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pics: Michelle Branch @ Webster w/ Black Keys & Band of Horses members & more

Michelle Branch returned this year with Hopeless Romantic, her first album in 14 years. It was co-produced by Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney (who’s also been in her live band all year), and it’s a more subdued album than her early pop hits, with a noticeable indie rock influence. Her current tour has her backed by a band with quite the indie rock pedigree as well. In addition to her and Patrick, the band includes Bill Reynolds (who recently departed Band of Horses), current Torres member Erin Manning, and Megan McCormick of Jenny Lewis’ band.

Michelle brought her tour to NYC for a show at the Grand Ballroom at Webster Hall last night (8/8), her third NYC show of 2017 (following a release show at Webster Hall’s Marlin Room and a semi-secret Bowery Electric show before the album was out). The set was heavy on the new album, and also included old favorites like “Are You Happy Now?,” “Breathe,” and “All You Wanted.” Like she did at the Marlin Room in April, she ended the show with a solo rendition of “Everywhere,” more stripped down than its original version and more in line with her new material. This time she also did a Wreckers song and her Santana collaboration. Pictures — including shots of openers Haerts — are in the gallery above. Setlist and some videos below.

Last night’s show was one of the last shows ever at Webster Hall as we know it, which closes to undergo renovations and open under new ownership after this Thursday’s (8/10) Action Bronson show.

Michelle Branch’s tour hits Nashville this Sunday (8/13), and Michelle is planning to reunite with her Wreckers partner Jessica Harp on stage at that show.

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Setlist (via)
Last Night
Best You Ever
You Get Me
Hopeless Romantic
All You Wanted
Heartbreak Now
Knock Yourself Out
Leave the Pieces (The Wreckers song)
Love Me Like That
The Game of Love (Santana song)
Not a Love Song
Fault Line
Living a Lie
Are You Happy Now?

Goodbye to You

photos by Em Grey

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