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Grateful Dead Original Members Add Two Dates To Final Concerts

April 10, 2015

The original members of Grateful Dead have announced two additional shows at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on June 27th and 28th, as part of their “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead” run. Along with the three shows at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th, the run will mark the original members' last-ever performances toget

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Reese's it is...be ready to sing a simple song..... Think we need a spreadsheet....onward!
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Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeahYeah, yeah, yeah, yeah I'm talking, talking, talking, talking, talking in my sleep I'm walking, walking, walking, walking, walking in the street Time is passing, I grow older, things are happening fast All I have to hold on to is a simple song at last Let me hear you say "Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya" Sing a simple song Try a little do re mi fa so la ti do Do re mi fa so la ti do Do re mi fa so la ti do Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah I'm living, living, living life with all its ups and downs I'm giving, giving, giving love and smiling at the frowns You're in trouble when you find it's hard for you to smile A simple song might make it better for a little while Let me hear you say "Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya" Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah I'm talking, talking, talking, talking I'm walking, walking, walking, walking I'm living, living, living, living I`m giving love and lovin' loving Everybody sing together Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya Sing it in the shower Sing it every hour Sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it, sing it Sing it with your mother sing it Sing it, mama, sing it Sing it with your father sing it Sing it, papa, sing it, sing it, woo ta ta ta ta ta Ya, ya, ya, ya, ya, ya, ya I'm talking now, I'm walking I'm walking, hey ey ey hey yeah Okay, okay now Love me some Sly & Family !!
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Freddie:] Feeling's gettin stronger[Larry:] Music's gettin longer too [Rose:] Music is flashin me [Sly:] I want to take you higher Baby baby baby light my fire [All:] Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka [Freddie:] Feeling's nitty-gritty [Larry:] Sound is in the city too [Rose:] Music's still flashin' me [Sly:] Don't ya want to get higher Baby baby baby light my fire. [All:] Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka [Sly: Harmonica solo] [All Repeated:] Higher! [Sly:] C'mon light my fire Want to take you higher [All:] Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka [Freddie:] Feeling that should make you move [Larry:] Sounds that should help you groove [Rose:] Music still flashin' me [Sly:] Take your places I want to take you higher Baby baby baby light my fire. [Freddie: Guitar solo] [All:] Boom shaka-laka-laka Boom shaka-laka-laka [All Repeated:] Higher! [Sly:] Let's take you, do you wanna go? Stanley is briving da dus....funny seeing you here? Full speed ahead...14 days from now it's go time.... Hey Katniss....Reese's or S'moreos for you?
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I like the IDEA of S'mores, more than I do the actual thing - I'm losing my taste for the super-sweet. Finally found the Reese's Oreos, and you'll be shocked - yes, shocked! to hear that I still prefer the original. Now, let's talk pie. I *love* pie, especially fruit pies (except peach) Tart cherry pie (ala mode, thank you!) is my absolute, positive, hands-down favorite.
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Just got the tix via FedEx in Chicago. Glad to go, they made us wait quite a bit. Boy, I am mighty peeved though. It is like the others are saying. That big anal wad Shapiro tricked us. I did mail order for the most expensive seats and received pretty much the worst ones for any show I've been to. Paid $200 for each ticket and am sitting in the stands at the Back of the stadium in the 200 levels. Could have easily paid the $100 for GA floor and got as close as I could. But no, these greedy fux took advantage of us. Usually the fans who pay the most get the most, better views, vip experiences, something. How about some free greens and beer, could make me forget about it. Oh well, I will be selling as much bootleg dead stuff as possible to make up for them stealing from me. It's only fair. I just hope the band themselves did not have any say in this. And if there is an actual class action lawsuit against Shapiro and Madison House, count me in.
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hey Katniss.... Country music singers have been a real close family, But lately some of my kinfolks have disowned a few others and me. I guess it's because I kind of changed my direction. Lord I guess I went and broke their family tradition. They get on me and want to know Hank why do you drink? Why do you roll smoke? Why must you live out the songs that you wrote? Over and over everybody makes my predictions. So if I get stoned, I'm just carrying on an old family tradition. I am very proud of my daddy's name All though his kind of music and mine ain't exactly the same. Stop and think it over. Put yourself in my position. If I get stoned and sing all night long it's a family tradition. So don't ask me, Hank why do you drink? Hank, why do you roll smoke? Why must you live out the songs that you wrote? If I'm down in a honky-tonk some ole slick's trying to give me friction. I said leave me alone I'm singing all night long it's a family tradition. Lord I have loved some ladies and I have loved Jim Beam And they both tried to kill me in 1973. When that doctor asked me, Son how did you get in this condition? I said, hey sawbones, I'm just carrying on an ole family tradition. So don't ask me, Hank why do you drink? Hank, why do roll smoke? Why must you live out the songs that you wrote? Stop and think it over, try and put yourself in my unique position. If I get stoned and sing all night long, it's a family tradition! I said that to say this...got a pack of traditional Oreos with your name on them....
