, attached to 2019-06-21

Review by SirDelins

SirDelins I’m still a new fan, so this was just my second show (first show was last year), but man, this show was great!

Have Mercy was a nice way to open the show, a cool bust out to start the first set. Gotta Jibboo was next, and I really enjoyed getting down to this song. The whale call got a cheer from the crowd. It was another cool Type I version. Speaking of Type I jamming, a rocking Free comes next, which I really enjoyed. Ginseng Sullivan was a nice bluegrass number, and it leads way to Tweezer. Tweezer caught me off guard, as I was expecting it to open the second set, but I was still pumped to hear this version, and it had quite the great jam. I was a bit disappointed when Tweezer made way for Passing Through, but it is still a nice song and was my first ever Kasvot song live. Ya Mar was nice to hear, and it was a really solid version too. Mercury comes next, and its has a cool jam that leads us back to a brief Tweezer jam that flows into S.A.N.T.O.S. S.A.N.T.O.S. raged, and its Freebird-like jam was an excellent way to close an excellent set.

The second set opens with Runaway Jim. With the Birds from Wednesday night, I was wondering if Runaway Jim would also get the treatment, and it delivered. The jam started in cool fashion, taking the jam in a nice percussive direction. This eventually gives way to a wicked spacey section, with Fish’s drumming and CK5’s lights adding to the chaos nicely. The improvisational highlight of the night. After that was SaSS, a song I have always really liked, and after a brief jam we are back to Tweezer once again for another brief moment before sliding right into a fiery Sand. This song is cool to listen to, but it is so fun to be there in person. Lifeboy is a nice breather after those first three songs, and it is a nice performance. A Song I Heard the Ocean Sing is another great jam. Even at just 10 minutes, they explore quite a bit in this jam, make sure to give it a listen. There was a moment during ASIHTOS where I could almost hear the path of the rest of the jam, but instead they instead went to Taste. I like Taste, so even though this performance was rather rough, I still enjoyed hearing this song, which has become pretty rare lately. Twenty Years Later is quite a cool song, and this version is a raging 8 minute venture that fits well in this particular spot. Possum ends the set, and this particular version stands out as a unique version with Have Mercy lyrics and raged harder than other versions.

More was okay. Tweezer Reprise is always a good encore. And then the show was over.

Overall, this show was a lot better than my first show (7/31/18) and was super fun to be at. I’m certain I’ll will listen to Tweezer, Runaway Jim and ASIHTOS again. Nights like tonight prove that we are in for a great summer tour. See you at MPP!


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