lets the rukind.org users talk about their up and coming gigs
 #164785  by tcsned
 Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:42 am
We had the opportunity to do an acoustic show for a fundraiser for this cool community school that I have done some history work with one of their students. We used to do a lot of acoustic gigs but they have been few and far between in the last 10 years or so. I like the stripped down sound, no effects, no amps, just the sound of instruments. I really dig my Dell'Arte guitar for Dead music. It's kind of a beast to play with the 26.5" neck scale but it's loud and punchy. I also dig Rick's drum box thingy (I think that's the technical term for it).

There's two non-Dead tunes we did near the beginning that I really love playing and think both fit in well with the Dead stuff. The first is Railroad Worksong I got from Mark Knopfler's Notting Hillbillies record - I think it's an old Leadbelly tune. The second is When Ye Go Away a tune by the Waterboys from the late 80s.

Here's the whole set list:
Deep Elem Blues
That’s Alright Mama
Railroad Worksong
When Ye Go Away
Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burnin’
Walkin’ After Midnight
Wild Horses
On the Road Again
Brown Eyed Women
Friend of the Devil
Bird Song
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Eyes of the World
Dear Prudence
San Francisco Bay Blues
Mountains of the Moon
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