When Joe Russo's Almost Dead kicked off a six night Brooklyn Bowl residency with their 100th show, did you expect them to phone it in?
Ha! As if that's even possible with this group. After starting things off with a 100 beat "Beat It On Down The Line", their execellent first set ended with the debut of their first ever Joe Russo's Almost Dead original song, "Keeping It Simple", a Joe Russo / Tom Hamilton composition. Here's video courtesy of YouTuber TimeZonerTV.
They jammed so hard in the second set, they didn't even have the time for a planned "U.S. Blues" encore.
Videos from first and second set via Jay Moskowitz.
SOLD OUT ~ THANK YOU!!!
Set One (8:34PM - 9:41PM)
BIODTL @ (SM)
Bertha # (TH)
Mama Tried (SM) ->
Help On The Way (TH) ->
Throwin’ Stones Jam $ ->
New Minglewood Blues % (SM)
Ramble On Rose (TH)
Keeping It Simple ^ (All)
Set Two (10:16PM - 11:42PM)
Music Never Stopped & (SM) ->
Third Stone From The Sun Jam * ->
Music Never Stopped Reprise + >
Row Jimmy @@ (TH) ->
Crazy Fingers (TH) ->
Estimated Prophet (SM) ->
Jack Straw (SM/TH)
Morning Dew (TH)
@ - 100 Beat - Beat It On Down The Line
# - With a "Shortnin' Bread" (James Whitcomb Riley) tease (MB)
$ - First Time Played By Almost Dead
% - With Throwin’ Stones Teases / Jams (Band)
^ - Almost Dead Original, Written by JR & TH, First Time Played
& - With an “Ode to Billy Joe” (Bobbie Gentry) Tease (SM)
* - Jimi Hendrix original, First Time Played By Almost Dead
+ - Not played by Almost Dead since Suwannee Hulaween, 10.29.15, a gap of 49 shows
@@ - Proceeded by a significant Wharf Rat Tease / Jam - may become a separate track based on length. Also with a Throwin’ Stones Tease (SM)
I feel like I heard “Dear Prudence” (The Beatles) teased a bunch thru the night, maybe for sure in Morning Dew? There was also a "Fly Like An Eagle" (Steve Miller Band) some where in the first set... Let me know what you heard.
And as always, let me know what I missed.
Pre show / Set Break Music was BB GM Stephen S’s Soul Mix - search Moose.Newton on Spotify
Poster by John Warner - 100th Show Owl
Poster by Jim Pollack - 3 Night Run
Usual gratitude on our end to all of you that came out & tuned in from your couch. Same goes for the folks at the Bowl - still feeling huge amounts of love from our home-at-home. Couldn't think of a better place to play #100 than the womb that birthed this band to begin with - good ol' show #1 on 2013-01-26 - "One Night Only!" or so we thought at the time.
See you crazy kids tmrw - same RAD time, same RAD channel.