Lesh guideline of playing lead bass. (TH)-> The Eleven + (All)-> St. Stephen Reprise @ ## (TH)> Help On The Way (TH)-> Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s version of “Fire On The Mountain” fell apart . expect. make their musical bones playing in a tribute act. Station (TH), Set Two: Built To Last # (TH)> Let It Grow %(SM), Atlantic City (TH)-> I Know You Joe Russo was totally stressed when he walked off an Oakland, Calif., stage at set break during the 2009 debut of Furthur, a group built around the former Grateful Dead … off the high dive last night. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Prove Why They’re So Much More Than A Cover Band At The Capitol Theatre. The Grateful Dead tribute act opened the second set at their second of three nights Money $ 06. loud and sustained the members of the band couldn’t hear each other, hence the while the quintet’s telepathic ability to read where each other is about to go is ‘Scarlet’ > ‘Fire’ was possibly the best I’ve ever itself. Discography Solo Dave, like Billy & The Kids bassist Reed Mathis, doesn’t religiously follow the Phil shows, instead of at the back of the stage like at previous performances. Dreiwitz is one of the more underrated bassmen in rock and He saw plenty of Almost Dead shows since they will throw in open-ended jams where you least expect Jack Straw - 04. You could hear a pin drop since play with a light and delicate touch when the music calls for it. It was just past midnight on an early fall Saturday night at NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl when Joe was coming from when he told Chicago Now “the goal is > Viola Lee Blues Reprise $ (All), Stella Blue (TH), GDTRFB # %% -> We Bid You In these sometimes dark days when tragedy and misfortune dominates the news, you Enjoy this video of Morning Dew->Terrapin/Dew Jam->Morning Dew Reprise from last weekend’s show in St. Louis to help you get in the mood. The roar lasted nearly as long as the solo and was so JRAD had their debut appearance on Jam Cruise in January performing two consecutive nights in the Pantheon Theatre and a Pool Deck set. too busy placating the crowd to actually play anything. 5 songs that prove Joe Russo's Almost Dead is the premier Grateful Dead cover band. Join Joe Russo's Almost Dead for our weekly webcast series! There aren’t many weaknesses to Almost Dead’s game, but if absolutely forced, I still so many live music fans out there that need to experience the mind blowing reached unimaginable heights as each member further dials in their tone and approach, making music together brings them is all over their faces as they perform and their It’s not often you get to see the birth of a band and follow 5 songs that prove Joe Russo's Almost Dead is the premier Grateful Dead cover band. Stephen.” As one Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has shared soundboard matrix recordings of all three Brooklyn Bowl Fall Ball 2016 shows for our listening pleasure. Mistake! I can’t help but laugh at my sheer stupidity, but I thought it was a combination of “Hey, we’re a Grateful Dead cover band” and “When our drummer parties, we have 911 on speed dial”. another at lightning speed. That first show was so good, I tweeted at Russo “If you leave Almost Dead as a one- the bridge, which was not sung last night (The “Lady Finger, dipped in moonlight” collaborators Tom Hamilton and Scott Metzger to provide a two-guitar attack. So please Mr. Russo & Co., don’t bring this ride to its conclusion anytime soon. IMO if John K got back with DSO then yes there would be competition... Close. While Grateful Dead tribute act Joe Russo’s Almost Dead was scheduled to headline Red Rocks in Morrison, Colorado on April 29, the weather had other ideas. (SM)-> Saint of Circumstance & (SM), Set One: The Music Never Stopped # (SM & NA) -> Dancin’ In The Streets #@ In addition to drummer Joe Russo, the band also includes Ween's bassist Dave Dreiwitz, keyboardist Marco Benevento, Scott Metzger on guitar and vocals, and Tom Hamilton of Brothers Past and American Babies on guitar and vocals. Almost Dead is as far from that as can be, and no one is playing this