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Talking About Commas: Shows

Aug 17, 2018 Fresh Tracks Winery Berlin Vermont
Jul 19, 2018 Zenbarn Waterbury Vermont
Feb 20, 2016 The Whammy Bar Calais Vermont
Nov 14, 2015 The Whammy Bar Calais Vermont
Oct 25, 2015 The Red Hen Bakery Middlesex Vermont

Working Man
Tiger By the Tail*
What the Wait is For
Jethro’s Lament
Forget the Flowers**
Too Far Gone ***
Second to None
So Many Roads****
Can’t Hang My Laundry
After Gettysburgh
Why Did She?
The Hokey Pokey

Midnight Moonlight*****
The World Our Lives
Mable
Shifting Sands
Human Highway***
Little Pixi
Where That River Flows
Sunday Morning

*Buck Owens
**Wilco
***Neil Young
****Grateful Dead
*****Peter Rowan

Sep 19, 2015 Charlie O's World famous Montpelier Vermont US

Setlist for Early Bird Special at Charlie O's World Famous 9/19/15:

Too Far Gone *
Tiger By The Tail **
Little Pixi
Mable
Jethro's Lament
Forget the Flowers ***
Second to None
Deal ****
Winds of Change
Blow Me Down
The Ballad of Asceneth Doubleday
What Love Will Make You Do *****
Human Highway *
Alabaster
Working Man ->
Carini Jam ->
Cortez the Killer *
Halfway Here
Sunday Morning Song

* Neil Young
** Buck Owens & Don Rich
*** Wilco
**** Jerry Garcia Band
***** Little Milton

Aug 29, 2015 Whammy Bar Maple Corner Vermont
Jul 10, 2015 Fresh Tracks Winery Berlin Vermont
Apr 11, 2015 Moog's PLace Morrisville Vermont

Set 1: Lonesome Rider (12:16)> Where that River Flows (6:38), Barbara Rosa (6:40), Jethro's Lament (6:28), Little Pixi (4:31), Double Funky* (7:47), Halfway Here > I Know U Rider (17:41)

Set 2: Blow Me Down (7:34) > The Old Vermont Brigade (13:59), Mable (10:39), Learning to Walk (6:30), Workin Man> Jam** > Cortez the Killer (18:59)

* Material Girl Jam (Madonna)
** Carini tease (Phish)

Apr 10, 2015 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

SETLIST
Needle in the Hay, Catch* tease > Kid Jobs Women & Gods, Comes a Time** (Neil Young), Even the Sun Shines, Plea Bargain^, I Can’t Complain*** (Todd Snider), Just Let Me Run^^, Holden, Sweetheart Here We Go

* the first few bars of ‘Catch’ (a song off the 2002 album 'Variations on Descending Patterns' that has never been played live). **first time played. ^LTP 8/21/11 ^^ LTP 1/25/12

Apr 4, 2015 Charlie O's World famous Montpelier Vermont US

1: Mable, Little Pixi, Shifting Sands, Human Highway*, Forget the Flowers**, Jethro’s Lament, Can't’ Hang My Laundry, Workin Man > Cortez the Killer, Halfway Here, Sleepyhead***, Asceneth > Wilderness Jam > The Old Vermont Brigade, Sunday Morning Song

Chris and Bear duo set, billed as "Vermont Brigade Light". *Neil Young cover. **Wilco cover. ***Surprise Me Mr Davis cover.

Mar 6, 2015 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

From My Backyard, Learn the Words, Six Long Days*, If You're Running, Vagabond, Sweetheart Here We Go, Corrina (Taj Mahal), Needle in the Hay
*alternate, slower arrangement.Bear sat in for half of Kiyoshi Foster's set

Feb 7, 2015 Charlie O's World famous Montpelier Vermont US

Bear played guitar, organ and backing vocals for the Vermont Brigade

Feb 6, 2015 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

From My Backyard, Hayes Valley Falcon, Forget the Flowers (Wilco), Spring Melt*, Holden -> Three Little Birds** (Bob Marley) - > Holden, Even the Sun Shines, She Drives me Crazy*** (Fine Young Cannibals) -> loop jam, Sweetheart Here We Go, Vagabond
* last time played 10/9/2008 (45 shows) **played for Bob's 70th birthday ***first time played

Jan 5, 2015 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

Resolution*> Needle in the Hay, The Emperor's Clothes, Vagabond, Even the Sun Shines, Learn the Words, New Haircut**, The Soundness in Recycling -> loop jam > Sweetheart Here We Go, Hayes Valley Falcon, Blue Eyes (Middle Brother)

