American BeautyRemember when a bunch of artists honored Bruce Springsteen by playing Nebraska live at the World Financial Center in NYC? This time a bunch of artists are doing it for the Grateful Dead on January 20th & 21st:

The American Beauty Project will honor the Grateful Dead's two storied 1970 albums, American Beauty and Workingman's Dead with two free concerts under the glass atrium of the World Financial Center Winter Garden (directly across the street from the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan). Performing their own arrangements of the songs will be Mark Eitzel, Tim O'Reagan, Catherine Russell, The Holmes Brothers, Ollabelle, Jay Farrar, Jorma Kaukonen, Toshi Reagon, Dar Williams, Jim Lauderdale, Jen Chapin, Larry Campbell, Andy Statman, The Klezmatics, Tony Trischka, and many more!

Full lineup below:

Workingman's Dead 8pm Sat, Jan 20, 2007 -

1. Uncle John's Band - Ollabelle with Larry Campbell
2. High Time - The Holmes Brothers
3. Dire Wolf - Larry Campbell with Teresa Williams and Rob Barraco
4. New Speedway Boogie - Catherine Russell and friends
5. Cumberland Blues - The Klezmatics
6. Black Peter - Jim Lauderdale with John Leventhal and friends
7. Easy Wind - Tim O'Reagan (the Jayhawks)
8. Casey Jones - Railroad Earth

Plus instrumental interludes by: Andy Statman, Tony Trischka, Kerryn Tolhurst, and David Spelman.

American Beauty 8pm Sun, Jan 21, 2007

1. Box Of Rain - Toshi Reagon with Catherine Russell
2. Friend Of The Devil - Mark Eitzel (American Music Club)
3. Sugar Magnolia - Jim Lauderdale and friends
4. Operator - Jorma Kaukonen with Barry Mitterhoff
5. Candyman - Jay Farrar (Son Volt/Uncle Tupelo)
6. Ripple - Dar Williams and Dan Zanes
7. Brokedown Palace - Ollabelle with Larry Campbell
8. Till The Morning Comes - Espers
9. Attics Of My Life - Larry Campbell with Teresa Williams and Rob Barraco
10. Truckin' - The Jen Chapin Trio

Plus instrumental interludes by: Sex Mob, Tony Trischka, and Andy Statman.


Last time Jay Farrar was in town to play Northsix, he also played a Bob Dylan tribute. This time he's doing Northsix and The Grateful Dead.


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