Spafford Kicks Off Summer Tour at Water Street Music Hall with Special Guest Mike Gantzer

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Spafford launched their highly anticipated summer tour with an electrifying performance at Water Street Music Hall in Rochester, New York. This marks the first show with guitarist Mike Gantzer of Aqueous, sitting in for original member Brian Moss as he recovers from a car accident a few months ago.

The highlight of the evening was an unforgettable rendition of "Machine Elves", where Gantzer's dynamic guitar work seamlessly blended with Spafford's signature improvisational style. Fans were treated to a night of high-energy jams and captivating musical moments, setting the tone for what promises to be an incredible Summer tour.

Watch the entire Rochester show from June 12 HERE

0:14:36 Jam

0:32:23 Giants In The Light

0:50:20 Mad World (Tears for Fears)

0:57:39 Plans

Set Break

1:49:41 Home

2:04:00 Jam

2:14:59 Bee Jam

2:21:58 Machine Elves

2:28:55 Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock)

2:44:40 Lonely

2:57:35 Encore:

2:59:07 Passing Time (Jordan Solo)


6.14 Northlands Music and Arts Festival - Swanzey, NH

6.15 Colony - Woodstock, NY

6.16 Phantom Power - Millersville, PA

6.17 The Stephen Talkhouse - Amagansett, NY

6.19 Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD

6.20 New Realm Brewing - Virginia, Beach, VA

6.21 Bowstring Brewyard - Wilmington, NC

6.22 Pisgah Brewing Company - Black Mountain, NC

6.23 The Ramkat - Winston-Salem, NC

7.12-13 I Bar Ranch - Gunnison, CO

7.15 Dillon Amphitheater - Dillon, CO

7.18 Woodlands Tavern - Columbus, OH

7.18-20 4848 Music Festival - Snowshoe, WV

8.30-9.1 Summerdance - Garrettsville, OH

10.2-3 Visulite Theatre - Charlotte, NC

10.4-5 Charleston Pour House - Charleston, SC

10.6 - Bowstring Brewyard - Raleigh, NC