* last time played 3/30/2008 (58 shows) **last time played 6/12/2010 (20 shows)

Oct 24, 2014 Sweet Melissa's Montpelier Vermont

Bear played guitar, organ and backing vocals for the Vermont Brigade

Oct 20, 2014 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

Free Association/”Waiting on a Love”*, Learn the Words, Forget the Flowers (Wilco), Vagabond, Hayes Valley Falcon, Even the Sun Shines, Needle in the Hay, Soundness in Recycling -> loop jam, Corrina (Taj Mahal), Holden**
*new tune, tentative title. Verse lyrics were free associated. **included audio snippets from the movie “The Good Girl” during the intro, last time played 5/28/11

Sep 28, 2014 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

SETLIST: intro -> Flibbertigibbet*, Hayes Valley Falcon -> loop jam, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Dear Melina** (The Slip), Sweetheart Here We Go, Six Long Days, May the Rain -> From My Backyard, June Hymn** (The Decemberists)

*last time played 5/11/2011. **first time played

Aug 23, 2014 Radio Bean Burlington Vermont US

Setlist: Even the Sun Shines, The Emperor's Clothes*, Corrina (Taj Mahal), Vagabond, Needle in the Hay**, Blue Eyes (Middle Brother)*, Soundness in Recycling > loop jam, Sweetheart (Here We Go), Kodachrome

*first time played **dedicated to Bear's 7 year old cousin who was in attendance and requested the song

Jun 7, 2014 Sweet Melissa's Montpelier Vermont

Bear played lead guitar and Hammond organ as a member of Chris Killian + the Vermont Brigade

Aug 25, 2012 AS220 Providence Rhode Island

8/25 AS220 SET LIST: From My Backyard, Hayes Valley Falcon*, If I Was, Memo**, Needle in the Hay, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, The Mystery is Gone***, Vagabond**, The Soundness in Recycling, Even the Sun Shines, Six Long Days
*with "Divided Sky" (Phish) quotes from Tony. **first time played *** last time played 3.31.08 (41 shows).

Jan 25, 2012 PAs Lounge Somerville Massachusetts

Setlist: From My Backyard > Learn the Words, Fiction Can Be Fun, Hayes Valley Falcon*, The Soundness in Recycling**, Just Let Me Run, Loving Cup, Six Long Days
* original, ftp by the band. New ending section. ** w/ "Third Stone from the Sun" (Hendrix) teases.

Sep 23, 2011 The Room at Waterstreet Cafe Fall River Massachusetts US

setlist: May the Rain > From My Backyard, Even the Sun Shines, I Just Wanted to See You So Bad*, Oh Dear, Sweetheart Here We Go, Plea Bargain**, Hayes Valley Falcon***^, Needle in the Hay^, Loving Cup^
Bear solo set. * Lucinda Williams cover, ftp. ** w/ Allysen Callery. *** new original, ftp. ^ Bear on electric piano
link to archived video stream (music starts 5 minutes in) http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/17463965

Aug 21, 2011 Lippitt Park Providence Rhode Island USA

Set List: Even the Sun Shines, Two Of Us*, Needle in the Hay, Sweetheart (Here We Go), Plea Bargain, Kodachrome**
Bear Solo Set; * Beatles ** Paul Simon

May 28, 2011 Radio Bean Burlington VT

5/28/11 Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
1: Needle in the Hay, May the Rain > If You're Running, From My Backyard, I Must Admit, Flibbertigibbet, Look at Miss Ohio, Sweetheart Here We Go*, Even the Sun Shines, Kodachrome**, Plea Bargain, Silver and Gold, Holden
Bear solo acoustic. * new orginal, ftp. ** Paul Simon cover.

May 20, 2011 AS220 Providence Rhode Island US

AS220 Set List: 5/20/11 AS220, Providence, RI
1: Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Just Let Me Run, If You're Running > Learn the Words, Even the Sun Shines, Fiction Can Be Fun, Six Long Days*
* with "Its the End of the World as we Know It (And I Feel Fine)" tease

May 13, 2011 Parima Thai Restaurant Burlington Vermont US

1: Even the Sun Shines*, If I Was, Needle in the Hay, Just Let Me Run, When a Woman, Soundness in Recycling > Down by the River** > Soundness in Recycling, If You're Running*** > From My Backyard, Fiction Can be Fun, She Said She Said, Six Long Days
* w/ Friday the 13th (Cabin Theme) teases. ** last time played 5/09/09. *** last time played 7/29/09

Feb 5, 2011 Parima Burlington VT

Parima Set List: 2/5/11 Parima (Main Stage), Burlington, VT
1: From My Back Yard, Needle in the Hay, Even the Sun Shines, Hey Hey My My, Learn the Words*, Fiction Can be Fun, Funky Bitch**, The Soundness in Recycling, When a Woman, Just Let Me Run, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Loving Cup, Six Long Days
* last time played, 8/8/2009. ** Son Se...als cover, ftp. Matt Wolfe opened.

