Tuesday, March 22, 2016

South California Purples

Saturday night, Connecticut Transit Authority played to a packed house of juiced up Chicago fans. The video is poor, and the pics are worse - a sure sign of a great time. Check em out.

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RJO

Killing Some Time in Space

"Matt, come un-Dave this"
-BC, 3/16/16

3/16/16 
Pies & Pints, Middlebury, CT

Set 1
Cities (1)
Cut off Your Hands
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
He's Gone
Come Together
Lost on Me
Water on Mars
Easy Tiger
Psycho Killer>
Character Zero

Set 2
Will of the Working Man
Cold Roses
Born on a Bayou* (2)
Fire
Estimated Prophet
Hot For Teacher
Whipping Post
Loving Cup

Show Notes
*First time played
(1) Contained "Demon Theory" tease
(2) Fan request

"Born on a Bayou" (CCR) was debuted.


Wednesday, March 16, 2016

She Changes From Day to Day


2/17/2016
Pies & Pints, Middlebury, CT

Set 1
Shakedown Street>
Psycho Killer> (1)
Lollipop>
Water On Mars>
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover>
Easy Tiger
Ocelot
It's the End of the World As We Know It>
Baba O' Riley (2)
He's Gone
Mary Jane's Last Dance
Whipping Post

Set 2
Into the Great Wide Open
Cut Off Your Hands
Come Together> (3)
Pipe Dream>
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window>
Golden Slumbers> (4)
Carry That Weight>
The End
Her Majesty (5)
Loving Cup

Show Notes
(1) "Hot for Teacher" (Van Halen) tease
(2) Contained ending section to "Can't You Hear Me Knocking?" (Rolling Stones)
(3) "On the Run" tease
(4) Contained lyrics "and I will drink at Pies and Pints"
(5) Fan request

Acoustic performance.


Sunday, February 14, 2016

All I Think and All I See

"This music is mad white"
-Chick in crowd, 2/13/16

Last night GM returned to Triple Play for the first time in 3 years, almost to the date (Check out the rundown of that show here).  For this All-Star Saturday, the band brought a new original, more fresh covers, and awarded Merc with his prospect patch. The crowd brought a enthusiastic attitude and terrible dance moves. All in all, it was a magical evening. See setlist, pics and video below. 


2/13/2016
Triple Play, Watertown, CT

Set 1
My Way Gone
Little Bit of Soul
Lost on Me
Cut Off Your Hands
Water on Mars
Cities
He's Gone
Ocelot
Sail On*
Down

Set 2
Situation Nominal
Enemy>
Irene>
Space Oddity>
John's Camera>
Easy Tiger
Saturday Night Something
Where We Bleed
Mookie Wilson
Burn
Loving Cup

Show Notes
*First time played
First Show at Triple Play since 2/17/13. Entire show featured Mike Mercier on keys. "Sail On" was debuted.











Saturday, February 13, 2016

El Guapo Speaks

"Our bassist wears cashmere"
-Dave

On Super Bowl Sunday, Bill aka "El Guapo" came for the Cone Flakes, but ended up owning the lively crowd at Firefly Hollow Brewery. Check out some highlights below.

2/7/2016
Firefly Hollow Brewery, Bristol, CT

Long Black Veil
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
Lost on Me
Truckin'
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window>
Golden Slumbers>
Carry That Weight>
The End
Water on Mars
Born to Run (1)
Midnight Rider (1)
Whipping Post (1)
So Far Gone
Satisfied Mind (2)
Baba O' Riley
Boy in the Bubble
Space Oddity
Cities>
We All Have Things>
Cities
Cut Off Your Hands
With a Little Help From My Friends (1)
Frankenstein

Show Notes
(1) Bill "El Guapo" Calabrese on lead vocals
(2) Played for Dave's 66th birthday

Show Notes
Acoustic performance.




Saturday, February 06, 2016

Commencing Countdown


"Turn the lasers off, Dave"

More fine work from Cruess.
2/3/2016 
Pies & Pints, Middlebury, CT

Set 1
Ophelia
Long Black Veil
He's Gone
Holy Ghost
The Lady
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
Little Bit of Soul
Baby Bitch
Born to Run (1)
One Way Out (1)
Midnight Rider (1)
With a Little Help From My Friends (1)

Set 2
Ocelot*>
Baba O' Riley (2)
Easy Tiger
Boy in the Bubble
Life on Mars?*>
Truckin'
Space Oddity*
Burn (3)

Show Notes
*First time played
(1) Bill C. on lead vocals
(2) Contained "Birds of a Feather" tease, "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" ending
(3) Contained "Star Wars Main Theme" tease

Acoustic show. Setlist and show notes by Cruess.  "Ocelot" (Phish), "Life on Mars?" and "Space Oddity" (David Bowie) were debuted.



