18 shows

2018 Setlists

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15th
MOONDOG'S
With Kip Lieber on Keys
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I:
Touch Of Grey > Franklin's Tower, Ramble On Rose, Don't Think Twice - It's All Right, Stagger Lee,
Bird Song. Superfly* > Comes A Time > Might As Well.
II: Terrapin Station > Love The One You're With, Katie Moon** > Boogie On Reggae Woman > The Wheel >
Standing On The Moon > Alligator > Around & Around > Turn On Your Lovelight.
ENCORE: Back On The Train.
*Mike Hoernig original
**Pappy original
Last "Stagger Lee" 11-14-2015 (58 shows)
Last "Around & Around" 5-20-2017 (31 shows)

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1st
SQUIRREL HILL SPORTS BAR
REUBEN'S PAINTED MANDOLIN
With Kip Lieber on Keys
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I: The Way You Do The Things You Do,  Tore Up Over You, They Love Each Other, Think, Simple Twist Of Fate, 
(I'm A) Roadrunner, My Sisters & Brothers > Deal.
II: Expressway To Your Heart, Let's Spend The Night Together, And It Stoned Me, Dear Prudence+, 
Knockin' On Heaven's Door, I'll Be With Thee, You Never Can Tell, Don't Let Go > Tangled Up In Blue.
ENCORE: Strange Man, Mighty High+.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10th
theCAUSE 15th ANNIVERSARY PAUSE
The Rex Theater
With Special Guests
Cherylann Hawk on Vocals, Bill Maruca & Kip Lieber on Keys
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I:
Never Alone*, Sugaree, Lie Better Than That**, Jackson, Loose Lucy, Give Me One Reason,
It Must Have Been The Roses, Sittin' On Top Of The World, Black Throated Wind > Deal > Music Never Stopped.
II: Blow Away, Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain, Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks) >  Truckin' >
I'd Rather Go Blind, Crazy Fingers > Bertha > Good Lovin'.
ENCORE 1: The Load#, Back On The Train > Might As Well.
ENCORE 2: Shakedown Street.
* Pappy original
** David original
# Cherylann original
Last "Give Me One Reason" 4-25-2015 (67 shows)
Last "The Load" 11-16-213 (10th Anniversary Pause - 89 shows)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd
FOUR SEASONS BREWING CO.
AcoustiCAUSE with Special Guests
Michael Hoernig on Guitar, Vocals & Kip Lieber on Keys
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I:
Dark Hollow, (I Am A) Man Of Constant Sorrow, Dire Wolf, Friend Of The Devil, When I Paint My Masterpiece,
Son Of A Preacher Man, Wake Up Little Susie, Bird Song > Norwegian Wood > Bird Song.
II: On The Road Again, Eyes Of The World > El Paso, Paradise, Boogie On Reggae Woman > Katie Moon* >
Take Me To The River > The Wheel > Funky Black Peter > Deal > Ripple.
ENCORE: Imagine.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27th
ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PAUSE
SQUIRREL HILL SPORTS BAR
with Kip Lieber on Keys
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I:
Oseh Shalom*, Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower, Little Red Rooster, Long Way To Go >
Cumberland Blues, Lazy River Road, That's What Love Will Make You Do, Ramble On Rose, You Never Can Tell,
Jack Straw.
II: China Cat Sunflower > Love The One You're With > I Know You Rider, Ship Of Fools, Aiko! Aiko! >
The Banana Boat Song > Man Smart / Woman Smarter, Space Captain, Right Beside Me# > Possum.
ENCORE: Boris The Spider, Werewolves Of London, Turn On Your Lovelight > Dark Star > Turn On Your Lovelight.
*played for the victims of the Tree Of Life massacre that took place earlier in the day
# Pappy original
Last "Banana Boat Song" and "Man Smart/Woman Smarter" 1-28-2017 (32 shows)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th
MOONDOG'S
with Bill Maruca on Keys
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I:
Hey Pocky Way, Mississippi 1/2-Step Uptown Toodeloo, Mr. Charlie, Big River > Mexicali Blues, High Time,
(Like A) Firefly* > If I Could, Fool In The Rain > Let It Grow.
II: Estimated Prophet > New Speedway Boogie > Easy Wind, Viola Lee Blues > Highway 61 Revisited > 
Viola Lee Blues > Eyes Of The World > What's Going On > Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad > I Need A Miracle >
Viola Lee Blues > Hard To Handle.
ENCORE: One More Saturday Night.
* Pappy original

