Grateful Dead

Meadowlands Arena - October 15, 1989

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Meadowlands Arena

October 15, 1989

East Rutherford, NJ US

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Set List:

Let the Good Times Roll
Iko Iko
Walkin' Blues
Far From Me
Row Jimmy
Victim or the Crime
Standing on the Moon

Samson and Delilah
Just a Little Light
Crazy Fingers
Estimated Prophet
Eyes of the World
drums
Stella Blue
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away

Box of Rain

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Attendees of this show

Egg, gypsyrosalee, Hoopsie, Jason1969, motes4289, beckramah, crazyfingers72, tapertom1272, scottocs, surfdude67, LLRAINinVT, Capt Chowdah, jschell, Lou C, kayman714, mtentori, badweiser, Mosfed, dedhed1963, M.Laurentus, nyrmare@yahoo.com, Purple Haze, gratefulgregv, LongHammer6, DanSeth, angiejo, paulb, EugeneEvon, njlostsailor, deadicatedBRONX, GinoP, gotoheaven, Phinnegan, TrippyPete, uptownww, VTSugaree, intrepid, inanothertimes, crackers1970, mvicere, john manicke, Tung Enima, Tufnel, 80Phils08, gmjbeachside, 330jeff, ChinaRider77, scrawford, trinaleigh, nico11377, minglewood66, skharvey, thepeacesignguy, CarrionCrow, gboyar13, moogirl, Sumrskyjam, whirldpeace, djangology, lotsofgreensmiles, ckayaker, Stealyoursurfbordfromunderyourfeet, Delaware Dead, MAConway, kjn70, bjgunn, atomheart, Leggs4, niptotheair, Steve-o Brooklyn, billj79, darkstarcrashes, lazy, SugareeWest, bunga032, Westy-Pearl, Iko37, rodiebluez1, joebroomhead, Mud, Rolokid, mnekaw33, chefdh1, AlaskaDeadHead1, slowmo1968, PHILSTARDRACUT, cmturf, stroukoa, mikemet, warpedcd, TomBanjo1969, Missing Jerry, gratefulbadger, Gr8ful Dean, madbonger618, mugwa, deadredhead, micah68, zebadya, darkstarcafe, btwind13, Ceebod, alovours13, chefdarkstar, Bent My Ear, olin preston grant, hightimeloser, Disco Stu, ellis d, larryonion, lesterpatricks@yahoo.com, notbadatall, Blysergic, dport, nothing_comes_for_free, photoleon, berger0621, johnnie walker, Ebirkfeld, mzackim, hardroxx, pennsylvaniapete, happizen, hippiehousewife, ej, gatzapaul, shaw-, Bettinadragonfly, sunshinedaydream43, fomapwingo43@comcast.net, bill3323, st.stephen_w, Wild Bill, kenrock, Brunfus, Ruttco, matki822, Hoboken Head, alpine84, chooch1, plogan, NJdeadchef1, dancingbear66, pw20197, frizzhead, gravedigger7, jsomoza, efojr, dandrscll, deadheadii, It Keeps Growing, deadheadfrom76, Lynnzie, clutch_cargo, completebalance, sgf64, tiedyedhawk, richdead, Lostsailor86, BKB, Sugar Magnolia, voodoonola, gr8fullydedicatedtn, mikeski, terrapinrichie, NNJDEADHEAD68, krzykat, Grat3fulDad, eurodave, leep345, ejh495, jesusslack, thehagg01, MissReddin, bobby, aikox2, bobbyb, sigephead, DinoBam, GOONZQUAD, jaykuhles, Kindykind, byrdgirl_01, skunjelefeti, lamarred664, DrB127, wink8, A. Friend, FrozenHam, Amitayus, tattoohippy, nickelless, slipmahonee@msn.com, jbatt, aliceDmillionair, jimi864, WaywardBill, Philatelichead, Upstate NY, GoldenBear, Shov39, TJD, EcoBen, sakparadise, Dashoesoff, Bettylou, MeltIntoaDream, funkygoodpants, Wharfrat1963, jgminerals, gusfromcbus, captrips, Sleepy Monkey, wheels69, Mr.Skjellyfetti, gr8tfulandy, jgaito, john05hd, kkeyser27, jeff bovee, northbound_keith, MDKrack, Freakout Jackson, LeftHandMonkeyWrench, Ricky0, AoxoA, Osmodiar, marhil, Pha_Q, kdead, ravenward, Mister_Benson, gr8fuldaddy1, krberry, jbass77bc, paddy25, ramblonrose, SocietysPliers, GDfan, birdleson, Ted S, jauerbach, spacekat, spring mountain high, rmarsmedic, Doughboy, Haybrown, JMRDead, usblues69, HowardH, Space69, doobiesdaddy, KingLono, Bear, garydobson, DFBWM, Dan Hagan, CynnamoonGirl, Valerie Stevenson, BlondeJim, picone90, JP92, shnaholic, ironsideny, andrewmyers, mstaggerlee, powdrhnd, mary-sunshine, daphne, Uncle Jimmie, catchmohl, DKNJ, dumbek, Stephen S Sharkey, david515, wolf, stranger.ink.designs, carmotor, Spaz, REWHBLCAIN, slpatgun, drumzspace72, AnnieRoses, gregp123, purplesunflower11, LazyriverRider, Forever_Deadicated, BobBombadil, wrombola, robsegall1956, jerryskid, lilhippiesmurf, crippledbutfree, jeffw, AikoBearzly, nathanleary, Bob Minkin, hezgone, barongsong, jpederzane, hoptrip, nalex, WackaloonQ, shackt, paparooster, stonyweirdo, ripple7, Symmetry, sugrmag66, GARCIAHEAD, JOEG, gratefuldoc, dead4days, Friend of the Devil, riggertoo, BTW, sugareeluc, bonz713, WWTyson, Cookbitch, 5 dollars a day, Offbeat-Andy, gratefulron, batcavejoe, Dodaman, TracyS, Teajay, kenw83, midgeid, bribenk, kiote, chrish, ksclarke, darrrkstarrr-billy, Rutgers51581, NYDEADHEAD, ramble_on_schroedes, judyc7, SkookS, Lesh-Is-More, gilco, walstib3, thanxjer, mrngdo, FootBear, Tony_S, jillstraw, itslouis, micp1274, mksmith, Papa-bear, direwolf23, EDupree, PsillyJim, vernnlou, Lazy-Supp-Deal, Maliz, blackelk, RZ12-4-71, Kenpb, dadoknuuts, jw, DaffyDuff, Jon Cornick, sameyeyam5, TERRIPIN, kjh13, St.Knick, the wood fam, Jack_Straw, Thom, crazyfingers, battman, Chuck9896, avarose325, Lucab12, Meeko, boxorain62, sadai, msirilla, Miggs, jims, Randi, dzemma, Dr. Vitz, aud

