Grateful Dead

Alpine Valley Music Theatre - July 18, 1989

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Alpine Valley Music Theatre

July 18, 1989

East Troy, WI US

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Set List:

Touch of Grey
Jack Straw
Jack-a-Roe
New Minglewood Blues
Friend of the Devil
Stuck Inside of Mobile
Bird Song
Promised Land

Sugar Magnolia
Scarlet Begonias
Man Smart/Woman Smarter
Eyes of the World
drums
China Doll
Dear Mr. Fantasy
Hey Jude Reprise
Throwin' Stones
Sunshine Daydream

Quinn the Eskimo

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msirilla's picture
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This was another great show:

This was another great show: Sugar Mag > Scarlet Begonias. Seamless transition!

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Good Old Alpine

I originally had no plans to attend Alpine Valley in '89 until someone I knew had 2 tickets available for this night only and the morning before the show who was unable to attend, I talked my buddy into taking a half day off work and we immediately got on the road from Grand Rapids, MI. With approximately a 6 hour drive, we got on the road and arrived at the venue a couple hours before showtime. I remember that it rained the whole time.

Having skipped Alpine 88 and having so much fun in 86 and 87, I wasn't prepared for how they lot had been totally fenced in and the enormous oversold crowd. Despite the rain, vending was in full force as were the anti-vendors who were busting people with shirts, veggie burritos ect ect. I knew that they had cool bright new stage backdrops from the Shoreline Summer Solstace Pay-Per-View but was suprised that they added video screens to Alpine.

Musically the show was a winner from start to finish. Perhaps someday the video from this night will surface.

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This was my "birth show,"

This was my "birth show," and I remember sliding down the "mud-slide" with a trash bag on! I was only 10 years old, but I've been a deadhead ever since this show, and I always will be.

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Quinn

remember when quinn the eskimo played and some of us knew Dylan was in chi thought he might stop by it was a nice day dream

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nothing new

my favorite part about this show, no new material!! This seemed like the first show in ages where there was no new material played. That made it a solid show for me.

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Alpine 89

Oh yes, I remember it rained the whole time, I also drove back and forth from Chicago each day, because those shows were in the middle of the week and I had to work. But it was so worth it.

Such a long, long time to be gone, and a short time to be there.

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second set was majik

I had a miracle, sitting in the Memorial Union in Madison a friend showed up with 3 sheets for a C and 2 spare tickets for free...the rest is a smoking crater in my mind! The second set was too cool. Got puddled at the show during drumssss......wwwwwoooooooooooooooooo

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"Grateful Dead 7/18/89 In HD At Digiplex Theaters in NJ/CT"

Fans of the Grateful Dead are in for a heady treat as concert footage from Alpine Valley Music Theatre on July 18, 1989 is released for the first time. The event will feature all 2-1/2-hours of the concert in its entirety, including the arrowfest second set of this, the first show after the famous Downhill From Here performance. Tickets are $12.50. Start time is 7 p.m.

The Digiplex Rialto Theater is in Westfield, N.J. (250 East Broad Street), and the Digiplex Bloomfield 8 Theater is located at 863 Park Avenue (Wintonbury Mall), Bloomfield, Conn. For more information: www.digiplexdest.com

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Was this the first day of rain?

I can't remember but wasn't this the first day of rain? The show the day before was clear and I remember us driving in early before the shows started to a full moon. I think I'm going to go watch the film here in L.A. :)

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It was indeed the first day of rain...

My friends who attended all three shows told us all about how the first days weather was picture perfect and the third night was like a monsoon. This middle night was an on and off drizzle as far as I remember. We were on the lawn up front. I remember being glad that I had a dry set of cloths for the 6 hour drive home afterwards. We were gluttons for punishment back then, but the show was well worth it.

Looking forward to the theatrical showing!

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Alpine Valley Music Theatre - July 18, 1989