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th
SUNDAY SERMON at MOONDOG'S
with Kip Lieber on Keys
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I:
Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), Greatest Story Ever Told, Take Me To The River, Waiting For A Miracle, 
Angel From Montgomery, My Brother Esau, I'll Be With Thee, Son Of A Preacher Man, Gomorrah, Hell In A Bucket,
Blow Away.
II: Samson & Delilah, Eyes Of The World > Saint Of Circumstance, Right Beside Me*, St. Stephen >
Love The One You're With, Death Don't Have No Mercy > Dear Mr. Fantasy > The Harder They Come.
ENCORE: Strange Man.
*Pappy original
Last "Death Don't Have No Mercy" 7-29-2016 (38 shows)

 

SATURDAY, JULY 7th
POTTER COUNTY XXV
theCAUSE & Friends
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I:
Never Alone* (1,2), Mr. Charlie (1,3), Me & Bobby McGee (1,3), Tennessee Jed (1,3),
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (3), Oh! Darling (4), Lie Better Than That** (4,5), West L.A. Fadeaway (4,5,6),
Sugaree (4,6).
II: Scarlet Begonias (2,4,6) > Fire On The Mountain (2,4,6), After Midnight (1,4) > Eleanor Rigby (1,4) >
After Midnight (1,4), Fool In The Rain (1), Ballad Of A Thin Man, The Wedge+ (5) >
Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks) (5) > Let Me Roll It (2,5), Katie Moon* (2,6) > Turn On Your Lovelight (6).
ENCORE: A Little Help From My Friends (7)
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* Pappy original
** David original
1 - with Patti Spadaro on Guitar
2 - with Cherylann Hawk on Vocals (Acoustic Guitar)
3 - with Alison McTavish on Vocals
4 - with Doug McMinn on Sax
5 - with Alex Talbot on Guitar
6 - with Michael Hoernig on Guitar & Vocals
7 - with the Potter County Choir

SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd
The Rochester Inn
Second Half of the Double Header
with Bill Maruca on Keys
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I:
China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, High Time, Cumberland Blues, Take Me To The River > Loose Lucy,
Paradise, Son Of A Preacher Man, Ballad Of A Thin Man > Deal.
II: Possum, Hard To Handle, Crazy Fingers > Uncle John's Band > Fool In The Rain > Boogie On Reggae Woman >
The Other One > Terrapin Station@ > Standing On The Moon@ > The Other One@ >
Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks)@ > Casey Jones@.
ENCORE: Turn On Your Lovelight > One More Saturday Night
@ with Alex Talbot on Guitar

SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd
GRATEFUL DEAD DAY at PNC PARK
The Stage On Federal Street
First Half of the Double Header
with Bill Maruca on Keys
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Eyes Of The World > Shakedown Street, Friend Of The Devil, Mama Tried > Mexicali Blues, Mr. Charlie,
Ramble On Rose, Hey Pocky Way, Truckin' > Blow Away, U.S. Blues.
ENCORE: Music Never Stopped

SATURDAY, JUNE 9th
SQUIRREL HILL SPORTS BAR
with Bill Maruca on Keys
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I:
Mississippi 1/2-Step Uptown Toodeloo, Bertha, Althea, You Never Can Tell, (Like A) Firefly* > Superfly**,
(I'm A) Roadrunner, Jackson > Big River, Comes A Time > Valley Road+.
II: Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower, Estimated Prophet > Eyes Of The World > What's Goin' On+ >
Black Peter > Back On The Train > Alligator > Throwin' Stones > Hey Pocky Way.
ENCORE: The Last Time
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad & Jon Hoernig
** written by Michael Hoernig
Last "Comes A Time" 5-16-2015 (56 shows)
Last "The Last Time" 3-26-2005 (272 shows)

SATURDAY, MAY 19th 
BLUES IS DEAD 
MOONDOG'S 
with Kip Lieber on Keys 
I:
Green Onions+ > Sugaree, Walkin' Blues, That's What Love Will Make You Do, Big Railroad Blues > Cumberland Blues, Take Me To The River, Little Red Rooster, Mr. Charlie, Deal > Might As Well. 
II: New Speedway Boogie > Truckin' > Easy Wind, Ship Of Fools, I Need A Miracle > Rollin' & Tumblin'+ > He's Gone > Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks) > Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad > Hard To Handle, Turn On Your Lovelight. 
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE 
Last "Walkin' Blues" 5-25-2015 (50 shows) 
Last "Little Red Rooster" 6-1-2013 (81 shows) 
Last "Take Me To The River" 4-14-2007 (209 shows) 

