2018 Setlists

SATURDAY, JULY 7th
POTTER COUNTY XXV
theCAUSE & Friends
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
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
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
@ 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

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
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 
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
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
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)