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ZZ Ward Live In Connecticut

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ZZ Ward and her band stopped by the Fairfield Theatre Company in Connecticut the other night (7/24) to play a riveting set of modern blues.

In recent years, the Pennsylvania-born/Oregon-raised Ward has quietly emerged as one of the most powerful and stirring singers around. Still touring behind 2017’s The Storm–which hit #1 on the Billboard Blues album chart–Ward’s growing songbook is filled with sultry, smoky muscle and onstage she has a breezy authority that’s punctuated by an endless supply of charisma.

Ward opened the set with the powerful “Let It Burn” and from there she launched into the soulful groove of “Ghost” and the bluesy thunder of “Put The Gun Down.” Her take on Etta James’ “Waiting For Charlie” was fabulous and the show-closing “Domino” was as captivating as it gets.

  1. Let It Burn
  2. Ghost
  3. Put the Gun Down
  4. Til the Casket Drops
  5. Hold On
  6. Ride
  7. Save My Life
  8. The Storm
  9. Waiting for Charlie
  10. Charlie Ain’t Home
  11. Grinnin’ in Your Face
  12. Bag of Bones
  13. Cannonball
  14. ‘Lil Darlin
  15. Marry Well
  16. She Ain’t Me
  17. Blue Eyes Blind
  18. Domino