SATURDAY, MAY 5th 
MOONDOG'S 
with Kip Lieber on Keys 
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I:
Aiko! Aiko!, Get Back, Dupree's Diamond Blues, Sittin' On Top Of The World, El Paso > Mexicali Blues, The Race Is On, Fool In The Rain+, Weather Report Suite: Prelude > Part 1 > Let It Grow (Part 2) > Don't Ease Me In. 
II: Mississippi 1/2-Step Uptown Toodeloo > Franklin's Tower, Saint Of Circumstance$ > Eyes Of The World$ > Possum, Boogie On Reggae Woman > Hell In A Bucket, Pancho & Lefty+ > White Rabbit > One More Saturday Night. 
ENCORE: Strange Man. 
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE 
$ dedicated to the memory of Shana King 

SATURDAY, APRIL 7th
FOUR SEASONS BREWING COMPANY
AcoustiCAUSE
with Alex Talbot on Guitar
I:
Deep Elem Blues, Long Way To Go > Jack-A-Roe, Friend Of The Devil, Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again, Bird Song > Norwegian Wood > Bird Song, That's What Love Will Make You Do, Treetop Flyer+, On The Road Again, Ripple.
II: Uncle John's Band > Shady Grove > Uncle John's Band > Can't Find My Way Home, Truckin' > Mr. Charlie, Right Beside Me*, Oh! Darling, Slip Sliding Away, Big Boy Pete, Turn On Your Lovelight.
ENCORE: U.S. Blues
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* original song

FRIDAY, APRIL 6th
pUNKaPalooza 2018
with Kip Lieber on Keys

Bertha, Greatest Story Ever Told, Don't Think Twice - It's All Right, Mama Tried > Big River, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues, High Time, Music Never Stopped > Sugaree > Music Never Stopped, Never Alone*, Ship Of Fools > The Wheel^ > China Cat Sunflower^ > Love The One You're With > I Know You Rider.
ENCORE: Touch Of Grey. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 24th
D-JAM 2018
The Rex Theater
with Special Guests, Jeff Mattson & Lisa Ann Mackey from Dark Star Orchestra
& Kip Lieber & Bill Maruca on Keys
Benefit for Just Harvest

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I:
Sugar Magnolia, Brown Eyed Woman, Friend Of The Devil, Me & My Uncle > Jackson, Evangeline, Passenger, Simple Twist Of Fate, Bird Song > Deal.
II: Scarlet Begonias > Estimated Prophet > Hey Pocky Way, Paradise+, Terrapin Station > Katie Moon* > Talk Of The Town**+ > Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks) > Saint Stephen > The Eleven > Blow Away.
ENCORE: Long As I Can See The Light+ > Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad > Sunshine Daydream.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* Pappy original song
** Jeff Mattson original song


MARCH 3rd
Squirrel Hill Sports Bar
With Kip Lieber on Keys
Jill's 10th Anniversary Show
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I:
Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), Jack Straw, Long Way To Go > Jack-A-Roe, Don't Think Twice - It's All Right, My Brother Esau, That's What Love Will Make You Do, It Must Have Been The Roses, Mr. Charlie, Back On The Train > Promised Land.
II: China Cat Sunflower > Love The One You're With > I Know You Rider, Man Smart/Woman Smarter, Alligator > Pretzel Logic > Viola Lee Blues > Boogie On Reggae Woman > Viola Lee Blues > Standing On The Moon > Viola Lee Blues > Never Alone*.
ENCORE: Turn On Your Lovelight.
* Original Song
Last "Man Smart/Woman Smarter" 1-28-17 (19 shows)
Last "Pretzel Logic" 7-7-06 (222 shows)

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd
Moondog's
with Kip Lieber on Keys
I:
 Touch Of Grey, Sittin' On Top Of The World, New Minglewood Blues, (I'm A) Roadrunner, Loser, Son Of A Preacher Man > If I Could, High Time, I've Got A Feeling, Fee > Possum.
II: Scarlet Begonias^ > Franklin's Tower^, Looks Like Rain, Space Captain+, Playing In The Band > Love The One You're With, Katie Moon* > Highway 61 Revisited > Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks)+ > Wharf Rat > Playing In The Band (Reprise).
ENCORE: Strange Man.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
^ with Alex Talbot on guitar/vocals
* Original Song
Last "Son Of A Preacher Man" 6-28-14 (66 shows)