Feb 3, 2011 Senor Flacos Westerly Rhode Island
Jan 20, 2011 AS220 Providence RI USA

Set List:
From My Back Yard, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Even the Sun Shines, The Soundness in Recycling, Just Let Me Run, Six Long Days
this was the first show with new guitarist, Anthony Lombardo

Sep 11, 2010 AS220 Providence Rhode Island US

1: Even the Sun Shines, From My Backyard, Six Long Days, Fiction Can Be Fun, Just Let Me Run, If I Was

Tony Lombardo played bass for this show

Sep 8, 2010 Tazza Caffe Providence Rhode Island US

1: Even the Sun Shines, From My Backyard, The Soundness in Recycling, Loving Cup, Needle in the Hay, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Just Let Me Run

Acoustic set. Bear on acoustic guitar, Tom on upright bass.

Jul 26, 2010 Everyman Bistro Providence Rhode Island

1: Needle in the Hay, The Soundness in Recycling, Kid Jobs Women & Gods, I Must Admit, Flibbertigibbet*, Silver & Gold**, From My Backyard, Even the Sun Shines

Bear solo set. *ltp, 11/16/08. ** Neil Young cover, ftp.

Jul 17, 2010 Private Party Donner Summit California
Jul 15, 2010 Bar Of America Truckee California US

Two Out Rally reunion show

Jun 12, 2010 Ruffstone Tavern North Providence Rhode Island

1: May the Rain > From My Backyard, Even the Sun Shines, Forget the Flowers, New Haircut, Needle in the Hay, Plea Bargain*, Holden

Bear solo acoustic set. * w/ Allysen Callery on vocals

Jun 9, 2010 Senor Flacos Westerly RI

Set List: Even the Sun Shines, From My Backyard, Fiction can be Fun, Pancho & Lefty, The Soundness in Recycling, Just Let Me Run, Hey Hey My My, Loving Cup*, Six Long Days

opened for Big Light. * with Pete "Codpiece" Bates on acoustic guitar/vocals.

Apr 10, 2010 *postponed* Ruffstone Tavern North Providence RI

This show was postponed until June 12, 2010

Apr 8, 2010 Senor Flacos Westerly RI
Dec 10, 2009 The Blackstone Club Pawtucket RI

1: From My Backyard, Fiction Can be Fun, Even the Sun Shines, Just Let me Run, Loving Cup, When a Woman, If I Was, She Said She Said, Needle in the Hay, Six Long Days

Nov 11, 2009 AS220 Providence RI

1: Even the Sun Shines, Fiction Can be Fun, From My Backyard, The Soundness in Recycling, Kids Jobs Women & Kids, Just Let Me Run*, Six Long Days
trio show. * new song. formerly known as " Not Really".

Nov 5, 2009 Senor Flacos (Bear solo) Westerly RI

1: Everybody Knows this is Nowhere, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, The Soundness in Recycling > loop jam, Yer so Bad, Corrina Corrina, Needle in the Hay, From My Backyard, Hey Hey What Can I Do*^, Look at Miss Ohio^, I Love You (But You Gotta Go)^, Loving Cup^

2: Brass Tacks > Cold Rain and Snow, Holden, Sweet Thing**, Not Really***, Handle with Care, Flibbertigibbet, Heart Shaped Box****, Even the Sun Shines, Six Long Days

Bear solo show. ^ w/ Peter Bates on guitar & vocals. * Led Zeppelin cover. ** Van Morrison cover. *** new originial, ftp. **** Nirvana cover.

Sep 20, 2009 Coastal Roasters Tiverton RI

1: Even the Sun Shines*, Needle in the Hay, Theodora**, From My Backyard, Plea Bargain, Yer So Bad
Bear solo set * w/ alternate lyrics "On the riverbank of the mighty Sakonnet." ** dedicated to Bear's grandmother who was in the audience, whom the song is named after.

