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Sunday, February 5, 2012

US Solo Tour Notes and Set Lists (1/24-2/4/12)

1/24 - The Strathmore, Bethesda, MD

24 Songs. Jason Isbell opened the show. "Wonderwall" was played for the first time since the fall of 2006! No new 7" vinyl was on sale at the merch table, but they were giving away a copy of "Empty Room" 7" with deluxe versions of "Ashes and Fire". The "Come Home" 7" was also for sale as well as new Ryan Adams matchboxes. Ryan did a funny improv about basketball. Jason Isbell came out and played during the encore

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/If I Am a Stranger/ Dirty Rain/My Winding Wheel/My Blue Manhattan/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/The Rescue Blues/Invisible Riverside/Wonderwall (Oasis)/Chains of Love/Houses on the Hill/Lucky Now/Two/Crossed Out Name/New York, New York/Please Do Not Let Me Go/16 Days/Damn Sam/Come Pick Me Up

Encore: Danko-Manuel(Drive-By Truckers)/Jacksonville Skyline/Love in the First Degree (Alabama)



1/25 - Ohio Theater, Cleveland, OH

21 Songs. Tonight's set featured some of Ryan's best improvs yet - "Mr Cat", a metal improv of "Everybody Knows", and one about Danzig. Fans said he had a second Buck Owens guitars set up tonight instead of his black one.

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/Damn Sam/Dirty Rain/My Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil Gal/Invisible Riverside/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/Let it Ride/Sylvia Plath/English Girls Approximately/Lucky Now/Wonderwall/New York New York/Crossed Out Name/Please Do Not Let Me Go/Rescue Blues/Chains of Love/16 Days

Encore: Come Pick Me Up


1/27 - Ann Arbor Folk Festival, Ann Arbor, MI

13 Songs. Short but sweet set. Ryan was the headliner on the first night of the festival.Lots of positive reviews

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/Dirty Rain/My Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil Gal/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/Please Do Not Let Me Go/Lucky Now/Let it Ride/Two/New York New York/Come Pick Me Up


1/28 - Taft Theater, Cincinnati, OH

22 Songs. Fans said Ryan was great tonight, but the crowd was very disruptive

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/If I Am a Stranger/Dirty Rain/My Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil Gal/Invisible Riverside/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/Rescue Blues/Let it Ride/Please Do Not Let Me Go/Sylvia Plath/Go Easy/English Girls Approximately/Lucky Now/Wonderwall/New York New York/Chains of Love

Encore: 16 Days/La Cienega Just Smiled/Come Pick Me Up


1/30 - The Louisville Palace, Louisville, KY

25 Songs. More positive reviews coming in for this show. Ryan brought back his "Mr. Cat" piano improv song. Ryan mentioned at one point in the show that he wrote the song "Let it Ride" while in Louisville. Prior to the gig, Ryan and Jason were interviewed on a local radio station.

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/If I Am a Stranger/Dirty Rain/Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil' Gal/Invisible Riverside/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/Let it Ride/Sylvia Plath/Chains of Love/Please Do Not Let Me Go/Lucky Now/Rescue Blues/Wonderwall/Crossed Out Name/New York New York/Two/This House is Not for Sale/16 Days/Come Pick Me Up

Encore: Avenues/Go Easy/Nutshell (Alice in Chains)


1/31 - Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, MO

23 Songs. Ryan was joined by Jason Isbell during the encore to sing "Danko/Manuel". It was Jason's Birthday, so Ryan played Happy Birthday for him.

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/If I Am a Stranger/Dirty Rain/Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil Gal/Invisible Riverside/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/Rescue Blues/Let it Ride/Please Do Not Let Me Go/English Girls Approximately/Chains of Love/Two/Lucky Now/Wonderwall/New York New York/Do I Wait/16 Days/Come Pick Me Up

Encore: Nutshell (Alice in Chains/ Danko-Manuel (Drive By Truckers)


2/1 - Music Hall, Kansas City, MO

22 Songs. Butch Walker opened the show. Lots of positive reviews. Ryan was very funny and did an improv about a badger and another improv called "Fuck Me Its Raining"

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/If I Am a Stranger/Dirty Rain/Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil' Gal/Invisible Riverside/Everybdy Knows/Firecracker/Let it Ride/Rescue Blues/Please Do Not Let Me Go/English Girlss Approximately/Chains of Love/Two/Lucky Now/Wonderwall/New York New York/16 Days/Come Pick Me Up

Encore: When Will You Come Back Home/Sweet Illusions


2/4 - Temple Hoyne Buell Theater, Denver, CO

24 Songs. Lots of positive reviews. Ryan played a lot of funny improv songs tonight including one about hiss wife's cat called "Mr Cat" (on piano) and "Yellow Pants". This show was originally scheduled for 2/3, but due to heavy snow, it was moved up a night. Show was recorded.

Oh My Sweet Carolina/Ashes and Fire/If I Am a Stranger/Dirty Rain/My Winding Wheel/Sweet Lil' Gal/Invisible Riverside/Everybody Knows/Firecracker/Let it Ride/Rescue Blues/Please Do Not Let Me Go/Englisg Girls Approximately/Chains of Love/Two/Lucky Now/Avenues/New York New York/Wonderwall/The End/16 Days/Come Pick Me Up

Encore: Nutshell (Alice in Chains)/When Will You Come Back Home


2 comments:

  1. Thanks for cataloguing the sets. Just thought I would point out that in this post and the one above it you have Kansas City as 2/2 when it was actually 2/1.

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