The Chronicle -

By Ron Hartman

String Cheese Weekend has a 'Ripple' effect


October 3, 2019


Bill Nershi of String Cheese Incident lets his fingers do the talking as the band – celebrating its 25th anniversary – lights up Cuthbert Amphitheater for three nights in a row. String Cheese is known for playing a diverse mix of covers – and they certainly did that in its Eugene run last weekend. See page 26 for the full review.

EUGENE - The music world had said goodbye to Robert Hunter less than a week earlier. So it wasn't a matter of if - but when - The String Cheese Incident would pay homage to the legendary Grateful Dead lyricist during their just-completed three-night run at the Cuthbert Amphitheater.

That moment happened on the second night, Saturday, Sept. 28. After teasing the crowd in the second set with "Catfish John" - a song popularized by the Jerry Garcia Band - String Cheese ended the evening with one of Hunter's most iconic songs, "Ripple."

Now celebrating their 25th year, String Cheese has accumula...

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