Aug 8, 2009 Houlihan's Tavern on the River East Providence RI

1: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, Learn the Words, Fiction Can Be Fun, Up on Cripple Creek*, The Soundness in Recycling, Corrina**, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Loving Cup^, I Love You But You Gotta Go^***, Land Down Under^****, Hey Hey My My

2: Even the Sun Shines, From My Backyard, She Said She Said#, Pancho and Lefty, When a Woman, One Way Out##, Easy, The Weight, Six Long Days

trio show w/ Tom and Ethan. * The Band cover. ** Taj Mahal cover.*** White Thighs cover. **** Men at Work cover. # The Beatles cover. ## Allman brothers cover, Tom on Vocals. ^ w/ Pete Bates (White Thighs) on acoustic guitar and vocals

Jul 29, 2009 Tazza Caffe Providence RI

1: The Show*, Somberville, Even the Sun Shines, From My Backyard, Each Coming Night**, May the Rain > If You're Running, Holden

Bear solo acoustic. * last time played 3.31.08 (27 shows). ** Iron and Wine cover.

Jun 26, 2009 Parima Acoustic Lounge (Bear SOLO) Burlington VT

1: May the Rain > If You're Running, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Oh Dear, The Soundness in Recycling > loop jam*, Somberville**, From My Back Yard, Even the Sun Shines^, Yea Yeahy^, Needle in the Hay^, Rhinoceros***^, Beat It****^

o/f Joe Adler and the Big Benson Beaver Band (which Bear also sat in with on electric guitar). * w/ "ABC" (Jackson 5) teases. ** new original, ftp. *** Smashing Pumpkins cover. **** Michael Jackson cover. ^ w/ Joe Adler on guitar/vocals

May 9, 2009 Houlihan's Tavern on the River East Providence RI

1: Forget the Flowers, Needle in the Hay, Learn the Words, Friend of the Devil*, Fiction Can be Fun, Trading Places, Loving Cup**, When a Woman, Waste***, The Soundness in Recycling, Six Long Days

2: Even the Sun Shines, Bertha*, From My Backyard, Beavis and Butthead Theme > Get Back****, Down by the River^ > Beat It jam^^ > Easy^^^, Pancho and Lefty#, If I Was, If You're Running, The Weight##

w/ Tom Newman (bass) and Ethan Fry (drums). * Grateful Dead cover. ** Rolling Stones cover. *** Phish cover. **** The Beatles cover. ^ Neil Young cover. ^^ Michael Jackson cover. ^^^ Deer Tick cover. # Townes Van Zandt cover. ## The Band cover.

Apr 1, 2009 The Blackstone Club (Bear Solo) Pawtucket RI

1: Fool*, From My Backyard, Flibbertigibbet**, Cigarettes & Percocets, Six Long Days***, Fool Says****, Learn the Words

Bear solo set. * Cat Power cover. ltp 3/17/07. ** previously known as "Procrastination". *** alternate version, slowed down and put in 6/8 time. **** M. Ward cover.

Mar 28, 2009 All Asia Cambridge MA

1: Needle in the Hay, If You're Runnin', Even the Sun Shines, Fiction Can Be Fun, The Soundness in Recycling, From My Backyard, Six Long Days*
w/ Tom Newman (bass) & Ethan Fry (drums). * dedicated to Shane McConkey

Mar 11, 2009 Tazza Caffe Providence RI

1: Brass Tacks > Before Was Better, Melissa*, Needle in the Hay, The Soundness in Recycling > loop jam, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere**, If You're Running, Even the Sun Shines, Karma Police*** > Fluffhead**** > Karma Police > Six Long Days

Bear solo show. * White Thighs cover. ** Neil Young cover. *** Radiohead cover. **** Phish cover

Mar 1, 2009 Kennedy's Midtown Boston MA

1: From My Backyard, Needle in the Hay, Fiction Can be Fun, The Soundness in Recycling, Get a Car, Trading Places, Kids Jobs Women and Gods, Even the Sun Shines, If You're Running, Six Long Days
w/ Tom Newman on bass

Feb 19, 2009 Porter Belly's Pub Brighton MA

1: May The Rain > Oh Dear*, Forget the Flowers, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Needle in the Hay, Fiction Can Be Fun, From My Backyard, Even the Sun Shines**, Harvest***, Learn the Words, If You're Running, Six Long Days
Tom Newman on bass from "Kids, Jobs..." through rest of set. * new original, ftp. ** w/ "Harvest Moon" (Neil Young) teases. *** Neil Young cover

Feb 14, 2009 The Connecticut Yankee San Francisco CA

1:May the Rain* > If You're Running, The Soundness in Recycling > loop jam, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Procrastination, Holden**, Laughter^, Even the Sun Shines^, I'm Always in Love^
Opened for the White Thighs. * new original. ** w/ Dan Hurley on Guitar. ^ with Dan Hurley & Chris Wolfe.