Sherry From Accounting


"Seriously, let's give it up for Debbie"
-Dave, 1/22/16

Thanks to Cruess for setlist, show notes and pics.

1/22/2016
Debbie's Retirement Party
Continental Room, Naugatuck, CT

Set 1
Come Together
Ophelia
Truckin'
Mary Jane's Last Dance
Baby I Love Your Way*
On Your Way Down (1)
Dig a Pony
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
It's the End of the World as we Know it
Baba O' Riley
Frankenstein
Soulshine

Set 2
Shakedown Street
Midnight Rider
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window>
Golden Slumbers>
Carry That Weight>
The End
Into the Great Wide Open
Loving Cup
Whipping Post
Me and Bobby McGee* (2)
Tush
Black or White
Rocky Mountain Way

Show Notes
*First time played
(1) containted "Stash" (Phish) tease
(2) Sherry from Accounting on lead vocals

Private party. Setlist and show notes by Cruess. "Baby, I Love Your Way" (Frampton) and "Me & Bobby McGee" (Joplin) were debuted.





Thursday, January 07, 2016

Tombs-tone Records

"On the mothafuckin fly!"
-Bill, 1/6/2015

"Why Wouldn't You Wednesday" at P&P is always a blast when house band Guy Malone plugs in, and the first of 2016 was no exception.  A rowdy crowd was treated to a healthy mix of originals, covers, debuts, requests, special guests, and a whole bunch of Sweet Emotion. Setlist, video, and pics below.

1/6/2016
Pies &a Pints, Middlebury, CT

Set 1
Fixing a Hole
Cities>
We All Have Things>
Cities
Long Black Veil
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover>
Elephants on Parade>
Easy Tiger
Cut Off Your Hands
Truckin'
Dead Flowers
Message in a Bottle (1)
Whipping Post (1)

Set 2
Boy in the Bubble
Cold Roses
Water on Mars
Dear Prudence*
Cortez the Killer* (2)
Shakedown Steet
Sweet Emotion*>
Frankenstein> (3)
Satisfied Mind> (3)
Frankenstein (3)
She* (4)

Notes
*first time played
(1) Bill C. on lead vocals
(2) Erik on lead vocals, request
(3) "Sweet Emotion" teases throughout
(4) request

Acoustic Performance. Dear Prudence" (The Beatles), "Cortez the Killer" (Neil Young), "Sweet Emotion" (Aerosmith) and "She" (Green Day) were debuted.










Thursday, December 31, 2015

We Will Never Go Away: A Retrospective

                                       2002

Friends,
Please enjoy extra pics/video from another great year of music and glad tidings provided by the likes of Guy Malone, Capricorn, Duck Helmet, and Almost Ancient with a little help from their friends. Sending out a ton of love to all you weirdos who help make life tolerable in the greater Waterbury area! 
Wishing everyone a happy and safe 2016! 
Happy New Year!
cp

2015 Leftovers

1/10/15 Marquee



















1/31/15 The Outer Space






















2/7 Pacific Standard Tavern
















2/27/15 Hoops & Hops


3/7/15 Bleachers







3/12/15 Shamrock








3/21/15 Shamrock











4/3/15 Marquee







4/17/15 Sully's









4/25/15 Boru's 








4/29/15 Pies & Pints





5/8/15 Bridge Street Live









5/27/15 Pies & Pints





5/29/15 Sully's











6/18/15 Shamrock





6/24/15 Pies & Pints





7/8/15 Pies & Pints



7/10/15 McFairlawn's













7/11/15 La Boca







7/16/15 Pacific Standard Tavern











7/22/15 Pies & Pints



7/24/15 Bridge Street Live

































8/22/15 Shamrock



























9/18/15 McFairlawn's











10/1/15 Shamrock








10/22/15 Shamrock





11/21/15 Hot Coco 5k





















11/25/15 Pies & Pints



11/28/15 Holiday Party





12/23/15 Pies & Pints









12/26/15 Shamrock