The Mighty High Mountain Festival: From Good Homes Reunion, New Riders Collaborations
Peter Rowan, David Nelson, & Tex Logan, Mighty High Mountain Festival. Photo by Jeremy Gordon.
The Mighty High Mountain Festival took place Memorial Day Weekend in Tuxedo, NY. The three-day event featured a mix of jam and roots acts, including Dark Star Orchestra, New Riders of the Purple Sage, the Felice Brothers and Peter Rowan. In addition, New Jersey’s From Good Homes played its only show since reuniting for three dates this past November. Rowan and the New Riders played back-to-back sets and collaborated on both Saturday and Sunday. Of particular note, Rowan and fiddler Tex Logan sat in with the New Riders on “Tex’s Diamond Joe.”
Below is From Good Homes’ setlist:
First Set: 2nd Red Barn on the Right, If the Wind Blows, Suzanna Walker, Dance a Hole, It’s Getting Dirty, Giving Tree, Where the Songs Begin, Ride All Night, Trampled Underfoot, Butterfly & the Tree
Second Set: Broken Road, Radio On, Drivin n Cryin, There She Goes, Way To Go Pam, I Only Want, Raindance>Drums, Scudder’s Lane, Fruitful Acre, Mess, Maybe We Will
Encore: New Hat, Charlie Hogan, Comin On Home