Feb 13, 2009 The Connecticut Yankee San Francisco CA

1: Needle in the Hay, A Look Around, Even the Sun Shines, Plea Bargain, Fiction Can Be Fun, Standstill, Six Long Days
Opened for the White Thighs. *whole set with Dan Hurley (guitar/bass) Chris Wolfe(drums) and Renee DeFields (vocals)

Jan 9, 2009 All Asia Cambridge MA

1: If You're Running*, Learn the Words, Fiction Can Be Fun, Even the Sun Shines, If I Was, Plea Bargain, Trading Places, From My Backyard, Needle in the Hay, Six Long Days**
* new song, first time played. ** w/ drummer from Emily Huslander band.

Dec 28, 2008 The White Thighs @ JR Beans Bristol RI

Bear played keyboards and guitar for the White Thighs

Dec 4, 2008 Porter Belly's Pub Brighton MA

1: From My Backyard, Procrastination, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Even the Sun Shines, Needle in the Hay, Get a Car, Trading Places, The Soundness in Recycling, Fiction Can Be Fun, Six Long Days

w/ Tom Newman on bass from "Kids, Jobs..." on.

Nov 16, 2008 Langdon Street Cafe (w/ Joe Adler) Montpelier VT

1: Suzanne*, With My Eyes Closed, Them Spittin Fire Blues, Needle in the Hay, Pale Blue Eyes, Even the Sun Shines, Lost in Watertown, Vampire Blues, Brothers and Sisters, Procrastination, Dreams Elope, Good Til Now, Be Your Baby Tonight, Shouldn't Be Ashamed, Walking Spanish**, Domino, Me & My Nature, Sweet Virginia***, Six Long Days, Hallelujah

Round Robin set with Joe Adler. * Leonard Cohen cover. ** Tom Waits cover. *** Rolling Stones cover.

Nov 16, 2008 Healthy Living Cafe (w/ Joe Adler) South Burlington VT

1: Jam, Hallelujah*, Needle in the Hay, Brothers and Sisters, I Second that Emotion**, Desire***, Get a Car, Them Spittin Fire Blues, Good Til Now****, Me and My Nature

2: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, I Must Admit, Lost in Watertown^, Shouldn't Be Ashamed, Six Long Days, Change Before You^, Even the Sun Shines, Cloudy Mind^, Yea Yeahy

Round Robin show with Joe Adler. * Leonard Cohen cover. ** Smokey Robinson cover. *** Ryan Adams cover. **** Gillian Welch cover. ^ Joe Adler original.

Nov 15, 2008 Radio Bean (w/ Joe Adler) Burlington VT

1: Harvest Moon*, Procrastination**, Dreams Elope^, Needle in the Hay, Me and My Nature^, Even the Sun Shines***, Them Spittin Fire Blues^, Shouldn't Be Ashamed****, Brothers and Sisters^***, Six Long Days, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight^^

Round robin set with Joe Adler. * Neil Young cover. ** new original, Bear solo. *** w/ Johnnie Day on musical saw. **** Wilco cover. ^ Joe Adler original. ^^ Bob Dylan cover.

Oct 30, 2008 Solo set @ New Wave Cafe New Bedford MA

1: Hello I'm a Monster, Vampire Blues*, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Die Die Die**, Spooky***, Needle in the Hay, Queen of Hearts, Frankenstein tease > Fiction Can Be Fun, Wrecking Ball

* Neil Young cover. ** Dr. Dog cover. *** Dusty Springfield cover

Oct 9, 2008 Solo Acoustic Set @ New Wave Cafe New Bedford MA

1: Learn the Words, Brass Tacks, The Soundness in Recycling > loop jam, Even the Sun Shines, Spring Melt*, Fiction Can Be Fun**, Forget the Flowers

* new original, ftp. ** Bear guitar pedals cut out during the bridge so the end of the song was performed at the front of the stage without the P.A.

Sep 7, 2008 Solo Set @ Evelyn's Drive-In Tiverton RI

1: Evelyn is Not Real*, Even the Sun Shines**, From My Backyard, Trading Places, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, James Alley Blues, Holden, Plea Bargain, Needle in the Hay

Benefit show for "Singing Out Against Hunger" other acts; The Low Anthem, Ben Pilgrim, Chris Rosenquest, Anne's Cordial, Allysen Callery, Kim Lamothe etc. * My Morning Jacket cover. ** w/ alternate line "on the river banks of the mighty Sakonnet"

Sep 4, 2008 Solo Acoustic Set @ The Blackstone Club Pawtucket RI

1: Before Was Better, Even the Sun Shines*, Needle in the Hay, Brass Tacks, From My Backyard, The Soundness in Recycling > jam, Forget the Flowers**, Holden***

solo set - opened for Zebras and Moniker. * alternate version. ** Wilco cover. *** w/ quotes from the movie "The Good Girl" played over P.A.

