theCAUSE is a band consisting of 4 Pittsburgh musicians who have all been around the proverbial block. Playing tunes from Grateful Dead, Phish, The Beatles, Bob Dylan and MORE, including some very tasty originals, theCAUSE packs a punch while still paying close attention to the delicate touch.


theCAUSE is a jamband that plays a healthy dose of Grateful Dead, Phish, Beatles and Dylan along with some very cool original tunes. We are true to the jamband vibe, you never know what you will hear at our shows, we truly embrace jamming, improvising and keeping it moving.

Set List

We have a history of all our setlist at We play two sets of 90 minutes or so each with 8-12 songs per set. Here is our last show's list.
SET I: Fee > Sugaree+, New, New Minglewood Blues+, Don't Think Twice - It's All Right,
Me & My Uncle > Mexicali Blues > Superfly*, Ballad Of A Thin Man, Dupree's Diamond Blues,
Queen Jane Approximately > Foolish Heart.
SET II: Sophia**, Shakedown Street+, Highway 61 (revisited) > Playing In The Band >
What's Found*** > Playing In The Band (reprise) > Eyes Of The World > Bass / Drums > Jam >
Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad > Black Peter > Throwin' Stones > Casey Jones.
ENCORE: Rubin & Cherise.