Monday, December 20, 2010

01/20/07 The American Beauty Project (Workingman's Dead) @ WFC Winter Garden, New York, NY

Workingman's Dead - Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m.:

Uncle John's Band - Ollabelle with Larry Campbell
High Time - The Holmes Brothers
Dire Wolf - Larry Campbell with Teresa Williams and Rob Barraco
New Speedway Boogie - Catherine Russell
Cumberland Blues - The Klezmatics
Black Peter - Jim Lauderdale with John Leventhal, Brandon Ross and friends
Easy Wind - Tim O'Reagan (the Jayhawks)
Casey Jones - Railroad Earth
Plus instrumental interludes by: Tony Trischka and Andy Statman
The American Beauty Project was an ambitious tribute concert featuring various artists interpreting the Dead's landmark 1970 albums.

The shows were free, and the venue was the atrium of the World Financial Center Winter Garden, resplendent with glass arched ceilings and view impairing artificial palm trees.

The encore featured a full ensemble take on "Knockin' On Heaven's Door."

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