200) Zappa Plays Zappa

date: 7/8/09
place: The Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, Columbus
warmup: none
length: 2:45
order: exact

Village Of The Sun
Echidna's Arf (Of You)
Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?
Dirty Love
Magic Fingers
Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy
The Black Page #1
  -- the drum solo
The Black Page #2
  -- Accompanied by Ben Thomas' interpretive dance
Pygmy Twylyte ("Quaalude Thunder" version)
Eat That Question
Cosmik Debris
The Purple Lagoon (intro)
Inca Roads
Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
Outside Now
Bamboozled By Love
Trouble Every Day
(band improvisation)
  -- Improv opened with Dweezil's hand-signal direction
A Token Of My Extreme

-- ENCORE --
Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
San Ber'dino
Willie The Pimp


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201) The Flaming Lips

date: 9/18/09
place: Lifestyles Community Pavilion, Columbus
warmup: Stardeath And White Dwarfs
length: 1:40
order: exact

pre-show music included: The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - "I'm Going To Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight", Paul Simon - "I'm A Rock", David Bowie - "Life On Mars", and Kermit The Frog - "The Rainbow Connection"

Can We Go?
  -- instrumental while Wayne Coyne surfs the crowd in his bubble
Race For The Prize
Silver Trembling Hands
The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power)
Fight Test
Enthusiasm For Life Defeats Existential Fear ...
Convinced Of The Hex
Vein Of Stars
Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1
Pompeii Am Götterdämmerung
The W.A.N.D. (Will Always Negates Defeat)
She Don't Use Jelly

-- ENCORE --
Do You Realize??

post-show music: Louis Armstrong's "What A Wonderful World"

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202) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

date: 10/3/09
place: Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh
warmup: none
length: 2:00
order: exact

Smith: The Star-Spangled Banner
Poulenc: Sinfionetta
  -- I. Allegro con fuoco
  -- II. Molto vivace
  -- III. Andante cantabile
  -- IV. Finale: Prestissimo get tres gai
Tchaikovsky: Variations On A Rococo Theme

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Nos. 1-4
  -- I. Concerto in E major ("La primavera")
  -- II. Concerto in G minor ("L'estate")
  -- III. Concerto in F major ("L'autunno")
  -- IV. Concerto in F minor ("L'inverno")

Andrés Cárdenes, conductor & violin ("The Four Seasons")
Anne Martindale Williams, cello ("Variations On A Rococo Theme")

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203) Roger Daltrey

date: 11/03/09
place: House Of Blues, Cleveland
warmup: Paper Zoo
length: 1:35
order: exact

Roger Daltrey - vocals, guitar, harmonica, ukelele
Simon Townshend - guitar, vocals
Frank Simes - guitar, vocals, musical director
Loren Gold - keyboards
Jon Button - bass
Scott Devours - drums

Who Are You
Pictures Of Lily
Behind Blue Eyes
Days Of Light
Freedom Ride
Gimme A Stone
Going Mobile
  -- Simon Townshend lead vocal
  -- Followed with a tape of the "Church of Your Choice" jingle from The Who Sell Out
Smokestack Lightning (partial)
My Generation Blues (partial)
I'm A Man (partial)
  -- Roger said his voice started to make him sound like Howlin' Wolf, so he did a quick fragment of "Smokestack Lightning" and about half of "My Generation Blues" and half of "I'm A Man".
Who's Gonna Walk On Water
Squeeze Box
I Can See For Miles
Young Man Blues
Shakin' All Over
Baba O'Riley
I Got Stripes (aborted)
Folsom Prison Blues (aborted)
  -- Roger's voice was really starting to go. He tried to start both songs in his "Johnny Cash Medley", but only got a line or two into each.
Blue Red And Grey (partial)
  -- Roger played about half of "Blue Red And Grey" before stopping the song. The crowd wanted him to finish!
Born On The Bayou
  -- At Simon's suggestion, the band did one more song, and Daltrey did fine with "Born On The Bayou". After this one, he introduced the band and said goodnight.

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