Jacob Haller (jwgh) wrote,
Jacob Haller

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Playing at Billy Goode's

Last night's show went really well!

We played from 9 to midnight, which we split into two sets, and one of the customers requested a song that we were actually able to play (Bob Dylan's Desolation Row. Between sets and after the show people said nice things to us, and the owner was encouraging. Even unloading all the equipment at the end of the night didn't seem too painful.

I mostly played my keyboard, but at the beginning of the second set I pounded out a few solo instrumentals on the upright piano they have there. Avoiding the sour notes was a little tricky, though. (I was thinking about offering to pay to get the piano tuned so I wouldn't have to bring the keyboard on future shows ... I still might do it, but I'm leaning towards not.)

After the show we went to a diner and I had some pancakes. So today I am very tired. Also I want more pancakes.

Billy Goode's is kind of amazing. I looked at their schedule and they have music seven days a week, which is pretty rare, and they don't charge any cover.

Unfortunately getting a show there is like pulling teeth, but hopefully now that we've played there twice it will become easier ... we'll see. (Chris is supposed to call them today to try to schedule another show.)

The set lists:

Set 1

1. Chris's new song [I forget the title] (performed by Chris solo)
2. Before You Accuse Me
3. Life By The Drop
4. Folsom Prison Blues
5. Dead Flowers
6. Leaving Home
7. The Local Expatriate
8. Mick McGuire
9. The Weight
10. Johnny B. Goode
11. That's All Right
12. Early In The Morning
13. Just LIke Tom Thumb's Blues
14. Me & Curby
15. Kindhearted Woman

Set 2

1. Cow Cow blues (performed by Jake solo)
2. Eleven Past Two (performed by Jake solo)
3. Pine Top's Boogie Woogie (performed by Jake solo)
4. Hesitation Blues (performed by Jake solo)
5. The Angels Laid Him Away
6. Midnight Special
7. Thorn In Your Side
8. I Believe To My Soul
9. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
10. Desolation Row
11. Caldonia
12. Rider on the Rain
13. That'll Never Happen No More
14. The Dire Wolf
15. Gypsy Woman Blues
16. No Money Down
17. Mighty Long Time
Tags: killdevils, set lists

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