In Photos: Tedeschi Trucks sound off in first GLA concert since 2019

Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Brandon Boone and Mike Mattison played Greenfield Lake Amphitheater June 29. Click to open the gallery. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)

WILMINGTON — On Tuesday, June 29, Tedeschi Trucks electrified Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. It was the first show back in 18 months since Covid-19 shut down a great deal of the world and stripped concerts from audiences.

Though tours came to a complete halt, many artists turned toward creating new music, others launched livestreams on social platforms. Among them was Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi — most well-known as part of the Tedeschi Trucks Band. The husband-and-wife duo launched Fireside Sessions, a scaled-down version of performing live music with only some of the Tedeschi Trucks Band members joining each stream. They utilized the show to create new soundscapes and sometimes even debut new songs.

Before venues began opening again in the post-Covid world, Tedeschi and Trucks planned on taking Fireside Sessions on the road. Like the livestream, the tour, Fireside Live, wouldn’t include their normal dozen or so members but only a few who would join at each stop. Wilmington’s performance welcomed Trucks and Tedeschi, as well as Mike Mattison on vocal harmony and guitar, Tyler Greenwell on drums, Brandon Boone on bass, and Gabe Dixon on keys.


All 1,200 seats sold out in the amphitheater, as the band played for a few hours through two sets of their own music and quite a few covers. They even paid tribute to the late, great John Prine and ended the night playing “The Storm” and slipping into a cover of Allman Brothers’ “Whipping Post,” sending the crowd into praises for the return of live music once again.

Scroll down for a look at photos from the show, courtesy of Moon Frog Media.

GREENFIELD LAKE SETLIST: JUNE 29
Set 1
Don’t Drift Away
Little by Little (Junior Wells cover)
Life Is Crazy (Mike Mattison cover)
Anyhow
Just Won’t Burn (Susan Tedeschi song)
Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad? (Derek and the Dominoes cover)
Do I Look Worried
Key to the Highway (Charles Segar cover)

Set 2
Don’t Miss Me (The Derek Trucks Band cover)
Part of Me
Looking For Answers
Let Me Get By
Just As Strange
Angel From Montgomery (John Prince cover)
That Did It (Bobby “Blue” Bland cover)
The Storm/Whipping Post (Allman Brothers)

Tedeschi Trucks launched the first concert back at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29, to a sold-out crowd. Click to open the gallery. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, and Brandon Boone play together on Tuesday, June 29, at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Derek Trucks at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Brandon Boone at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Tedeschi Trucks launched the first concert back at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29, to a sold-out crowd. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Susan Tedeschi and Gabe Dixon at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks jam at the Fireside LIVE show at Greenfield Lake on Tuesday, June 29. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Derek Trucks on guitar as part of the Tedeschi Trucks Fireside LIVE tour. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Mike Mattison wails at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks perform for a a sold-out crowd. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Tedeschi Trucks launched the first concert back at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29, to a sold-out crowd. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Gabe Dixon played keys as part of Tedeschi Trucks’ show at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Derek Trucks and Tyler Greenwell at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Susan Tedeschi at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)
Tedeschi Trucks launched the first concert back at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29, to a sold-out crowd. (Port City Daily/Photo by Tom Dorgan, Moon Frog Media)

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