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Are you the only All Blacks fan who wears a Dead shirt to every match? Are you having trouble finding people to trade with in Tonga? Find neighbors here!

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Melbourne

Hello :) I'm in melbourne just wondering if there's any Aussie facebook groups or meet ups or ANYTHING? I wish there was a community here like over in the states.

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GD related live shows/concerts in Auckland?

Is there an active, underground GD scene in Auckland or NZ for that matter. Can't seem to find (m)any around; I sometimes pass some by at local markets, titirangi village etc; and have some broad conversations but nothing in the way of a 'fandom'. I'm sure you exist and if you do...ping away!!! Lets start a 'GD appreciation society' in NZ

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Eugene, Oregon

Lane Community College must certainly have been an experience.

Oregon was lovely time of my life, in the early 1980's

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music appreciation

Listen to live GD, from 1970 and 1971 and 1972. Until the final days with Pigpen.

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1971 RESEARCH PROJECT

Good morning rockers!!!!

As many of you may or may not know, I am a bit of a “1971 Dead fanatic”. I have taken on a slightly ambitious project, documenting all 1971 Dead shows, the end result of which I hope will combine numerous “facts/factoids” about shows with recollections of folks who actually attended Dead shows in 1971.

In order to accomplish this, I need the help of the Dead fan community.

ALL contributions will be properly and specifically credited.

If you attended ANY shows in 1971 and have ANY recollections to share, PLEASE consider participating. Please PM me for details.

While of course I’m happy to hear from anybody who attended “classic 71 shows” such as Port Chester, Fillmore East, Harding Theater, Felt Forum, etc., I’m particularly interested in hearing from folks who may have attended lesser known, “out of the way” shows, such as:
1/21/71 Davis
1/22/71 Lane Community College
3/5/71 Oakland
4/14/71 Bucknell
4/18/71 Cortland
6/21/71 Chateau d’Herouville
8/4/71 Terminal Island
10/19/71 Northrop Auditorium
11/11/71 Atlanta
11/17/71 Albuquerque

In addition, if ANYBODY out there has “paper ephemera” related to 1971 shows, Please consider participating. I’m looking especially for:
Newspaper/print media articles
Show posters/handbills
Ticket stubs
Photographs

Thanks in advance to all who participate and contribute!

Rock on,
Doc Gillespie

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if you are in adelaide get in

if you are in adelaide get in touch and we can see if we can plug you into our listening and viewing sessions .

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Based on how cool and groovy

Based on how cool and groovy most Aussies are I would think the Dead would fit right on in over here! Maybe RatDog will make a triumphant return starting with a week of shows in Sydney! That would be a dream come true for me! You never though, I was lucking enough to see RD play 3 shows in Italy!

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I have seen some....

we got some heads here in Austria, usually there are five or six in
most every crowd of a rock concert ort Festival here around and i do think
there would be enough to fill a bigger hall if.....Bobby and or Phil
would make it over here once again - yet i don`t think they`ll do....
sad think cause we got lot`s of older legends and bands to Play
Audstria every year

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Sydney Head Here

Hi All! I have lived here for 2 years and am yet to meet 1 Aussie deadhead! I have a Stealie on my backpack which i bring to the city every day and haven't heard one thing about it. wild.

nfa----> joe g

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deadheads in melbourne ,sydney ,brisbane and adelaide

in Brisbane , i know of three who get together-they watched Fare thee well as a group , in NSW there are another three , two of whom i have met at womadelaide . we had five watching the saturday show and two of us got together for the final one- dancing all the way through !

in melbourne theres Tascam Tim and Paisley Skies - we met with Paisley when we went over the see govt mule last year , there are heads around , but you need to search. i have a list of people on my website , but its pretty old and outdated as people now don't trade like they used to, i still get heads form new heads every now and again and i put them in touch with others in their town if i can
anyway heres the list
http://www.ukrockfestivals.com/AUSSIEDEADHEADS.htm

on my main page - www.ukrockfestivals.com/index.html there is a contact email , best to get in touch that way , meanwhile i will send a group email to all those addys on that list and see who is still active and i'll update it .

chilly , i'd love to meet up ,i'll PM you when i have finished this general post .

as for dead cover bands, i've never come across any over here , as they never toured they have no profile . if we can't get more than 20 people to go see widespread ( i was at the gov for their 98 tour - about 25 people there :-) then theres no chance for any dead cover bands , sad but true , in fact the fare thee well shows would have been the most publicity they ever had over here in the press apart from Jerry's death

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