After a pair of festival gigs at Forecastle and Newport Folk, My Morning Jacket kicked off the U.S. leg of their summer tour last night at Pioneer Park in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. The band took a number of requests from fans via the Spontaneous Curation series.
[Photo via Eric Mayers]
MMJ’s setlist included a number of rarities such as Evelyn Is Not Real, War Begun and Phone Went West. Considering last night’s performance was part of SLC’s Twilight Concert Series, Jim James and Co. also treated fans to the fitting It’s About Twilight Now from their debut album The Tennessee Fire.
Here’s a look at the setlist from the tour opener…
Set: EVIL URGES, OFF THE RECORD, CIRCUITAL, WAY HE SINGS, OUTTA MY SYSTEM, FIRST LIGHT, LAY LOW, HOLDIN ON TO BLACK METAL, PHONE WENT WEST, GOLDEN, EVELYN IS NOT REAL, I’M AMAZED, WAR BEGUN, TOUCH ME PT.2, MAHGEETAH, IT’S ABOUT TWILIGHT NOW, RUN THRU, GIDEON,
Encore: VICTORY DANCE, WORDLESS CHORUS, HIGHLY SUSPICIOUS, ONE BIG HOLIDAY
[via MMJ Forum]
Next up for My Morning Jacket is a two-night stand at Red Rocks starting tonight.