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Begin the Days Between w Hooteroll? & Phuncle Sam!

Salvage Station and Phuncle Sam are thrilled to announce a fitting start to the High Holy Week, known as “The Days Between”!
Beginning on Thursday, August 1st, which would have been Jerry Garcia’s 77th birthday.

Phuncle Sam will be sharing the bill with Hooteroll?!

Nashville's Hooteroll? guitarist Mike Lawson was fortunate to do dozens of shows with Merl Saunders as a "Funky Friend" during Merl's last several years of performing, including performances with Bill Vitt and Martin Fiero from the original lineup. Our Hooteroll? focuses on the early solo efforts of Jerry Garcia and his collaborations with various musicians over the years. With our club venues not unlike playing for an audience at one of the Keystone clubs, we are largely paying tribute to the work with Merl Saunders, and the seminal Keystone performance era, and a bit beyond.

We are inspired by the freeform acid jazz jams of Garcia and Wales, and pull our setlists from those Keystone-era releases, plus the groups Legion of Mary, Reconstruction, and Garcia's solo efforts with Jerry Garcia Band (JGB). Our tribute, 'Hooteroll?" tries to deliver a well-rounded look at and listen to the music they loved to play. It started with Howard, then Merl, and this Hooteroll? honors the magic they conjured for the world.


Phuncle Sam is Asheville's premier Dead-centric "jam band". SInce their formation in 2004, Phuncle Sam has been firmly rooted in musical exploration. The band serves up inventive interpretations of Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead and many others. They have built up a faithful following by using an approach that deeply respects the improvisational traditions of The Grateful Dead, as individual band members bring their unique influences and interpretations into the mix.

Earlier Event: July 30
Later Event: August 2
Runaway Gin