November 12, 2017

Photos: Primus returns to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall — 11.11.17

Les Claypool brought Primus to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall — a room he played in 2014 — for a show celebrating the Grammy-nominated band’s ninth album, The Desaturating Seven (out now via ATO). Primus’s first batch of new music since 1995’s Tales From The Punchbowl features a classic lineup of the band finding inspiration in Italian author Ul de Rico’s children’s book The Rainbow Goblins, which Primus has twisted into a weirdly poppy, still-trippy 35-minute walk through the funhouse. It looks like the band did the same last night.

Have a look at Jess Phillips' photos below, and read Leilani Polk's review of that 2014 set here.

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Primus plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Jess Phillips
Primus plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Fans wait for Primus at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Jess Phillips
Fans wait for Primus at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Fans wait for Primus at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Jess Phillips
Fans wait for Primus at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Primus plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Jess Phillips
Primus plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Primus plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.
Jess Phillips
Primus plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on November 11, 2017.

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