Grateful Dead

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On August 27, 1972, fresh off their now-legendary European tour, the Grateful Dead traveled to Veneta, OR and reunited with the Merry Pranksters for a common cause – to throw a benefit concert for the Kesey family’s Springfield Creamery. A stage was erected under the hot Oregon sun at the Olde Renaissance Fairgrounds, tickets were printed on the fronts of the Creamery’s yogurt labels, and the rest is history…

  Sunshine Daydream Deluxe CD/Blu-ray (Exclusive) Sunshine Daydream Deluxe CD/DVD (Exclusive) Sunshine Daydream Vinyl (4LP 180 gram) Retail 3CD/DVD

Complete 8/27/72 Concert Audio

Sunshine Daydream Concert Film


Bonus Documentary


40 Page Book


Courtenay Pollock Tie-dye Slipcase


Individually Numbered/Limited Edition

Individually Numbered, Limited Edition of 12,500

Individually Numbered, Limited Edition of 12,500

Limited Edition of 5,000



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Joined: Jun 13 2007
sunshine daydream audio sync

I watched at the Blackstone theaters in Millbury Ma.
The sound sync was off by about a 1/10 of a second
through out the Movie.

Did anyone else notice lip sync issues?

The visual was ahead of the audio by about a tenth
of a second

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Joined: Oct 25 2011
music only edition...???

i never bothered to watch the "crimson white & indigo" & "rocking the cradle: egypt 1978" DVDs. they just sit in a closet where i store all of my jewel cases. for me personally, the video is just an added expense. will this show be released on CD without the movie?


Joined: Apr 11 2009

Short of a DVD of Live Dead's Dark Star at the Fillmore West, which of course doesn't exist, this is the one. I've pulled out my VHS copy for years whenever I want to "initiate" a newbie to what is used to be all about and why I've been on the bus for 43 years since the first time a friend handed me some headphones and lowered the needle onto Dark Star.

The Taper's Compendium had it right: the 60-seconds of Jerry's eyes searching out the notes of Dark Star around five-minutes in is the single heaviest moment of Dead ever.

The band's finest hour, IMHO. Thank you to everyone who fulfilled this wish. And I'll never stop laughing when the poor fellow charged with playing Bill Graham that day, his mind bending with the acid, extolls the boys to "Play it for me!!" as the first triumphant notes of Dark Star emerge. Priceless.

My goodness, those were the days. Glad I was old enough to see the band for the first time a month later in Baltimore!

Joined: Jan 12 2009
Please release jsut the Video of the band, uncut, PLEASE


I have always wanted to see the band - this goes back to the first time I saw it in 90.
WE all would love the raw, un cut film. DOES IT EXIST? IS ANYONE READING THIS THAT MAY KNOW??????

Thank You,

Dan in Minneapolis !!!

Joined: Feb 7 2009
Sunshine Daydream

Wow what a show! This was remastering at its best I was impressed of the quality over the vhs copy i own. Altough I will kepp my copy because there is mre footage that did not make the big screen. I was the only one dancing in my theatre until the second set was joined by another I saw alot of people tappin and swinging. Why dont people just stand up let their inspiration flow.

Kevin Port, Maine

Joined: Aug 2 2013

In general I would love the option of a "songs only" version - cuts of only the band. I would watch the GD Movie more often if I could have a songs only version with only complete songs
Any chance?

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Joined: May 26 2007

Not for the first time, I found myself wishing Pole Guy a bad case of strategically placed splinters after he became inescapable in every shot of Jerry. But hey, the whole thing was so darn great.

In Emeryville, the place sold out in advance and a friend of mine was reduced to doing the Miracle Ticket thing. She did make it in and sat with us though! Since half the local Heads were at the Symphony seeing Warren Haynes, this was a pretty notable turnout. But not really news, given that it was this show.

Also, I too would really love a release of that Alpine show.

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Joined: Nov 25 2008
naked guy humping telephone pole...

...behind Jerry was hilarious, AT FIRST. While the show was spectacular, I couldnt help but think the camera operators gave the pole-humper a little too much screen time.

An older head gave me a copy of this show when I was first getting into the band but the remaster felt like hearing it for the first time. Exquisite.

Thank you very much.

Joined: Aug 2 2013
Can't I just get a DVD??

Why isn't there an option to just buy the film on DVD? I don't need the CDs & the price for the DVD & CDs combined is more than I can afford. Can you please make the DVD available for order separately? Thanks.

Joined: Jun 23 2008
Vinyl purchase

This is great, and I'm not complaining. Oh, maybe I am. I wish the DVD came with the vinyl. The sound was awesome and the film was awesome. But I want both and really like vinyl better. Guess I'll have to see which friends order the DVD so I can go watch it at their place...


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