Introducing Ourselves - Part 2
Since the original topic now has hundreds of introductions and is getting a bit hard to navigate, this seems as good a time as any to launch a new one.
The original is here, should you wish to catch up on the who's who since this opened up in May.
If you haven't introduced yourself yet, please do! And if you already have, but have something new to tell us about you and your life, speak up!
(A bit of housekeeping business so we don't have to repost everything we posted before--izzie and I are the moderators here, and for our more extensive intros see the original topic.)
Thanks and welcome!
I am in Chicago and would love to meet new folks to hang out with. Remember hearing some years ago about a bar that did a weekly (monthly?) Dead night, if anyone knows if that is still going on would be awesome to hear. I'm 42, married and got into the Dead too late :(...saw them about 5 times in the late 80s/90s but the first few times was just there for the party. Gradually got more into the actual music and now it's most of what I listen to. I have been able to see Furthur a couple times and am very excited about them, I think they are the best of the "post-Dead" bands. Other interests include yoga, biking, sports and beer! Nice to meet you all!!
I just got to say- this forum is so much more civil than similar bands forums. As to be expected....
I essentially toured the West Coast non-stop from '87 to '93 while I was finishing high school and attending UC berkeley. I move to San Antonio in 93 didn't help the show situation too much. Sold sodas after shows to support myself, slept in a lot of rest areas hanging out with some very cool people. I have never stopped listening to the Dead and apart from my current Dick's Picks obsession, I am a regular Dead podcast listener, aiming to keep things random.
I did dead tour from 1989-1994 I was not a regular because I had a son. But when I tour I stayed close to the Wrecking Crew. I lived in Denver and Traveled between Denver and San Fransico. I want to find old friends. I want to hear about the old times and see pictures. I want to be in contact with people I considered family. Although the last time I saw everyone I had a bit of a freak out!
The music thrives in all of us. Looking forward about tour dates this new year. When I was younger, I always was working keeping ..the main loves of my life __ This phenomenal music which kicks your ass and gives you energy to shake those bones, and Kalli, the one who got away. When you strummed Jack a row to me we should've gotten married later that night. God Bless the Band and all you DEADHEADS everywhere.
Leave the bunk in the trunk...
Hows it goin, Names Dillon, I have been listening to Dead since I was a small child. My parents used to always play their stuff
Huhhh? WTF Danno? Obama is such a predominant factor in our mutual love for penulttimate jam band music that you have to feel ultimately violated and hated because we had such a stark choice for president last year?
C''mere you big ole' dancing bear! Quinn the Eskimo's right behind uf and everybody's gonna wanna dose!
I was always sick of the politics but I'm glad I didn't let it define me!
Santa and the psychedelic mushrooms are playings at Harvard in Cambridge Square in Boston. You better not not shout , you better not pout, Amanita Muscaria are coming, to town!
Merry Christmas, Danny -- stay warm!!
all long as they keep singing our songs, the dead, the dead, the dead will live on.
the car in this video has steal your face painted all over it.
It is my car.
I want other dead heads to see it
my names Kenny im 22 and sadly was only alive for a few years during the Dead's run. My biggest regret is that i will never get to hear the world's best live band actually play live.
My favorite period for the dead is 63 (mother mcree's) to 73 (pigpen's death). I only recently (in the last year) got into the dead and have tried to catch up quickly but there's obviously a vast amount of material to indulge in so here i am.
I'm also somewhat of a mediocre musician and my solo album can be found here : www.bandcamp.com/lennylenape . There is also an improvised version of Sugaree on there. I'm just here looking to meet fellow dead heads and allow the dead to consume my life haha.