The band for the final present featured TXR regulars Stu Allen, Reed Mathis, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, Mookie Siegel and particular visitor Scott Guberman.
Phil Lesh‘s Terrapin Crossroads venue in San Rafael, California hosted its final live performance on Sunday. A 3-set live performance that includes TXR regulars Stu Allen, Lebo (Dan Lebowitz), Reed Mathis, Mookie Siegel and Scott Guberman that ended with a beautiful model of the Grateful Useless basic “Ripple” was held outside on the Yard Stage in Seaside Park to coincide with the second day of a charity garage sale.
Stu Allen & Mars Lodge performed what was till this previous weekend the final present at Terrapin Crossroads on Sunday, October 31. Phil Lesh and his spouse, Jill posted a statement formally asserting the closure just a few days later. “We explored all attainable choices in an try to maintain Terrapin at its present location, however after fastidiously contemplating a lot of varied partnerships and collaborations, we determined that the most effective factor for us, and for Terrapin, was to bid farewell – for now,” wrote Phil and Jill as a part of their word. “In that spirit, whereas Terrapin’s time at its present location could also be coming to a detailed, we all know that Terrapin Crossroads was by no means a location – it was a neighborhood. We hope to see you all quickly, in some type, someplace down the highway.”
Terrapin Crossroads first opened its doorways in 2012. All 5 musicians who carried out on the Yard Stage on Sunday had a protracted historical past of enjoying the venue relationship again to its early days. Allen, Lebo, Mathis and Siegel shaped the core band for yesterday’s live performance with keyboardist Scott Guberman becoming a member of the group for 2 songs within the third set in addition to the “Ripple” encore.
Whereas unique GD output was represented by “Ripple,” “Simply A Little Mild,” “Comes A Time” and “Operator,” Sunday’s setlist went effectively past Grateful Useless classics. Covers of Kris Kristofferson’s “Me And Bobby McGee,” Jimmy Cliff’s “Sitting In Limbo,” Paul Simon’s “Graceland,” Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ “Final Dance With Mary Jane” and Bob Dylan’s “Child, Let Me Comply with You Down” had been amongst songs performed yesterday.
Watch the beautiful “Ripple” that seemingly will function the ultimate notes carried out at Terrapin Crossroads thanks to Deadheadland:
Set One: Crossroads sa, Me and Bobby McGee dl, Crash on the Levee (Down within the Flood) rm, Sitting In Limbo ms, Lay Down Sally sa
Set Two: Comes A Time sa, Dying Don’t Have No Mercy dl, Little Sadie sa, Graceland rm, Into the Mystic ms, Operator dl, Mama You Been On My Thoughts sa
Set Three: Mrs. Robinson sa, Tougher They Come dl, Standing within the Doorway rm ms, Final Dance With Mary Jane as, Only a Little Mild sg+, Like a Street dl, Tore Up as, Man Sensible, Girl Smarter sa dl, Child Let Me Comply with You Down sa +
Encore: Ripple +
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