Live at Davies

Release Details

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Format: 
Album
Year: 
2013
Genre: 
Roots, Folk and Country
Tony Brooke's Role: 
Audio Recording Engineer

On April 6th 2012, Tony Brooke recorded Dan Hicks and an all-star lineup performing at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, in honor of Dan's 70th birthday. This was released as the album "Live at Davies" in 2013.

This show featured Dan playing with special guests Maria Muldaur, Rickie Lee Jones, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, David Grisman, John Hammond Jr., Ray Benson (of Asleep at the Wheel), Van Dyke Parks, Harry Shearer (of Spinal Tap and The Simpsons), Roy Rogers, Tuck and Patti, Bruce Forman, Jim Kweskin, and The Home Town Boys. Dan also played with The Original Hot Licks (Sid Page, Jaime Leopold, Naomi Eisenberg, Maryanne Price, Jon Weber, Benito Cortez, Roberta Donnay, Daria) and The Hot Licks 2012 (Mike Rinta, Richard Olsen, Paul Smith, Paul Robinson, Brian Simpson, Tom Poole, Brian Cooke, Charlie Gurke). The setlist is below.

For more on this night see this review, this article, and these photos.

Dan Hicks 70th Birthday Bash :: 04.06.12 :: Davies Symphony Hall :: San Francisco, CA

SET 1

Overture with Stage Band

Stage Band = Mike Rinta, Richard Olsen, Paul Smith, Paul Robinson, Brian Simpson, Tom Poole, Brian Cooke, Charlie Gurke, Dan Hicks

Joint is Jumpin’ and By Hook Or By Crook with Stage Band plus: Rickie Lee Jones, Maria Muldaur, Van Dyke Parks, Ray Benson, Roy Rogers, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, John Hammond, Jim Kweskin, Dan Hicks

Hummin’ To Myself with Stage Band plus: Maria Muldaur and Hot Licks 2012: Daria, Benito Cortez, Roberta Donnay, Dan Hicks

Up! Up! Up! with Stage Band plus: Ray Benson and Hot Licks ‘12: Daria, Benito Cortez, Roberta Donnay, Dan Hicks

Driftin’ with Stage Band plus: Rickie Lee Jones, Hot Licks ‘12: Daria, Benito Cortez, Roberta Donnay, Dan Hicks

Walkin’ One & Only with Tuck and Patti

Harry Shearer does Introduction:

Where’s The Money
Innocent Bystander
Ol’ Cowhand
Shorty Falls In Love
Woe, The Luck
Evenin’ Breeze

All of the above with Original Hot Licks – Sid Page, Jaime Leopold, Naomi Eisenberg, Maryann Price, Jon Weber, Brian Simpson, Brian Cooke. And David Grisman on Evenin’ Breeze

CHASER (Yardbird Suite) – Stage Band

INTERMISSION

SET TWO

Doxy and Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid with Home Town Boys – Dennis Lane, Dennis Williams, Kent Benedict, Wayne Whitaker, Banana, Dick Ziegler, John Brandeburg, Dan Hicks

Long Comma Viper
He Don’t Care
That Ain’t Righ

All the above with Hot Licks 2012 - Dan Hicks, Paul Smith, Paul Robinson, Benito Cortez, Daria, Roberta Donnay, Brian Simpson

Song For My Father with Hot Licks 2012 and Bruce Forman and Van Dyke Parks

Take The “A” Train with Stage Band plus: Dan Hicks, Bruce Forman, Tuck Andress

Beedle Um Bum with Jim Kweskin, David Grisman, Hot Licks 2012

Cow-Cow Boogie with Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Turtle Van de Marr, Ray Benson, John Hammond, Roy Rogers, David Grisman, Jim Kweskin, Harry Shearer

I Feel Like Singin’ with Hot Licks 2012, Patti, Rickie Lee Jones, Naomi Eisenberg, Maryann Price, Maria Muldaur, Ray Benson, John Hammond, Jim Kweskin, Sid Page

CHASER – with Stage Band

ENCORE

I Scare Myself with entire cast

Dan Hicks Live at Davies album cover