Mandy Moore Sits in with Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams made his grand return to the stage this past Friday. Adams performed four songs at an 826la.org benefit held at Los Angeles’ Writers Guild Theater. In addition to the new songs “Ashes & Fire,” “Dirty Rain” and“Shining Thru The Dark,” the singer/songwriter played “Oh My Sweet Carolina” from his breakthrough album Heartbreaker. Adams’ celebrity wife Mandy Moore sang backup on the latter numer. The version of the Ryan Adams Band featured at the gig included drummer Marshall Vore, bassist Sebastian Steinberg and pianist Jamie Candiloro. A few unannounced metal gigs aside, Adams had not performed live since March, 2009.