Jackie Greene provided the opening salvo at Blues Traveler’s annual 4th of July concert at the iconic Colorado venue where he welcomed Weir. Jackie and Bobby kicked off the 4th of July festivities right with a reprisal of their singing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” at a Golden State Warriors playoff game in May. Weir also joined Greene on The Temptations’ “Shakey Ground” and the Grateful Dead’s “Sugaree.” Check out pro-shot video of Greene’s entire set below:
For the past 10 or so years of his nearly two-decade career, singer-songwriter Jackie Greene has accepted a number of sideman gigs and supergroup posts, including with The Black Crowes, Phil Lesh & Friends and Trigger Hippy. That’s why his new live album, 100% Greene , is such a joy, and truth in advertising.
San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, which returns to Golden Gate Park for its 19th year of free music this October, has confirmed the first round of artists on this year, including Margo Price, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Bettye LaVette and more.
On July 4th, Jackie Greene handled the opening duties at Morrison, CO’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre prior to Blues Traveler and Leftover Salmon‘s sets. Greene has shared full pro-shot video of his recent Red Rocks performance, which saw longtime friend and collaborator Bob Weir join Jackie for parts of his set.
Jackie Greene led his band through a set opening for Blues Traveler and Leftover Salmon at the scenic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado on July 4. Greene welcomed old pal Bob Weir to guest on three songs and pro-shot video of the whole set has been shared in time for this week’s Full Show Friday column.
In just a few short days, on Friday, July 5th, Jackie Greene will be releasing a new live album, “100% Greene: Live from Throckmorton Theatre.” It’s been available for pre-order for about a month, and since they are only burning 500 copies, best get your order in now.
If your friends try to convince you that driving twelve hours from mid-Missouri to Colorado to attend a Blues Traveler/Leftover Salmon/Jackie Greene concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on the Fourth of July is a bad idea, then they were never your friends in the first place.
Jackie Greene was well-established, if not exactly famous, when Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tapped him to become one of his Friends in 2007. The youthful California singer/songwriter went on to distinguish himself as a performer during his tenure with that ensemble, the strengths of which translate directly to Live From Throckmorton Theatre.
Blues Traveler tapped Leftover Salmon and Jackie Greene for their annual 4th of July celebration at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and the three acts offered a collaborative run of sets throughout the evening, including an opening performance from Greene and his band that saw his friend Bob Weir join the group on stage for some tunes.
Blues Traveler, Leftover Salmon, and Jackie Greene welcomed Denverites to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Thursday for the 2019 edition of their annual 4th of July celebration worthy of the party-filled national holiday.