Tag Archives: Red Rocks

Daily Dose of Dave

2/9/14
Blackbird-
The Complete Weekend on the Rocks

50 years ago today, The Beatles rocked the Ed Sullivan Show in their first American performance, opening the gateway for them to take over the country for another British Invasion, albeit a less murderous one than the previous ones. And 8 years, 4 months, and 29 days ago Dave Matthews Band played an amazing cover of The Beatles ‘Blackbird’, feat. Butch Taylor on keys. Coincidence?

Daily Dose of Dave

1/31/14
Hunger for the Great Light
Live at Red Rocks, Morrison, Co

A month in and I feel I’ve hardly scratched the surface of Dave Matthews Band’s catalogue. This is another of the blatantly sexual songs that the DMB blankets in a catchy melody and packages in a driven rock song.
As a lighting director, I always look forward to this song at shows, because the lyrics lend for some interesting interpretive visuals.
Thanks to my friend McCartney for reminding me how good this song is!