2016 Setlists (17 shows)

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Squirrel Hill Sports Bar
Holiday Party
w Special Guest, John Bigham on Keys
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SET I:
Feel Like A Stranger, Sugaree, Jackson, West L.A. Fadeaway, You Never Can Tell,
Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again, High Time, Back On The Train, Bird Song > Franklin's Tower.
SET II: China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, New Speedway Boogie > Music Never Stopped >
Eyes Of The World > Katie Moon > Terrapin Station > Dear Mr. Fantasy > Morning Dew.
ENCORE: Strange Man.

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Moondog's
Thanksgiving Weekend Bash
w Special Guest, Randy Baumann on Keys
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SET I:
Hell In A Bucket, Love The One You're With, Jack-A-Roe > Long Way To Go, Reuben & Cerise,
That's What Love Will Make You Do, Althea, Cassidy, Loose Lucy, Bertha.
SET II: Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain, Estimated Prophet > Hey Pocky Way, Uncle John's Band > Crazy Fingers > I Know > Uncle John's Band > He's Gone > Throwing Stones > White Rabbit.
ENCORE: 
Box Of Rain > Turn On Your Lovelight.

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Squirrel Hill Sports Bar
Annual Halloween Pause
Grateful Dead Re-Creation Show
w Special Guest, Kelton Burgess
SET I: 
Shakedown Street > Greatest Story Ever Told, Friend Of The Devil, C.C. Rider, Candyman, Me & My Uncle > Big River, Althea, Looks Like Rain > Might As Well.
SET II: Samson & Delilah, Ship Of Fools, Lost Sailor > Saint Of Circumstance >
He's Gone > Drums / Space > Truckin' > Black Peter > (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction+.
ENCORE: U.S. Blues
FILLER: Werewolves Of London
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
Last "Lost Sailor" 9-27-14 (35 shows)
Mike "Tourpro" Tony's final show

Saturday, October 15, 2016
Beerhead
Dark Star Orchestra After Party

Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), They Love Each Other, Eyes Of The World > Estimated Prophet* > Bertha*+ > Good Lovin'*+, Sugaree*, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues*, Music Never Stopped*, White Rabbit > Promised Land, Dancin' In The Streets+ >
Franklin's Tower@.
ENCORE: One More Saturday Night.
* with Jeff Mattson from Dark Star Orchestra
+ with Rob Eaton from Dark Star Orchestra
@ with Alex Talbot


Saturday, October 1, 2016
Moondog's
SET I:
China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Bertha, Row Jimmy, Friend Of The Devil, Brown Eyed Woman > Jackson, Pride Of Cucamonga, And It Stoned Me > Deal.
SET II: Music Never Stopped > Sugaree > Music Never Stopped, I'm A Roadrunner,
Right Beside Me* > I've Got A Feeling, Down With Disease > Highway 61 Revisited > Boogie On Reggae Woman > Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Hard To Handle.
ENCORE: One More Saturday Night
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad
last "Down With Disease" 11-22-06 (206 shows)


Saturday, September 24, 2016
Four Seasons Brewing Company
AcoustiCAUSE
SET I:
Aiko! Aiko!, Shady Grove, Lazy River Road, Give It Up Or Let Me Go,
Long Way To Go > Cumberland Blues, Dupree's Diamond Blues, Angel From Montgomery+, Back On The Train, Weather Report Suite: Prelude > Part I > Let It Grow (Part II).
SET II: Jack Straw > Franklin's Tower, Dark Hollow, High Time, Don't Let Go,
Man Of Constant Sorrow, Don't Think Twice - It's All Right > Ripple.
ENCORE: Sophia*, Brokedown Palace.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad

last "Sophia" 2-28-15 (29 shows)

