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Greensky Bluegrass Goes ‘Dirty Dancing’ With Lindsay Lou At Strings & Sol

JAMBASE - December 28, 2018

Earlier this month Greensky Bluegrass took part in the 7th annual Strings & Sol at Now Sapphire and Dreams Resort & Spa in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. The jamgrass act got in the spirit of the final evening’s ’80s Beach Bash theme by debuting a cover of “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” with the help of Lindsay Lou.

The Michigan-based band offered up the tune that originally appeared on the 1987 soundtrack for Dirty Dancing to help close out their set. Earlier in the evening the five-piece worked their way through takes on fan-favorites like “Burn Them,” “Blood Sucking F(r)iends,” “Worried About The Weather” and a jam-filled run that saw them alternate between “Tarpology” and “One Slip.” The band also teamed up with Leftover Salmon’s Drew Emmitt for a take on Jimmy Buffett’s “A Pirate At 40.” The quintet dropped the Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes duet in the middle of a set-closing take on “Don’t Lie.” Mandolinist Paul Hoffman and Lou handled the vocals on the Oscar-winning song. Watch video captured by MyTallTripod below:

Set: Burn Them, Less than Supper> Living Over, Like Reflections, Demons, Blood Sucking F(r)iends, Worried About the Weather, A Pirate Looks at 40*^, Windshield, Jaywalking, Tarpology> One Slip> Tarpology> One Slip> Tarpology, Miss September, Don’t Lie> (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life*^^> Don’t Lie

* first time played, ^ w/ Drew Emmett (mandolin, vocals), ^^ w/ Lindsay Lou (vocals)