Billy Strings Bids Farewell To Outlaw Music Festival With ‘Thank You Willie’ Setlist

By | September 19, 2022

Billy Strings Bids Farewell To Outlaw Music Competition With ‘Thank You Willie’ Setlist

Picture by Jesse Faatz

Final night time Billy Strings carried out his remaining set on Willie Nelsons Outlaw Music Competition Tour on the Saratoga Performing Arts Middle in Saratoga Springs, NY. The efficiency marked Strings’ sixth set on Nelson’s touring tour, and to mark the event, the 29-year-old spelled out “Thank You Willie” alongside along with his setlist.

Strings and his band opened the one set efficiency with the title monitor from his 2017 studio album Agitation and foilwhich was adopted by fireworks on the fretboard on 2019’s “Hole Coronary heart” Home. Strings and his mates, banjoist Billy Failing, mandolinist Jarrod Walker, bassist Royal Masat and violinist Alex Hargreaves, continued with one other lower Home, “Away from the mud.” Then the set moved to a 2021 pairing Renewal: “Nothing works” and “I do know every little thing”.

With the set’s “Thank You” part squared off, Strings started spelling out “You” with a trio of covers. He began with “Y’all Come” by Arlie Duff, then “Outdated Mexico” by Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives. To shut out the phase, he carried out a 1984 Invoice Monroe favourite, “Uncle Pen.” Subsequent, Strings started penning the identify of the Outlaw Music Competition frontman with a canopy of Chris Henry’s “West Dakota Rose.” Then got here the all the time tongue-in-cheek conventional “If Your Hair’s Too Lengthy (There’s Sin in Your Coronary heart), adopted by the fan-favorite “Love and Remorse.” The second L was supplied by Strings’ instrumental “Libby Phillips Rag.” The penultimate track got here within the type of a canopy of Pearl Jam’s “In Hiding”, whereas Strings’ authentic “Every thing’s the Similar” served because the closing track for the night.

Billy Strings will subsequent carry out on the Medows in Buena Bista, Colorado as a part of his Renewal Tour.

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Saratoga Middle for the Performing Arts – Saratoga Springs, NY
September 18, 2022

Set: Tagitation and foil, HComply with Coronary heart, Amud path, NOTnothing works, Oknow every little thing, Sure‘All Come (Arlie Duff cowl), Old Mexico (cowl of Marty Stuart and his fabulous superlatives), youncle Pen (Invoice Monroe cowl), Ois Dakota Rose (Chris Henry cowl), If Your hair is simply too lengthy (there may be sin in your coronary heart) ([traditional] cowl), Llove and remorse, Libby Phillips Rag, In Masking (cowl of Pearl Jam), Eevery little thing is similar