Set Lists

7/14/19 Bliss Fest, Cross Village, MI

i

sleep now in the fire, once in a while, leave this shit, serene in between, macaroni fun boy> city of tiny lights> macaroni fun boy, threw me in, creature, i spilled the honey

VIDEO

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6/28/19 New Holland Brew Co, Holland, MI

i

once in a while, breezin, following the dirt, work song, sleep now in the fire, rocky raccoon, ride me high, stereo, dancing in the moonlight

ii

threw me in, diamonds on the souls, a mile to go, leave this shit-> come together->love you to, hellhound on my trail

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6/21/19 Sol of the Lost Tamarack, Wolverine, MI

i

hellhound on my trail, once in a while, leave this shit, sleep now in the fire, threw me in, macaroni fun boy> city of tiny lights%, i moved in last week, love you to*+, cauldron, dancing in the moonlight^, i spilled the honey^+, stereo^

e

creature
e2

creature reprise


*CMB Debut

%Gap

^with Caroline Barlow on backing vocals

+with Jamison Cronk on Trombone


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5/22/19 Goshen Brew Co, Goshen, IN

i

diamond sky, blue, a mile to go, palmetto, don't let me down, serene in between, dirty bird, eleanor rigby, stepping, work song

ii

root down, she got the letter, dead man's party, broad strokes, creature, excuse me please, bipolar bear


This show was part of Atari Safari May Tour

Recording

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5/6/19 Rare Bird, Traverse City, MI


i

never a bun, hallelujah i love her, think positive> pure imagination> think positive, two passing ships, dirty bird, peninsula, i just let the rain, cry and sing, the real you, wider, ride me high, mollys lips, eleanor rigby

ii
nobody knows you, welcome home, mile to go, black water, serene in between, octopus, ancient sea, there are colors there, deal, rollin*, go out walking, once in a while

*debut


entire show Chris solo

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5/5/19 Church of The Sacred Taco, Pellston, MI

i

nobody knows you, mile to go, rules for flying, macaroni fun boy, creature, serene in between, been a son, cauldron, hellound on my trail

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5/4/19 BELL'S KALAMAZOO, MI

i

bipolar bear*, she got the letter, creature


Chris sat in with 'After Ours' 

*first performance since 9/17/06

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5/3/19 Chicory Cafe, South Bend, IN

entire show Chris solo

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4/13/19 Fetch Brewing Co, White Hall, MI

entire show Chris solo

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3/30/19 Beards Brewery, Petoskey, MI

i
dirty bird, a mile to go, there are colors there, leave this shit> come together, nobody knows you, planimo*, serene in between, hellhound on my trail, gasoline, giant leaps, sleep now in the fire
ii
deal, make a mother frown, intrepid, rootdown, the real you (returns), threw me in, whats right now^, been a son, poseiden, jam, knowledge seeker
e
honey bear
 

*Debut
^Gap, first time played since 5/15/15

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3/2/19 Workshop Brewery, Traverse City, MI
i

lullaby*, a mile to go*, help on the way^> do it anyway, she got the letter, intrepid, serene in between, make a mother frown, little bear^, i will survive

ii

nobody knows you, threw me in, rootdown, dirty bird, dawn*, the turning, creature, diamonds on the souls, once in a while, breezin’, rocky raccoon

e

hellhound on my trail

*debut
^Gap, first time played since 2/8/18
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2/8/19 Rare Bird Brewery, Traverse City, MI

i

leave this shit, they love eachother, intrepid, do it anyway^, she got the letter, poseiden, the real you (returns), once in a while, serene in between, work song

ii

nobody knows you, macaroni fun boy, make a mother frown, threw me in, creature> come together

e

can’t always get  what you want
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1/19/19 Taproot Cider House, Traverse City, MI
i

nobody knows you when your down and out*, shadow, hallelujah i love her so, welcome home, sittin on a dock in the bay, once in a while, cry and sing, threw me in, 3 little birds, pretty blue, dirty bird, eleanor rigby

ii

peninsula, distant travler, go out walking after midnight, serene in between, giant leaps, think positive, something in the way, i will survive, ain't nobody's business but your own*, rose water


