Yesterday, we had the delightful opportunity to share some exciting news about beloved jamgrass band Greensky Bluegrass, as the group performed at Safeco Field in Seattle, WA for a Bernie Sanders rally. The gig came just a few hours before their headlining set at The Showbox, a popular spot for touring artists in the Northwestern city.
Fortunately, we have video footage from Greensky’s performance. The group opened up with their classic tune “Windshield,” and worked in “Workin On A Building” and “Lose My Way,” before playing the ever-appropriate song, “Burn Them.” The band was clearly in awe of the whole situation, playing in front of so many people for a cause in which they believe.
After the original songs, the band welcomed out John Popper for a collaboration. With Popper, the group played two Blues Traveler songs, “Run Around” and “Hook,” before leaving the stage to let Popper perform the “Star Spangled Banner” as the show’s finale. Popper would later appear with them at The Showbox, playing “Mr. Charlie” and “Hook” at the evening concert. Skerik also made an appearance at the Showbox (setlist below).
You can watch some of the band’s performance at the rally, via LIVE SATELLITE NEWS, below:
Setlist: Greensky Bluegrass at Safeco Field, Seattle, WA – 3/25/16
Windshield, Workin On A Building, Lose my Way, Burn Them, Run Around*, Hook*, Star Spangled Banner^
* – w/ John Popper
^ – John Popper solo
Setlist: Greensky Bluegrass at The Showbox, Seattle, WA – 3/25/16
Set 1: We’re an American Band, Burn Them, Rafters, Old Barns, Mr Charlie*, Hook*, Breadbox, Great Atomic Power, Kerosene
Set 2: Just to Lie **, Tarpology ** > Gumboots ** > Tarpology **, I’d Probably Kill You **, Demons **, Down the Road, 33443 > Wings for Wheels, Leap Year
Encore: After Midnight***
*-w/ John Popper
** – w/Skerik (sax)
*** – w/ Keith Kinnear tambourine shake
[Setlists via Camp Greensky]