Last Week’s Sauce is a recurring column featuring recordings of shows that took place the previous week. I was on vacation last week, so this edition covers two weeks worth of shows. Thanks to taperj for the photo.
Artist & Title: Booker T. Jones – Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Date & Venue: 2009-09-05 Washington Park, Chicago IL
Taper & Show Download: John F.
This is a tape from Chicago’s African Festival Of The Arts. Rounding out Booker T’s band is: Marc Ford (Black Crowes) – Guitar, Troy Gagne – Guitar, Ronnie James (Fabulous Thunderbirds) – Bass, and Darian Grey – Drums. Booker T. next plays at the Roots, Blues and BBQ Festival in Columbia, MO.
READ ON to hear a new moe. tune and Wilco’s special guests in Ireland…
Artist & Title: moe. – The Seed
Date & Venue: 2009-09-04 Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Turin NY
Taper & Show Download: Mike Salvo
At last weekend’s moe.down, the band took the opportunity to debut a new song for the thousands that had assembled in Turin, New York. moe. has got nine shows on the books for their Fall Tour and it starts October 7th at Washington & Lee University in Virginia.
Some bonus video from moe.down:
Artist & Title: Porter Batiste Stoltz – Like A Rolling Stone
Date & Venue: 2009-08-28 Bennie’s Boom Boom Room, Hattiesburg MS
Taper & Show Download: jkbyram
PBS does a great job with this Dylan cover, adding their own blend of funk as they do with just about everything they play. PBS plays this Saturday at Bogie’s in Baton Rouge, LA.
Artist & Title: Tenacious D – Wonderboy
Date & Venue: 2009-08-28 Largo at the Coronet, Los Angeles, CA
Taper & Show Download: Unknown
Check out this whole show for a funny interlude/banter that references Zombie Michael Jackson…plus all the other Tenacious D hits. While The D did play this gig and the Outside Lands festival, they unfortunately have no other future gigs on the horizon.
Artist & Title: Wilco – California Stars
Date & Venue: 2009-08-28 Vicar Street, Dublin Ireland
Taper & Show Download: oecourt
For the second night of a two-night stand in Ireland, Wilco welcomed both Janet Weiss and the members of Blitzen Trapper to the stage for a great version of California Stars. Wilco has the rest of September off but will be returning to the stage on October 1st at the University Of Iowa.
I love it when the appropriate video hits YouTube this quickly: