The Best Is Yet To Come

 

5      THE NEVER-ENDING TOUR CONTINUES. 1

5.1       Introduction. 1

5.2       The musicians. 1

5.3       The show.. 1

5.4       US Spring Tour. 2

5.4.1        Dates and venues. 2

5.4.2        The songs. 3

5.4.3        Statistics. 8

5.4.4        Comments. 9

 

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5     THE NEVER-ENDING TOUR CONTINUES

5.1                        Introduction

The Never-Ending Tour rolled on with 112 new shows. This year there were five "legs":

 

March – April

US Spring Tour

25 shows

May – June

Europe Spring Tour

19 shows

June – July

US Summer Tour with Phil Lesh & Friends

33 shows

September – October

Europe Fall Tour

18 shows

October – November

US Fall Tour

17 shows

 

5.2                        The musicians

 

The band was the same as in 1999:

Larry Campbell

electric and acoustic guitar, back-up vocal, fiddle, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar, electric & acoustic slide guitar, dobro, bouzouki, mandolin.

Charlie Sexton

electric and acoustic guitar, back-up vocal.

Tony Garnier

bass

David Kemper

drums

 

5.3                        The show

Main set:       5-6 acoustic songs

                      5-6 electric

Encores:        2-4 acoustic

1-3 electric

 

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5.4                        US Spring Tour

5.4.1                     Dates and venues

MARCH

 

10

Anaheim, California

Sun Theatre, early show

10

Anaheim, California

Sun Theatre, late show

11

San Luis Obispo, California

Rec Center, Cal Poly University

12

Bakersfield, California

Bakersfield Centennial Garden

14

Visalia, California

Visalia Convention Center

15

Santa Cruz, California

Civic Auditorium, early show

16

Santa Cruz, California

Civic Auditorium, late show

17

Reno, Nevada

Reno Hilton Amphitheater

17

Reno, Nevada

Reno Hilton Amphitheater

19

Pocatello, Idaho

Holt Arena

20

Nampa, Idaho

Idaho Center Arena

21

Pullman, Washington

Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Washington State University

22

Missoula, Montana

Harry Adams Event Center, University Of Montana

24

Bozeman, Montana

Brick Breeden Field House, Montana State University

25

Billings, Montana

Shrine Auditorium

26

Casper, Wyoming

Casper Events Center

27

Rapid City, South Dakota

Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

29

Bismarck, North Dakota

Civic Center Arena

30

Fargo, North Dakota

Civic Memorial Auditorium

31

Rochester, Minnesota

Taylor Arena, Mayo Civic Center

 

APRIL

 

  1

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sioux Falls Arena

  3

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Five Seasons Center

  4

Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha Civic Arena

  5

Salina, Kansas

Bicentennial Center Arena

  6

Denver, Colorado

Fillmore Auditorium

 

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5.4.2                     The songs

AB      acoustic with the band

SONG CHART

 

March

10

10

11

12

14

15

16

17

17

19

20

21

22

Roving Gambler

AB

1

1

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

AB

2

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

AB

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Tangled Up In Blue

AB

4

4

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

This World Can't Stand Long

AB

5

5

5

6

6

6

6

Dignity

6

6

6

7

Tell Me That It Isn't True

7

8

8

Things Have Changed

8

9

9

11

10

8

Not Dark Yet

9

10

10

12

11

11

11

11

11

11

Highway 61 Revisited

10

11

11

13

12

12

11

11

12

12

12

12

Love Sick

11

12

14

13

13

12

12

13

13

13

13

Not Fade Away

12

13

15

17

16

16

15

15

15

16

16

16

16

Blowin' In The Wind

AB

13

16

16

15

14

14

17

17

17

17

I Am The Man, Thomas

AB

1

1

1

1

1

My Back Pages

AB

2

2

2

Desolation Row

AB

3

3

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AB

4

Country Pie

7

7

8

7

7

7

7

7

7

We Better Talk This Over

8

Ballad Of A Thin Man

12

8

It Ain't Me, Babe

AB

14

14

15

15

15

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

15

7

Song To Woody

AB

2

2

2

Like A Rolling Stone

13

13

13

14

14

14

14

Mr. Tambourine Man

AB

2

2

2

2

2

2

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AB

4

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis

9

9

9

9

9

8

Just Like A Woman

10

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

15

18

18

18

18

Girl From The North Country

AB

4

14

15

Blind Willie McTell

8

Dear Landlord

10

Cat's In The Well

14

Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie

AB

1

Masters Of War

AB

3

3

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AB

4

4

15

Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour

AB

6

6

I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man

7

Positively 4th Street

8

Drifter's Escape

9

Silvio

14

One Too Many Mornings

AB

4

4

Rock Of Ages

AB

6

6

6

Big River

7

Highlands

8

You're A Big Girl Now

10

Maggie's Farm

13

11

10

Duncan And Brady

AB

1

Lay Lady Lay

8

All Along The Watchtower

9

Simple Twist Of Fate

10

The Roving Blade

AB

6

Make You Feel My Love

10

Man In The Long Black Coat

12

Hallelujah, I'm Ready To Go

AB

1

1

1

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AB

4

4

Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

8

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

10

To Ramona

AB

4

Seeing The Real You At Last

9

Watching The River Flow

10

10

9

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AB

4

Born In Time

9

Somebody Touched Me

AB

1

Total # of songs

13

15

16

17

16

16

15

15

15

18

18

18

18

 

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March

April

24

25

26

27

29

30

31

1

3

4

5

6

S

 

Roving Gambler

AB

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

9

 

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

AB

1

 

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

AB

3

3

3

12

 

Tangled Up In Blue

AB

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

24

 

This World Can't Stand Long

AB

4

4

6

4

11

 

