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    Default Yo La Tengo Hanukkah

    I always enjoy all the speculation and anticipation of who will be opening these shows ever year. This year is no different Pussy Galore are opening tonight it looks like! And Glands are opening Christmas Eve show!

    Last year, these were the openers....

    12/1 - M. Ward, Todd Barry, Nash Kato
    12/2 - The Parting Gifts, Jim Gaffigan, members of The Feelies
    12/3 - Jeff Tweedy, Eugene Mirman & Kid Congo Powers
    12/4 - Syl Johnson, Jon Glaser, Peter Wolf & Ira's mom
    12/5 - Mission of Burma & Wyatt Cenac
    12/6 - Mofungo, Amy Rigby, Wreckless Eric, Mikael Jorgensen, Tara Key, Gil Divine & Eugene Mirman
    12/7 - Bonnie Prince Billy, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal & Nels Cline
    12/8 - The National, Marc Maron, Hamish Kilgour, Bruce Bennett, Gil Divine

    Night #1
    Special Guest: Sea & Cake
    Comedians: Jon Benjamin & Jon Glaser
    Mix disc by Bob Odenkirk
    Mac McCaughan of Superchunk was guest YLT guitarist.

    Yo La Tengo Maxwell's 12/20 Setlist:
    (entire set with Mac McCaughan on guitar, keyboards, and vocals.)
    Night Falls on Hoboken
    Eight Days A Week (The Beatles)?
    Nothing To Hide
    Stockholm Syndrome
    Tears Are In Your Eyes
    Did I Tell You?
    Upside Down
    Noisy Night (Portastatic) (Mac vocals)
    Styles of the Times (with John McEntire on drums)?
    Don't Say A Word (with John McEntire on drums)?
    Drug Test
    Tom Courtenay (Georgia vocals)
    I Heard You Looking (with Sam Prekop & Archer Prewitt on guitars)
    Our Way To Fall (with Sam Prekop & Archer Prewitt on guitars)

    *(encore)*
    Aba Dabba Do Dance (The Tradewinds) (with Todd Abramson on vocals & Archer Prewitt on drums)?
    Somebody's In Love (Sun Ra)

    Night #2
    Special Guest: Spent (who reunited for Merge's 20th Anniversary in 2009)
    Comedians: Bobcat Goldthwait & Neil Innes
    Mix disc by James
    Smokey Hormel was guest YLT guitarist.

    Yo La Tengo Maxwell's 12/21 Setlist:
    Green Arrow (with Smokey Hormel on guitar)?We're An American Band (with SH)?The Weakest Part (with SH)
    Here To Fall (alt. arrangement) (with SH)?Let's Be Natural (The Rutles) (with Neil Innes on guitar/keys/vocals)
    Ouch! (The Rutles) (with NI)
    Democracy (Neil Innes) (with NI)
    Under the Evening Sun (Neil Innes) (with NI)
    I Want To Be With You (Bonzo Dog Band) (with NI)
    Where Has All the Money Gone (NI solo)
    Bottom of the Pile (Neil Innes) (NI solo)
    Doubleback Alley / Good Times Roll / Another Day / Cheese & Onions (NI solo until "C&O")?My Heart's Reflection (with SH & NI)?One of Those People (Neil Innes) (with SH & NI)
    Tears Are In Your Eyes (with SH & NI)
    I'm The Urban Spaceman (Bonzo Dog Band) (with SH & NI)?Autumn Sweater (with SH & NI)?The Story of Yo La Tango (alt. arrangement) (with SH & NI)?
    *(encore)*
    My Little Red Book (Burt Bacharach & Hal David) (with Gaylord Fields on vocals)
    Hanky Panky Nohow (John Cale)
    ---

    Night #3
    Special Guest: Lee Ranaldo Band
    Comedian: Ted Alexandro
    Mix disc by Kid Koala
    Lee Ranaldo & Steve Shelley w/ Yo La Tengo "Mote"


    Yo La Tengo Maxwell's 12/22 Setlist:
    Nutricia
    Sugarcube (alt. arrangement)
    Madeleine
    Lewis
    Mr. Tough
    Season of the Shark
    Periodically Double or Triple
    Doesn't Anybody Love the Dark (Run On) (with Alan Licht on guitar and vocals)?The Last Days of Disco (with AL, Lee Ranaldo on guitar, and Steve Shelley on drums)
    Fourth Time Around (Bob Dylan) (with AL, LR, SS)
    Decora (alt. arrangement) (with AL, LR, SS)
    Double Dare (with SS)
    Mote (Sonic Youth) > (with LR & SS)
    Pass the Hatchet, I Think I'm Goodkind (with LR, AL, & SS)
    *(encore)*
    Andalucia (John Cale)?Mandy (Barry Manilow) (with John Cameron Mitchell on vocals)
    Last edited by Spooks; 12-27-2011 at 08:00 AM.

    8/19 Run the Jewels @ Sir Stage 37
    8/21 The Clean @ Rough Trade
    8/21 J Rocc/GE-OLOGY @ Panther Room
    8/23 Bad Brains/Trash Talk @ Afropunk
    8/23 Kevin Saunderson @ TBA
    8/24 D'Angelo @ Afropunk


    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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