Entire Show Chris Solo
*Chris Debut
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1/5/19 Unruly Brew Co, Muskegon, MI

soundeck: rocky raccoon

i

work song, the real you (returns)*, hallelujah i love her, leave this shit, gasoline, happy birthday, what i got, time tough, Poseidon*, crossroads, serene in between

ii

sweet leaf, creature> cities, threw me in> diamonds on the souls of her shoes, macaroni fun boy, cauldron


*Debut
Recording
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2018
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12/26/18 Kilkenny’s, Traverse City, MI

i

serene in between, once in a while, work song, city cast away, threw me in, rocky raccoon, diamonds on the souls of her shoes, gasoline, happy birthday, i will survive, macaroni fun boy
ii
make a mother frown, brass, hellhound on my trail*, hey mami, creature, fame-> sleep now in the fire
iii
jam, marshmellow dreams, couch, magilla> we're in the money

*CMB debut

Recording

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12/15/18 Rockford Brewery, Rockford, MI

i

breezin, work song, dirty bird, leave this shit, fame, gasoline, giant leaps, serene in between, i will survive*, india

ii

threw me in, been a son, i moved in last week, once in a while, on and on, macaroni fun boy, must be the place, waterfalls, ava’s song*

e

friends in low places


*Debut
Recording
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12/1/18 Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette, MI
i

dead man’s party, cauldron, leave this shit, threw me in, giant leaps, once in a while, sleep now in the fire, india, honey bear, stereo

ii

creature, macaroni fun boy, fame, knowledge seeker, wicked game, work song, space thing, the giant, rocky raccoon
e
something in the way

e2
broom
Recording

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11/23/18 Workshop Brewery, Traverse City. MI

i

blue, what arent we gunna do, dirty bird, eleanor rigby, something in the way+, she got the letter, bus ride*, work song

ii

intrepid, broad strokes, serene in between, palmeto, cutlas supreme, come together*, cauldron

iii

stepping, game on, i moved in last week, rootdown*, excuse me please, oregonian residency, signals*, diamond sky


Chris Michels

Eli Kahn

Arthur Schroeder

Michael Cramton

*CM debut

+w/ Matthew Mccalpin

Recording

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11/12/18 The Ark, Ann Arbor, MI

i

Kindness of Strangers^, Draper, Moonbeam, Behind the Curtain, Life and All, Moon Tune^, Dive Team Sitters, Beautiful^, Stormcloud

ii

What Are People For?^, We Are, Work Song^, Powerful^, Friendship in Flight^, Dread Locks and Pony Tails, Stay in the Woods^, Rich Man’s House^

e

Revolution^
Earthworks Tour '18
^with Chris

Recording

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11/10/18 Seven Steps Up, Spring Lake, MI

i

Kindness of Strangers^, Draper, Moonbeam, Behind the Curtain, Moon Tune^, Dive Team Sitters, Beautiful^

ii

Lean on Me^, We Are, Work Song^, Powerful^, Friendship in Flight^, Stay in the Woods^, Rich Man’s House^

e

Revolution^
Earthworks Tour '18
^with Chris

Recording

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11/9/18 Old Art Building, Leland, MI

i

Quando Dai^, James Dean, What Are People For?^, Moonbeam, Behind the Curtain, Beautiful^, Storm Cloud

ii

Lean on Me^, Kindness Of Strangers^, Work Song^, Powerful^, Interlude For L.A., Dive Team Sitters, Stay in the Woods^, Rich Man’s House^

e

Revolution^
Earthworks Tour '18
^with Chris

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Recording

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11/8/18 Wealthey Theater, Grand Rapids,  MI

i

Kindness of Strangers^, James Dean, What Are People For?^, Moonbeam, Behind the Curtain, Beautiful^, Storm Cloud

ii

Lean on Me^, Kindness Of Strangers^, Work Song^, Powerful^, Interlude For L.A., Stay in the Woods^, Dive Team Sitters,  Burning It Down

e

Revolution^
Earthworks Tour '18
^with Chris

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11/7/18 20 Front Street, Lake Orion, MI

i

Kindness of Strangers^, What Are People For?^, Draper, Moonbeam, Behind the Curtain, Work Song^, We Are

ii

Life and All, Beautiful^, Lavengood Instrumental, Moon Tune^, Powerful^, Dreadlocks and Pony Tails, Stay in the Woods^, Rich Man's House^

e

lean on me^

Recording
Earthworks Tour '18
^with Chris

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10/15/18 Rare Bird Brewery, Traverse City MI Solo

i

welcome home, shadow, threw me in, cry and sing, go out walking, giant leaps, distant travler, wolfshead, rose water, eleanor rigby

ii

peninsula, dirty bird, they love eachother, stereo, lean on me, pretty blue, serene in between, once in a while, something in the way