Dignity

4

 

Tell Me That It Isn't True

8

8

11

6

 

Things Have Changed

6

 

Not Dark Yet

11

11

11

11

11

15

 

Highway 61 Revisited

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

20

 

Love Sick

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

23

 

Not Fade Away

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

25

 

Blowin' In The Wind

AB

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

21

 

I Am The Man, Thomas

AB

5

 

My Back Pages

AB

2

2

2

6

 

Desolation Row

AB

3

3

3

5

 

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AB

4

4

3

 

Country Pie

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

20

 

We Better Talk This Over

1

 

Ballad Of A Thin Man

2

 

It Ain't Me, Babe

AB

15

15

15

15

9

 

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

12

12

12

12

6

 

Song To Woody

AB

2

4

 

Like A Rolling Stone

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

19

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

AB

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

13

 

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AB

4

4

4

4

 

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis

10

10

10

10

10

11

 

Just Like A Woman

9

11

3

 

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

17

 

Girl From The North Country

AB

4

15

15

6

 

Blind Willie McTell

8

2

 

Dear Landlord

1

 

Cat's In The Well

1

 

Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie

AB

1

 

Masters Of War

AB

3

3

3

3

3

7

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AB

15

15

15

17

15

8

 

Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour

AB

6

3

 

I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man

1

 

Positively 4th Street

1

 

Drifter's Escape

1

 

Silvio

1

 

One Too Many Mornings

AB

2

 

Rock Of Ages

AB

6

6

6

6

7

 

Big River

1

 

Highlands

1

 

You're A Big Girl Now

1

 

Maggie's Farm

10

4

 

Duncan And Brady

AB

1

 

Lay Lady Lay

8

2

 

All Along The Watchtower

8

8

8

9

9

9

9

8

 

Simple Twist Of Fate

9

9

3

 

The Roving Blade

AB

1

 

Make You Feel My Love

11

11

11

11

5

 

Man In The Long Black Coat

1

 

Hallelujah, I'm Ready To Go

AB

1

1

1

1

7

 

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AB

4

3

 

Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

1

 

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

10

2

 

To Ramona

AB

1

 

Seeing The Real You At Last

1

 

Watching The River Flow

9

10

10

10

10

9

9

9

11

 

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AB

2

2

 

Born In Time

1

 

Somebody Touched Me

AB

1

2

 

Gates Of Eden

AB

6

6

6

6

6

5

 

She Belongs To Me

8

1

 

Tombstone Blues

10

9

2

 

Boots Of Spanish Leather

AB

4

1

 

The Man In Me

8

1

 

The White Dove

AB

6

1

 

Gotta Serve Somebody

7

1

 

You Ain't Goin' Nowhere

8

1

 

Lenny Bruce

11

1

 

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

AB

15

1

 

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AB

4

1

 

This Wheel's On Fire

8

1

 

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AB

3

1

 

When I Paint My Masterpiece

8

1

 

Forever Young

AB

15

1

 

Total # of songs

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

426

 

 

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ALPHABETIC SONG CHART

 

March

10

10

11

12

14

15

16

17

17

19

20

21

22

All Along The Watchtower

9

Ballad Of A Thin Man

12

8

Big River

7

Blind Willie McTell

8

Blowin' In The Wind

AB

13

16

16

15

14

14

17

17

17

17

Boots Of Spanish Leather

AB

Born In Time

9

Cat's In The Well

14

Country Pie

7

7

8

7

7

7

7

7

7

Dear Landlord

10

Desolation Row

AB

3

3

Dignity

6

6

6

7

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AB

4

4

15

Drifter's Escape

9

Duncan And Brady

AB

1

Forever Young

AB

Gates Of Eden

AB

Girl From The North Country

AB

4

14

15

Gotta Serve Somebody

Hallelujah, I'm Ready To Go

AB

1

1

1

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AB

Highlands

8

Highway 61 Revisited

10

11

11

13

12

12

11

11

12

12

12

12

I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man

7

I Am The Man, Thomas

AB

1

1

1

1

1

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

10

It Ain't Me, Babe

AB

14

14

15

15

15

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AB

4

4

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

AB

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Just Like A Woman

10

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

AB

Lay Lady Lay

8

Lenny Bruce

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

15

7

Like A Rolling Stone

13

13

13

14

14

14

14

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AB

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AB

4

Love Sick

11

12

14

13

13

12

12

13

13

13

13

Maggie's Farm

13

11

10

Make You Feel My Love

10

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AB

4

The Man In Me

Man In The Long Black Coat

12

Masters Of War

AB

3

3

Mr. Tambourine Man

AB

2

2

2

2

2

2

My Back Pages

AB

2

2

2

Not Dark Yet

9

10

10

12

11

11

11

11

11

11

Not Fade Away

12

13

15

17

16

16

15

15

15

16

16

16

16

Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie

AB

1

One Too Many Mornings

AB

4

4

Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour

AB

6

6

Positively 4th Street

8

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

15

18

18

18

18

Rock Of Ages

AB

6

6

6

The Roving Blade

AB

6

Roving Gambler

AB

1

1

Seeing The Real You At Last

9

Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

8

She Belongs To Me

Silvio

14

Simple Twist Of Fate

10

Somebody Touched Me

AB

1

Song To Woody

AB

2

2

2

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis

9

9

9

9

9

8

Tangled Up In Blue

AB

4

4

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

Tell Me That It Isn't True

7

8

8

Things Have Changed

8

9

9

11

10

8

This Wheel's On Fire

This World Can't Stand Long

AB

5

5

5

6

6

6

6

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AB

4

To Ramona

AB

4

Tombstone Blues

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

AB

2

Watching The River Flow

10

10

9

We Better Talk This Over