Head West

Head West

BandFolkAcoustic

Head West performs attention-grabbing original songs and select covers in an appealing indie/alternative style with a healthy dose of jamband freedom and improvisation.

Biography

Head West is from East Lansing Michigan, where the band are all students, grads, teachers, or hangers-on at nearby Michigan State University. Musically they met one night at a party in a neighbor's basement, and things ... clicked. So they're still jamming, to an enthusiastic group of listeners.

Plug into a Head West track and check it out as the instruments weave their improvisational way through compelling originals and unique covers. This is a band where the group as a whole exceeds the sum of its individual parts.


Musical Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, Blind Faith, Cream, Phish, Grateful Dead, Hot Tuna, Jeff Buckley, Wilco, Radiohead, Nickel Creek, U2, UB40, Beatles, Rolling Stones

Set List

ORIGINALS:

Something in the End - original
Sunday Evening - original
Banjo Jam - original
Pushing Boulders Uphill - original
The Time is Now - original
Somewhere Along the Way - original
To Let - original (instrumental)
Wax - original (instrumental)
Blue - original
Little John - original
Bo & Sue - original
Quiet Life - original
I'm Torn - original
Chairman Mao and Starbucks - original
These Kids - original
Undressed Face - original
Temptation - original
I'm Scared - original
Inner Space - original (instrumental)

COVERS:

Can't Find My Way Home - Blind Faith
After Midnight - JJ Cale (Eric Clapton)
Doubting Thomas - Nickel Creek
Hallelujah - Nickel Creek
Sank Like a Stone - Nickel Creek
Hesitation Blues - Hot Tuna
Simple Twist of Fate - Bob Dylan
Things Have Changed - Bob Dylan
Everything is Broken - Bob Dylan
After Midnight - Eric Clapton
Rock Me -
Fix You - Coldplay
The Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
Creature - Trey Anastasio (Phish)
The Wedge