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Published: 2013/03/05

Bob Weir Walks Off Stage at Sweetwater

Bob Weir stormed off stage during last night’s show at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA. Weir was in the middle of a solo acoustic set when he became visibly irritated with people who would not stop talking while he played. At one point, Weir asked the talkers if he was interrupting them (5:20 in the video above) before walking off angrily in the middle of a rendition of Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A Gonna Fall.”

Weir returned a little while later with the RatDog Quartet, telling the crowd, “It’s okay, we’re not going to try to do anything particularly delicate now,” before kicking off the set with “Friend of the Devil” and “Deep Elem Blues.” Fiddler Jason Crosby then joined the group for for the rest of the night, which continued with covers of Merle Haggard’s “Sing Me Back Home” and the Beatles’ “Come Together,” as well as RatDog’s first “Fire On The Mountain.” However Weir was evidently still frustrated with those in the crowd who would not stay quiet, as he shouted “Shut the fuck up,” in the middle of the encore rendition of Bob Dylan’s “Knocking On Heaven’s Door.”

Jonathan Wilson also played the evening’s opening slot. Last night’s setlist can be found below and a recap of the RatDog Quartet’s first show on Sunday can be found here.

Here’s a look at last night’s setlist via

Bob Weir Solo & RatDog Quartet, March 4, 2013, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA

Bob Weir Set:

Twilight Time, Jack Straw, Artificial Flowers, When I Paint My Masterpiece*, Black-Throated Wind > Loose Lucy, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall^

RatDog Quartet Set:

Friend of the Devil, Deep Elem Blues, Dark Star*> El Paso* > Sing Me Back Home* > Dark Star* > Come Together* > Fire on the Mountain*, I Know You Rider*
Knockin on Heaven’s Door*

(*)with Jason Crosby
(^)with Jason Crosby, cut short due to crowd noise

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