Several Special Guests Perform with Govt Mule
NEW ORLEANS – Govt Mule welcomed several special guests to the stage Friday at the State Palace Theatre. Guitarist Jimmy Herring joined the band midway through the first set for Tastes Like Wine and ‘Beautifully Broken. Saxophonist Skerik and DJ Logic then emerged and Herring remained for Sco-Mule. Soulshine closed the set and featured both Herring and Logic. The Deep Banana Blackout Horns (Hope Clayburn on alto saxophone, Rob Somerville on tenor saxophone and Bryan Smith on trombone) took the stage in the second set for What Is Hip? Down and Out in New York City and Spanish Moon, which segued in and out of an extended bass duel that featured Les Claypool and Dave Schools.
Thursday afternoon at the Jazz and Heritage Festival, Blues Travelers John Popper sat in with the band for Sco-Mule.
Govt Mule plays tomorrow at the Bricktown Amphitheater in Oklahoma City, OK. For the complete itinerary, visit www.mule.net.