With a number of shows on the calendar, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has been thoroughly building the anticipation by sharing recordings from the earlier parts of 2016. The newest edition of their “Taper Tuesday” series was released today, chronicling the band’s performance in Portland, ME. On February 13th, Almost Dead hit the State Theatre and kept fans warm with a barn-burning concert, paying tribute to the Grateful Dead in style.The band opened with their first electric version of “Big River,” and kept things going with hits like “Sitting On Top Of The World,” “Viola Lee Blues,” “Sugaree” and so many more! There’s also a jam on Miles Davis’s “So What,” teases of Led Zeppelin and Tears for Fears, and a great “Terrapin Suite” to close out the second set. It’s prime Almost Dead jamming!Thanks to Eric McRoberts and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, we can listen to this show in full below.Don’t miss the exciting Evolution Of Jam Vol. 2 tribute show taking place following Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s return to the Brooklyn Bowl this Saturday, October 7th. With tributes to the Grateful Dead, Phish, and Disco Biscuits lined up, expect some non-stop late night grooves. Tickets can be found here.The fully annotated from band manager Peter Costello can also be seen below.Setlist: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at State Theatre, Portland, ME – 2/13/16Set 1:01. Jam ->02. Big River @ (SM) ->03. Sitting On Top Of The World (TH) ->04. Viola Lee Blues (All) ->05. Sugaree (TH) ->06. Viola Lee Blues Reprise (All) >07. Deal (TH)Set 2:01. Here Comes Sunshine (TH) ->02. So What Jam # ->03. Here Comes Sunshine Reprise (TH) ->04. Women Are Smarter $ (SM) ->05. Slipknot Jam & ->06. Franklin’s Tower (TH) ->07. Throwing Stones (SM) ->08. Space ->09. Throwing Stones Reprise % (SM) ->10. Terrapin Station Suite ^ (TH)Encore:11. One More Saturday Night (SM)@ – First Almost Dead Electric Version# – Miles Davis original$ – With a GDTRFB Tease (TH)& – Played very fast% – With a tease of some Led Zeppelin song (SM) that neither Scott nor I can remember today.^ – With an “Everybody Wants to Rule The World” (Tears For Fears) Tease (Band)Joe Russo – Drums, VocalsTom Hamilton – Guitar, VocalsScott Metzger – Guitar, VocalsMarco Benevento – Keyboards, VocalsJon Shaw – Bass (Dave was on Ween tour)
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