On Friday, August 27, the Benevento-Russo Duo performed one of their increasingly rare live gigs at New York City’s Highline Ballroom. The pair performed a number of originals while covering songs by, among others, Grateful Dead, Neil Young, Brad Mehldau and Jimi Hendrix. Here is Greg Aiello’s look at the night.


Tartan & Sabia
Are You The Favorite Person of Anybody?
Sunny’s Song
Walking, Running, Viking
Purple Jr.
Blues For Allah (Grateful Dead)
Best Reason To Buy The Sun
Words (Neil Young)
Sabbath (Brad Mehldau)
Play, Pause, Stop

One Rainy Wish (Jimi Hendrix)