Wilco began a two-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO yesterday and they invited some awesome openers with them for the affair. Last night featured openers The Punch Brothers, and Wilco invited the full band out for a stirring rendition of “California Stars” as part of the encore.
Wilco @ Red Rocks 6/22/12
Set: One Sunday Morning>Poor Places>Art Of Almost, I Might, Side With The Seeds, Spiders (Kidsmoke) (acoustic arrangement), Impossible Germany, Born Alone, Open Mind, Handshake Drugs, Whole Love, I Must Be High, I’m Always In Love, Heavy Metal Drummer>I’m The Man Who Loves You, Dawned On Me, A Shot in the Arm
Encore: Via Chicago, Remember The Mountain Bed, California Stars (w/Punch Brothers on mandolin, fiddle, acoustic guitar, banjo and upright bass and taking all solos)
Encore 2: Theologians, Monday>Outtasite (Outta Mind)>Hoodoo Voodoo (w/ bass/guitar/keyboard tech Josh on cowbell)
Here’s the “California Stars” clip…
The band returns to the stage tonight with Dr. Dog as the opener, so maybe we can expect a bit more cross-pollination by the end of the night. Check out the poster from the two night run: