More Summer Jams

8-2-13 BGCA (Jeremy Renda)

8.2.13 BGCA (Jeremy Renda)

Golden Age” 7.3 II, Bangor, ME

The first jam of the band’s 30th Anniversary year appropriately stemmed from “Golden Age.”

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Rock and Roll” 7.12 II, Wantagh, NY

The twenty-minute kickoff to one of the sets of the summer.

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Light Sally 2001” 7.27 II George, WA

The high-octane, middle portion of the band’s seamless second night offering at the Gorge.

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Run Like an Antelope” 7.3 II, Bangor, ME

The best “Antelope” of the modern era closed a solid, though unspectacular, tour opener.

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Stash” 7.14 I, Columbia, MD

The first incredible “Stash” in memory.

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Carini > Piper” 7.30 II, Stateline, NV

A wide-open, west-coast jam sequence that has been lost in the shadows of Tahoe’s “Tweezer.”

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Mike’s > Simple Weekapaug” 7.13 II, Columbia MD

This revitalized “Mike’s Groove” sent a shockwave through Merriweather Post. Check out the subtle rehash of ”Disease” in the “Simple” jam.

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Tweezer > Cities > Wedge” 7.12 II, Wantagh, NY

Smooth like butter…including some of my favorite minutes of summer music out of “Cities.”

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Golden Age > 46 Days” 7.30 II, Stateline, NV

Another stellar chunk of Tahoe jamming that hasn’t gotten its due.

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Light > Boogie On” 7.14 II, Columbia, MD

The east coast portion of tour saw the band focus on “Light” as an improvisational launchpad. This Merriweather version culminated this run, and the band dialed their modern jam back out west. after Chicago,

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Split Open and Melt” 7.6 I, Saratoga Springs, NY

The best first set jam of summer. An abstract tale of whale-drenched dementia.

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David Bowie” 7.22 II, Toronto, ON

Summer ’13 saw a resurrection of “David Bowie,” none more impressive than Toronto’s set two closer.

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1,227 Responses to “More Summer Jams”

  1. Berkeley Head Says:

    Tickets: check
    Ice Drops: check
    Imbibing the Vibe: Check

    Lets get this show on the road….

  2. sumodie Says:

    My only bear sighting in CO:

    pic.twitter.com/L5niCY13Lw

    (Official Dick’s print)

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