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Bad Scene

I believe that this is the show where that Katz kid was killed. Security had been brutal the entire run. I remember seeing people going through bad trips trussed up and gagged with the most horrible look of fear coming through their bulging eyes.
Many instances of heads getting roughed up. The first three days concertgoers were to park in Giant's Stadium lot and walk the bridge/overpass to the Brendan Byrne Arena. On the day of the murder (Katz was seen taken into a security van and then his body was found dropped dead under an overpass between the arena and the stadium) all hell had broken out after the show and people were just running across the freeway to their cars. I knew something weird had happened. Posters asking for info were posted at shows from then on.

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Adam Katz

Yeah, and they never did find his killers, did they?

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Ah yes...

Another sighting of the response-ahead-of-original-post bug. Take no notice, it's being worked on.

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Adam Katz was killed 10/14/89

I wasn't at this show but was at the previous night's show and that's the one where the security guards beat him, killed him, and threw his body off the overpass. My cousin watched them beat him up, load him into the van, and drive away. Only later did we learn what happened. A dark, dark moment indeed.

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Definitely not one of the better shows

this was a weakish first set and the second set was short. My buddy, Dave Donner, referred to this as the "Cocktail Lounge" Eyes of the World - very quick paced. The energy outside the show was completely weird and dark. It was an okay drive from Baltimore, but the ride home was a pain. Attendance at the Philly shows, a few days later in the tour, made up for this off-night.

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Meadowlands Arena - October 15, 1989