July 03, 1994
Set List:Here Comes Sunshine
It's All Over Now
Samson & Delilah
Eyes Of The World
Fire On The Mountain
Box Of Rain
Attendees of this show
This place is the coolest. It looks like a circus tent. Ticketless, I could hear help>slip>franklin through the fence the previous night and it nearly ripped my heart out of my chest. But my soul was appeased on this night since: eyes, fire, box and terrapin ain't so bad. Such a great place to see a show.
This run of three shows were real good, actually remembering better now, they were awesome!.. The sound was excellent, the sun was shining, the people I loved most were there, my kid brother was having the time of his life, my best buddy taping the show and doing what tapers do, and I was with my darling girlfriend, and there were so many other lovely people we hung out with that day.. The vibe was exceptionally positive on the july the 3rd show.
Great first set!.. However short it was, it rocked. The jams during Bird Song were already second set jazzy. Samson is not one of my faves so I chatted away most of the beginning of the second set around the bar with various heads, but then it was a very unusual second set, and really took off! Great "Days in Between", very touching, probably the best version I heard to that day.. I copied those shows right away from my buddies' masters, and they sound real good even today although they are just second gen. audience, originally captured with Naks onto a Sony D7 through a Tascam portable mixer, if I am not mistaken.
After the show, following a beer run at a supermarket, we got pulled over by the boys heading to a friend's place near Palo Alto for the after party on 280 Northbound in a rental car! It was scary. And stressful! But we somehow got cleared up and were let go! Good thing, 'cause we was all chaRGED UP!!! With all due respect to the Mr Driver that day who did the talking with the boys..
YOU KNOW THEY NEVER STOP ROCKIN'..
We spent the first 2 nights in the lot to stoned to do much else. This was our last night before returning to Mi. The end of the honeymoon. We had been to 6 shows in total and my new bride and I were spending time with our friends on the bus but this night was so special. We had both slept all day preparing for the drive back. Our friends made sure we had a hell of a time and then went into the show. I never felt so close to my wife like we had a spiritual connection that was just going wild. We made love on the hill while listening to Jerry it could not have been more perfect. We have since been divorced as so many do but I always find myself drifting back to that night it could not have been more perfect than that.
Arrived early, had burritos, made some new friends. I was in the Grass for the first set, but got to move down to the seats for the second set and it was Fantastic!!! Thank you sooo much Dave n' Tracy for hookin' me up with that Ticket Stub, that was the closest I ever got to sit, dance and enjoy the Dead! After the show a group of us took a quick trip to Santa Cruz, ended up in Aptos, woke up with a girl named Lea in my arms and the rest of the weekend was magic... We watched the fireworks, enjoyed some wine. Monday came way to quick.
"Tuesday" came way to quick...that is.
I forgot it was a three day weekend!
It was a nice change of pace. Then again, we had all switched to DAT by then, but you get it.