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Today is July 31

On this date in Deadhead history: - In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the British Columbia Fest in Vancouver, Canada. - In 1967, the Grateful Dead played the O'Keefe Center in Toronto, Canada. - In 1971, the Grateful Dead played the Yale Bowl in New Haven, CT. Great Bird Song and a great Dark Star. - In 1973, the Grateful Dead played the Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, NJ. Big fun show, on the heels of Watkins Glen. The Band opened. - In 1974, the Grateful Dead played a very nice show at Dillon Stadium in Hartford, CT. - In 1982, the Grateful Dead played Manor Downs in Austin, TX. - In 1983, the Grateful Dead played the County Fairgrounds in Ventura, CA. - In 1988, the Grateful Dead played Laguna Seca Rec Area in Monterey, CA. - In 1994, the Grateful Dead played The Palace in Auburn Hills, MI.

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Today is July 30

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the British Columbia Fest in Vancouver, Canada.

- In 1970, the Grateful Dead played The Matrix in San Francisco.

- In 1983, the Grateful Dead played the County Fairgrounds in Ventura, CA.

- In 1988, the Grateful Dead played the Laguna Seca Rec Area in Monterey, CA.

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Today is July 29

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1966, the Grateful Dead played the British Columbia Fest in Vancouver, Canada.

- In 1974, the Grateful Dead played a good show at the Cap Centre in Landover, MD. Truckin>Nobody's Fault>Other One>Wharf Rat>Spanish Jam.

- In 1982, the Grateful Dead played the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO. It rained again. However, the next day, with no shows, it was clear and beautiful…

- In 1988, the Grateful Dead played an excellent show at Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA. Best Playin' of the 80s. {So Many Roads – Playing in the Band]

- In 1994, the Grateful Dead played Buckeye Lake Music Center in Hebron, Ohio.

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Today is July 28

On this date in Deadhead history: - In 1973, the Grateful Dead played Watkins Glen Speedway in Watkins Glen, NY in front of 300,000 people with the Allman Brothers and The Band. - In 1982, the Grateful Dead played Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO. Rain, rain, rain...I *did* mind.

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Today is July 28

On this date in Deadhead history: - In 1973, the Grateful Dead played Watkins Glen Speedway in Watkins Glen, NY in front of 300,000 people with the Allman Brothers and The Band. - In 1982, the Grateful Dead played Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO. Rain, rain, rain...I *did* mind.

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Today is July 27

On this date in Deadhead history: - In 1973, the Grateful Dead played the Grand Prix Racecourse at Watkins Glen, NY. Along with the Band and the Allman Brothers, the three bands gave about 30,000 fans a nice show as part of their sound check. [So Many Roads - Sound Check Jam] - In 1974, the Grateful Dead played the Civic Center in Roanoke, VA. - In 1982, the Grateful Dead played Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO. It rained. - In 1994, the Grateful Dead played Riverport Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, MO.

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Today is July 26

On this date in Deadhead history: - In 1972, the Grateful Dead played the Paramount Theater in Portland, OR. Dark Star>Comes A Time. - In 1987, the Grateful Dead played the Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, CA. [View from the Vault IV] - In 1990, Brent Mydland dies of a drug overdose in his home in Lafayette, California - In 1994, the Grateful Dead played Riverport Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, MO.

damn. didn't realize until i was posting this today ... this is also the anniversary of my father's death...

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RIP Clifton Hanger

7/26/90 was the beginning of the end. I miss Brent dearly.

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Today is July 24

On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1987, the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan played the Oakland-Alameda County Stadium in Oakland, CA. [View from the Vault IV]

- In 1994, the Grateful Dead played Soldier Field in Chicago, IL.

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Not so funny you should mention that, because

Today is July 23. On this date in Deadhead history:

- In 1967, the Grateful Dead played the Straight Theater in San Francisco. Mickey Hart's first show. Neal Cassady kicks in on vocals here and there. Hart and Kreutzmann both claim that the drummers were hypnotized for the show.

- In 1980, Keith Godchaux died in a car accident in Marin County, California

- In 1990, the Grateful Dead played the World Music Theater in Tinley Park, IL. This is the 10th anniversary of Keith Godchaux's death and is the final show for Brent Mydland.

- In 1994, the Grateful Dead played a totally forgettable show at Soldier's Field in Chicago.

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