Friday, July 29, 2016
Broken Chains Benefit - An Evening of Primal Dead
The Rex Theater
with Special Guests, Randy Baumann & John Pergal
SET I:
Viola Lee Blues, Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion),
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Dupree's Diamond Blues, Next Time You See Me, Cumberland Blues, Cold Rain & Snow, Death Don't Have No Mercy, China Cat Sunflower > The Eleven Jam+ > Casey Jones.
SET II: Cosmic Charlie, Dark Star > Saint Stephen > Hard To Handle, Doin' That Rag,
New Speedway Boogie > Caution (Do Not Step On Tracks) Jam+ > Easy Wind,
Morning Dew, Not Fade Away > Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad > Not Fade Away.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE

Saturday, July 9, 2016
theCAUSE
Potter County XXIII
SET I:
Dancin' In The Streets > Might As Well, Jackson > Long Way To Go,
Lie Better Than That*, Only You Know & I Know,
Weather Report Suite: Prelude > Part I > Let It Grow (Part II) > Right Beside Me*^.
SET II: Never Alone*^, Ship Of Fools, Victim Or The Crime > Eyes Of The World >
Saint Stephen > Saint Of Circumstance, I Know, Unbroken Chain, Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower#.
ENCORE: I'd Rather Go Blind.
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad
^ with Andrea Pearl on Vocals
# with Andrea Pearl & Cherylann Hawk on Vocals


Friday, June 24, 2016
The Oaks Theater
SET I:
Shakedown Street > Boogie On Reggae Woman > Shakedown Street, Mama Tried > Big River, Don't Think Twice - It's All Right, Cassidy, China Cat Sunflower >
Love The One You're With > I Know You Rider.
SET II: White Rabbit, Scarlet Begonias > Estimated Prophet > Can't Find My Way Home, Sittin' On Top Of The World, Victim Or The Crime+ > (Like A) Firefly* > Superfly** >
Turn On Your Lovelight > Blow Away.
ENCORE: Unbroken Chain+.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad
** written by Michael Hoernig & Pat Kelly


Saturday, May 14, 2016
theCAUSE appearing as
REUBEN'S PAINTED MANDOLIN
with Special Guest, Andrea Pearl
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SET I:
I'll Take A Melody, I'm A Roadrunner, Mississippi Moon+, You Never Can Tell,
Run For The Roses, Friend Of The Devil, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,
Tough Mama+, Sugaree, How Sweet It Is.
SET II: Let's Spend The Night Together, And It Stoned Me+#, After Midnight#,
That's What Love Will Make You Do, Let Me Roll It+, Think, I'll Be With Thee, Evangeline+, Stir It Up#, Gomorrah, The Harder They Come.
ENCORE: Strange Man.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
# with Bob Banerjee on fiddle



Saturday, April 23, 2016
Squirrel Hill Sports Bar
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SET I:
Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), Loser#,
I Know#, My Brother Esau, High Time, Pride Of Cucamonga,
Weather Report Suite: Prelude > Part I > Let It Grow (Part II).
SET II: Fee > Bertha, Dancin' In The Streets > Alligator > Cryptical Envelopment >
The Other One > Cryptical Envelopment > Ship Of Fools, Easy Wind, Katie Moon* >
Only You Know & I Know > Possum.
ENCORE: U.S. Blues.
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad
# with Bruce on fiddle
Last "Fee" 11-24-14 (27 shows)


Saturday, April 2, 2016
Four Seasons Brewing Company
AcoustiCAUSE
SET I:
Shady Grove, Deep Elem Blues, Friend Of The Devil, Cassidy, Dire Wolf,
Don't Think Twice - It's All Right, Monkey & The Engineer, Sittin' On Top Of The World,
Bird Song, Next Time You See Me, It Must Have Been The Roses,
Love The One You're With > Ripple.
SET II: Man Of Constant Sorrow, Uncle John's Band > El Paso > Can't Find My Way Home, Hesitation Blues, What's Found* > Uncle John's Band > Long Way To Go,
On The Road Again, Mr. Charlie, Don't Ease Me In.
ENCORE: Brokedown Palace.
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad & Jon Hoernig

