Concert Reviews

Gov't Mule at Fillmore Auditorium, 9/13/12


About two hours into Gov't Mule's epic three-hour set, the Warren Haynes-lead quartet kicked into the a deep and slow groove of "Effigy," which then morphed into "Hey Joe," with Haynes substituting a line for, "Going way out west, way out to Colorado. Way out west, where I can be free and smoke some weed." With the intensity building as the band segued back into "Effigy," drummer Matt Abts launched into a fast country shuffle, cuing Haynes to fire out a mean and tasty county solo before playing an instrumental take on Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues."

See also: Slide show: Gov't Mule at Fillmore Auditorium

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