Grateful Dead

Pittsburgh Civic Arena - June 26, 1988

Pittsburgh Civic Arena

June 26, 1988

Pittsburgh, PA US

Average: 3.9 (12 votes)

Set List:

Mississippi Half-Step
Little Red Rooster
When Push Comes to Shove
Mama Tried
Big RIver
Cumberland Blues
Gentlemen Start Your Engines
Big Railroad Blues
Music Never Stopped

Touch of Grey
Playin' in the Band
Uncle John's Band
Playin' Reprise
Dear Mr. Fantasy
Hey Jude Reprise
Black Peter
Turn on Your Love Light

Black Muddy River

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Attendees of this show

dubai-escorts-bunnies, bluecrow, docspine, kreutzbear, shissong, Kurlimama, jerryskid420, rockit, GeoffHarrison, Archemedes, Billyho67, LorenSR, jayclark, Totem, notime2hate, julex, wackjilliams, jingbee1967, Mayhem, wendywhit, pukegrub, Dog Star, crunchyfrog, adamz, dewahba, tapertom1272, MikeOMikeO, JackStraw19631, brianbr, docjbf, Funken_A, EugeneEvon, TheTieDyeDude, Debdeadhead, Phinnegan, TrippyPete, juddh1, iamkayzak, chuckebbets, Runk, hippydiver, schdeadlover, indianabob, radiator9987, Geodye420, scrawford, heatheranne.johnson, jpreece83, wonko13, skharvey,, CarrionCrow, downwithJGB, East Coast Head Out West, Dolabella, valeriejoy, katfishjohn, mamakim67, 123IBT, rainman67ko, clowncianz, jackstraw72, diamond dudeegs, CherylB, dogs in a pile, DavAlan, gpeach, darkstarcrashes, lazy, BIODTR58, JackStraw_19631, fanny83, Westy-Pearl, Pandaman, relnad, rodiebluez1, andyd8519, Rolokid, saintstephen19, AlaskaDeadHead1, midiman007, thatch, detroit is dead, stroukoa, Missing Jerry, Dead Billy, Flickster, paintgangster, duppree, trukn2buffalo, micah68, ahpook23, jlawless, jcjoesammax, cbchess, gnat67, US BLUES 1970, Dan the Dog, sugarmag68, BLC420, alovours13, terrapintom, wonderbred, chefdarkstar, Spamfork, theothercharliechanman, Pedro2009, Disco Stu, ellis d, gr8fulal, ganjagirl, kevdaddy, photoleon, vashgrmag, berger0621, mtgear, mzackim, Beamers, happizen, VikkiM, gatzapaul, skydog304,, shakedave, Ruttco, lemond, Rhodyred, kassidy, ladnarc, gravedigger7, jackfinster, blackknife, arsather, lrs2008, deadheadfrom76, tjazzbo, Danalynn, gr8fulcraig, caroroses, deadinmadtown, 65Starfire_3, Beadwhisperer, gratefuljeff, greendad, richdead, Lostsailor86, Peppermint Patty, DoDa Man, voodoonola, NNJDEADHEAD68, TommyHolland, Thepman, danceswithbears, mps6102, rrollerball, BarefeetBob, Birdsong1969NJ, aikox2, PalfHead, lamarred664, gonewild2, 1wharf-rat, Tom Mittemeyer, DrewFreeman, tattoohippy, lazy_lightnin38, rami, BGunn, In_A_Silent_Way, air_garcia_416, jbatt, cub, mmmm_beer, LittleTerry, Cosmic wolf, jimi864, don of the dead, mixer, WaywardBill, Grateful Jeff, Brother Esau, quinnever, Upstate NY, Cookie-bear, Zeted, scrltbg, WI Deadhead, EcoBen, funkygoodpants, kwoody77, esfc85, old and in the way, TekeHead, Michael German, gusfromcbus, BabylonDon, LUCY1985, AlanSheckter, DaNell, travelinlight, Sleepy Monkey, TomFoolery, wheels69, Mr.Skjellyfetti, jakestraw, slimpickens, brianmika, bigbob, Duude, walstib77, romp711, AliceD, hopdawg04, giotti, ditullme, koopman, jdarr, Greatful Greg 61, phlpsvll, JGonlygirlie, speedlimit, potterfield11, dutchjackstraw, daytripper420, Mister_Benson, Southernmost Yankee, aslpotomac, Babuyaya, capntrips, AugustWest0809, MIKIO_56, acorn, SocietysPliers, GDfan, Ted S, DogCow,, Yippierb, eclipse, IrishHubby, lisainpotown, SpecialtyLaser, UncleDuke77, Majuroguy, cmnaround, Bamski, garydobson, MoonshineCito, GDfan4ever, Gr8fulTed, tommygutt, Longnook, Keynugs, Valerie Stevenson, tenecjedhead, BlondeJim, troynpam, crazyfingers73, picone90, shnaholic, tapertim, OSH, Shimanto, Josef, mary-sunshine, leper van atom, Uncle Jimmie, catchmohl, badtpyist, ecmartin003, Father Of Stella Rose, jbirdme,, carmotor, nuggets, gregp123, Forever_Deadicated, aquanee, WUD-man, OBY-BEN-WAH-KENOBY, JacktoldAlthea, wharfrat8199, slicae611, Oroborous, AikoBearzly, chichester, dharmagum, barongsong, Scranton1968, shugamag, JOEG, seve allday, Cosmiccharlie, kb, Cookbitch, Jodester, gratefulron, Alpo_va, rust, Teajay, bamstutz, mapfreak, psuLions, jillstraw, IntoAshes, Lorenr, safarian34, mksmith, The Wolfman, direwolf23, toshchance, gratefulfrank, rminas, jayburg,, blewis2460, rdnzl, squishmon, PsillyJim, Grateful1313, tcerneskie, Lazy-Supp-Deal, cumberlandcase, 333mike, rainbow-trout, uncle mickey, Far-L, gratefuljo, jw, Krispy, skioa, Thom, crazyfingers, pgdempsey, Zippatron, srumble, boxorain62, Teedawg, Stealth, Gravy, sixstringsmoreorLesh, antonjo, augustwest, johnnyg, tec-man, ratskrad, REK, Bozo Bus, Steve-O, dogsinapile


