Gov’t Mule, PBS and Friends
Govt Mule will celebrate the Winter of Love this evening in New York City at the Beacon Theatre. This three set performance follows up two Beacon gigs over the weekend as well as a late night tribute to George Porter Jr. Keller Williams opened the Friday night performance and later stepped up with Mule for versions of He Ain’t Give You None and For What It’s Worth. On Saturday, Tea Leaf Green did the honors and the groups Josh Clark and Trevor Garrod later closed out the first set with the host band during Waiting For My Man, I Can See For Miles and My Generation. A number of other musicians later took the stage over the course of the second set, which concluded with George Porter, Brian Stoltz, Pam Fleming, Buford O’Sullivan and Jenny Hill on Spanish Moon and Hey Pocky Way. Later on in the evening, Warren Haynes, Danny Louis and Andy Hess all joined Porter Batiste and Stoltz at the Grammercy Theater for a performance celebrating Porters 60th birthday, with Karl Denson, Eric Krasno, John Gros from Papa Gros Funk and the Easy Dub Allstars also participating during the late night set.