|Trigger Hippy live on the Hamilton stage|
It didn't take the group long to pack a specially designed dance floor right in front of the stage. Most of the original songs were penned by Greene, who shuttled among his guitar, Hammond B-3, and Steinway piano depending upon the tune. While Osborne and Favorik provided a soulful, rhythmic bottom, Greene and Favorik produced a number of guitar interweavings worthy of double guitar bands such as The Stones, the Dead, the Allman Brothers, and Widespread Panic.
|The night's set list|
While the 90-minute set provided a showcase for Trigger Hippy originals like "Snatchin' in Back," "99 Pounds," and "Tennessee Mud," an extended cover of the Beatles' "Don't Let Me Down" with Greene and Osborne reprising the Lennon/McCartney harmonies was a tasteful highlight.
The intimate club setting provided a perfect opportunity for the band to interact with the crowd, especially Osborne whose remarks ranged from "we're perfect for relieving all the political pressure of DC" to a call "Are there any good men out there?" She also danced with crowd members from the stage and led the audience in a sultry rendition of the birthday song for a fan celebrating her special day.
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