Donna Jean, Jeff, Mookie and Reid Join The New Riders
This past weekend over two nights and three shows, the New Riders of The Purple Sage invited a number of guest players to the stage. On Friday night at the Landmark Theater in Port Washington, NY, keyboardist Mookie Siegel pulled double duty, initially appearing with Donna Jean & the Tricksters before playing on the entire New Riders set. In addition, Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay stepped up for I Don’t Know You and Garden of Eden. The later song also featured Tricksters guitarist Jeff Mattson, who played on Henry as well.
Then on Saturday, the NRPS performed two shows at Bridgeport CTs Acoustic Cafwith Reid Genauer delivering an opening solo set. During the early show, the New Riders Buddy Cage joined Genauer for Speculator before Genauer came out with Cages group during Friend of the Devil. Later in the evening, Genauer joined in on Peggy-O and Rainy Day Women.