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The Canopy Club – Urbana, IL October 11th, 2013

As the “2013 Without Shoes Fall Tour” kicked off, it made a special stop on Todd’s Birthday in Urbana, IL at the Canopy Club. There was definitely magic in the air from the moment doors opened.

The two set format lead to an extended night of instrument changes, classic tunes, along with too many requests to list. Following both sets, Todd returned to the stage for an eleven song encore packed full of cover tunes.

Woodland Park Zoo – Seattle, WA Aug 11th, 2013

Seattle’s fantastic Woodland Park Zoo welcomed Todd’s traveling What the Folk Festival with welcome arms, as an amazing evening was had by everyone. Many thanks to Sarah Jarosz, Hayes Carll and Shawn Mullins for being a part of a great evening of music.

Todd opened with the local classic D.B. Cooper, which lead into a very fitting version of Tension> The Times They Are A-changing. Several other local stories and tunes closed out the set, as the band returned to the sage and left it all out for an unforgettable version’s of Hey Hey, My My.

Oregon Zoo- Portland, ORAug 10th, 2013

The Traveling folk Festival made it way to Todd’s hometown Portland Zoo, that included special guests Shawn Mullins, Hayes Carll and Sarah Jarsoz.

Todd opened with the local classic D.B. Cooper, and played a set full of fan and local favorites. Following the epic local story of coach Bower, you might notice PA being cut off at 9:29 as we were given at 10:00 curfew. Fans weer treated to a special benefit at the Alberta Rosa several months later.

Levitt Shell – Memphis, TN June 15th, 2013

The traveling What The Folk Festival featured opening sets from Amanda Shires, Amy LaVere and Jeff Austin, as Todd took the stage with Amanda on fiddle and Paul Griffith on drums.

The set kicked off with Devils’ Backbone Tavern, Can’t Complain and Alright Guy, before Statistician’s Blues. The electric guitar made an appearance for Good News Blues and several other tunes, as the night came to a close with Moondawg’s Tavern, Walkin The Dog, and Will The Circle Be Unbroken. By popular demand, Todd and the band returned to the stage for a two song encore.

The Bluebird – Bloomington, IN June 14th, 2013

Friday was another magical night at The Bluebird in Bloomington, as Paul Griffith joined Todd on drums and percussion throughout this two set performance.

Todd opened, and closed with If Tomorrow Never Comes. Too Soon To Tell, Greecastle Blues, Just Like Old Times and Tension followed, as the set closed with Good Fortune. Todd returned to the stage with the electric for several tunes including Stuck On The Corner, Looking For a Job and New York Banker. The second set finished on acoustic guitar, as the night came to a rocking close with a Good New Blues and Big Finish encore.

Higher Ground – Burlington, VT March 25th, 2013

Spring Tour made a trip to the north country for an unforgettable night, at the historic Higher Ground. Tension, Can’t Complain and Is Thing Working opened the show, and were followed by the Aaron Allen story, Greencastle Blues and In The Beginning.

Todd returned to the stage with Beer Run> Age Like Wine and told almost as many stories, as he played requests. Looking For A Job, Mr. Bojangles and Sideshow Blues closed out the set, while the encore featured Incarcerated and Good Fortune.

 

Port City Music Hall – Portland, ME March 24th, 2013

Hard to tell it was Sunday night in Portland, as this high energy show opened with Ballad Of The Kingsmen, Is This Thing Working and Too Soon To Tell. The first set came to a close with Tension, Looking For A Job and Louie Louie.

The second set was full of requests, as Todd returned to the stage with Easy Money, D.B. Cooper and Keep Off The Grass. The night closed with a Louie Louie reprise in the middle of Enjoy Yourself, before a three song encore.

 

Tralf Music Hall – Buffalo, NY March 21st, 2013

It was a great evening at the Tralf Music Hall, as the first set was full of rarely played tunes including Broke, Digger Dave’s Crazy Woman Blues and Waco Moon.

The second set kicked off with Ballad Of The Kingsmen, Greencastle Blues and New York Banker. An attempt was made to grant everyone’s requests before a Jerry Garcia cover, Statistician’s Blues and Is This Thing Working. Todd returned to the stage for an encore with Elvis, Can’t Complain and Crooked Piece Of Time.

 

Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA March 19th, 2013

Mr. Small’s Theatre was packed on Tuesday night, as Pittsburgh hosted the first Todd show in several years. With possibly the most surprising setlist of the tour, this unforgettable evening began with That Was Me, New York Banker and and big thank you for coming out to the show.

Following Prison Walls in the first set, the second set featured rarely played America’s Favorite Pastime, My Generation Part 2, and This Land Is Our Land. Todd switched to electric for Guaranteed during the encore, as the night closed with Just Like Old Times and Don’t It Make You Wanna Dance.

SPACE – Evanston, IL March 17th, 2013

Along with a Sunday night vibe, night number two at SPACE featured a completely different setlist, some rarely played songs and several cover tunes. The first set opened with If Tomorrow Never Comes and closed with Keep Off The Grass, Bruised Orange and Good Fortune.

Todd returned to the stage with Age Like Wine, a cover request, Ballad Of The Kingsmen and the Mushroom Football Story. Horseshoe Lake, To Beat The Devil, and Can’t Complain led into an Elvis story and quick guest appearance.