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10/6/18 City Park Grill, Petoskey, MI

i

broom, serene in between, crossroads, cheers to me, india, work song, i moved in last week, honey bear, fly like an eagle-> cauldron

ii

creature, knowledge seeker, macaroni fun boy, diamonds on the souls of her shoes, what i got*, time tough> big sky in my mind-> 2001

e

stereo

Video

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10/5/18 St. Ambrose Cellars, Beaulah, MI

i

Chris solo 

Debut of ‘Peninsula’

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8/1/18 Kilkenny’s, Traverse City, MI

i

once in a while, dirty bird, giant leaps, good morning blue, rocky raccoon, cool it down^, make a mother frown, deal

ii

been a son, threw me in the river, round square^-> it’s your thang*, ride me high*, intrepid, gasoline

iii

sitting on the dock of the bay*, work song, last dance with mary jane*, you don’t know how it feels, hallelujah i love her so, hey joe, 3 little birds*, i got friends in low places> snake drive

*CMB Debut

^Gap
Recording

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6/29/18 Workshop Brewery, Traverse City, MI

i

pretty blue*, million stars> dawn*, distant traveler, threw me in the river^, something in the way, dirty bird, couch, she got the letter, i moved in last week, fame

ii

once in a while, giant leaps, gasoline, macaroni fun boy, serene in between, cauldron, work song, india, rocky raccoon

e

space thing

Recording

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6/29/18 WNMC Radio set

i

pretty blue, distant travler, cry and sing*, work song*

*recordings played on air 

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6/23/18 Sol Of the Lost Tamarack, Wolverine, MI

i

how i feel, sleepy head, think positive, giant leaps, something in the way, gasoline, i moved in last week, pretty blue, once in a while, dirty bird, work song, space thing, shipwrecked

e

cauldron

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6/16/18 Hop Lot, Suttons Bay, MI

i

welcome home, distant travler, million stars, hallelujah i just love her so, how i feel, giant leaps, rocky raccoon, dirty bird, think positive, pretty blue, work song

ii

threw me in, once in a while, something in the way, higher and higher, gasoline, on and on, city cast away, i moved in last week, diamonds on the souls of her shoes, following the dirt, sleepy head, cauldron

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6/3/18 Oryana, Traverse City, MI

i

once in a while, welcome home*, please don’t forget, sleepy head, fearless flyers*, gasoline, cry and sing, think positive, 31st day, distant travler, pretty blue

*debut

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5/4/18 WNMC Radio set

i

pretty blue, distant travler, million stars, giant leaps*, work song*

*recordings played on air from new album

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4/26/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

make a mother frown*, gasoline, couch^, hey joe^, diamonds on the souls, work song, serene in between, cauldron

ii

creature^, once in a while, let it be*, fame, stereo 

e

sweet momma jesus

*CMB Debut

^First of 2018

Recording

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4/22 Oryana Cafe, Traverse City, MI

i

distant travler*, once in a while, pretty blue, world of creation, lost without my pick, million stars, dirty bird, gasoline, sleepy head, please don’t forget, hallelujah i just love her so, rose water

*Debut

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4/12/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

big sky in my mind, good morning blue, rocky raccoon, once in a while, work song, lean on me*, broom, serene in between, cauldron, tea bags

ii

windora bug*, she got the letter, black water, intrepid^, dirty bird, i moved in last week> time fugitive* 

*CMB Debut

^Contains extended ‘Chemical Plant Zone’ jam

Recording

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4/8 Oryana Cafe, Traverse City, MI

i

work song, please don’t forget, lava, pretty blue, something in the way, once in a while, think positive, million stars, giant leaps, dirty bird, cry and sing, gasoline, never a bun, hallelujah i lover her so, mild child, rose water

