Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, The Dynamic Duo Returns @upac @CollegeStMusic #LyleLovett #johnhiattmusic

Just like a couple of kids before school lets out for the summer, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt discussed what they each were going to be doing for the summer.

Lyle will be touring some with Vince Gill (May 28 Capitol Center for the Performing Arts in Concord NH)  before hitting the road with his 'Large Band' (tour dates) and John will be heading to Japan and Europe with 'The Combo' before hitting the road with Taj Mahal (tour dates.)

Lyle and John have two dates booked in October and I'm hoping more will be announced in the New England area.


Folks ask me why I go to back to back shows by the same artist (s), I can only reply because each night is different-you never know what you'll get. This can definitely be said for the duo of Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt. Both are extremely talented on their own or with bands behind them, but something special happens when they take the stage together.


Saturday night they played the newly renovated College St. Music in New Haven. The venue was still working out the kinks but the show from the first row was great. Lyle wasn't quite himself-we've seen these two eleven times before this show and Lyle is usually very talkative. But no matter. They both looked like they were having a good time and the audience sure was.

Setlist New Haven
Hiatt/Lovett
Lift up every stone/White boy lost in the blues
Open Road/Road to Ensenada
Real fine love/Nobody knows me
Georgia Rae/Fat babies
Feels like rain/Fiona
Icy blue heart/Don't cry a tear
Tennessee plates/One way gal
Something broken (aborted),Cry Love/Sun&moon&stars
Long time coming/My baby don't tolerate
Marlene/North Dakota
Memphis in the meantime/If I had a boat
--
Have a little faith in me/She's no lady
 
New Haven CT images: http://photosbynanci.smugmug.com/JohnHiatt/With-Lyle-Lovett-2014/2015/New-Haven-CT/

Sunday night they played The Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston NY. Lyle was back in his talkative way. Somewhat psycho-analyzing John. John said something like-"I'm glad we're continuing these sessions, I just hoped we'd do them backstage."

Setlist Kingston NY
Hiatt/Lovett
Lift up every stone/White boy lost in the blues
Open Road/Road to Ensenada
Real fine love/Nobody knows me
Georgia Rae/Fat babies
Feels like rain/Fiona
Icy blue heart/Don't cry a tear
Tennessee plates/One way gal
Something broken (aborted),Cry Love/Sun&moon&stars
Long time coming/My baby don't tolerate
Marlene/North Dakota
Memphis in the meantime/If I had a boat
--
Have a little faith in me/She's no lady


Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt
New Haven CT May 2, 2015
Copyright ©2015 Nancy Nutile-McMenemy

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt
Kingston NY May 3, 2015
Copyright ©2015 Nancy Nutile-McMenemy

More images of John Hiatt: http://photosbynanci.smugmug.com/JohnHiatt