Aug 29, 2008 White Electric Coffee House Providence RI

1: I Must Admit, From My Backyard, Needle in the Hay, Kids Jobs Women and Gods, With My Eyes Closed, Yea Yeahy, Six Long Days*

show was played without P.A. system. * w/ "A Man/Me/Then Jim" (Rilo Kiley) quotes.

Aug 20, 2008 The Acoustic Lounge @ Parima Burlington VT

1: Hog on a Log, Standstill, Forget the Flowers, Holden, The Key, Out on the Weekend*, A Look Around, Before You Were Born**, Even the Sun Shines, Pale Blue Eyes***, Hot Summer Nights****, Needle in the Hay, Handle with Care, Wrecking Ball*****, Six Long Days

This was a Title Waive show. * Neil Young cover. ** w/ David Hurley on guitar, Bear on Tamborine. *** Velvet Underground cover, w/ Joe Adler on guitar and lead vocals, Dan on piano. **** w/ Joe Adler on Tamborine. ***** w/ Dan on piano for solo

Aug 14, 2008 Solo Acoustic Set @ The New Wave Cafe New Bedford MA

1: Brass Tacks* > Even the Sun Shines, Before Was Better, Learn the Words, The Soundness in Recycling, From My Backyard, When a Woman**, Needle in the Hay***

* new original, ftp. ** Surprise Me Mr. Davis cover. *** Bear on piano

Aug 7, 2008 247 Pulse on 89.3 WUMD

1: Needle in the Hay, The Soundness in Recycling, Trading Places, "interview", From My Backyard, Even the Sun Shines

Bear was the guest on WUMD's weekly radio show "24/7" Pulse

Jul 20, 2008 AS220 (solo) Providence RI

1: Even the Sun Shines, Trading Places, The Old It's Not You It's Me Routine*, From My Backyard

* new original, written for the shows theme of the month.

Jul 10, 2008 New Wave Cafe (solo set) New Bedford MA

1: Waiting Like Patience on a Monument* > Holden, The Soundness in Recycling > jam, Even the Sun Shines, From My Backyard**, Kids Jobs Women & Gods, Handle with Care***, intro**** > Six Long Days

Bear played a solo set. * pre-recorded, played over the P.A. ** new original, ftp. *** Traveling Wilburys cover. **** w/ "A Man/Me/Then Jim" (Rilo Kiley) quotes

May 1, 2008 New Wave Cafe (solo) New Bedford MA

5/1/08 New Wave Cafe, New Bedford, MA

1: James Alley Blues, The Soundness in Recycling, Even the Sun Shines, Needle in the Hay, New Haircut*, Kids Jobs Women and Gods, Mama You've Been on My Mind**

* new original, ftp. ** Bob Dylan cover, Bear on piano.

Mar 31, 2008 Tazza Caffe (solo) Providence RI

3/31/08 Tazza Caffe, Providence, RI

1: The Show, Learn the Words, Trading Places, The Mystery is Gone*, Wrecking Ball, Even the Sun Shines, Needle in the Hay

Solo show, opened for Nathan Moore. * new original, ftp. Also on the Bill: Joe Adler, Chris Rosenquest

Mar 30, 2008 AS220 (solo) Providence RI

3/30/08 AS220, Providence, RI

1: Hello Lovelies*, Get a Car, Resolution > With My Eyes Closed, James Alley Blues**, Everyday (Acoustic) > Six Long Days
Solo show. * Last time played 8.19.06 ** traditional song, first time played. Also on the Bill: Keith Brynes, Christopher Bell.

Mar 28, 2008 ACCU-Billiards (solo) New Bedford MA

3/28/08 The Transient Authority @ ACCU Billiards, New Bedford, MA
1: Hello I'm a Monster, Holden > Cigarettes and Percocets, Before Was Better, Plea Bargain*, The Soundness in Recycling, Kids Jobs Women and Gods > Holden
Solo show. * w/ Allysen Callery on backing vocals. Also on the Bill: Daniel Ouellette, Haimin Reed, Predicate, The Seeing The Sky and Exiles.

