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2006/06/21

Show #16 : 21/06/2006,  Washington DC @ Constitution Hall  


Venue: Constitution Hall

Capacity: Unknown

2006/06/21
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Setlist

(The titles in blue show the differences with the previous setlist)

01. Right Now
02. Red Staggerwing
03. Michelangelo (EH)
04. I Dug Up a Diamond
05. Born To Run (EH)
06. Red Dirt Girl (EH)
07. Done With Bonaparte
08. Romeo and Juliet
09. Song for Sonny Liston
10. All That Matters
11. Belle Starr
12. This Is Us
13. Boulder To Birmingham (EH)
14. All The Roadrunning
15. Speedway at Nazareth

Encores
16. If This Is Goodbye
17. So Far Away
18. Our Shangri-La

Encores 2
19. Why Worry


Lineup

Mark Knopfler (Guitars / Vocals)
Emmylou Harris (Guitar / Vocals)
Guy Fletcher (Keyboards / Guitars / Vocals)   [ Guy's diary ]
Danny Cummings (Drums)
Glenn Worf (Bass)
Matt Rollings (Piano / Organ / Accordion)
Richard Bennett (Guitars)   [ Richard's diary ]
Stuart Duncan (Fiddle / Mandolin)

Recordings 0

Who was there ? 4

Sandra Shipshock  
08/06/2006
Count me in! I have a few spare tickets as well,
DJ  
27/05/2006
II am there as well. I have two extra single seat tickets if someone needs one. Driving up to DC from Raleigh,NC
Ayon J. Rahman  
07/05/2006
I'm so there!
Alyssa Hubler  
21/04/2006

Reviews 2

Sandra Shipshock  
le 23/06/2006
I was sitting way up front at the concert, and I didn't perceive as many imbalance problems as did DJ, though if one reads Richard's and Guy's tour diaries, they both make reference to the Constitution Hall's acoustics being problematic in past years as well as this year's. There were a few times during the concert when I wondered "are people singing along?" but actually it was an echo within the hall, I think. It would've been better to have been at Wolf Trap, but whatcha gonna do. That having been said, I thought the musicianship was superb. The highlights of the concert for me were "Speedway at Nazareth" (how can it not be?) "Shangri La" "Sonny Liston." Emmy Lou's vocals were lovely; what a beautiful and serene stage presence she has. I really enjoyed meating other "Local Hero" board members before the concert. What a neat group of people. I'd happily reunite with you guys anywhere, anytime! Libran77.
DJ  
le 22/06/2006
Met with several othe MK New and Local Hero members for a pre-show meal. Thanks to Sandy for putting this together. It was great meeting you all. The DAR Hall was smaller than I imagined so the setting was more intimate and involved. The acoustics from section D (side balcony ) were ok to good but the bass was way too saturated and broke up the flow of the concert. Echoes from the higher frequencies were also noticable along the rear of the room. After attending the superb sounding Shangri-La show in Portsmouth VA NTelos amphitheater Iast year I probably will avoid the small music halls in the future. That said, I was just happy to see and hear MK,ELH, Guy, Danny, Richard and Matt again. The set list was the same as most of the recent shows. It was a wonderful way to end a week of the Stanley Cup (Raleigh) Champions, a DC visit with my wife and a wonderful trip all together. DJ