Photo via @GreenskyBluegrass on Twitter
Greensky Bluegrass closed their three-night Red Rocks run on Sept. 19, welcoming friend and fellow jammer Holly Bowling for the entirety of their second set.
Highlights from the far-reaching, two-set performance included the band’s debut cover of Ween’s “Exactly Where I’m At” and Bowling’s 10+ song, multi-set sit-in, which kicked off with a nice “Broke Mountain Breakdown”> “Ride Captain Ride”> “Broke Mountain Breakdown” at the tail-end of set one.
Bowling stuck around for the rest of the show, and added keys to tracks like “Frederico,” “Stress Dreams” “Lose My Way” and “I’d Probably Kill You,” which was altered to have a “pretty sure Holly Bowling was in there” lyric.
GSBG’s second set ended with a rocking take on The Allman Brothers’ “One Way Out” as well as “Don’t Lie.” (The latter also included a tease of Derek and the Dominoes “Layla” outro.)
For the encore, members of support act Railroad Earth – namely Todd Schaefer, Tim Carbone and John Skeehan – jumped onstage alongside Bowling and Greensky Bluegrass to add some extra twang to “Leap Year”> “Head”> “Leap Year.”
Wrote GSBG afterwards, “RED ROCKS ❤️ It is hard to find the words to thank you all for this incredible & unforgettable weekend. Our hearts are way filled. Night 3 was one to remember! Thank you to our good buds Railroad Earth for getting the night started and to Holly Bowling for joining us for the whole second set. We love you all and will see you soon. Stay tuned for more to come.”
Check out the full setlist and watch a clip of the show-opener below:
Sept. 19, 2021
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colo.
Set I: Monument, Wish I Didn’t Know> Exactly Where I’m At^> Train Junkie, White Freightliner Blues, More of Me> It’s Not Mine Anymore, Broke Mountain Breakdown*> Ride Captain Ride*> Broke Mountain Breakdown*> Windshield*
Set II: Frederico*, Stress Dreams*, Lose My Way*, I’d Probably Kill You*, One Way Out*, Don’t Lie*
Enc: Leap Year%> Head%> Leap Year%
*with Holly Bowling
%with Holly Bowling, Todd Schaefer, Tim Carbone, John Skeehan