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Dave Dreiwitz Celebrates 20 Years in Ween

April 07, 2017
Photos by Marc Millman and Dean Budnick

As bass player Dave Dreiwitz has noted himself, today marks the 20 year anniversary of his invitation into Ween. Dreiwitz reflects, "It was twenty years ago today Deaner called me up to play.....we never really were in style but I think we made some people smile....This day twenty years ago, I got a call from Dean Ween telling me Ween had just finished their new record The Mollusk... He then asked me if I wanted to do some playing with them... it was the phone call I had been waiting for... our first tour was the H.o.r.d.e. With Neil Young and Crazy Horse , Primus and Beck to name a few... Thank You Mickey Melchiondo and Aaron Freeman , Claude Coleman Jr. Glenn McClelland for the last twenty years of a magical journey... Looking forward to twenty more...."

Below, we mark the occasion with a few clips that span his run in the group...


Five days after he received the call


Public Access, 1997


Boulder, CO 1998


Trenton, NJ, 2004


New Hope, 2005

Brooklyn NY, 2010

Central Park, 2010


LOCKN’ Festival, 2016