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Posted: Dec 14, 2020 - 5:52pm

Bob Weir & the Wolf Bros. are doing a live streaming show on New Years Eve for $20.  If interested, PM your email & I'll send the link to you.
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Posted: Sep 8, 2020 - 12:34pm



 Ohmsen wrote:
There seems to be an ongoing split in the deadhead arena, as to whether the best live recordings have been done in the late 1970s, or rather the late 1980s through the early 1990s? 

What do you think? 

Here's a great one from 1977:


 

the licorice was more flavorful and stronger in the late 70s. 
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Posted: Sep 6, 2020 - 5:44pm

There seems to be an ongoing split in the deadhead arena, as to whether the best live recordings have been done in the late 1970s, or rather the late 1980s through the early 1990s? 

What do you think? 

Here's a great one from 1977:


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Posted: Sep 6, 2020 - 4:25pm

RP's just playing Althea. When browsing the song list of the band being played on RP, a shock and awe moment:
Terrapin Station
is not on the list!!!



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Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 4:32pm



 buddy wrote:


 buddy wrote:
Dead & Company Summer Tour kicks off Friday & Saturday July 10-11 at Folsom Field, Boulder CO.

VIP & AMEX Presale for Boulder starts at 12:00pm Tuesday Feb 11th on the CU Boulder Folsom Field Ticket Office website.

General Public sales for Boulder start on Friday Feb 14th (same site).

The Boulder shows are only available on the CU Boulder website, for all other shows see the Dead & Company website.

 
This hasn't been cancelled & I still have tickets, one can hope but I'm not sure about being crowded into a stadium full of Deadheads this July.  
 

 
Summer tour has been canceled
..sorry

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Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 2:18pm



 buddy wrote:

This hasn't been cancelled & I still have tickets, one can hope but I'm not sure about being crowded into a stadium full of Deadheads this July.  
 

 
yeah... no

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Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 12:28pm



 buddy wrote:
Dead & Company Summer Tour kicks off Friday & Saturday July 10-11 at Folsom Field, Boulder CO.

VIP & AMEX Presale for Boulder starts at 12:00pm Tuesday Feb 11th on the CU Boulder Folsom Field Ticket Office website.

General Public sales for Boulder start on Friday Feb 14th (same site).

The Boulder shows are only available on the CU Boulder website, for all other shows see the Dead & Company website.

 
This hasn't been cancelled & I still have tickets, one can hope but I'm not sure about being crowded into a stadium full of Deadheads this July.   

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Posted: Apr 23, 2020 - 11:49am



The Grateful Dead will premiere pro-shot video of a 1993 concert as this week’s Shakedown Stream free livestream replay. Filmed on June 11, 1993 at Buckeye Lake in Hebron, Ohio, Shakedown Stream airs this Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
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Posted: Feb 9, 2020 - 12:25pm

Dead & Company Summer Tour kicks off Friday & Saturday July 10-11 at Folsom Field, Boulder CO.

VIP & AMEX Presale for Boulder starts at 12:00pm Tuesday Feb 11th on the CU Boulder Folsom Field Ticket Office website.

General Public sales for Boulder start on Friday Feb 14th (same site).

The Boulder shows are only available on the CU Boulder website, for all other shows see the Dead & Company website.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2019 - 7:59am



 triskele wrote:

{#Hearteyes}
 

Wow!    

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Posted: Oct 26, 2019 - 7:15am

 Steely_D wrote: 
{#Hearteyes}
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Posted: Oct 25, 2019 - 1:20pm

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir Is 72 and Still Working Out Like a Beast




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Posted: Jun 26, 2019 - 8:40am

Pretty funny conversation that doesn't go anywhere in particular.


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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 12:51pm



 kctomato wrote:


 And Jerry was certainly strung out here. 

Went to shows after 86’  and he did have a renewed sense in a few short years there.  A couple of the new songs were good but most just â€œok” to concession breaks.  But worse were the drunken crowds and narcs. 

Last shows I went to were I think 91’. Jerry was very tired. It was somewhat sad. Still glad I went and more interesting to hear Jerry slowhand and weakly sing a Sugaree than listen to Mayer showboat solo to the Coachella boho’s through one were even the old guys are even wondering if he’s going to transition. 

IMNSHO 
 

He never did quite kick his demons, back and forth over the subsequent years.  I did see a couple of very good vegas shows in 92 or 93.  

As for Mayer, i thought he did a decent job...best post jerry dead-related show i had seen.  
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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 12:27pm



 black321 wrote:


 kctomato wrote:
I was there. Closer and slightly to the left.

It was very hot there that day (100°). They had lots of equipment issues. I haven't looked ahead but I recall Bob kicking an amp near the end of the first set and being really pissed.

There was a blown speaker in a cabinet on the left side stack. It was making Phil's bass rasp out on the lower register. So during songs Mama Tried and (especially) Me and My Uncle he uses the upper register to play. In the process he hams it up. It shows in video but what isn't clear is the look of how annoyed he is with the blown speaker. You can see him walking to the left to talk to techs and to listen for it. The crowd was amused by the blown speaker but Phil was shaking his head about it. During Me and My Uncle he just goes with it and hams it up on the upper register. I recall Jerry looking at him like "what the hell?". Around 25:00 someone had climbed the stack trying to find the specific blown speaker. In this recording you can only hear the problem well at about 26:30 when Phil intentionally drops to the lower register and makes the speaker wrasp out bad enough to hear it (and for the tech to find it). The tech unplugged it and issue resolved. Shortly after Bob's equipment started acting up.

