Halloween is always one of the biggest nights of the year in the live music world. Costumes, cover tunes, epic jams and other surprises permeate throughout every show. This concept is especially apparent in the jam scene, and I’ve compiled a list of setlists, from some of the biggest names on the scene, of last night’s various extravaganzas to prove to you just how amazing Halloween can be.

Dead & Co.
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Set 1 7:45pm – 9:00pm
Jack Straw bw jm > New Speedway Boogie bw, Brown Eyed Women jm, Ramble On Rose bw, Althea jm > Cassidy bw > Deal jm

Set 2 9:45pm – 11:55pm
Jam > Truckin’ bw > Wang Dang Doodle bw > Truckin’ bw, Estimated Prophet bw > Eyes of the World bw > Jam > Lady With a Fan jm > Terrapin Station bw > Drums > Space > China Cat Sunflower bw > I Know You Rider bw jm jc > Morning Dew bw > One More Saturday Night bw

E: Warewolves of London jm bw

Phil Lesh and Friends

The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY

Set I
U After Midnight, Doin’ That Rag, Bad Moon Rising (TL), Loser, Dire Wolf, Friend of the Devil, Werewolves of London (TL)

Set II
Sympathy for the Devil > Cryptical Envelopment > (PL) The Other One (PL) > Death Don’t Have No Mercy > Dark Star > (PL) Voodoo Chile > (SJ) Dark Star > (PL) St. Stephen > (PL, JK) Fire on the Mountain, donor rap

E: Not Fade Away


The Fillmore, Silver Springs, MD

SET 1: HB WALKS TO SCHOOL> ABCees, Poseidon, Possibilities, You’re It, Hidden Hand, Hidden Fist, Arigato, Life’s Sweet Breath

SET 2: Love Don’t Terrorize, ONE A DAY, When The Dust Settles, Eb, Evasive Maneuvers, NEW NEW 4 U U, Dance, Click Lang Echo


2nd Encore: World Go Round

The String Cheese Incident
Suwannee Hulaween, Live Oak, FL

S1: Dudley’s Kitchen, Lost > So Far From Home, Xai Xai, Sweet Spot, Close Your Eyes, Rivertrance > Beautiful

S2#^: Brick House, Got To Be Real, Dancing In September, Pick Up The Pieces, I’m Your Boogie Man, Car Wash, Lady Marmalade, Cold Sweat, I Want To Take You Higher > Dance To The Music

S3: BollyMunster, Desert Dawn, Best Feeling > Exodus > Best Feeling > Search > Drums > Search, You’ve Got The World > Black Clouds > Rosie*

E: Signed Sealed Delivered I’m Yours^, We Are Family^

# = Hosted bt GZA (of Wu-Tang Clan)
* = with Antibalas Horns,
^ = with Antibalas Horns, Sheryl Renee & Leonard Julien


The Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA

I: Star Wars Overture1 > Senator Palpatine2, Mr. Spaceman3, Cantina Band1, Cosmik Debris4, Han Shot First5 > Interstellar Overdrive > Hoth6

II: The Imperial March1 >(nh) Ziggy Stardust7, Silver Sun, Jazz Wank > Luke Can Fly8 > Yoda.Little.Leia9

Enc: CGI Crash10, Yoda11, Disco Wars12

1 – FTP (cover – John Williams / LSO)
2 – St. Aug with altered lyrics
3 – FTP (cover – The Byrds)
4 – FTP (cover – Frank Zappa) > jim. vox
5 – Shoot 1st w/ altered lyrics
6 – Moth with altered lyrics
7 – FTP (cover – David Bowie)
8 – Buster with alternate lyrics
9 – Yodelittle with altered lyrics
10 – Plane Crash with alternate lyrics
11 – FTP (cover – Weird Al Yankovic / The Kinks)
12 – FTP (cover – Meco)

Umphrey’s McGee

Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI

Set 1: 1348, Example 1 > Padgett’s Profile, Much Obliged > Glory > Go to Hell, Final Word > Day Nurse > Rocker Part 2

Set 2: Mulche’s Odyssey, Resolution[1] > The Triple Wide, I Can’t Rock My Dream Face[2], Remind Me, Nopener > Sludge & Death, Nopener[3]

Encore: Den, Back In Sexual Healing[4]

[1] with Halloween theme (John Carpenter) teases
[2] debut; Can’t Feel My Face (The Weekend) + Dreams (Fleetwood Mac) + Rock With You (Michael Jackson) mash-up
[3] “lounge” version
[4] debut; Back In Black (AC/DC) + Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye) mash-up

Widespread Panic

U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Ain’t Life Grand > Bust It Big > All Time Low, I’m Not Alone, Space Wrangler, Dooley, Driving > There Is A Time, Driving Song > Dream Song > Andy’s Fishin Hole, Love Tractor

Set 2: Have A Cigar > Wish You Were Here > Young Lust > Bowlegged Woman, Angels Don’t Sing, Jack, Proving Ground, One Kind Favor, Drums > I Shot The Sheriff > North, Expiration Day

Encore: Journey, Postcard, I Fought The Law

Trey Anastasio Band

Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV

Set One: First Tube, Cayman Review, Acting the Devil, Devil Went Down to Georgia, Sometime After Sunset, Land of Nod, 49 Bye Byes, Drifting, Frost, Burlap Sack and Pumps, 1977, Paper Wheels, Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later than You Think), Night Speaks to a Woman

Set Two: Curlews Call, Ooh Child, Bounce, Alaska, Last Tube, Architect, Sweet and Dandy, The Way I Feel > Plasma, Push on ‘til the Day

Encore: MacArthur Park

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
The Ritz, Raleigh, NC

Set 1 (80 minutes): Promised Land, Playing In The Band > Jam > Ruben & Cherise > Vampire Blues (Neil Young) > Throwing Stones > Terrapin Station

Set 2 (90 minutes): St. Stephen > The Bends (Radiohead) > The Wheel > Uncle John’s Band > Killer Cars (Radiohead) > Shakedown Street > Myxomatosis (Radiohead) > Cumberland Blues, One More Saturday Night

Encore: Werewolves Of London (Warren Zevon)

Wherever you spent your Halloween, I hope it was a great one! Let’s finish off 2015 strong, and gear up for an incredible New Year! 2016, here we come!

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