Show Notes 8.17.13

HUGE! Ellis Ashbrook weekend in New England. Hometown show in Providence, RI included a special “What is Thinking?” bust-out and the locals in Saco Maine were treated to a MARATHON 3 hour set on the river front. Here is the complete annotated set-list from Saco:

Saturday August 17, 2013: The Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery, Saco ME

Set: White Rabbit > Ethiopia, What is and What Should Never Be, No Please Don’t Watch [1], That’s Where You Come In, Skunk!, Burning Down the House, 22, Snakey Got Demonized Big Time, Spirits in the Material World, The Ocean, Frankenstein [2] > Slow Ride [3] > Misirlou, Bug Spray Jam [4][5][6], Don’t Give Up (I’ll Be Around), So Simple, The Undeveloped Brain, Psychic Vampires -> Savior Self > Therefore However and So Forth, Off the Earth [7], Mr. Anyone [8], Decelerator [9], Absolute Value > Rock and Roll

[1] “No Please Don’t Watch” featured an extended intro jam
[2] Shine On You Crazy Diamond tease
[3] Tweezer quote
[4] Debut: prior to the ensuing jam, extended stage banter from Natalie including a genuine request for bug spray from anyone in attendence
[5] John on keys
[6] Jumpin’ Jack Flash tease
[7] Before “Off the Earth” an audience member asked the band to play Phish, a Bouncing Around the Room quote from Alex and an It’s Ice quote from John followed the request
[8] Star Spangled Banner quote
[9] The “Decelerator” intro featured stage banter from John stating: “The white lines are for loading and unloading.”