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Send them back...they will refund your money...or go and get the rebate.... Not saying it's fair but that's just the way it is...something's will never change.... Bruuuuce said that....
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Hey folks, Just wondering if anyone knows if there will be metal detectors at SC and CHI? I've got one of those PAX vaporizers, wondering if it'll be possible to get it in the door... thanks!
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Just a guess, but I'm thinking that the band never thought that Soldier Field would sell out. The idea was to have folk be able to mill around a bit and enjoy the music. Now the band is under a white hot spotlight. The Chicago (Allstate / Rosemount Horizon) shows in 2009 displayed a band that sometimes barely remembered the songs. But, as Phil said onstage (paraphrasing), "we are humbled, but this brings the community back together, if nothing else - if you know what I mean". Now the band HAS to have their A game in place. I don't know if they can. I hope they are not embarrassed.
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I wouldn't risk it unless it's expendable....your mileage may vary....
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Like you and most other $199.50 ticket purchasers, I am up in the bleachers as well.Lawsuit - count me in. "Still miss ya Jerry"
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Interesting topic...I was wondering the same about smoking in general....glass..pre-rolls vape...How much will they enforce? Bring it all....F..it!
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Chicago tickets arrived via FedEx from GDTSToo in Orlando FL today!!! 7/3 section 233...7/4 section 131...7/5 section 224. Requested only premium reserved, 2 tickets each night..I'm at the far end and far corner...Not complaining, but was hoping for better...a miracle regardless!!!
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It seems like SC might be more hardcore about what's let in. Maybe safer to just go glass / papers. Haven't got a feel for CHI at all though. Does a lighter set off a metal detector? I'm just having trouble getting my head around the venues being super uptight at the last Dead shows! They won't really be hassling people I hope. I'd rather not be using matches all night!
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It's fine
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TM is emailing that Chicago tix are printed and on the way.
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Okay, friends, I am still without tickets to Chicago.....my wife and I have had a room in a nice hotel for 7/4 and 7/5 since January, but got shut out of MO and the ticketmaster fiasco. We only want to go to 7/5, but are looking forward to the festivities around the city all weekend. We also don't want to head west without tickets, but I am still unwilling to bend to scalpers. Any stadium show I ever went to from '86 through '91 were pretty much seat yourself, with the exception of the good seats to the left of Jerry and the Philzone. Hell, I think most of them were all general admission anyway. My question is this: if I buy the cheapest seats possible, even behind the stage, will we be able to roam the stadium for seats, or even get on the floor? Keep a good thought for me, Mayor Klang. I'm still workin' it. Peace, and see you in Chicago. Oreos for all !!
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You'll pretty much have to empty your pockets. Put keys and lighter in a tray and then go thru the metal detector.
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Even though the seats backstage are labeled "no view" I have to think that most would have at least a partial view. Maybe you can see Phil, but not Bobby, or just the drummers. Maybe the back of the stage is a black mesh hanging fabric that (depending on the lighting and projected graphics) is sometimes almost transparent and sometimes opaque. If the promoters have a stage where the backdrop (and sides) are 100% blocking the view, good sound and large video screens won't do it, they would just be begging for trouble. Soldier Field will (no doubt) have corridor ticket check points so the audience backstage will not be able to walk around to the front. Also, 1st level elevated seating will likely have a ticket check before descending into each section. Clear all of that and try to "drop down" onto the main floor, if you don't break your ankle in the fall, security will likely show you the door. This event is 100% sold out - the only empty seats will be the ones where the scalper scum charge so much that they end up eating the tickets. And, if you score better seats where will the real owners of the seat sit? If it was me, I'd park it right on you lap (I actually did that at Soldier Field '91 - they got the point and moved on). If there is too much bad behavior, count on the park board to shut off beer sales early and possibly for the rest of the weekend. If that happens, a special "thank you very little" from those of us that can have a few and behave. Respect other people's space and this could be the pleasant family reunion many of us hope for. Somehow, I gotta feeling that its more likely going to be an unpleasant "free for all".
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Dance and smile for me at the Santa Clara beautiful happening and I'll do the same ten fold for good folk unable to make it to Chicago. Days away man I'm needing these shows and the whole damned righteous collective. Stay grate folks, peace
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I received the 356'th ticket confirmation by GDTS in February. I bought $199.50 tickets (2).I left work early yesterday because I was not feeling well. After I got my mail I felt worse. I was happy to get mail from GDTS, but shocked to find tickets for section 224. I coughed up $431 so I would not need binoculars. This is a rotten screw-job. Have mixed feeling about attending now. Both the Grateful Dead and Pete Shapiro made a fortune and did not need to make a triple fortune at the expense of fans. This is like getting a f------ turd for Christmas.
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Can't make the shows. I have 1 ticket for each show. Will sell at cost, not looking to do any gouging...contact me at billt2266@msn.com for more details.
