Bob Weir And Wolf Bros Welcome Dave McMurray, Cover Beatles, Tom Petty, & More In Detroit [Video]

first_imgBob Weir and Wolf Bros kept their 2019 winter tour rolling on Tuesday with a performance at The Fillmore in Detroit, MI. Following a Monday show in Cleveland which featured a mix of tunes from Weir’s RatDog songbook, Bobby and the Wolf Bros treated fans in Detroit to live renditions of Beatles and Tom Petty fan favorites in addition to bringing out a special guest in saxophonist Dave McMurray.The show started with “Jack Straw”, a staple from the Grateful Dead live arsenal, followed by “Josephine”, an old original from Weir’s days with Bobby and the Midnites. The first set continued with performances of “El Paso”, “Bombs Away”, and “Peggy-O” before the trio treated the crowd to a cover of “Maddie’s Farm” by Bob Dylan. The first half of the show came to a close with “Passenger”, followed by a set-closing cover of Jerry Garcia‘s enchanting ballad, “Bird Song”, which featured McMurray’s first appearance of the night. Fans can watch the video below to hear a portion of the band’s performance of “Peggy-O” from the opening set.Bob Weir and Wolf Bros – “Peggy-O” The band’s ongoing winter tour will continue with a performance at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati, OH on Wednesday night. Fans can click here for ticket info and a list of upcoming dates.Setlist: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros | The Fillmore | Detroit, MI | 3/5/2019Set One: Jack Straw, Josephine, El Paso (Marty Robbins cover), Bombs Away, Petty-O (traditional cover), Maddie’s Farm (Bob Dylan cover), Passenger, Bird Song* (Jerry Garcia song)Set Two: Only a River, Tennessee Jed, Weather Report Suite > Let It Grow*, Eyes of the World*, Dear Prudence (Beatles cover), Standing on Shaky Ground* (The Temptations cover) > Turn On Your Love Light* (Bobby “Blue” Bland cover)Encore: Breakdown (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers cover)* w/ Dave McMurray The second half of the show started with “Only a River” from Weir’s 2016 Blue Mountain LP, followed by a pair of Dead staples in “Tennessee Jed” and “Weather Report Suite”. Next, the band welcomed McMurray back to the stage to play on “Let It Grow” and “Eyes of the World”. The lineup returned to a trio for a mesmerizing cover of The Beatles’ “Dear Prudence” followed by a rendition of “Standing on Shaky Ground” by The Temptations. The second half covers continued as they closed their set with Bobby “Blue Bland‘s “Turn On Your Love Light”, only to return for the encore to deliver a performance of “Breakdown” by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.Check out the fan-shot videos from Wednesday night’s show below to see/hear the band perform “Dear Prudence” and “Breakdown”.Bob Weir and Wolf Bros – “Dear Prudence” [The Beatles cover][Video: HDLt00b]Bob Weir and Wolf Bros – “Breakdown” [Tom Petty cover]last_img

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