Are you ready to experience the magic of the Grateful Dead all over again?
Join us on this incredible journey as we go back to the year 1973 and relive some of the most iconic performances from one of the greatest rock bands of all time. We know you love the Dead just as much as we do, and that’s why we’re bringing these unforgettable concerts back to life. Imagine yourself in the crowd, surrounded by the energy and excitement of the Dead’s legendary shows. Whether you’re a die-hard fan who was there back in the day, or a newcomer discovering the Dead for the first time, this series is the ultimate tribute to their amazing legacy. So grab a seat and let’s relive the Dead together!
After a few weak hiatus, the Dead made their way to the East Coast after a successful midwest leg of the winter tour. On March 15, 1973 the Dead kicked off two nights at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. These two shows, which Bill Graham billed as A Swell Dance Concert, are significant for a couple of reasons. March 15, 1973 marks the Dead’s first concert after Ron “Pigpen” McKernan’s untimely death on March 8th. It also marks a happier occasion—Phil Lesh’s 33rd birthday. 50 years later and Phil is still playing birthday gigs!
The Promised Land, Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo, Mexicali Blues, They Love Each Other, Looks Like Rain, Deal, Beat It On Down the Line, Box of Rain, Row Jimmy, Me and My Uncle, Tennessee Jed, El Paso, Here Comes Sunshine, Playing in the Band
Set 2: Loose Lucy, Big River, Sugaree, Jack Straw, Stella Blue, Truckin’, The Other One, Eyes of the World, China Doll, You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man), Sugar Magnolia, Casey Jones
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