Michael Kang, Matt Butler, Mark Karan and The Everyone Orchestra Play for Levon Helm
The Everyone Orchestra performed at Mill Valley, CA’s recently reopened Sweetwater Music Hall on Saturday night. This incarnation of the revolving band featured Everyone Orchestra mainstay Matt Butler, String Cheese Incident mandolin player/fiddler Michael Kang, RatDog guitarist Mark Karan, percussionist Jamie Janover, Jambay bassist Mike Sugar, drummer Julian Fritz Kenetic and flutist Sasha Rose Butterfly.The ensemble offered an entirely improvised set of music, with the exception of Kang’s “Stay Through.” In addition, Karan led the group with The Band’s “The Weight” as a tribute to Levon Helm.
Everyone Orchestra are currently celebrating the release of their first studio album. The recording features Butler, Jon Fishman, moe.‘s Al Schnier, Steve Kimock, Marco Benevento and many others.