Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Debuts Allman Bros, Father John Misty Covers In Grateful Brooklyn Opener

first_imgJoe Russo’s Almost Dead returned home last night, as the band borne out of a Freaks Ball performance just a few years ago took the stage at the Brooklyn Bowl to bask in the venue’s magic once more. The five-piece rocked the venue to its core, playing some Grateful Dead classics with some surprises along the way.The show featured the band’s first-ever cover of an Allman Brothers Band song, “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,” which came during the end of the first set after a psychedelic “Space” segment. The show also featured the band’s debut of “I’m Writing A Novel,” a tune by Father John Misty on his 2012 album.Watch a pro-shot “Reuben & Cherise” below, courtesy of LazyLightning55a:“In Memory of Elizabeth Reed”Images from the show provided by Scott Harris Photo. Enjoy the gallery below, and check out the full setlist with notes from Peter Costello [via Almost Dead’s Facebook Page].Setlist: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY – 3/24/16Set 1 8:43PM – 10:01PMJam ->Not Fade Away Jam @ ->Ruben & Cherise (TH) ->GDTRFB # (ALL) ->Hell In A Bucket (SM) ->Shakedown Street (TH) ->Space ->In Memory of Elizabeth Reed $Mission In The Rain (TH)Set 2 10:24PM – 11:43PM ishJam ->Truckin’ (SM) ->Born Cross-Eyed Jam >Bertha (TH) ->I’m Writing A Novel % (JR) >The Eleven (TH/JR) ->Mississippi Half Step (TH)E: Not Fade Away ^ (ALL)@ – First Time Played, no lyrics# – With an unknown tease (MB) & without the “WBYGN” ending, Segued directly into Bucket$ – First Time Played, Allman Brothers Band Cover. Bustle in Your Hedgerow covered it during the “Bustle Plays Other Shit” show on 2013-08-31% – First Time Played, Father John Misty Cover^ – With a “I’m Writing A Novel” (Father John Misty) tease (TH) and Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson on turntables. Not Fade Away ended traditionally with the crowd clapping the beat & singing lyrics back to the band as they walked off stage. Then ?uestlove joined in, starting his DJ set by scratching the Not Fade Away beat on the turntables, in time with the crowd clapping & singing.  Load remaining imageslast_img

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