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3/15/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

knowledge seeker, been a son, they love eachother, burning down the house, gasoline, macaroni fun boy, hallelujah i just love her so, once in a while, something in the way, cauldron 

ii

circles, you dont know how it feels, india, aeroplane, i moved in last week, plateau> on and on, intrepid, the giant

e

love the one

recording

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3/10/18 Workshop Brewery, Traverse City, MI

i

on and on, something in the way, work song, i moved in last week, dead man’s party, cauldron

ii

tea bags> fame> macaroni fun boy, hey mami, cliffs of insanity^, the giant, honey bear> big sky in my mind> rules for flying

e

jam
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3/1/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

blue bossa jam, blues jam, something in the way, fame, you don’t know how it feels*, she got the letter, black water, intrepid, cauldron

ii

gasoline, work song, serene in between, once in a while, 1999*, fine corinthian leather, peaches, honey bear

*CMB Debut

Recording

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2/28/18 Rare Bird, Traverse City, MI

i

work song, once in a while^, something in the way, dirty bird, i moved in last week, two trains, gasoline, think positive, the giant> cauldron, somebody somewhere*

ii

tea bags, higher and higher, pretty blue, rocky raccoon, sleepy head, dead man’s party, broom> toxic, waterfalls, gangsters paradise, snake drive

Chris was married earlier in the day to Sommer Rae Grzech

*Chris slow danced with his Bride - Sommer Michels, while Aaron Dye performed solo

^CMB debut

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2/25/18 Oryana, Traverse City, MI

i

once in a while, don’t forget that i love you*, dirty bird, million stars, gasoline, think positive, pretty blue, lucky, dawn, bday in nyc, molly’s lips, hallelijah i just love her so

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2/17/18 LaSalle, South Bend, IN

i

blue, dirty bird, stepping, eleanor rigby, i moved in last week, violet, runday, she got the letter, cauldron

ii

dead man’s party, intrepid, toxic, summer breeze*, unkown song*, sleep now in the fire, something in the way*, game on

iii

palmeto, broom> she got the letter, gangersters paradise, fine corinhian leather*, diamond sky, unkown song

*CMB Debut

‘Summer Breeze’ and ‘Unkown Song’ with ’Tom’ on guitar

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2/11/18 Oryana, Traverse City, MI

i

think positive, these kings, cry and sing, lucky*, skin, eleanor rigby, sleepy head, world of creation, only love can break your heart, horn> dirty bird, once in a while*

One solo set

*Debut

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2/8/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

black water*, aeroplane, gasoline, i moved in last week, dead mans party, hallelujah i just love her so, help on the way

ii

do you feel^-> breakdown*, serene in between, she got the letter, stereo, been a son-> stratus, work song

*CMB Debut

^Incomplete

Been A Son’ contains clear ‘Low Rider’ and ‘Birdland’ quotes

Recording

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1/18/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

hallelujah i just love her so*, been a son, fame, gasoline*, rocky raccoon, sweet leaf, serene in between, sleep now in the fire

ii

i moved in last week, she got the letter, help on the way-> honey bear, diamonds on the souls of her shoes

iii

cauldron, intrepid

*CMB Debut

Recording

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1/4/18 Union Street Station, Traverse City, MI

i

jam> work song, i moved in last week, intrepid, let the children play, the giant, simpsons theme

ii

broom, dirty bird, she got the letter, fame, old time rock and roll, cauldron, serene in between

iii 

sweet leaf, rocky raccon-> boogie on reggae woman> jam

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12/16/17 Hotel Indigo, Traverse City, MI  INCOMPLETE

i

jam, breezin, let the children play, intrepid, dirty bird, on and on, jam, i moved in last week

ii

jam, they love eachother, broom, little drummer boy, work song, serene in between, cities

e

diamonds on the souls> run like an antelope jam

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12/14/17 Workshop Brewery, Traverse City, MI

i

man’s world, manic depression, hike to neptune, dig a pony, honey bear, million stars, gasoline*, money master*, couch, wolfshead

ii

work song, broom, i moved in last week, dirty bird, diamonds on the souls, the giant, sleepy head*, think positive, dead mans party, cowgirl, cauldron

iii

rocky raccoon, pretty blue, sleep now in the fire, diamonds on the souls of her shoes, video queen, the turning, sweet momma jesus

e

stereo

first set solo
debut of ’gasoline’

first fullband ‘sleepy head’

first ‘money master’ since 2009

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9/29/17 Workshop Brewery, Traverse City, MI

i

leave this ship/how i feel, tea bags, marshmellow dreams, been a son, giant leaps, serene in between, circles, she got the letter, big sky in my mind, old time rock and roll*

ii

work song, diamonds on the souls, burning down the house, macaroni fun boy, broom, snake drive-> fame, cool it down, gangstas paradise*

e

india> blues jam

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9/22/17 Monkey Fist Brewery, Traverse City, MI

i

little bear*, broom*, deal, serene in between, how i feel, giant leaps, cool it down, work song, tea bags, stereo

ii

breezin, she got the letter, must be the place> jam> macaroni fun boy, marshmellow dreams, galaxy song*, big sky in my mind

