’s “Addicted to Love” and Genesis’ “I Can’t Dance;” MGMT’s “Kids,” Dead or Alive’s “You Spin Me Right Round” and Nirvana “Come As You Are.” The band also mashed up “No Woman No Cry” and “Let It Be” on Friday night.
Real Estate performed a mini-set of covers while at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall, playing Chris Spedding’s “Video of Life,” The Clean’s “Anything Can Happen,” Blur’s “Coffee and TV,” Felt’s Sunlight Bathed the Golden Glow” and Weezer’s “Holiday.”
Ween covered David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” while at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC on Monday night.
On Saturday night, Railroad Earth performed Peter Rowan’s “Pulling the Devil by the Tail” and the Jimmy Page/Robert Plant arrangement of “Gallows Pole.”
Particle covered the Kill Bill theme as well as the Beverly Hills Cop theme and the 2001 theme, “Also Sprach Zarathustra.”
The Flaming Lips played an unscheduled house party in West Virginia alongside the Greens.
Railroad Earth started Halloween early, performing a live score to the classic silent horror film, Nosferatu, while it was being screened, on Thursday.
Key Musical Costumes
The Warren Haynes Band billed their Halloween show as “Stoned! Halloween on the Sly,” offering a tribute to Sly & the Family Stone.
The Motet’s Halloween show at the Boulder Theater, billed as “Funk Is Dead,” featured the band covering the Grateful Dead, playing songs like “Shakedown Street,” “Fire on the Mountain” and “New Speedway Boogie.”
Greensky Bluegrass’ “Totally Bitchin’ ‘80s” Halloween show in Colorado featured not only 80s-themed clothing but many bluegrass renditions of songs from the decade, including: Michael Jacksons’s “Thriller” and “Beat It,” Prince’s “When Doves Cry” and “Little Red Corvette” and Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.”
The Howlin’ Brothers take to the Relix rooftop and share a song they wrote with Warren Haynes.
Beth Hart shares the opening track from her latest album, Bang Bang Boom Boom, live at Relix.
Jamie Lidell sets up in the Relix boiler room and delivers a tune from his 2005 album Multiply
Duane Trucks is happy to announce his new project, King Lincoln. Watch them perform “Coffee” live and acoustic at Relix’s Online-Video Coordinator’s loft in Williamsburg.
Here’s another song from Crystal Bowersox’s new record All That For This, live at Relix.
WYATT share a song in the famed Relix boiler room.
Goodnight, Texas share a song from their latest studio album, A Long Life of Living, live at Relix.
Warren Haynes performs a solo, acoustic version of “Railroad Boy” and explains how he adapted the traditional Celtic song for Gov’t Mule, backstage at the Hangout Music Festival.
Australia’s Alpine recently made their NYC debut at the Relix office with this song from their new album A is for Alpine.
In honor of Umphrey’s McGee’s return to Summer Camp this weekend, we present the group’s Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger performing this version of “The Pequod” from UM’s Anchor Drops.
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- Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Free Download "Dear Lord (Give Me The Strength)"
- God Street Wine with Warren Haynes "Sweet Little Angel" (Live 1996)
- The Howlin’ Brothers "Big Time"
- Primus in Toronto
- Twice "The Joker" on Saturday at Bonnaroo (Gov’t Mule and Jack Johnson)
- Interlocken Confirms Daily Lineups, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Punch Brothers, Keller & The Keels and More Added
- Mumford and Sons Cancel Bonnaroo Show, Summer Tour
- Ed Helms: Bonnaroo, Banjos and a Bit of Phish
- Robert Hunter Will Return to the Stage for Eight Shows
- Warren Haynes to Play Jerry Garcia’s Wolf on Symphony Tour
- Tedeschi Trucks Band Share New Song
- Jack Is Back: Jack Johnson Talks Bonnaroo, ALO and New Album
- Patty Griffin in Boston
- Doctor’s Orders: So what should we call the Super Ball IX Newspaper?
- John Kadlecik Posts Statement on Bob Weir’s Collapse
- "I Wanne Be In moe.": The Latest Volunteers
- Bob Weir Escorted Off Stage During Furthur Show
- Vote for Your Favorite "I Wanne Be In moe." Contestant
- Furthur Cancels BottleRock Show as Bob Weir Is Out Of Commision
- Doctor’s Orders: What’s Your Favorite Furthur Song? (Win Copy of Relix Signed by Phil and Bobby)
- On The Verge Poll