Soulive was back in action on Thursday as the trio kicked off weekend two of their Bowlive VIII residency with help from a mix of their musical friends including Marcus KingTash Neal, Maurice Brown, and Frédéric Yonnet.

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The trio opened their two-set performance on Thursday with “Shaheed”, a funky original from the band’s 2001 Doin’ Something LP, followed by “El Ron” and “Alladin”. The band then welcomed their first guest of the night during “PJs” and “Povo” with trumpet player Maurice Brown making his way to the stage to join in on the two songs. Following the performance of “Povo”, Marcus King made his way to the stage to up the energy with bluesy-rock performances of Blind Faith‘s “Had to Cry Today”, Marcus King Band original “Dyin'”, and The Isley Brothers‘ “Work to Do”, with King and Eric Krasno trading off leads and solos all the way through. The set came to a thrilling, guitar-filled end with Tash Neal emerging from backstage halfway through their performance of B.B. King‘s “Sweet Lil Angel”, relieving Krasno of his duties to help close the set alongside King and harmonica master Frédéric Yonnet.

The band returned to the stage to open the second half of the show (sans guests) with “Outrage” and another original tune off of Doin’ Something with “One in Seven”. They then welcomed King back to help them tear through “Joyful Girl”. The second set continued with “Ain’t No Love”, with Yonnet once again returning to help blow the harm on their cover of The Allman Brothers Band‘s “Whipping Post”. The show’s one-song encore sent fans home with a group performance of The Band‘s “The Weight” with Tash Neal once again coming out to join in on the well-known rock anthem.

Watch videos from Thursday’s performance below.

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Soulive is back in action at “The Bowl” on Friday with the second of three shows this weekend, which will see the band welcoming The Meters‘ bassist George Porter Jr. Tickets for the show are still available here.

Setlist: Soulive | Brooklyn Bowl | Brooklyn, NY | 7/19/2019

Set One: Shaheed, El Ron, Alladin, PJ’s*, Povo*, Had to Cry Today# (Blind Faith cover), Dyin#, Work to Do# (The Isley Brothers cover), Sweet Lil Angel#^+ (B.B. King cover)

Set Two: Outrage, One in Seven, Joyful Girl#, Ain’t No Love#, Whipping Post#^ (Allman Brothers Band cover)

Encore: The Weight#^+ (The Band cover)

* w/ Maurice Brown
^ w/ Frédéric Yonnet
+ w/ Tash Neal
# w/ Marcus King

[H/T JamBands]