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Published: 2017/04/19

George Porter Jr. Joins Bob Weir in New Orleans

via @mattbusch28

Bob Weir continued his tour with the Campfire Band last night in New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre as Weir and the band were joined by NOLA’s own George Porter Jr.

The bassist emerged late in the second set for takes on “Sugaree” and “Bird Song” before departing, allowing the band to wrap up the Dead-heavy set with “China Cat Sunflower” and “I Know You Rider.”

The tour continues tonight once again in New Orleans.

Here’s a look at the setlist as it appears in our Box Scores section:

Bob Weir & the Campfire Band
Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, LA

Set I: Walking Blues*, The Music Never Stopped* > Standing on Shaky Ground* > The Music Never Stopped* > Blue Mountain*, Cottonwood Lullaby, Ghost Towns, Darkest Hour, Gallop On The Run > Jack-a Roe, Only a River, Lay My Lily Down

Set II: Me and Bobby McGee, Friend of the Devil, Truckin’, Passenger, Sugaree^, Bird Song^, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider

Enc: Peggy-O

Notes: *Bob solo
^with George Porter Jr.


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