Mar 18, 2008 Title Waive @ Trio Wine Bar Truckee CA

3/18/08 Trio Wine Bar, Truckee, CA
1: Beginning to See the Light, A Look Around, Standstill, Oh Atlanta, Needle in the Hay, Winter Storm Warning, Even the Sun Shines, Six Long Days

2: Hello I'm a Monster*, Forget the Flowers, Wrecking Ball**, Soundness in Recycling, Hog on a Log, Plea Bargain^, Carolina^, Helpless^, Rise and Shine > Holden, The Horse***> Silent in the Morning***, Before You Were Born, Down by the River^, New Slang

Title Waive show. First set featured Renee DeFields and Ben Martin of Two Out Rally. *Brad Barr cover. ** Gillian Welch cover. *** Phish cover. ^ w/ Renee Defields on vocals.

Mar 15, 2008 Grant and Green San Francisco CA

White Thighs show

Mar 12, 2008 AS220 (CANCELLED) Providence RI
Jan 24, 2008 New Wave Cafe (solo) New Bedford MA

1/24/08 New Wave Café, New Bedford, MA
1:
I Love You California (But)*, Even the Sun Shines, The World May Never Know**, Fiction Can Be Fun, Needle in the Hay^, Pluto Got Played^*, Plea Bargain, Six Long Days
* new original, ftp. ** Dr. Dog cover. ^ Bear on piano. Bear played a solo set which was part of the New Wave’s Thursday Night Acoustic series. Also on the bill: Allysen Callery, Kim Lamothe, Jeff Andrade, Jeff Goldbush and Christopher Moon.

Dec 22, 2007 Cafe Zog (solo) Providence RI

12/22/07 Café Zog, Providence, RI
1: The Show*, Tell Me > Look at Miss Ohio, Kids Jobs Women and Gods, The Ocean is all I Leave > Bermuda Highway > The Ocean is All I Leave, Needle in the Hay, Before Was Better, Just Your Average Fool, Learn the Words, The Soundness in Recycling, Even the Sun Shines, Six Long Days**
* new original, ftp. ** w/ “A Man/Me/Then Jim” (Rilo Kiley) quotes during the intro.

Dec 17, 2007 AS220 (solo) Providence RI

12/17/07 AS220, Providence, RI

1: Before Was Better, Learn the Words, Trading Places, Needle in the Hay, The Soundness in Recycling, Kids Jobs Women and Gods, Queen of Hearts*, Even the Sun Shines, Holden
* new original, ftp. Opened for Alyssen Callery

Nov 18, 2007 TAZZA Cafe (solo) Providence RI

11/18/07 Tazza Caffe, Providence, RI
1: All My Friends > Even the Sun Shines, Needle in the Hay, My Pet Monster, The Soundness in Recycling > Six Long Days
E: Hey Hey My My (Out of the Blue)^
Bear played a short solo set which was part of Tazza’s Basement Forts Acoustic Series. ^ Neil Young cover.

Jul 12, 2007 Jason's King's Beach CA

7/12/07 Jason’s (Sand Bar), Kings Beach, CA
1: Sugaree*, New Slang, Same God^**, I Must Admit, It Takes a Lot to Laugh (A Train to Cry)^, Needle in the Hay, Look at Miss Ohio, Just Your Average Fool, Carolina, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Even the Sun Shines, Yer So Bad***^, Holden
2: The Soundness in Recycling, Yea Yeahy, Winter Storm Warning^, A Look Around, You Ain’t Goin Nowhere, If You Want to Sing Out^, Simple Song, Pecan Pie, Under the Charging Sky****^, Six Long Days
w/ Chris Wolfe on guitar the whole show. ^w/ Wolfe on lead vocal. * Grateful Dead cover. ** Sean Hayes cover. *** Tom Petty cover. **** Jenny Lewis cover.

Jun 30, 2007 Jason's King's Beach CA

6/30/07 Jason’s (Sand Bar), Kings Beach, CA
1: Carolina, Harvest, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots*, Even the Sun Shines, Get a Car, Yea Yeahy, It Takes A Lot to Laugh (A Train to Cry)**, Second that Emotion***, With My Eyes Closed, Needle in the Hay
2: The Soundness in Recycling > A Look Around, You Ain’t Goin Nowhere**, Happen to You, New Slang, Pecan Pie^, Lost Love, Standstill, The Ruling Class^^, If You Want to Sing Out (Sing Out)^^^, Holden, Handle with Care, Six Long Days.
* Chris Wolfe (Two Out Rally) played guitars/vocals the whole show. * Flaming Lips cover. ** Bob Dylan cover, Wolfe on lead vocals.*** ? Cover, Wolfe on lead vocals. ^ Jeff Tweedy cover. ^^ Loose Fur cover, Wolfe on lead vocals. ^^^ Cat Stevens cover, Wolfe on lead vocals.