Though it was hot, it was nice because the place wasn't sold out. That was just before they really filled most good sized venues (unless on coasts). Shows later in the 80's became frat boy hang outs for drinking too much, looking for acid, not being able to handle either and being asses. At that point I didn't go out of my way to attend shows. It was very evident Jerry was tired and the fun carnival atmosphere was no longer the same.  

  


 
Yeah, the whole touch of grey crowd was a bit much, but i disagree re. jerry and the band.  84 , 85 garcia was a strung out junkie.  late 80s he got some of his life back, like this 87 show from foxboro:




 

And Jerry was certainly strung out here. 

Went to shows after 86’  and he did have a renewed sense in a few short years there.  A couple of the new songs were good but most just â€œok” to concession breaks.  But worse were the drunken crowds and narcs. 

Last shows I went to were I think 91’. Jerry was very tired. It was somewhat sad. Still glad I went and more interesting to hear Jerry slowhand and weakly sing a Sugaree than listen to Mayer showboat solo to the Coachella boho’s through one were even the old guys are even wondering if he’s going to transition. 

IMNSHO 
black321

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Posted: Mar 1, 2019 - 11:55am



 kctomato wrote:
I was there. Closer and slightly to the left.

It was very hot there that day (100°). They had lots of equipment issues. I haven't looked ahead but I recall Bob kicking an amp near the end of the first set and being really pissed.

There was a blown speaker in a cabinet on the left side stack. It was making Phil's bass rasp out on the lower register. So during songs Mama Tried and (especially) Me and My Uncle he uses the upper register to play. In the process he hams it up. It shows in video but what isn't clear is the look of how annoyed he is with the blown speaker. You can see him walking to the left to talk to techs and to listen for it. The crowd was amused by the blown speaker but Phil was shaking his head about it. During Me and My Uncle he just goes with it and hams it up on the upper register. I recall Jerry looking at him like "what the hell?". Around 25:00 someone had climbed the stack trying to find the specific blown speaker. In this recording you can only hear the problem well at about 26:30 when Phil intentionally drops to the lower register and makes the speaker wrasp out bad enough to hear it (and for the tech to find it). The tech unplugged it and issue resolved. Shortly after Bob's equipment started acting up.

Though it was hot, it was nice because the place wasn't sold out. That was just before they really filled most good sized venues (unless on coasts). Shows later in the 80's became frat boy hang outs for drinking too much, looking for acid, not being able to handle either and being asses. At that point I didn't go out of my way to attend shows. It was very evident Jerry was tired and the fun carnival atmosphere was no longer the same.  

  


 
Yeah, the whole touch of grey crowd was a bit much, but i disagree re. jerry and the band.  84 , 85 garcia was a strung out junkie.  late 80s he got some of his life back, like this 87 show from foxboro:




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Posted: Feb 28, 2019 - 5:23pm

I was there. Closer and slightly to the left.

It was very hot there that day (100°). They had lots of equipment issues. I haven't looked ahead but I recall Bob kicking an amp near the end of the first set and being really pissed.

There was a blown speaker in a cabinet on the left side stack. It was making Phil's bass rasp out on the lower register. So during songs Mama Tried and (especially) Me and My Uncle he uses the upper register to play. In the process he hams it up. It shows in video but what isn't clear is the look of how annoyed he is with the blown speaker. You can see him walking to the left to talk to techs and to listen for it. The crowd was amused by the blown speaker but Phil was shaking his head about it. During Me and My Uncle he just goes with it and hams it up on the upper register. I recall Jerry looking at him like "what the hell?". Around 25:00 someone had climbed the stack trying to find the specific blown speaker. In this recording you can only hear the problem well at about 26:30 when Phil intentionally drops to the lower register and makes the speaker wrasp out bad enough to hear it (and for the tech to find it). The tech unplugged it and issue resolved. Shortly after Bob's equipment started acting up.

Though it was hot, it was nice because the place wasn't sold out. That was just before they really filled most good sized venues (unless on coasts). Shows later in the 80's became frat boy hang outs for drinking too much, looking for acid, not being able to handle either and being asses. At that point I didn't go out of my way to attend shows. It was very evident Jerry was tired and the fun carnival atmosphere was no longer the same.  

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My first - and only - Grateful Dead show



 


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Posted: Feb 26, 2019 - 11:05am

Is anyone else going to the Hollywood Bowl show June 3-4?
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Posted: Dec 4, 2018 - 4:55pm

 buddy wrote:

I was at the last Dallas show (next to last of the tour, before Austin, which I was also at) and it was arguably one of the top 2-3 shows of the whole Fall tour last year. They brought the house down.

Meanwhile, I went to the final 2 shows of the 2018 Summer tour at Folsom and they were utterly mind-blowing.  Can't lose either way.

 
I wish we could afford to go!
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Posted: Nov 29, 2018 - 8:56pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:


Dallas is closer...

 
I was at the last Dallas show (next to last of the tour, before Austin, which I was also at) and it was arguably one of the top 2-3 shows of the whole Fall tour last year. They brought the house down.

Meanwhile, I went to the final 2 shows of the 2018 Summer tour at Folsom and they were utterly mind-blowing.  Can't lose either way.
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