Full Audio Of Lettuce’s Funky Tour Opener In New Haven Has Emerged [Listen]
The Sounds Like A Party tour is off and running, fueled by the funky fires of Lettuce. The six-piece ensemble has been laying down some thick funky grooves, thoroughly impressing with ever opportunity. The band’s 2015 release Crush only pushed the band’s sound further into the realms of psychedelic funk, and that energy has bubbled over into astounding live shows.The band’s fall tour started off at Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT last Tuesday, September 20th, with the band letting loose in a great performance. The show featured a cover of Tears for Fears’ classic “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” and saw Nigel Hall sit in on keys and vocals for the whole performance. Of course, the band’s original music was on full display, with tracks like “Blaze,” “By Any Shmeeans Necessary,” “Phyllis” and more!Fortunately, there’s a tape of the full performance available. Check out the audio recording below, courtesy of taper Keith Antaya.Lettuce will continue to Crush on their fall tour, which continues tonight in Buffalo, NY. Check out the tour schedule below!Lettuce Sounds Like A Party Tour Schedule9.20 – New Haven, CT9.21 – Providence, RI9.22 – Buffalo, NY9.23 – Pittsburgh, PA9.24 – Lakewood, PA9.28 – Charlotte, NC9.29 – Birmingham, AL9.30 – New Orleans, LA10.1 – New Orleans, LA10.4 – Memphis, TN10.5 – Knoxville, TN10.6 – Columbia, SC10.7 – Corolla, NC10.8 – Wilmington, NC10.11 – Lafayette, IN10.12 – Urbana, IL10.13 – St. Louis, MO10.14 – Kansas City, MO10.15 – Denver, CO10.26 – Baltimore, MD10.27 – Charlottesville, VA10.28 – Asheville, NC10.29 – Live Oak, FL11.2 – San Antonio, TX11.3 – Houston, TX11.4 – Dallas, TX11.5 – Austin, TX11.6 – Tulsa, OK11.9 – Louisville, KY11.11 – New York, NY11.12 – New York, NY11.26 – San Francisco, CA12.1 – Pantanal, Dominican Republic12.30 – Portland, ME12.31 – Boston, MAYou can also catch members of Lettuce, including drummer Adam Deitch, bassist Jesus Coomes, guitarist Adam Smirnoff, keyboardist Neal Evans, trumpeter Eric “Benny” Bloom, and saxophonist Ryan Zoidis, at the second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive on October 22nd. With 50+ musicians including members of Dead & Co., The Disco Biscuits, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, The String Cheese Incident, Dopapod, and more, fans will have the opportunity to see their favorite musicians play in completely new, unique collaborations alongside some of the greatest. More details here.