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marye's picture
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The bus came by. We got on. That's how it all began.

Almost as soon as the Fare Thee Well shows were announced, folks started planning to meet in Chicago.

They met. They connected. Things were never the same.

And now, further!

Or maybe Furthur.

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nice little spot on the web

Hey, here is a great little project to support.

https://deadheadstories.org/

Cool concept, righteous folks, remembering the past, honoring the present and paying it forward.

They are like minded ladies and gents who got creative and put together something real nice...2500 stories so far, with maybe ten percent or so going into the first book. All volunteer, all proceeds go to seed Rex, Seva and like minded foundations.

If you have an extra buck or three, feel free to donate to their non-profit.

If you're brave or curious or want a cool read this fall or a great present for later, spring for a book.

If your ship came in, and the cargo is wearing you down, perhaps a small donation to lighten your load would be appropriate.

All good and pretty amazing, just like SD'ers everywhere...

Cheers,cya down the road

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Bobby Boston tix 4 SALE

~SALE SALE~ BOB WEIR BOSTON
Nov. 15 .Sec BALCLC, Row V, Seat 1 USD $76.40 take $59.50. Nov. 16 Balcony Center Row P | Seat 23 $134.50. take 104.50
Also have Nov. 16 Parking pass for $122.35. Will take 99.00 or just something. Add it free with purchase of Nov 16 tix. It was mixed in5. Will take 99.00 or just something. Add it free with purchase of Nov 16 tix.

$420 Alaska Air non stop round trip PDX and Boston.

marye's picture
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cool

some friends introduced me to some JRAD videos a while back; those guys are pretty great.

I did love the Sunday Dead & Co show. REALLY loved Branford, as always.

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Lockn Love

Would it offend anyone if I said that there were other musical acts at Lockn that I enjoyed more than DeadCo ?

Part was just novelty (Turkuaz and Pigeons etc were all new to me); part was style (I have been a true funk soldier in Uncle Jam's army about as long as I have been a Head); I had hoped that the time with the Meters and the general atmosphere would have brought out a funkier Dead, particularly on Big O's side; part was that night one of the Dead seemed like a Christmas sermon, more for the occasional visitor than for regulars. Kind of tried and true material.

Add the bar was set very high for guitar playing after 2 nights of Derek Trucks (what did that guitar ever do to him?); Joe Russo, Blackbyrd McKnight, and the dude who played Zeppelin covers for Umphrey.

But also we bailed before the "third set" with Lettuce that went on to the wee hours; so we missed something that maybe they held back. We also kept in the back of our minds what John M had said in his "Tales" interview beforehand: it you don't "get" Night One of a two-nighter, just stay tuned. Second night was awesome, opening like a second set would: meandering and easing into Playin'. The graphics and imagery were a treat. And US Blues is back in a big way.

The event itself was a smash hit. This was our first festival and we were delighted by the logistics and the crowd. 30,000 friends and neighbors for 3 nights and we never so much as heard one person raise their voice at another. You know our Love will NOT FADE AWAY.

PS I had been agnostic on JRAD until we heard them midnight Friday. Wow. More oriented to the future than the past.

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have a great time!

report back!

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Wheels up for LOCKN !!

Wish us luck.
Never done an overnight concert.

marye's picture
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giving thanks for couch tour

because it was really, really nice to be in my own bed instead of slogging across the parking lot with a long drive to come when the music stopped. You youngsters have fun out there!

ASL
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Checking In and Counting Down

WooHoo!!

ASL in the house - 9 days til wheel's up!!!

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Unable to dance I will crawl

I ran into the Devil, babe
He loaned me twenty bills
I spent that night in Utah
In a cave up in the hills

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Rocky Mountain Anchor Leg

Hey now SSDDers! I trust everyone's been soaking up plenty of summertime Dead & Company (in person or vicariously á la couch). Sounds like Geo's got the bus warming up. Less than twelve days til I saddle up the palomino and head out to Albuquerque for the final leg of 2018's Summer Tour. Anybody else going to be at Albuquerque? What about the Boulder shows? . . . In the meantime, looking forward to listening to the west coast run starting tonight. Onward!

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