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November 12

Today is November 12. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the Old Cheese Factory in San Francisco, CA.

- In 1967, the Grateful Dead played the Benefit for the Bands at Winterland, in San Francisco, CA.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the 46th St Rock Palace in Brookyln, NY.

- In 1971, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Auditorium in San Antonio, TX.

- In 1972, the Grateful Dead played the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, MO.

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November 11

Today is November 11. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1967, the Grateful Dead played a great show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Huge Other One from this show.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the 46th Streek Rock Palace in Brooklyn, NY.

- In 1971, the Grateful Dead played the Municipal Auditorium in Atlanta, GA.

- In 1973, the Grateful Dead played a great show at Winterland in San Francisco, CA. Outstanding Dark Star and a great Eyes from this show.

- In 1978, the Grateful Dead played Saturday Night Live in New York City, NY.

- In 1985, the Grateful Dead played the Meadowlands Arena in E. Rutherford, NJ.

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November 10

Today is November 10. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1967, the Grateful Dead played the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. These shows marks a major shift in the band's sound, in (the original archiver's) opinion, away from the dance band to the jam band they would eventually become.

- In 1968, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the Action House in Queens, NY.

- In 1973, the Grateful Dead played a good one at Winterland in San Francisco, CA. Playin>UJB>Dew>UJB>Playin.

- In 1979, the Grateful Dead played Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, MI.

- In 1985, the Grateful Dead played a good show at Brendan Byrne Arena. Half Step>Rider opens the second set. [So Many Roads – Cassidy]

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November 9

Today is November 9. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1965, the Warlocks played Pierre's in San Francisco, CA.

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, CA

- In 1968, the Grateful Dead played the FIllmore West in San Francisco, CA

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played the Action House in Queens, NY.

- In 1973, the Grateful Dead began a three-night run at Winterland in San Francisco, CA.

- In 1979, the Grateful Dead played the War Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY.

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November 8

Tomorrow is November 8. On that date in Deadhead history:

- In 1968, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore West in San Francisco.

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. Brilliant show. Get the Dix Pix if you haven't already.[Dick’s Picks 16]

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played one of their strongest shows of the year at Capitol Theater, Port Chester NY. An acoustic set starts things off, then a nice little Mystery Train>My Babe jam, followed later by New Orleans>Searchin. Then the good stuff kicks in with a Truckin>Dark Star>Main Ten>Dancin>NFA/GDTRFB/NFA>Good Lovin segment.
Oh, for soundboards to exist.

- In 1979, the Grateful Dead played the Cap Centre in Landover, MD.

- In 1985, the Grateful Dead played the War Memorial Auditorium in Rochester, NY.

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland, CA.

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November 7

Today is November 7. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1968, the Grateful Dead played the Fillmore West in San Francisco.

- In 1969, the Grateful Dead played a beautiful show at the Fillmore West in San Francisco. Almost as good as the next night, this show features a number of terrific jams. The Dark
Star>Cryptical>etc.>Lovelight is very nice.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead continued an exciting run at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, NY.

- In 1971, the Grateful Dead played the Harding Theater in San Francisco. With the FM broadcast, everyone has good tapes, I assume. Good show.

- In 1985, the Grateful Dead played the War Memorial Auditorium in Rochester, NY.

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Henry J. Kaiser Center in Oakland, CA.

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November 6

Today is November 6. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played a terrific show at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY. The Good Lovin>Main Ten>Good Lovin>Alligator>NFA>GDTRFB>Mountain Jam>Caution>Lovelight is the obvious highlight.

- In 1971, the Grateful Dead played the Harding Theater in San Francisco, CA.

- In 1977, the Grateful Dead played a good show at the Broome County Arena in Binghamton, NY. Good Scarlet>Fire from the second set.

- In 1979, the Grateful Dead played a good show at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA. Four song second set.

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Henry J. Kaiser Center in Oakland, CA.

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November 5

Today is November 5. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead began a spectacular run at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY.

- In 1977, the Grateful Dead played the War Memorial Auditorium in Rochester, NY. [Dick’s Picks 34]

- In 1979, the Grateful Dead played The Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA.

- In 1985, the Grateful Dead played a great one at the Centrum in Worcester, MA. Bill Walton brought the Celtics to the show. Great Shakedown, good Supplication>Playin Reprise. Good Tom Thumbs>GDTRFB out of Space.

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November 4

Today is November 4. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco.

- In 1968, the Grateful Dead played the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco.

- In 1977, the Grateful Dead played the Cotterrell Gym at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY.

- In 1979, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Center in Providence, RI.

- In 1985, the Grateful Dead played the Centrum in Worcester, MA.

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November 3

Today is November 3. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1984, the Grateful Dead played my nominee for show of the year
with a great one at the BCT in Berkeley, CA. Rare "Down in the bottom" in the first set. Nice "It Must've Been The Roses" as well. The second set featured a good "Why Don't We Do It In The Road," "Cumberland>Gloria" and the Uncle John's>Fantasy out of space is very
good as well.

- In 1991, the Grateful Dead played the Polo Grounds in San Francisco for a memorial concert to the late Bill Graham. John Fogerty, CSN&Y, Popper, Joan Baez, Robin Williams, Santana, Jackson Browne, Tracy Chapman all play as well.

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