Yet another came when everyone sang along happily to “Spinal Meningitis (Got Me Down).” If the thought of thousands of fans delighting in the throes of a debilitating disease isn’t the height of irony, then I don’t know what is. MST via axs.com. Another was a brilliantly executed version of “Buckingham Green” that perfectly encapsulated its Brit-psych origins. The Know’s Billy Thieme wrote this in a review of the band’s 2009 Red Rocks show:
The show reached a few clear apexes, one of which was the aforementioned “Zoloft,” during which the crowd sang lazily, as if all were on the drug. BROOMFIELD, CO – FEBRUARY 12: Gene Ween and Dean Ween of Ween perform at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on February 12, 2016. Tickets are $49.95 – $54.95 and go on sale Feb. Ween last played Red Rocks in 2009, three years before they broke up, only to reunite again last year, launching a much-hyped reunion at Broomfield’s FirstBank Center. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)
Ween has announced a brief run of 2017 tour dates, including a show at Morrison’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre. 3 at 10 a.m. Ween proved that they are masters of the manipulative powers of their sarcastic rock, and can easily entrance any audience. The cult rock legends will play Red Rocks on July 12. Check out photos from the first show of Ween’s 2016 reunion here.