My Morning Jacket had a bust-out show at Lockn’ Festival last year—in fact it was the 2016 JamBuzzers show of the year. My Morning Jacket has been pumping out amazing music for years, but last year was the jam band scene’s first real taste of what MMJ has to offer.
On tour and on the festival circuit again this summer, My Morning Jacket was the headliner for Friday night at the Peach Festival. The Peach Festival is in it’s 6th year and was billed back in 2012 as the first ever “Allman Brothers inspired festival.” Jim James and My Morning Jacket didn’t miss the opportunity to pay homage to our recently fallen brothers, Butch Trucks and Gregg Allman.
Tucked into the middle of their 17-song set was a pair of covers—the first of Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” and the second of the Allman Brothers’ tune “Melissa.” The classic ABB tune was one of the first tunes Gregg wrote, although it wasn’t released until their seminole 1972 album Eat a Peach. Jim James and MMJ’s brand of rock was a perfect vehicle for “Melissa.” All in all, a perfect tribute.
Off the Record
Spring (Among the Living)
State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)
Blowin’ in the Wind >
Touch Me I’m Going to Scream Pt. 2
One Big Holiday
Thanks to Ted Gakidis for the recording.
Photo credit: hutchandstuff
Jam DeetsJam Date: August 11, 2017
Featuring: My Morning Jacket
Venue: Peach Festival
Songs: Blowin' in the Wind, Circuital, Compound Fracture, I'm Amazed, Lay Low, Mahgeetah, Melissa, Off the Record, One Big Holiday, Spring, State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.), Touch Me I'm Going to Scream Pt. 2, Victory Dance, Wordless Chorus
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