Grateful Dead

San Diego Sports Arena - November 14, 1973

San Diego Sports Arena

November 14, 1973

San Diego, CA US

Average: 4.5 (11 votes)

Set List:

Big Railroad Blues
Jack Straw
Mexicali Blues
Here Comes Sunshine
Black Throated Wind
Cumberland Blues
Row Jimmy
The Race Is On
Brown Eyed Women
Beat it on Down the Line
Tennessee Jed
El Paso
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Around and Around

The Other One
Big River
The Other One
Eyes of the World
The Other One
Wharf Rat
Me and My Uncle
Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad
One More Saturday Night

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Joined: Aug 2 2007
Donna was so fucking prego!

My first dead show.... I remember the wall of sound getting it;s groove on a couple songs into the first set. Donna waddled on during a couple songs and I thought she was going to give birth any second. It was a great show ! Worthy of a Dick's picks for sure! I have never herd the tapes but it seems to be universaly loved.I was ...well it was the 70's and I was 15 in a state of nirvana! Fil B

Joined: Jun 29 2007
the gallant Bob Weir

We had a ball sitting in a big group of friends. They were so good back then. I remember Bob jumping in front of Donna Jean to protect her when some fool jumped up on the stage and was approaching DJ. Too weird, but Bob didn't mess around, he was no nonsense, the man!!!!

Joined: Jun 29 2007
Terry Haggerty (from the old

Terry Haggerty (from the old Sons of Champlin) plays heavenly----go listen if and whenever you get the chance.

Joined: Jan 24 2009
My first Dead show

I was in San Diego for a year only and went to several concerts at the Sports Arena. When the Grateful Dead came, I was not a fan but went to the concert anyway. As soon as they started playing I became a fan for life. I was in a trance the whole time. I was blown away. It was the best show I have ever seen. I will always remember it.
P.S. I could have sworn they played Morning Dew but I don't see it in the set list above. Is it possible that it's not on the set list but they played it anyway? Anybody else remember that? Or is my memory failing me? :)

Joined: Oct 1 2009
road trip

came down here from LA for this show. Wall of Sound. The second set was a jamfest, we sat transfixed, eyes glued on Jerry.. Left exhausted and satisfied.

Joined: Oct 1 2009
wall of sound? not

my bad. wall of sound debuted in '74. Still, kudos to the sound guys for creating excellent sound in a basketball arena. the mix was perfect, even up in the nosebleed section. The only other sound guy who could even come close was Dinky Dawson, who the Dead met (and admired) when he worked with the Fleetwood Mac Blues Band.

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Joined: Jun 24 2007
Soundboard anyone?

mp3 audio from to Rapidshare to your earhole. Smoothe...Clean...Enjoy!

His job is to shed light, not to master...

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Joined: Jan 2 2009
I just listened to this show

Last week and it is one of my favorites - the Other>Big River>Other>Eyes>Other>Wharf Rat is phenomenal, a total mind blower.. and yes it is a sbd.

"I've stayed in every blue-light cheap hotel. Can't win for tryin. Dust off those rusty strings just one more time. Gonna make em shine."

Joined: Apr 24 2008
Was there also

Right up front of stage for the night. As mentioned above, I too remember the guy getting on stage and heading towards Donna. When Bob jumped into action Jerry seemed to be just laughing - not missing a note.

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Joined: Nov 27 2016
sports arena

I remember that after the show, my buddy rick and I headed up towards the stage. a guy got in a scuffle with one of the roadies, and weir jumped off the stage and got into the scuffle, and the cops grabbed all of them. think it was this show... definitely at the sports arena....


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San Diego Sports Arena - November 14, 1973