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Joined: Jul 5 2007
Red Rooster added lyrics

My wife and I sold the last of our braclets, got tickets and had a great time. Little Red Rooster was hot with the added lyrics.

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
wharf rats

tj crowley

1st sober show...drove from queens nyc w/ friend from high school (late 60's)..though i'd get that 'goota go to any lengths to see the boys out of my system'.......

Joined: Sep 4 2007
My Birthday Show!!!!!!!!!!!

Never had such a good my life before!!!!!!!!
thanks to the guy I met inside! Mde my Birthday night! Funny how no one ate the cake tha my straight mother sent with me. ( Never did like cake myself...Stickly an Ice Cream kind of guy.) Anyone figure out I own aned ice cram sotre yet????????? Maybe later!

Joined: Sep 26 2007
My first show

Thanks a million billion to Dead Head John for pulling the bus over and dragging me along for the ride... (he only had to drag me once)

Joined: Jan 27 2009
long way home

12 hour drive for a lackluster show. The 1st set highlights were the Half Step & the Cumberland. The 2nd set seem like the band was just in a hurry. The Black Peter was nice, & that's about all.

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Joined: Jun 21 2007
My First Too!

Little summer vacation got me to Pittsburgh then I found myself in Maine soon after. The bus came by. Thanks boys for the ride of my life.

Nothing to tell now, let the words be yours I am done with mine...

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Joined: Jul 9 2007
1st Gentlemen Start Your Engines

Drove over after the hot & humid Buckeye Lake show, 6/25/88 (the link backward, above, takes you back to 1987!!). Snagged tickets outside the venue. This was memorable for the first performance of Gentlemen Start Your Engines, sung by Brent.

Joined: Feb 17 2011
Stayed at my father in law's

Had to miss Buckeye Lake (I was a groomsman in a friend's wedding and couldn't get him to change the date). Drove to Pittsburgh from Cincy after my friend's wedding reception and crashed at my father in law's. Met another friend from work when he tackled me in the middle of Half Step and we went rolling down the aisle.

Joined: Jun 4 2007

Of the two, this was definitely the better show re: Buckeye Lake. It was a froggy voice night for Jerry, and, yeah, the second set was short, but it was sweet. The Playin' reprise is just perfect, and tied for the hottest Lovelight I saw ~ I mean, when Bobby stops the band with a "wait a minute" you know they're in a groove. Closest I ever saw to first-album-look Bob, too, this was right before he started ponytailing it so it was really long. Great setlist in the first half. Funny that at one point in the Cumberland jam, I distinctly thought I heard Jerry thinking he was still playing Big River ~ and whenever I hear the tape, I hear it again! That's what you get for playing those two country standards in a row....which I thought was an inspired bit of set-listing. And really dug Gentlemen, Start. Plus, a Brent verse in Rooster : ) Not top tier, but a sweet little show, I thought ~ especially after Buckeye, which we wrote off after the first set. Fun two-fer midwest road trip from Baltimore, though.

Joined: Jun 9 2012
Cool security

Opened side door on sky walk to let us go out and burn


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Pittsburgh Civic Arena - June 26, 1988