Bob Weir played an impromptu acoustic set at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, CA last week in support of his new album Blue Mountain.
The set was short but oh so sweet. Despite a few technical glitches at the beginning, Bobby’s vocals, guitar playing and spirit shined through beautifully. Halfway through the 7 song set, Bobby welcomed Josh Kaufman who produced Bob’s new album and is a member of The National to the stage for a few tunes.
Bobby being the consummate performer and ready for whatever when on stage, debuted “Only a River” without rehearsal with Josh. In addition to some new tunes off of Blue Mountain, Bobby performed “When I Paint My Masterpiece” and Peggy-O among other staples.
As Weir prepares for his tour this month, this performance shows he is in tip-top shape!
Thanks to Live Nation for live-streaming the show and GratefulLSD for the capture!
Walkin’ Blues 0:45
When I Paint My Masterpiece 7:35
Blue Mountain 14:40
Only a River* 20:20
Lay My Lily Down* 27:20
Peggy-O (traditional)* 33:30
Ki-Yi Bossie* 40:15
* = w/ Josh Jaufman (The National/Producer of Bob’s album, “Blue Mountain”)