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:: Furthur ::
:: Red Rocks Amphitheatre ::
:: September 24 – 26 ::

Soren McCarty http://www.sorenmccartyphotography.com

The crowd was electric on night one and people had flown in far as far as Hawaii for the three-night run at Red Rocks. With no opening act a solid night of music and fun was in store for the current line-up of Furthur featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead along with Jeff Chimenti (keyboards), John Kadlecik (guitar and vocals), Joe Russo (drums), Sunshine Becker  (backing vocals), Jeff Pherson (backing vocals)

While Deadhead diehards walk in with a little skeptical about someone trying to sing and play the part of Jerry Garcia, they walk out with a smile on their face. John Kadlecik, who has been nailing the Garcia part for years in his role with Dark Star Orchestra, continues to astonish the crowd, when Weir and Lesh let the reigns loose on the man. The band sounded great and you could tell they were happy to be playing Red Rocks on a beautiful fall evening.

Furthur setlists:

:: September 24 ::
Set One: “Truckin'” > “New Speedway Boogie” > “Cosmic Charlie,” “West L.A. Fadeaway” > “Deep Ellum Blues,” “Friend of the Devil,” “Ashes and Glass,” “Casey Jones”
Set Two: “Scarlet Begonias” > “Big Bad Blues” > “Mountains of the Moon” > “Estimated Prophet” > “Eyes of the World” > “Fire on the Mountain,” “Death Don’t Have No Mercy” > “Not Fade Away”
Encore: “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues”

:: September 25 ::
Set One: “Help on the Way” > “Slipknot!” > “Franklin’s Tower,” “Alabama Getaway,” “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” > “High on a Mountain” > “Viola Lee Blues” > “Bertha” > “Viola Lee Blues” > “Cumberland Blues” > “Viola Lee Blues”

Set Two: “Mountain Song” > “I Know You Rider” > “Terrapin Suite” > “The Eleven” > “Unbroken Chain” > “Dark Star,” “Stella Blue” > “The Other One”

Encore: “One More Saturday Night”

:: September 26 ::
Set One: “Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)” > “Cassidy,” “Colors of the Rain” > “He’s Gone” > “Magnolia Mountain” > “Throwing Stones” > “Two Djinn” > “Big Railroad Blues”

Set Two: “Samson and Delilah” > “Dear Mr. Fantasy” > “Let It Grow,” “St. Stephen” > “King Solomon’s Marbles” > “Days Between” > “The Wheel” > “Sugar Magnolia”

Encore One: “Touch of Grey”
Encore Two: “Brokedown Palace”

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