Jay Lane Sits in for Invoice Kreutzmann for Second Set of Lifeless & Firm in Cincinnati
Yesterday, Lifeless & Firm descended on Cincinnati, Ohio’s Riverbend Music Middle as a part of their ongoing summer time tour. The 2-set efficiency was brimming with Grateful Lifeless staples, covers and pairings. In the course of the second set, Rhythm Satan, Invoice Kreutzmann stepped down and was crammed in by frequent Bob Weir collaborator Jay Lane.
Kruetzmann’s absence was not unprecedented: Throughout Lifeless & Firm’s exhibits in Boulder, Colo., he was noticed utilizing an oxygen tank (although it might have been because of the excessive altitude), and throughout the band’s 2021 run the drummer sat out a complete of 5 exhibits resulting from an unspecified non-COVID associated sickness. The units–sans Kruetzmann–included two performances at Purple Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo., two units for Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre close to Denver, and the tour nearer on the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Halloween 2021.
After Kreutzmann didn’t return to the stage for set two he wrote a submit on social media that learn, “Nicely, that was a extremely enjoyable first set and I really feel nice, you guys. I did pull a muscle the opposite night time in Boulder and whereas I’m advantageous, I’m going to sit down out a few of this subsequent set. Hope you guys perceive and don’t let the rumor mill make fools of you – I’m not giving up this drum chair anytime quickly. Goodbye tonight.”
Kreutzmann, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Jeff Chimenti, John Mayer, and Oteil Burbridge kicked off the present with a trio of adopted songs; “Let The Good Occasions Roll,” “Chilly Rain and Snow” and “Iko Iko” earlier than arriving at “Ship of Fools.” They continued with a canopy of Johnny Money’s “Large River” which was adopted by “Right here Comes Sunshine” because the Midwestern sky gripped onto lengthy rays of summer time daylight. They closed the set with Weir’s beloved music “Cassidy.”
Lifeless & Firm returned with Lane who sat beside Hart to crack open the set with “Deal.” After a brief pause, the ensemble performed “Seems Like Rain” which was adopted by a string of songs melded collectively, beginning with “St. Stephen.” After the followers had been freshly washed by the suds and foam they performed “The Eleven” with flowed into the dance staple “Shakedown Avenue” which jammed right into a pairing of “Drums” > “House.” The power remained excessive and light-weight with “I Want a Miracle” which flowed into the heavier “Loss of life Don’t Have No Mercy.”
It was clear the night was coming to an in depth and a heavy environment had settled over the group after “Loss of life Don’t Have No Mercy.” Lifeless & Firm cleared the air with “Sugar Magnolia” to shut the set. As a result of a curfew they instantly performed their encore, and Mayer took the lead on “Black Muddy River” to information followers dwelling.
Lifeless & Firm will carry out at Chicago’s Wrigley Area this weekend on June 24 and 25.
Lifeless & Firm
Riverbend Music Middle – Cincinnati, Ohio
June 22, 2022
Set One: Let the Good Occasions Roll, Chilly Rain and Snow, Iko Iko, Ship of Fools, Large River, Right here Comes Sunshine, Cassidy
Set Two: Deal, Seems Like Rain, St. Stephen > The Eleven > Shakedown Avenue > Drums > House > I Want a Miracle > Loss of life Don’t Have No Mercy, Sugar Magnolia
Encore: Black Muddy River
Notes: Jay Lane performed rather than Invoice Kreutzmann for the second set