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My Morning Jacket at The Anthem in DC with Katie Pruitt

by Shannon Flack 08/01/2023

My Morning Jacket at The Anthem in DC (Shannon Flack)

On July 29th, music enthusiasts gathered at The Anthem in DC for a truly unforgettable night of musical brilliance with My Morning Jacket headlining the show and the talented Katie Pruitt as the opener. The concert proved to be an electrifying experience from start to finish, leaving the audience in awe of the bands' exceptional performances and the venue's fantastic atmosphere.

Katie Pruitt kicked off the evening with a heartfelt and emotionally charged set that instantly captivated the crowd. Her soulful vocals and poignant lyrics resonated with the audience, setting the perfect tone for the night ahead. Pruitt's ability to convey raw emotions through her music made for a powerful and engaging opening act, earning her a well-deserved applause from the growing crowd.

As the lights dimmed and anticipation reached its peak, My Morning Jacket took the stage, and the energy in the room surged. From the first note, the band's signature blend of rock, folk, and indie sounds enveloped the venue, casting a spell on everyone present. Frontman Jim James' hauntingly beautiful voice soared through the air, accompanied by the band's expert instrumentation, creating an ethereal atmosphere that left the audience mesmerized. The band effortlessly transitioned through their eclectic discography, blending classic hits with newer tracks, all the while infusing each song with their signature style and improvisational prowess.

Katie Pruitt opening for My Morning Jacket in DC (Shannon Flack)

The concert's standout moments were undoubtedly the extended jam sessions that allowed the band to showcase their exceptional talent and connection with the music. My Morning Jacket's ability to shift seamlessly between genres, from rock and folk to psychedelic and indie, kept the audience on their toes and engaged throughout the entire set. This unforgettable night at The Anthem solidified My Morning Jacket's position as one of the most captivating live acts in the music industry, leaving the crowd with a lingering sense of euphoria that will stay with them long after the final note was played.

In conclusion, My Morning Jacket's performance at The Anthem on July 29th was nothing short of extraordinary. Alongside the enchanting opener Katie Pruitt, the night was filled with powerful emotions, musical artistry, and an electric energy that left a lasting impression on everyone fortunate enough to be there. It was a night to be cherished and remembered by fans and newcomers alike, solidifying My Morning Jacket's place as a true force to be reckoned with in the world of live music.

The Crowd singing along to My Morning Jacket (Shannon Flack)
My Morning Jacket's Setlist

Love Love Love Touch Me I’m Going to Scream Pt. 1 Touch Me I’m Going to Scream Pt. 2 Wordless Chorus I Will Sing You Songs Master Plan Believe (Nobody Knows) Spring (Among the Living) Knot Comes Loose Smokin’ From Shootin’ Holdin On to Black Metal It’s About Twilight Now Tropics (Erase Traces) I’m Amazed Compound Fracture The Way That He Sings Mahgeetah

Encore: I Will Be There When You Die Gideon Anytime Dancefloors

Next Tour Stops:

August 15, 2023 - Troutdale, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield+

August 16, 2023 - Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheater+

August 18, 2023 - Berkeley, CA @ The Greek Theatre^

August 19, 2023 - Berkeley, CA @ The Greek Theatre^

August 20, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl^

August 22, 2023 - San Diego, CA @ CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre+

August 23, 2023 - Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheater+

August 25, 2023 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre+ (It Still Moves 20th Anniversary Show)

August 26, 2023 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre+

September 30, 2023 - Memphis, TN @ Mempho


+ - M. Ward

^ - Fleet Foxes

for more tour dates and ticket information click here!

The electric crowd at The Anthem watching My Morning Jacket (Shannon Flack)


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