Bob Weir Joins The “Alone & Together” Band At Sweetwater [Watch]

first_imgLast night, very special guest Bob Weir joined the”Alone & Together” band, including Kevin Morby (Woods), Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson (of Fruit Bats), Josh Kaufman, and Joe Russo (of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead) for the first of three shows at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, California. While he was only added to the bill hours before showtime, the Grateful Dead guitarist still showed as a surprise guest at the Thursday night show.Weir sat in for a performance of his own “Only A River” and“Lay My Lily Down” from his 2016 acoustic solo album Blue Mountain, in addition to some Grateful Dead classics like “Peggy-O,” “Bird Song,” and “Stella Blue.” You can watch some videos below, posted by Ratdog Tour:Peggy-OLay My Lily Down, Bird Song, Stella BlueThis was only the third time that the band members have played as “Alone & Together,” which they describe to mean “a series wherein some of your favorite singer/songwriters/musicians get together and cover one another, in addition to playing their own songs, choice covers, and surprise jams.”The band will return to the stage tomorrow night in Los Angeles and Sunday in San Francisco.[H/T JamBase]last_img

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