Hurray For The Riff Raff Live on KEXP at Bumbershoot Music Lounge 9.1.2014 [YouTube Video]

Alex Ash

by Alex Ash

Published September 29, 2014



<h5>Hurray For The Riff Raff Live on KEXP at Bumbershoot Music Lounge Setlist</h5>

<blockquote>0:10 - "The New SF Bay Blues"
3:53 - "Blue Ridge Mountain"
6:13 - "Instrumental Jam / Look Out Mama"
12:20 - "I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)
15:16 - "The Body Electric"
18:45 - "Little Black Star"</blockquote>



<h5>Hurray For The Riff Raff Live on KEXP at Bumbershoot Music Lounge Credits</h5>

<blockquote>Hurray For The Riff Raff:
Alynda Lee Segarra - Vocals, Guitar
Yosi Perlstein - Fiddle
Callie Millington - Bass
David Jamison - Drums
Casey McAllister - Keyboard/Lap Steel Guitar

Audio Engineers: Kevin Suggs & Julian Martlew
Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Shelly Corbett, Scott Holpainen & Justin Wilmore
Editor: Scott Holpainen</blockquote>

New Orleans folk traditionalists Hurray For The Riff Raff played at the Bumbershoot Music Lounge live on KEXP earlier this month. They played tracks off their newest album, Small Town Heroes, and their previous one, Look Out Mama. Watch the full performance above.

The set started with vocalist and guitarist Alynda Lee Segarra playing solo, performing an intimate and emotional rendition of "The New SF Bay Blues" off of Small Town Heroes. Then she invited the rest of the band on stage and they played "Blue Ridge Mountain," a rousing, rollicking, Appalachian folk-influenced number.

The band was really allowed to shine throughout this performance. Leading up into Look Out Mama, Hurray For The Riff Raff broke out into an instrumental jam session that let fiddle player, Yosi Perlstein, show off his fantastic chops. On the final song of the night, "Little Black Star," Perlstein and drummer David Jamison showed off some deft hamboning skills. Segarra and the whole band looked very comfortable on stage and interacted with the audience the whole night.

You can listen to Hurray For The Riff Raff do a KEXP performance and interview right here on Zumic. Small Town Heroes is out now and available on Amazon.

For more on Hurray For The Riff Raff, including news, music, and upcoming tour dates, check out their Zumic artist page.


Source: KEXP YouTube Channel

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