Jack White Joined by the Dead Weather as He Plays Three-Hour Homecoming Gig

artist: Jack White date: 08/05/2014 category: general music news
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Jack White Joined by the Dead Weather as He Plays Three-Hour Homecoming Gig
Jack White played a three-hour, 38-song set earlier this week at the Detroit venue he saved from foreclosure last year.

As NME reports, White took to the stage in his hometown at the Masonic Temple, the venue he saved after paying off its reported $142,000 in back taxes so it could stay open. The venue then renamed its 1,586-capacity Cathedral Theater as the Jack White Theater to honour the singer.

On Wednesday night, White returned to the venue to perform a 38-song set that included his own solo material as well as songs from the White Stripes, the Dead Weather – on which he was joined by bandmates Alison Mosshart and Dean Fertita – and a brief cover of Led Zeppelin's "Lemon Song" during an airing of "Ball and Biscuit." He also played a cover of Beck's "Devil's Haircut." Check out fan footage of the gig below.

Earlier this week, Jack White marked his return to Detroit by throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a Detroit Tigers baseball match on Tuesday (July 29). White stepped out in front of fans prior to the game against Chicago White Sox at the Tigers' Comerica Park, throwing the ball straight to his opposite number who was, incongruously, dressed as Santa Claus.

Jack White played:

01. Fell in Love With a Girl
02. Astro
03. The Big Three Killed My Baby
04. High Ball Stepper
05. Lazaretto
06. Missing Pieces
07. Just One Drink
08. Hotel Yorba
09. You Know That I Know
10. Love Interruption
11. Weep Themselves to Sleep
12. I Cut Like A Buffalo
13. Cannon
14. Icky Thump
15. Screwdriver
16. Ramblin' Man (Hank Williams cover)
17. Apple Blossom
18. Three Women
19. The Same Boy You've Always Known
20. We're Going to Be Friends
21. Sugar Never Tasted So Good
22. Entitlement
23. Alone in My Home
24. Steady, as She Goes
25. Ball and Biscuit' / Got My Mojo Working (Muddy Waters cover) / The Lemon Song (Led Zeppelin cover)
26. The Hardest Button to Button
27. Sixteen Saltines / Devil's Haircut (Beck cover)
28. Hypocritical Kiss
29. That Black Bat Licorice?'
30. Would You Fight for My Love?
31. Blue Blood Blues
32. You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You're Told)
33. My Doorbell
34. I Fought Piranhas
35. Seven Nation Army
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