Jesse Malin by Mark Ashe

Jesse Malin

The Bowery Electric- New York City –

August 23, 2018

Overview by Mark Ashe

 

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Jesse Malin and band played an amazing set at The Bowery Electric in New York City as a warm-up for their Strummer Summer Jam 2018  show, benefiting the Joe Strummer Foundation.   Malin hasn’t played a full band show in about nine months and he and the band weren’t rusty at all.  The sold out crowd at The Bowery Electric loved every second of the show.  Malin scampered into the audience, the sound booth and even in the merch stand.

 

Malin’s expanded band included Derek Cruz on guitar, Cat Popper on bass, Randy Schrager on drums, Michelle Casillas on keyboards, Indofunk Statish on trumpet, Danny Ray on saxophone, with backup vocals by Liza Colby and Kia Warren.  The stage is a bit too small for the horns, so they played on the steps to the dressing room.  The Bowery Electric is a cozy club just steps from where the famous CBGB’s was located.

The full gallery of photos from this show is located here.

The show started off quite with couple of acoustic two songs Cigarettes & Violets and When Your Young, but then Jesse and band started to hit full throttle with Meet Me At The End Of The World, his latest single from his EP of the same name.  Jesse Malin is a super dynamic performer who always gives it 110% and this show was not a letdown.  Malin, 51 has been performing since he was 12 and he’s only gotten better with age.  Most of the rest of the show was full-tilt rock ‘n’ roll.  Jesse is off to Europe for a month, with Derek Cruz, but he has an October residency, playing four Tuesday’s in October at Coney Island Baby in New York City with the full band.’

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Set list:

Cigarettes & Violets

When Your Young

Meet Me At The End Of The World

Don’t Let Them Take You Down

Wendy

Brooklyn

If I Should Fall From the Grace of God

She Don’t Love Me Now

Turn Up The Mains

Black Hair Girl

Burning The Bowery

Boots of Immigration

Russian Roulette

Here’s The Situation

All The Way From Moscow

You Know It’s Dark When Atheists Start To Pray

Sally Can’t Dance/Rudie Can’t Fail

 

The full gallery of photos from this show is located here.

 

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