Joe Russo, Jeff Chimenti, Scott Metzger, & More Join Forces To Host ‘The Complete Last Waltz’ At The Cap [Videos]

first_imgOn Saturday night, an all-star cast of musicians joined forces at Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre to host The Complete Last Waltz in honor of The Band‘s legendary farewell concert, The Last Waltz, from on Thanksgiving day 1976.The Complete Last Waltz house band consisted of keyboardists Marco Benevento and Jeff Chimenti, guitarists Scott Metzger and Sam Cohen, drummer Joe Russo, bassist Dave Dreiwitz, and multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaufman, with help from the Antibalas horns and vocalist Alecia Chakour.The show opened up from one of the Capitol Theatre booths on the balcony, as the supergroup went into “Theme From The Last Waltz”. Highlights of the first set were “Up On Cripple Creek” led by Sam Cohen, “Life Is A Carnival” led by Craig Finn, “Georgia On My Mind” led by Alecia Chakour, “Ophelia” led by Scott Metzger, and “Such A Night” led by Marco Benevento. Wilco guitarist Nels Cline joined late in the first set to lead the band through two songs that Eric Clapton led at the infamous 1976 show, “All Our Past Times” and “Further Up On The Road”. Eric Johnson led on “Caravan” to bring the lengthy first set to a close.After a brief set break, The Complete Last Waltz house band returned and opened their second set with “Genetic Method”, before working through rocking takes on “Chest Fever”, “Evangeline”, “Acadian Driftwood”, and “The Weight”. Kevin Morby then joined to lead the group through “Baby Let Me Follow You Down”, “Hazel”, “I Don’t Believe You”, “Forever Young” a reprise of Baby Let Me Follow You Down”, and “I Shall Be Released”. “Don’t Do It” served as the evening’s encore, as vocalist Alecia Chakour reemerged to lead the all-star band through the favorite The Band tune.Luckily, there are a bunch of videos from The Complete Last Waltz that you can enjoy below:The Complete Last Waltz – “Such A Night”[Video: Jackalope]The Complete Last Waltz – “Don’t Do It”[Video: Jackalope]The Complete Last Waltz – “Don’t Do It”[Video: Jackalope]The Complete Last Waltz – “Coyote”[Video: monihampton]The Complete Last Waltz – “I Shall Be Released”[Video: monihampton]The Complete Last Waltz – “Such A Night”[Video: monihampton]The Complete Last Waltz – “The Last Waltz/Up On Cripple Creek”[Video: monihampton]The Complete Last Waltz – “Further On Up The Road”[Video: monihampton]The Complete Last Waltz – “All Our Past Times”[Video: monihampton]The Complete Last Waltz – “King Harvest”[Video: monihampton]Setlist: The Complete Last Waltz | Capitol Theatre | Port Chester, NY | 11/17/2018Set One: Theme From The Last Waltz, Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I’m In, Life Is A Carnival, The W.S. Walcott Medicine Show, Georgia On My Mind, Ophelia, Rag Mama Rag, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), Mystery Train, Who Do You Love, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Stagefright, It Makes No Difference, Such A Night, Down South In New Orleans, This Wheel’s On Fire, All Our Past Times, Further On Up The Road, Four Strong Winds, Helpless, Coyote, Shadows And Light, Dry Your Eyes, Mannish Boy, Caldonia, Tura Lura Lural (That’s An Irish Lullaby), CaravanSet Two: Genetic Method/Chest Fever, Evangeline, Acadian Driftwood, The Weight, Baby Let Me Follow You Down > Hazel, I Don’t Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met), Forever Young, Baby Let Me Follow You Down (Reprise), I Shall Be ReleasedEncore: Don’t Do Itlast_img