• Community War Memorial - September 2, 1980

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  • New Minglewood Blues
    Sugaree
    El Paso
    Friend of the Devil
    It's All Over Now
    China Cat Sunflower
    I Know You Rider
    Lost Sailor
    Saint of Circumstance
    Don't Ease Me In

    Althea
    C.C. Rider
    Ship of Fools
    Estimated Prophet
    Terrapin Station
    Playin' in the Band
    drums
    Iko Iko
    Morning Dew
    Sugar Magnolia

    Alabama Getaway

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New Minglewood Blues
Sugaree
El Paso
Friend of the Devil
It's All Over Now
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Lost Sailor
Saint of Circumstance
Don't Ease Me In

Althea
C.C. Rider
Ship of Fools
Estimated Prophet
Terrapin Station
Playin' in the Band
drums
Iko Iko
Morning Dew
Sugar Magnolia

Alabama Getaway
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All I remember about this show was being mesmerized by Iko Iko into Dew into Sugar Mag. Didn't even recall that there was an encore.
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All I remember about this show was being mesmerized by Iko Iko into Dew into Sugar Mag. Didn't even recall that there was an encore.
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Iko>Dew especially when they werent doing Iko. what more can i say, thats never been done again in their history as far as I know. Anyone know where to find crispy boards on the internet??
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What can I say but It all began here. It will continue till I am dust. The Dead was everything I was looking for at 17 and still relish today for my quality of life. This was also the year I met Buckminster Fuller and the two realities meshed well. The music that night helped me see and realize what life libery and the pursuit of happiness is in the adventure of life. Whoever says Go to Heaven was a crappy album is all wet for it got me here and further that night in the War Memorial.
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This was probably the best show I've been to. It was general admission and I was lucky to get right in front where Jerry was. I mean 10 feet from me. And to be treated to Iko->Dew->sugar mags WOW!!! And to top it off, on the way out Jerry almost ran right into me going into his limo. What a long strange trip that was.
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My second -- and last -- show in Rochester at the War Memorial. Drove in from Buffalo with my brother, and my brother's roommate. A great solid night of music. Too bad most of it is missing from the vault. Loved that space into Iko into Dew. Iko, once again, was very laid back. It's amazing to me how the Dead were able to lay way back on tunes most bands would play much faster. The ability to take one's time is vastly under-rated. I was also very much into Go To Heaven during this year, and it was very pleasing to hear these renditions of Sailor, Saint, and Althea.
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Before the show started I recall Phil coming out to tune his bass. The only time I remember that happening. First set was amazing. Sugaree was beyond warp speed. China Rider kept us at top speed. Lost Sailor and St of Circumastance were among exceptional versions of all the first set songs. After first set I left the crazieness of the floor and found friends in seats on the side of stage. I could breathe again!.. Compared to how the first set went Althea was a soft landing. The Iko was laid back and wonderful. The Dew was special. Thank you Grateful Dead.
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This was an awesome road trip NYC to Oneonta - camping - "we didn't know we had to pay for the firewood!" - lonnnnng story. Then on to Rochester, then to Springfield - didn't get into that show but what a long strange trip it was!
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saw this one, cleveland the week before and springfield - loved the set lists of of Cleve and Roch - these were some crazy FAT shows w/ nice surprises and the Comes Time in Cleveland as well as the Dew in Roch are arguable 2 of the best versions of those tunes....
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I'm so glad to know I wasn't the only one who thought that ...it seemed seamless and uber awesome and all these years later will be a standing memory !!! IKO > Dew > Sugar Mag then played for a good long while !!
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this needs to be released somehow. this show doesn't get the credits it should. the playing by the band is exceptional. I remember thinking how the hell can these guys come out to play an encore. I'm Spent!! on this night the moon the stars the sun and the grateful dead were all aligned to create an escape for the audience that sent us to another dimension. that dead zone is kinda recreated by listening to the recordings. The good ol grateful dead...
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  • kuu
    1 year 3 months ago
    it keeps comin back to 9 2 80
    this needs to be released somehow. this show doesn't get the credits it should. the playing by the band is exceptional. I remember thinking how the hell can these guys come out to play an encore. I'm Spent!! on this night the moon the stars the sun and the grateful dead were all aligned to create an escape for the audience that sent us to another dimension. that dead zone is kinda recreated by listening to the recordings. The good ol grateful dead...
  • angelwantinwings
    4 years 7 months ago
    Rochester 1980
    I'm so glad to know I wasn't the only one who thought that ...it seemed seamless and uber awesome and all these years later will be a standing memory !!! IKO > Dew > Sugar Mag then played for a good long while !!
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    Jsunsh
    5 years 2 months ago
    Summer '1980
    saw this one, cleveland the week before and springfield - loved the set lists of of Cleve and Roch - these were some crazy FAT shows w/ nice surprises and the Comes Time in Cleveland as well as the Dew in Roch are arguable 2 of the best versions of those tunes....