This past weekend while Dead & Company was down in Mexico at Playing in the Sand, fans of the Grateful Dead that were stateside were likely at the three night run at the Capitol Theatre featuring Joe Russo’s Almost Dead instead. The band anchored around Joe Russo behind the drumkit was once again Marco Benevento, Tom Hamilton, Scott Metzger and Dave Drewitz, and on that evening they even welcomed some extra special guests in the form of guitarist Chris Harford from Band of Changes.
Set I: Althea, Me And My Uncle > China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider > Cream Puff War > Let It Grow > Rhiannon Jam > Let It Grow
Encore: Words (Between The Lines Of Age)**, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere**
* with Third Stone From The Sun (Jimi Hendrix) tease from Marco
** JRAD debut. Neil Young cover; with Chris Harford on guitar and vocals
Marco teased Nobody Does It Better (Carly Simon) after Joe talked about Aaron Gittleman’s work for the band
Our friend Scott Harris was at the show on Sunday night and brought back this killer gallery you see below. Scroll down to see the full set. —Editor