LIVE: Moe

San Diego "moe.rons" came out in full force for Moe's sold-out Observatory North Park show on April 7.

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Moe (usually stylized as “moe.”) headlined the Observatory North Park on April 7, 2016.
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The group is considered an American jam band in the same vein as Phish, Widespread Panic or the Grateful Dead.
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They formed at the University of Buffalo in New York in 1989.
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The band members are: Rob Derhak (bass/vocals), Al Schnier (guitar/vocals/keyboard), Chuck Garvey (guitar/vocals), Vinnie Amico (drums) and Jim Loughlin (percussion).
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Moe’s first record, 1992’s “Fatboy,” put them on the map in the improvisational rock scene.
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Just as the Grateful Dead have “deadheads,” Moe fans are referred to as “moe.rons.”
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According to their Wikipedia page, during an interview Schnier described the band as: “It’s an amalgamation of a wide variety of the history of rock, all regurgitated and recycled through the eyes, ears, hands, whatever of the guys in our band....”
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He continued: “…and all of that, with a sense of adventure, a sense of humor, also a constant desire to push the envelope. All in this arena of taking chances, improvising live, and making things up on the spot.”
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The band has played nearly every festival on the planet it seems, with performances in the past at Bonnaroo (multiple years), Woodstock 1999, Lollapalooza, Summerfest (multiple years) among many others.
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Moe released their 11th studio album in 2014 entitled “No Guts, No Glory.”
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They’ve also released 10 official live albums throughout the years.
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During their April 7 show, they performed the following songs in their first set: “Spaz Medicine,” “Nebraska,” “Buster,” “ZOZ,” “St. Augustine,” “Mar De Ma,” and “Crab Eyes.”
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Their second set contained: “Defrost,” “Y.O.Y.,” “The Road,” “Brent Black,” “So Long,” “Not Coming Down,” and “Timmy Tucker.”
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“Wormwood” and “Okayalright” closed out the night during the band’s encore.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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Moe performs at the Observatory North Park in San Diego on April 7, 2016.
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