Friday, April 1, 2016
pUNKapalooza 2016
Moondog's

Jack Straw, Hard To Handle, Back On The Train#, Jackson#,
That's What Love Will Make You Do, Dupree's Diamond Blues, Truckin' > Scarlet Begonias > Eyes Of The World > Estimated Prophet > Days Between+$ > Boogie On Reggae Woman > Right Beside Me*.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
# with Jason Greenlaw from The Clock Reads on Guitar
$ with pUNK on Bass & Vocals


Saturday, March 26, 2016
DJAM 2016
The Rex Theater
Benefit for Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
With Special Guest, Jeff Mattson from Dark Star Orchestra

SET I: Feel Like A Stranger > Franklin's Tower, They Love Each Other,
Black Throated Wind, (I'm A) Roadrunner, Lazy River Road, Cumberland Blues,
Lie Better Than That*, Passenger$, I'll Be With Thee$, Promised Land > Deal.
SET II: China Cat Sunflower > Never Alone**^ > I Know You Rider, Sugaree,
Blinding Light+***, Lazy Lightning > Supplication > Dark Star >
A Little Help From My Friends%, Black Peter > Throwing Stones > Not Fade Away.
ENCORE: Blow Away.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* written by David Tauberg
** written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad
*** written by Jeff Mattson
$ with Andrea Pearl on vocals
^ with Cherylann Hawk on vocals
% with Cherylann Hawk, Andrea Pearl, Dave Iglar & Andrea Iglar on vocals


Saturday, February 27, 2016
Moondog's
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SET I:
Deal, Oh! Darling, Althea, You Never Can Tell, On The Road Again, High Time, Tennessee Jed, Might As Well > Dancin' In The Streets+.
SET II: Hey Pocky Way, Ain't No Bread In The Breadbox, Lie Better Than That*+ >
Looks Like Rain > Eyes Of The World > Saint Of Circumstance, Only You Know & I Know+, (Like A) Firefly** > Superfly*** > Dear Mr. Fantasy > Turn On Your Lovelight.
ENCORE: Strange Man > Johnny B. Goode.
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* written by David Tauberg
** written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad & Jon Hoernig
*** written by Mike Hoernig & Pat Kelly
Last Electric "On The Road Again" 5-14-13 (49 shows)


Saturday, January 30, 2016
Thunderbird Cafe
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SET I:
One More Saturday Night, Give It Up Or Let Me Go, Lazy River Road,
Queen Jane Approximately, Sittin' On Top Of The World, It Must Have Been The Roses, Jump For Joy, I'm A King Bee+, Mr. Charlie, Glass Onion > I'm So Tired > Foolish Heart.
SET II: Viola Lee Blues > China Cat Sunflower > Love The One You're With,
Uncle John's Band > China Doll > Uncle John's Band > I've Got A Feeling, Katie Moon* > Viola Lee Blues > Highway 61 Revisited > All Along The Watchtower > I Know You Rider > Viola Lee Blues > Bertha.
ENCORE: Liberty > Volunteers+ (for Paul Kantner).
+ denotes first time played by theCAUSE
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad
Last "Queen Jane Approx." 9-29-08 (144 shows)
Last Electric "It Must Have Been The Roses" 12-8-12 (57 shows)
Last "Jump For Joy" 5-31-14 (30 shows)
Last "Glass Onion", Last "I'm So Tired" 9-7-13 (43 shows)
Last "Highway 61 Revisited" 10-18-14 (24 shows)
Last "All Along The Watchtower" 3-15-08 (156 shows)
Last "Liberty" 2-1-14 (35 shows)


Saturday, January 2, 2016
The Rex Theater
with Special Guest, Randy Baumann
SET I:
Hell In A Bucket > Sugaree, Black Throated Wind, Friend Of The Devil,
Brown Eyed Woman, Long Way To Go, Cassidy, Pride Of Cucamonga, Row Jimmy, I Know, Weather Report Suite: Prelude > Part I > Let It Grow (Part II).
SET II: Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower, Never Alone*, Ship Of Fools > Terrapin Station > Truckin' > The Other One > Boogie On Reggae Woman >
Crazy Fingers > Shakedown Street.
ENCORE: U.S. Blues > Blow Away.
* written by Eric "Pappy" Weingrad