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String Cheese Incident

07/14/2012, Berkeley Greek Theatre

String Cheese offers 1st new song in 7 years + Red Rocks live streaming

Band Returns to Berkely Greek Theatre



STI41.jpgThe String Cheese Incident returned to the Berkeley Greek Theatre on July 14th, with a very energetic show. They opened with Little Hands into Dudley's Kitchen, followed by Eye Know Why. Then they played Song in my Head into These Waves, a song written for the String Cheese Incident by John Barlow (a song collaborator for the Grateful Dead who was inspired to write this song after seeing the String Cheese Incident perform.) These Waves floated into Can't Wait Another Day, written by Keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth, while waiting for his child to be born. The music then transitioned into the First part of Black Clouds and then into Life During Wartime with Jerry Harrison, from the Talking Heads, playing keyboards with Kyle Hollingsworth, to end the first set. The band didn't finish the end of Black Clouds until Sunday.


The second set opened with It Is What It Is, followed by Rosie with Jerry Harrison again on keyboards. The band then played Miss Brown's Teahouse (a crowd favorite) into Black Market into On the Road followed by Sirens. Then Jerry Harrison came back out, this time on guitar, to play She Cracked. The String Cheese Incident finished the second set with Shine followed by Rivertrance. The encore was Ring of Fire (a Johnny Cash cover) with fire like stage lights everywhere. All in all it was a very entertaining, energetic show.

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Very Special Thanks: Bryant Kitching



To coincide with The String Cheese Incident's summer tour dates, has the exclusive premiere of the devoutly DIY band's first new studio recording in 7 years. Download the song and watch the video for "Can't Wait Another Day" for a behind-the-scenes look at the SCI community and a preview of what's in store at this summer's Incidents.

Download and share the song HERE

The summer run started with 3 headlining shows at the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, MI, headlining a diverse lineup with Bassnectar, Thievery Corporation and Girl Talk and many more artists, plus 3 nights at Red Rocks,The Greek Theater in LA and more. The band will also return to Horning's Hideout in northern Oregon for the 7th edition of their intimate weekend festival, a beloved fan favorite that sold out in a matter of minutes.



Constantly evolving since forming in 1995, The String Cheese Incident fuses folk, bluegrass and Americana with everything from African rhythms and jazz to cutting-edge electronic music.


The band recently made headlines after sending fans and friends with $20k in cash to the Greek Theater in LA to buy tickets to the July 13 show. The tickets were made available through String Cheese Incident's website directly to fans to avoid Ticketmaster fees. Read the NY Times story HERE


STI180.jpg broadcasted a Pay-Per-View streaming series from the Red Rocks shows, a summer performance ritual for the band. They will donate a portion of the net proceeds to victims of the High Park Fire in Larimer County, CO. Pricing for the Red Rocks streaming package: $7.99 pre-order for a single show, $12.99 on day of show for single shows, $14.99 pre-sale for the 3 night run which goes up to $19.99 on July 1st.


Visit to pre-order all SCI shows as MP3, FLAC, CD, etc and bundle them with the iClips webcasts at a special discounted rate.  


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