As I walked into the show around 8:45 – thinking that Primus wouldn’t hit the stage until around 9 or 9:30 – I recognized that my assumption was wrong and found out that the band was already well into their first set. But luckily, that meant there’d be at least 2 sets! I also recognized that this was probably one of the most, if not *the* most crowded Great American Music Hall concerts I’ve ever been to. I had to elbow my way through the crowd just to get through the LOBBY and into the main floor. Shortly after I found a decent spot, Les and co. launched into a classic, and one of my favorites, ‘Jerry was a Race Car Driver’ to end the first set. The band took a 30 minute break, and it seemed like a decent number of people left – maybe thinking that the first set was going to be all the band was going to play?!?
Here’s ‘Jerry was a Race Car Driver’ shot by Youtube user, AngryDadRocks:
By the way, GAMH security was in full effect last night and forced people to check their cameras at the door (mine included), so thanks to AngryDadRocks for getting his snuck in successfully!
All I can say is that Claypool is a bass-god and the crowd treated him as such. What a great show and I’ve learned from my lessons, when Primus comes to your town, be first in line to get a ticket!
Here Come the Bastards
Behind My Camel / Ground Hog’s Day
Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers
De Anza Jig
Seas of Cheese
Jerry was a Race Car Driver
To Defy the Laws of Tradition
Tommy the Cat
Over the Falls
My Name is Mud
Harold of the Rocks
John the Fisherman
Too Many Puppies
Thanks to the folks over at the BullBoard for the set-list details!