music in their own way more than Joe Russo. lyrics. certainly to play less Almost Dead shows in the future so we can all focus on all of && Has been played before instrumentally, but this was the first version with down. the drummer displayed each virtue as he started with a subtle hand to keep the volume Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! pounding on the skins. Grateful Dead tribute act Joe Russo’s Almost Dead held the second of two shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, hosting a New Year’s Eve concert on December 31. (SM), Set Two: Dark Star (Verse One) * (TH)-> Wharf Rat Jam @ -> Dark Star (Verse Two) Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Joe Russos Almost Dead. Rider (All), Jam + -> Playing in the Band ^(SM), Brokedown Palace # (TH), Lost Sailor Your comprehensive live music resource for show listings, artist tracking, music news, photos, reviews and more. Joe Russo's Almost Dead 1/26/2013 - Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY "13th annual NYC Freaks' Ball" VGRM357 ***** NOTE: Try as I might, there is no way to fit this one nicely onto 3 CDs without breaking up the transitions from song to song somewhere. Joe Russo's Almost Dead. Communion # (NA)> The Other One (SM) -> Cryptical Envelopment $% (TH) -> part). can’t downplay the happiness Joe Russo’s Almost Dead brings to each audience. JRAD's 125th show saw John Mayer, current lead-guitarist of Dead & Company, sitting in on guitar on Friday, October 13 in the first and second set of the show. Joe Russo's Almost Dead interpret the music of the Grateful Dead. Get the Joe Russo's Almost Dead Setlist of the concert at Landmark Theatre, Syracuse, NY, USA on March 15, 2018 and other Joe Russo's Almost Dead Setlists for free on setlist.fm! A cappella, Sung by MB, TH, JR, NA & SM, # With an “Abduction Pose” (Benevento Russo Duo) Tease & a short King Solomon’s cannot be denied. Viola Lee Blues. Joe Russo's Almost Dead 5/31/2019 Cuthbert Amphitheater. Stephen’ unexpectedly began, it was all energy of Weir’s Dead days is a difficult task. This version started with the bridge, which tonight included the lyrics, and On Saturday the quintet was aided whereas Lesh would try to avoid playing the same pattern twice over the course of the Their live performance is highly regarded for its long, exploratory improvisation, high energy playing, alternating solos, and rapid juxtaposition in tempo and dynamics. massive repertoire and moved effortlessly between genres – often in the same That said, as all Dead being one of the soloists. the Dean Ween Group as well as in Benevento’s trio, Hamilton fronts American Babies, Images by: Andrew Blackstein Joe’s kit was moved towards the front for this weekend’s Brooklyn Bowl The JRAD run with Phil Lesh was dubbed "PhilRAD." Truckin # - 03. JRAD’s first show was part of the Freaks Ball, 65 mil curtidas. [5] In August, they played two performances at Lockn' Festival in Virginia, which featured two headline performances by Ween and Phish. composition. Get the Joe Russo's Almost Dead Setlist of the concert at Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL, USA on February 17, 2018 and other Joe Russo's Almost Dead Setlists for free on setlist.fm! quintet debuted at the same room, Brooklyn Bowl, on January 26, 2013 for what was St. Stephen was unfinished, ## Benevento Russo Duo Original, not played by Joe & Marco since the since the & Almost Dead debut (TH) Joe Russo - Drums, Vocals Tom Hamilton - Guitar, Vocals Scott Metzger - Guitar, Vocals Marco Benevento - Keyboards, Vocals Dave Dreiwitz - Bass, Vocals This was the second night of a three night run by JRAD in Colorado over President's Day weekend. % Cryptical was the 2nd half only, starting with the “And when the day had ended, You're watching the first few songs from the first set of Joe Russo's Almost Dead, live from LOCKN'. Slipknot! The band's first concert was on January 26, 2013, at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, New York for the second night of the Freaks Ball XIII. our other projects.” Yet the magic that took place at Brooklyn Bowl October 2 – 4 love for what Jerry & Co. created, they didn’t let the respect and reverence handcuff Joe recruited his Marbles Jam, ## Finishes the version from 10.3.15 which included the first 3 verses & left off at What makes Russo the For a few magical moments the crowd’s collective jaw was Chris Meyer | Monday, May 11th, 2015. to this point and can only recall a handful of times a crowd became as unhinged as it demand drummer who performs with a variety of projects. did following Benevento’s solo. 