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.
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.
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.
Earlier in the week, Blues Traveler and Leftover Salmon headed to Morrison, Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre for a celebratory 4th of July showcase. During the Thursday performance, the two bands were supported by singer-songwriter Jackie Greene, who welcomed longtime collaborator and friend Bob Weir to join him for a handful of tunes.
Americana and roots singer-songwriter Jackie Greene is announcing a new live solo album, 100% Greene: Live from Throckmorton Theatre.
It’s hard to believe that Jackie Greene is already 38 years old, married and a father to a 1-year-old daughter, Luca. It seems like only yesterday that the Salinas-born/Sacramento-raised Americana singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist was making his big break onto the greater music scene. That was in 2002 when he released the award-winning “Gone Wanderin’” his first recording with DIG Records and his second following his self released “Rusty Nails.”
On Friday, May 17, Americana singer/guitarist Jackie Greene treated an intimate City Winery crowd to an acoustic evening filled with rare catalog classics and his take on many classic rock hits. His second of a two-set evening, accompanied by Nathan Dale on guitar and vocals and special guest Leslie Mendleson on vocals and piano, showcased why he is one of the top musicians around today.