Wednesday, August 5, 2009
The Big Surprise : tour debut Hampton Beach
The Big Surprise (all bands)
Goddamn you jim
Lawrence County ( with keith from ocms)
Take this bread
With all bands:
Like a hurricane
I'll fly away
Tell it to me
Searcher played on everyones songs and switched with dave on the felice set.
Great show. More later. All acts were great. Venue was average.
All out at first for Big Surprise
Then Townes Earle played. Friggin awesome. Highlights were Mamas Eyes and What do You Do When you're Lonesome. Played about thirty minutes, Searcher on drums.
Felice Brothers next. Dave on drums, searcher dancing and harmonies. Tenderly was great. Take This Bread with all Bands , left crowd buzzing. Ian has never been better. You can see the future of the band with Ian freed up to display great Showmanship.(fingers crossed horn section)
Crowd was predominately ocms fans.. Musta been couple thousand people there.
Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch next. Very good. Lots of fans up there. Searcher again playing some drums
Highlights were I Hear Them All and Novocaine.
Ocms were next. Played a great set, highlights were Poor man and Caroline. Then all came out on stage for next bunch of songs until Searcher joined Dave R and Gillian and Ocms for a replacements cover to close the show.