Mickey Hart Band
Mickey Hart, drumz, beam, RAMU, vocals
Tim Hockenberry, vocals, keys, trombone
Crystal Monee Hall vocals, guitar, hand percussion
Greg Ellis, drumz, djembe, hand percussion, etc.
Vir McCoy, bass, and other bass like instruments
Gawain Mathews, guitar
Ian “INKX” Herman drumz
Sikiru Adepoju, talking drum, djembe
August 6, 2011
(note: we did our best with the song titles we didn’t know*! Grateful for new music, thank you Mickey!)
Let There Be Light*
Build Your House*
Scarlet Begonias >
Fire On The Mountain
Let’s Fly Away*
Slo Jo Rain
Who Stole The Show
Encore: Down The Road Again
Photos by DHLmonte who says “It was fuckin’ great! I literally got to worship at the feet of Mickey”
Really liked the new songs, lots of cool layered intros. Hope I got the names right, or close. I had some help in the second set.
The groove from Mickey’s band: Solid real percussion from Greg Ellis and Ian Herman mixed with lush electronically enhanced audio waves created by Mickey’s various toys. Most of the new songs hit a solid groove, that made it easy to move. Cool and sensual sounds.
for those concerned, Mickey did not take lead on anything other than Iko Iko, though he had a few raps, meditations and verses. Tim Hockenberry took the lead duties on Fire On The Mountain, and Crystal Monee Hall sang us a beautiful rendition of Brokedown Palace.
Mickey was making his music, dancing and playing and enjoying himself all around. I strongly recommend checking this new band out, and I think this band is going to kill at Bella Terra and Hoxeyyville Festivals in a couple weeks!
Mickey Hart Band shows:
08/21/11 Wellston, MI Hoxeyville Music Festival