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  • October 08, 2011
    TomPetty.com Recap of Petty Fest
    Petty Fest returned to New York City this week for the fifth year in a row boasting two nights and an expanded lineup featuring artists from across the rock 'n' roll spectrum.

    Fans young and older packed the Music Hall of Williamsburg on October 5 and the Bowery Ballroom on October 6 for an experience which manages to come across as part legitimate concert and part raging and sometimes unhinged party.

    The glue of the event and the reason everyone is gathered is the incredible music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. And your Petty Fest hosts are The Cabin Down Below Band – a very impressive seven piece who bring deft musicianship and unbridled enthusiasm to over 30 tunes from the Petty canon.

    These guys played their hearts out on every song, offering up the grooves and nuances needed to rewardingly deliver cut after cut - from rockers to ballads, deep album tracks to epic hits.

    The set was masterfully constructed by Cabin Down Below Band bassist, show MC, and Roilling Stone senior editor Austin Scaggs and featured plenty of peak moments throughout. Check below for the setlists from both nights as well as the talent lineup.

    The vocalists, both lead and in the background, are a revolving door of musicians and actors representing the finest of New York City and beyond's music and comedy scene. We're talking Norah Jones, Nicole Atkins, Jesse Malin, Ryan Miller of Guster, Jon Herington of Steely Dan, Tad Kubler of the Hold Steady, Will Forte and Jason Sudekis of Saturday Night Live, Michael Cera, Jack Dishel, James Iha, Reeve Carney of Carney and Broadway's Spiderman, Cory Chisel, Justin Long, Chris Chu of Morning Benders, Har Mar Superstar, Jessie Baylin, Tyson Ritter of All-American Rejects – and many more.

    Plus throw in guest drumming spots at various points in the night by Patrick Carney of The Black Keys, Nathan Followill of Kings of Leon and Fabrizio Morretti of The Strokes, and you've got one killer lineup of talented people, all in the house to celebrate the music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with a room full of fired up fans.

    Indeed, even the artists are fans at Petty Fest, helping to create a celebratory vibe that blurs the line between performer and audience and permeates everywhere and everyone in the house for over three hours.


    Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll (w/Patrick Carney from Black Keys:)




    Time To Move On - The Cabin Down Below Band featuring Norah Jones



    Video and photos courtesy of Shine A Light Productions.


    Here are the setlists from both nights and the lineup.

    The Cabin Down Below Band is:

    Alex Levy - Guitar & Vox
    Austin Scaggs - Guitar & Vox
    Reno Bo - Guitar & Vox
    Matt Romano - Drums
    Dave "Moose" Sherman - Keys & Vox
    Pete "Keysdog" Remm - Keys
    Jay Barclay - Guitar

    October 5 – Music Hall of Williamsburg, New York, NY

    Cabin Down Below - Alex Levy

    Listen To Her Heart - Reno Bo with Cory Chisel

    The Waiting - Jack Dishel (Only Son)

    Only A Broken Heart - Norah Jones

    Learning To Fly - Justin Long

    Here Comes My Girl - Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady)

    Honey Bee - Jon Herington (Steely Dan)

    I Won't Back Down - Alia Shawkat

    Don't Do Me Like That - Michael Cera

    Even The Losers - Antony Ellis with Will Forte

    Wildflowers - Ryan Miller (Guster) with Norah Jones

    Yer So Bad - Jonny Corndawg

    Runnin' Down A Dream - Mikki James

    Breakdown - The Sheepdogs

    Don't Come Around Here No More - Alex Levy

    Walls #2 - James Iha

    Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll's Fine - Reno Bo with Patrick Carney (The Black Keys)

    Jammin' Me - Sammy James Jr. (Mooney Suzuki)

    A Face In The Crowd - Ben Trokan (Robbers On High Street)

    Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Jessie Baylin & Nicole Atkins

    Refugee - Har Mar Superstar

    It's Good To King - Cory Chisel

    Love Is A Long Road - Jody Porter (Fountains Of Wayne)

    Time To Move On - Norah Jones

    I Need To Know - Jesse Malin

    American Girl - Tyson Ritter (All-American Rejects)

    You Got Lucky - Jason Sudeikis & Will Forte

    You Don't Know How It Feels - Chris Chu (The Morning Benders) with Fab Moretti (The Strokes)