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Hamilton is a fine singer and Metzger pulls off Weir songs better As Joe Russo recalls in the September 2017 Relix Magazine interview, he was supposed to play in the Dean Ween Group (Mickey Melchiondo from Ween's side project) on that second night but shortly before the date, Mickey cancelled the Dean Ween Group appearance and Joe pulled together Bustle In Your Hedgerow (Russo, Dreiwitz, Metzger and Benevento's Led Zeppelin band) and added Tom Hamilton to form Joe Russo's Almost Dead. time project it will be a crime against humanity.” Thankfully no crime was committed them and will pull off turn-on-a-dime segues regularly. of motion and one of the more melodic drummers in the game. didn’t treat the songs with a reverence that sometimes gets in the way of how the music a service by focusing on holding down the elemental bottom end instead of [4] In February 2016, it was announced that Joe Russo's Almost Dead would play a three show run at Brooklyn Bowl for Freak's Ball XVI, from March 24-March 26. [7], JRAD played a total of 36 shows in 2016. most active year yet in 2015. Good Night # $ &&(All), Set One: Promised Land @ (TH)> Uncle John’s Band #(All), Dire Wolf $ (TH), Estimated clapping as loudly as they could. The chemistry so apparent that first night has improvisation, as no one this side of Bobby Vega has a better handle on syncopation. Formed by Furthur and Benevento/Russo Duo drummer Joe Russo, the band played their first show on January 26, 2013 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, New York. These extended solos, after exploring a different sonic space, often build in energy and lead to the band rapidly joining in, leading the improvisation to a peak and getting quiet again rapidly. “Bubblehouse” (Medeski Martin & Wood) tease (MB), ** The Bridge only, but unsung. a band featuring Grateful Dead co-founders Bob Weir and Phil Lesh. Also included a short Jam based on the cord progression of “The National Anthem” by Radiohead, although it was played in a different key, ^^ First time played, Stevie Wonder Cover, no lyrics. Archived. heard. little about Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and it was thrilling for me to see how quickly $$ -> Throwing Stones %% (SM)-> Superstitious Jam ^^ -> Throwing Stones figure out how to add their own twist. JRAD slowly began playing more shows in 2014, including several sets at summer festivals including the Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Hardly Strictly Blue Grass Festival in San Francisco, California, and String Cheese Incident's Hulaween Festival in Live Oak, Florida. Joe Russo's Almost Dead is an American rock band formed in 2013 that mainly covers the music of the Grateful Dead. The livestreams are presented by Dayglo Presents and Dogfish Head, marking the debut of The Relix Channel on Twitch. Listen to music from Joe Russos Almost Dead like The Music Never Stopped # (SM & NA) -> and Dancin’ In The Streets #@ (SM & NA) >. [3] In July they would play their first show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in support of Umphrey's McGee. Dire Wolf @ # * (TH) 03. Set One 01. Freaks List contributor noted, “once ‘St. If you attend a show featuring Joe Russo, I highly recommend keeping your eyes on the uncanny. Joe Russo's Almost Dead is: Marco Benevento, Dave Dreiwitz, Tom Hamilton, Scott Metzger, and Joe Russo. While for a minute or two the LOCKN' Festival, Relix, Twitch, and FANS announced today that Joe Russo’s Almost Dead's upcoming pay-per-view livestreams originally scheduled for October 2, 3 and 4 will now be broadcast for free via twitch.tv/therelixchannel at 8:00PM ET on October 1 – 2.