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street music CM BAND 2017

i

iko iko, must be the place, brass, they love eachother, stereo> serene in between> stereo, higher and higher

ii

diamonds on the souls of her shoes, tea bags, circles, cauldron, on and on, honey bear> big sky in my mind

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6/24/17 SOL, Wolverine, MI

I

creature, rules for flying> circles, on and on, serene in between, she got the letter, breezin, macaroni fun boy, the giant, sleep now in the fire, they love eachother, space thing, kiss*, india, big sky in my mind

Recording

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6/25/16 SOL, Wolverine, MI
i

cauldron, india, macaroni fun boy, 1999 real, tell me something good, cliffs of insanity, little bitty, diamonds on the souls, mind, work song
e

no war
CMB with 'Oh Brother Big SIster'
Recording

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City Park Grill, Petoskey, MI 3/26/16

i

tea bags, milky, honey bear, pocket of time, real you*, sweet leaf, knowledge seeker, big sky in my mind

ii

simpson's theme, macaroni fun boy^, the giant, ape man^^, invisible cage, waterfalls, michel b courageous

e

how i feel

*Last played 12.17.11

^Extended jam with jimmy on guitar and and chris on keys

^^KF debut

waterfalls with fan sitting in on drums

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1/30/16 Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette, MI
i
tea bags, knowledge seeker, milky, been a son, winter, found*, the giant
ii
cauldron, must be the place> macaroni fun boy, cliffs of insanity, plateau^^, honey bear^
e
beat it*

*debut
^^ China Cat Sunflower Jam
^instrument change jam with chris on bass, alex on keys, tai on drums and jimmy on guitar
Recording
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1/29/16 Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette, MI
i
brass> octavia*> post cone, tied to the whipping post^, ancient sea^^, people all around, i moved in last week, fly like an eagle*
ii
pocket of time> india, invisible cage, serene in-between, into the sun^^^, michel b courageous, instrument change jam+, big sky in my mind
e
fame> found&

*debut
^'song of storms' tease
^^chris on drums, alex on keys, tai on guitar and jimmy on bass
^^^'can't turn you loose' teases
+jam featured chris on keys, alex on bass, tai on drums and jimmy on guitar
&ending only
Recording
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Ore Dock, Marquette, MI

i

how i feel, milky, serene in between, hey mami, brass, knowledge seeker> fame, big sky in my mind

ii

honey bear, work song, i moved in last week, cauldron, macaroni fun boy, india, latin jam

e

cliffs of insanity

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Ore Dock, Marquette, MI

i

into the sun*, beauty of the mountain> post cone, brass-> into the sun, funk jam> cauldron, friends in low places, fame

ii

tea bags, sleep now in the fire, serene in between, circles-> aeroplane, india-> invisible cage, macaroni fun boy, knowledge seeker

e

big sky in my mind> little drummer boy> 2001> little drummer boy

*incomplete

brass featured extended jam with chris on conga. 

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MARQUETTE 2015

i

peaches, cauldron, india, brass, honey bear, hip hop sou+*-> beauty of the mountain, big sky in my mind

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ORE DOCK 2015

I

the giant, tea bags, burning down the house, they love each other*, how i feel, knowledge seeker, into the sun

ii

also sprach zuruthstra*, brass, hey Mami*, city of tiny lights, post cone, work song+> strawberry jam+> work song+  

iii

ape man, circles

e

macaroni fun boy
Black Rocks Unkown Date with Jake
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3/6/15 Elberta, MI

i
shadow, rose water, the giant, i moved in last week, cauldron, knowledge seeker, milky, big sky in my mind
ii
into the sun, cliffs of insanity, macaroni fun boy, jam, honey bear, burning down the house
iii
snake drive, aoroplane, people all around, waterfalls
e
marshmellow dreams


Recording

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