    You Wreck Me - Austin Scaggs

    Mary Jane's Last Dance - Norah Jones, Nicole Atkins, Jessie Baylin, Adriel Harris

    Free Fallin' - Nicole Atkins & Everyone


    October 6 – Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY

    Cabin Down Below - Alex Levy

    Listen To Her Heart - Reno Bo with Cory Chisel

    Learning To Fly - Justin Long

    Here Comes My Girl - Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady)

    Even The Losers - Antony Ellis (5 O'Clock Heroes) with Will Forte

    Only A Broken Heart - Norah Jones

    Yer So Bad - Jonny Corndawg

    Honey Bee - Jon Herington (Steely Dan)

    Jammin' Me - Sammy James Jr. (Mooney Suzuki) with Tad Kubler

    Wildflowers - Ryan Miller (Guster) with Norah Jones

    I Won't Back Down - Alia Shawkat

    Breakdown - The Sheepdogs

    Don't Come Around Here No More - Alex Levy

    Something In The Air - Reno Bo

    You Wreck Me - Austin Scaggs

    Walls #2 - James Iha

    Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll's Fine - Reno Bo with Alex Levy and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys)

    Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Jessie Baylin & Nicole Atkins

    The Waiting - Jack Dishel (Only Son)

    Runnin' Down A Dream - Mikki James with Jon Herington

    A Face In The Crowd - Ben Trokan (Robbers On Hight Street)

    Love Is A Long Road - Jody Porter (Fountains Of Wayne)

    It's Good To Be King - Cory Chisel

    Refugee - Har Mar Superstar

    American Girl - Tyson Ritter (All American Rejects)

    Mary Jane's Last Dance - Norah Jones, Nicole Atkins, Jessie Baylin, Adriel Harris with Nathan Followill (Kings Of Leon)

    Time To Move On - Norah Jones

    You Got Lucky - Will Forte

    Into The Great Wide Open - Reeve & Zane Carney

    I Need To Know - Jesse Malin

    You Don't Know How It Feels - Chris Chu (The Morning Benders) and Everyone

    Free Fallin' - Nicole Atkins and Everyone

























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on Sat, 2011-10-08 02:27
Petty Fest returned to New York City this week for the fifth year in a row boasting two nights and an expanded lineup featuring artists from across the rock 'n' roll spectrum.

Fans young and older packed the Music Hall of Williamsburg on October 5 and the Bowery Ballroom on October 6 for an experience which manages to come across as part legitimate concert and part raging and sometimes unhinged party.

The glue of the event and the reason everyone is gathered is the incredible music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. And your Petty Fest hosts are The Cabin Down Below Band – a very impressive seven piece who bring deft musicianship and unbridled enthusiasm to over 30 tunes from the Petty canon.

These guys played their hearts out on every song, offering up the grooves and nuances needed to rewardingly deliver cut after cut - from rockers to ballads, deep album tracks to epic hits.

The set was masterfully constructed by Cabin Down Below Band bassist, show MC, and Roilling Stone senior editor Austin Scaggs and featured plenty of peak moments throughout. Check below for the setlists from both nights as well as the talent lineup.

The vocalists, both lead and in the background, are a revolving door of musicians and actors representing the finest of New York City and beyond's music and comedy scene. We're talking Norah Jones, Nicole Atkins, Jesse Malin, Ryan Miller of Guster, Jon Herington of Steely Dan, Tad Kubler of the Hold Steady, Will Forte and Jason Sudekis of Saturday Night Live, Michael Cera, Jack Dishel, James Iha, Reeve Carney of Carney and Broadway's Spiderman, Cory Chisel, Justin Long, Chris Chu of Morning Benders, Har Mar Superstar, Jessie Baylin, Tyson Ritter of All-American Rejects – and many more.

Plus throw in guest drumming spots at various points in the night by Patrick Carney of The Black Keys, Nathan Followill of Kings of Leon and Fabrizio Morretti of The Strokes, and you've got one killer lineup of talented people, all in the house to celebrate the music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with a room full of fired up fans.

Indeed, even the artists are fans at Petty Fest, helping to create a celebratory vibe that blurs the line between performer and audience and permeates everywhere and everyone in the house for over three hours.


Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll (w/Patrick Carney from Black Keys:)




Time To Move On - The Cabin Down Below Band featuring Norah Jones



Video and photos courtesy of Shine A Light Productions.


