Mule and Phish weren’t the only bands performing on Halloween as there was plenty of action all over the country from our favorite bands. We’ll have extended takes on most of these shows over the next few days, but for now let’s take a look at what went down on October 31st…
Day of the Dead IV, Las Tortugas
Set I: JaJunk* > 2 × 2 > Q*bert > 2 × 2, Cemetery Walk, Padgett’s Profile**, Cemetery Walk (part II), Sweet Sunglasses#
Set II: Jazz Odyssey > Nothing Too Fancy > Hangover > Night Gambler## > Nothing Too Fancy, FF > Professor Wormbog^ > JaJunk, Mulche’s Odyssey, Land of Wappy^^
Enc: 40’s Theme, Nemo’s Fat Bottomed Good Times%
Notes: * With “Smooth Criminal” (Michael Jackson) and “Heartbreaker” (Led Zeppelin) teases. ** With “Wanna Be Startin’ Something” (Michael Jackson) tease. # Mash-up of “Sweet Dreams” (Eurythmics), “Sunglasses at Night” (Corey Hart), and “Electric Feel” (MGMT). ## Mash-up of “The Gambler” (Kenny Rogers), “Night Fever” (The Bee Gees), and “Rapper’s Delight” (Sugarhill Gang). ^ With Bill Kreutzman on drums. ^^ Mash-up of “Wappy Sprayberry,” “Land of Confusion” (Genesis), and “Seek and Destroy” (Metallica). % Mash-up of “Nemo,” “Fat Bottomed Girls” (Queen), and “Good Times, Bad Times” (Led Zeppelin).
Umphrey’s continued what’s becoming an annual tradition by mashing up some of their originals and their favorite covers in innovative ways at the Dance of the Dead IV festival in Las Tortugas – Groveland, CA. Besides mashing up such tunes as Kenny Rogers’ The Gambler with The Bee Gees’ Night Fever and The Sugarhill Gang’s Rapper’s Delight, the band also welcomed Bill Kreutzmann of The Dead to sit in on Professor Wormbog.
We can’t wait for video and audio to surface.
READ ON for a quick look at a few other band’s Halloween shows…
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