Grateful Dead

RatDog, Phil Lesh & Friends to Welcome 2009 in San Francisco

Bob Weir & RatDog & Phil Lesh & Friends to Co-Headline each night.
Jackie Greene to support each night.

Dates:  December 30 & 31, 2008
Venue: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
City/St:  San Francisco, CA
Doors: 5:00 PM
Showtime: 6:00 PM

Pre-sales  through GDTS Too and Musictoday shall start accepting postmarks for GDTS Too and be initialized for internet sales via Musictoday, starting on Thursday, October 16. Musictoday to start at Noon EST. Pre-sales for GDTS and Musictoday shall conclude on Friday, October 31 at 6:00 PM EST.

Public OnSale is Sunday, November 2 at 10:00 AM PST.


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Joined: Jun 4 2007
Added info from Lossless Legs on Jackie Green and the lineup on

the 12-31-08 show.

Jackie Greene,

Farewell So Long Goodbye,
Love Me Just A Little Baby I'm Down Here On My Knees,
Don't Let The Devil Take Your Mind,
^Closer To You
Tell Me Mama Tell Me Right,
Animal >
Parchman Farm,
Another Love Gone Bad
Like A Ball And Chain

Phil & friends

golden rd
the wheel>
eye's of the world
don't let me down> (beatles cover) jackie-vocals
the eleven>
franklins tower

Bobby,Phil & Molo

me & my uncle*
el paso*
dark star

*= Bobby @


Mississippi Half-Step>
Just Like Mama Said>
Playin' In The Band>
@A Hard Rains Gonna Fall
The Other One>
Standing On The Moon>
At A Siding>
Terrapin Flyer>
Terrapin Refrain>
I Know You Rider

@=bobby acoustic

New Years Eve allstar band

New Years Band, Jeff and Steve(keys), Kenny(horn), Molo and Lane(drumz), Bobby and Phil, Mark and Jackie(guitar), Barry(pedal steel) Setlist:

Happy New Year,
Sugar Magnolia>
Uncle John's Band>
Wharf Rat(no jeff, no kenny, no jay)>
Good Lovin'(no jay)>
Sugaree (no bobby, no molo),
Scarlet Begonias(no jeff, no molo, jackie on drumz)>
Space(no jay, jackie on drumz)>
Come Together(no jay, no steve, jackie on drumz)>
Dark Star(full band, jackie on keys w/jeff and steve)>
Not Fade Away..., (audience chant nfa)

E1: U.S Blues
E2: Ripple

FYI for those that gotta know each little detail. ;o}

The Truth is realized in an instant, the act is practiced step by step.

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Joined: Jul 9 2007
Yes, indeed, Ripple followed U.S. Blues during the encore

Thanks Jam Loss, scratch the Brokedown and insert Ripple for E2.
Excellent recording on Sirius: listening to PBJ performing El Paso....

Joined: Jun 6 2007
thanks for the setlist

thanks for the setlist Gr8tfulTed. I heard Ripple after US Blues

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Joined: Jul 9 2007
Sirius ch 32 is also playing 12/31's show....

12/30/08 - Ratdog (played before Phil & Friends) at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, SF, CA:
> Jam > Shakedown Street > Easy Answers, She Belongs to Me, Money for Gasoline, Lazy River Road > Jack Straw, She Says > Liberty, Friend of the Devil@, The Weight@, Two Djinn > Stuff, Dear Prudence, Touch of Grey

Bobby, Jay, and Phil played an acoustic set following RatDog's set:
Peggy-O, Black-Throated Wind, Dark Star (Instrumental), Easy to Slip

Phil & Friends 12/30/08 :
Bertha, Direwolf, Birdsong> Althea > New Speedway Boogie> Jam>Lady With A Fan Terrapin Station> Jam>China Cat Sunflower >Born Cross-Eyed>St. Stephen>Satisfaction
Donor Rap / Band Intros
E: Viola Lee Blues

12/31/08 - San Francisco - Phil & Friends, before Ratdog:
Golden Road>The Wheel> Jam>Eyes Of The World...>Don't Let Me Down>The Eleven> Jam>Slipknot!>Elevator>Franklin's Tower

Bob, Jay, and Phil between Phil & Friends' set and RatDog's set on 12/31/08:
Me & My Uncle@, El Paso@, Tomorrow Never Knows@, Maggie's Farm, Dark Star, Cassidy

12/31/08 - Ratdog:
Jam > Mississippi Half-Step > Jus' Like Mama Said > Playin in the Band > A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall@ > Jam > The Other One > Stuff > Standing on the Moon > At a Siding > Terrapin Flyer > I Know You Rider
> Footnote: @ = acoustic

New Year's Band!
>> Countdown > Sugar Magnolia > Uncle John's Band > Jam > Wharf Rat > Good Lovin > Jam > Sugaree, Scarlet Begonias > Jam > Stuff > Come Together > Jam > Dark Star > Not Fade Away
E1: U.S. Blues
E2: Brokedown Palace

Joined: Jun 6 2007
the show is on XM Channel 57 right now!

yahoo - Grateful Dead channel on XM (57) is playing last night's show NOW
it's also on Sirius, don't know the channel

I was there, but arrived as Phil & F were wrapping up with Help/Slip/Franklin's

excellent show, went till around 2:30 AM

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Joined: Jun 13 2007
Whatever happened to the days of broadcasted New Year's Shows?

Sure would be nice to be able to be in Florida or elsewhere on New Years and listen to the live New Year's show, like in the old days (radio broadcasts)... That would fit in the budget.since traveling to CA is not in the budget at this time. Wish I were there, am in spirit.. I can almost hear it.. Maybe next year, huh?

Just think, a world wide simulcast, streaming on every media??? What a concept.. Can it happen?

Peace and Happy New Year to everyone!!!

better comes after worse... de-"W" the world. Oh, guess we're on our way...

marye's picture
Joined: May 26 2007
what, no show reports?

maybe everyone's headed back to the Civic.

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Joined: Jul 11 2007

I have one ticket available for each night that I need to get rid off. Due to unfortunate circumstances, I will not be able to make it out to San Francisco for the shows. The tickets were purchased through Grateful Dead Ticket Sales mail order. I am looking to get rid of them at cost. If interested please send me an email Thanks.

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Joined: Oct 5 2007
Thanks MaryE. * * * * * * *

Thanks MaryE.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * *
-enjoyin' the ride

-There'll never be another Jerry

marye's picture
Joined: May 26 2007
feel free

to plan get-togethers in the If You're Going to San Francisco forum topic already in progress, too.

Happy new year!


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