Jun 24, 2007 Sierra Hot Springs Sierraville CA

6/24/07 Sierra Hot Springs, Sierraville, CA
1: Even the Sun Shines...*, All My Friends, Tell Me > Look at Miss Ohio, Learn the Words, The Soundness of Recycling, Cigarettes and Percocets*, Fiction can be Fun, Holden, Plea Bargain, Yea Yeahy, Needle in the Hay, I’m Always in Love
Bear playted a solo set opening for the Bourgeois Gypsies and The Rusty Strings. * new original, ftp.

May 21, 2007 Trio Wine Bar Truckee CA

5/21/07 Trio Wine Bar, Truckee, CA
1: Domino, jam, The Chicken*, Summertime**, Theodora, Good Salad, The Fog in the Morning, Wompsett***, Liquid, Blues jam > Jeep on 35****
2: Get a Car, The Soundness in Recycling, Trading Places^, Jolene^^, Learn the Words, The Ocean is all I Leave > Bermuda Highway^^^ > Plea Bargain
The entire first set was instrumental with Bear playing multiple parts with the aid of a loop station. * Pee Wee Elis cover. ** George and Ira Gershwin cover. *** The Slip cover. **** John Scofield cover. ^ new original. ^^ Ray Lamontagne cover. ^^^ My Morning Jacket cover.

May 11, 2007 Trio Wine Bar Truckee CA

5/11/07 Trio Wine Bar (patio), Truckee, CA
1: Carolina, Harvest, Blue and Lonesome*, Before You Were Born**, Gone for Good*** > My Pet Monster, Standstill, Old Home Place%, Forget the Flowers%
2: Hog on a Log^, The Soundness in Recycling, Karma Police%% > Fluffhead > Karma Police, First Day of My Life^^, The Key^^^, Blue and Lonesome Reprise> Needle in the Hay, I’m Always in Love, Across the Universe > Holden, Yea Yeahy, New Slang***, Hot Summer Nights
E: Handle with Care#, The Golden Age## > Six Long Days
Bear played a show with Dan Hurley billed as “Titlewaive”. * cover ** Surprise Me Mr. Davis cover. *** the Shins cover. & Dan on banjo. %% Dan on keyboard. ^ White Thighs cover ^^ Bright Eyes cover. ^^^ Dan original, ftp.# Traveling Wilburys cover. ## Beck cover

Apr 30, 2007 Trio Wine Bar Truckee CA USA

1: All My Friends, Learn the Words, Harvest*, My Pet Monster** > loop jam > My Pet Monster, Kids Jobs Women and Gods
2: Evelyn is Not Real*** > The Soundness in Recycling, King of Carrot Flowers Part 1, Needle in the Hay****, Forget the Flowers, Rise and Shine (Sleepyhead)^ > Holden^^, Hot Summer Nights**, Whiskey Bent**, Ambrosia Drunk^
E: Fool tease > Six Long Days^^^ > I Saw Her Standing There# > Six Long Days

bear hosted an open mic and ended up playing most of the night. Chris Wolfe (Two Out Rally’s drummer) played a short set in between the second set and “encore”. With Dan Hurley on 12-string guitar from “Needle...” through the rest of the show. Dan also sang lead vocal on “Whiskey Bent”. * Neil Young cover. ** White Thighs cover. *** My Morning Jacket cover. ^ Surprise Me Mr. Davis cover. ^^ no intro, with some new lyrics in the 2nd chorus. ^^^ w Renee DeFields on backing vocals. # Beatles cover.

Mar 29, 2007 The Pastime Club Truckee CA

this show was cancelled due to bear's thumb surgery

Mar 17, 2007 The Red Vic San Francisco CA

1: Resolution > Blue River, Kids Jobs Women and Gods, Head vs. Heart, Plea Bargain, Fool*, The Soundness in Recycling, With My Eyes Closed, loop intro > Needle in the Hay**, Holden**
opened for the White Thighs. * Cat Power cover, Bear on piano. ** w/ Dan Hurley on 2 string acoustic guitar.

Aug 19, 2006 Thighstock '06 Wesport MA

Setlist: Sadly (You Must Be Mistaken), Before was Better, Hello Lovelies, Tell Me, Plea Bargain, Lost Love, Holden*, Needle in the Hay**, Everyday (acoustic) **, intro^ > Six Long Days**

* w/ Dan Hurley on banjo. ** w/ Dan Hurley on bass and Dean Weinberg on drums. ^ w/ "A Man/Me/Then Jim" (Rilo Kiley) quotes

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