Here are the setlists from both nights and the lineup.

The Cabin Down Below Band is:

Alex Levy - Guitar & Vox
Austin Scaggs - Guitar & Vox
Reno Bo - Guitar & Vox
Matt Romano - Drums
Dave "Moose" Sherman - Keys & Vox
Pete "Keysdog" Remm - Keys
Jay Barclay - Guitar

October 5 – Music Hall of Williamsburg, New York, NY

Cabin Down Below - Alex Levy

Listen To Her Heart - Reno Bo with Cory Chisel

The Waiting - Jack Dishel (Only Son)

Only A Broken Heart - Norah Jones

Learning To Fly - Justin Long

Here Comes My Girl - Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady)

Honey Bee - Jon Herington (Steely Dan)

I Won't Back Down - Alia Shawkat

Don't Do Me Like That - Michael Cera

Even The Losers - Antony Ellis with Will Forte

Wildflowers - Ryan Miller (Guster) with Norah Jones

Yer So Bad - Jonny Corndawg

Runnin' Down A Dream - Mikki James

Breakdown - The Sheepdogs

Don't Come Around Here No More - Alex Levy

Walls #2 - James Iha

Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll's Fine - Reno Bo with Patrick Carney (The Black Keys)

Jammin' Me - Sammy James Jr. (Mooney Suzuki)

A Face In The Crowd - Ben Trokan (Robbers On High Street)

Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Jessie Baylin & Nicole Atkins

Refugee - Har Mar Superstar

It's Good To King - Cory Chisel

Love Is A Long Road - Jody Porter (Fountains Of Wayne)

Time To Move On - Norah Jones

I Need To Know - Jesse Malin

American Girl - Tyson Ritter (All-American Rejects)

You Got Lucky - Jason Sudeikis & Will Forte

You Don't Know How It Feels - Chris Chu (The Morning Benders) with Fab Moretti (The Strokes)

You Wreck Me - Austin Scaggs

Mary Jane's Last Dance - Norah Jones, Nicole Atkins, Jessie Baylin, Adriel Harris

Free Fallin' - Nicole Atkins & Everyone


October 6 – Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY

Cabin Down Below - Alex Levy

Listen To Her Heart - Reno Bo with Cory Chisel

Learning To Fly - Justin Long

Here Comes My Girl - Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady)

Even The Losers - Antony Ellis (5 O'Clock Heroes) with Will Forte

Only A Broken Heart - Norah Jones

Yer So Bad - Jonny Corndawg

Honey Bee - Jon Herington (Steely Dan)

Jammin' Me - Sammy James Jr. (Mooney Suzuki) with Tad Kubler

Wildflowers - Ryan Miller (Guster) with Norah Jones

I Won't Back Down - Alia Shawkat

Breakdown - The Sheepdogs

Don't Come Around Here No More - Alex Levy

Something In The Air - Reno Bo

You Wreck Me - Austin Scaggs

Walls #2 - James Iha

Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll's Fine - Reno Bo with Alex Levy and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys)

Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Jessie Baylin & Nicole Atkins

The Waiting - Jack Dishel (Only Son)

Runnin' Down A Dream - Mikki James with Jon Herington

A Face In The Crowd - Ben Trokan (Robbers On Hight Street)

Love Is A Long Road - Jody Porter (Fountains Of Wayne)

It's Good To Be King - Cory Chisel

Refugee - Har Mar Superstar

American Girl - Tyson Ritter (All American Rejects)

Mary Jane's Last Dance - Norah Jones, Nicole Atkins, Jessie Baylin, Adriel Harris with Nathan Followill (Kings Of Leon)

Time To Move On - Norah Jones

You Got Lucky - Will Forte

Into The Great Wide Open - Reeve & Zane Carney

I Need To Know - Jesse Malin

You Don't Know How It Feels - Chris Chu (The Morning Benders) and Everyone

Free Fallin' - Nicole Atkins and Everyone

























Comments

tomminnow's picture

I came down from Poughkeepsie..got lost but finally found it..was awesome some Nora was spectacular and sheepdog rocked! can't wait till next year...how about CDB band coming to POK town?
Exo's picture

And a Petty Feast too. One of these years is right... Awesome!
timhonan's picture

What a blast!!
grubbulac's picture

I have to make it to this some year...thanks for sharing the great pictures and video!!