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I hope security is tight about keeping people in their assigned sections. If too many nose bleed, obstructed, and no view folks move into the GA field or pit, there would be no elbow room. That would be unfair to people who belong there legitamately. I was at Berkeley Greek Symphonic 8.1.2014 in the last row of chairs. People from GA stood and danced in the corridor behind us for the whole show. They were blocking the view of those seated in the first few rows of bench seats. Including Mountain Girl! Security should have moved them along. I sat in Bill Graham Civic far to the side for Further in 2011. The sound mix was as good as being in the center.I could distinguish each musician. I suspect SC and Chicago will have good sound mix and video screens for no view seats. To whomever is in charge of deciding what is on the video screen: Keep the camera on the band. Do not change cameras several times per second. If it is Bruce or Trey's turn to play lead, keep the camera on them for the whole time. I cannot stand frequent changing of camera views. How many times do I need to see an audience member? I am hoping to buy all 5 shows on dvd. I like the View From the Vault shows. The camera stayed on the band and changed views at an appropriate pace. It stayed on Jerry while he layed down a riff.Three changes per second is too much! ie. Recent videos from McCartney, Rush, Stones AC/DC. Angus Young flops to the ground and spins in circles, and they show a chick sitting on a dude's shoulder. Jeez!
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Years ago I had some friends in Montana nickname me "Captain Buzz" for obvious reasons...I wore that moniker proudly, still do!!!
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If my Salmon will make it all the way to Saturday. Glad I am not worried about who is standing in front of me or what I'm going to sneak in or even if the band is up to the task...seems a little, I don't know, excessive, I guess. You see, I've decided to let all that go and just smile, smile, smile and enjoy the time I have been gifted. 5 days to travel time and I intend to enjoy every fucking moment!I love Grateful Dead. period. That's there is folks. Love. And that's all I need. Love. That's all you need.
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True dat.....enjoying the ride....the sojourn transcends the destination.....may your travels be safe....
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And Safe travels to Y'all as well!
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Hey guys...some of you know me from other boards and have heard that my former husband Nelson Cessna, is pretty sick with End State Liver disease. I didn't feel like I could leave town, so I Miracled my ticket for July 5 but would like to get something for the fabulous room I booked at the Trump Towers. Someone recommended www.roomertravel.com and I have posted the room there. They verify the prepaid reservation and guarantee it to the buyer. Here's the link: http://roomertravel.com/hotels/chicago-hotels/trump-international-hotel…. Help me out by sharing this with anyone who would like a great room. King room with Sofa, 600 plus square feet. City Views, less than 2 miles to venue, valued by Roomertravel over 1200 per night. I am looking for 250.00 total per night for three nights. Thanks for passing this along...
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I have 4 tickets for the June 27 show. They are at Section 104, Row 35, Seats 13, 14, 15 and 16. These are straight back form the stage with excellent sound and sight lines. I am willing to trade 2 or more of them for 1 killer up close seat or trade 1 for 1 for a GA pit ticket. Email me at mike@winsten.com with your phone number if you want to see if we can barter. I can't wait for the show!
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i am no longer allowed on the internet...see y'all in green 2!Pool time for Robbie!! What it was is more and more but what will be is even greater.
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Still waiting for my tickets to come in the mail for the Chicago shows has anyone starting getting the ticketmaster tickets yet?
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Man - How frustrating! June 20th and we STILL don't have Chicago tix yet. Was email batch 384! And we were FedEx too! Are there still others waiting? Should I call GDTSTOO at this point? Jay
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Any news? After all that has gone down I hope they aren't phoning it in.
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Am still laughing. Love it.
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Are still available I saw this morning!?!?! How is that place not busting out at the seams? Have a Grate day folk!
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SMALL WHEEL TURNING BY THE FIRE IN THE ROD BIG WHEEL BY THE GRACE OF GOD WE WILL BE THERE WITH FRIENDS OLD AND NEW.
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Magic will be made Old friends reunited onstage Wind instruments Eyes of the world Dreams will come true In Santa Clara
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Got my Chicago tickets the other day. Great to finally have them and to get into the show. Not happy with the stress associated with ordering them and then not getting the seat advertized. Oh well, it will be a blast.
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Just got off a chat with Directv and they have no info on the broadcasts. Anyone know what is going on?
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I have a ticket for Sunday that unfortunately I'm unable to use. If anyone wants it all I ask in exchange is a tee shirt and the stub back. Thanks Doug
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Do not burn what you can eat and drink Decarboxylate Eat drink and be merry
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Who needs a ride? Reno, NV to Levi's Stadium, Sat 6/27 hoping to split cost of parking passmessage me for details
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Random phone call from a friend at Anchor Steam Beer Co. yesterday and was told I get an extra 3-day ticket for Chicago. So now I get to go. Weird.
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I have "2 extra tickets for each night (6/27 & 6/28)" of the Fare Thee Well shows in Santa Clara, CA for a total of "4 tickets to sell". I won these tickets from the lottery and each night has a different price level. These are hard-copy tickets. I am looking to get back exactly what I paid/face value for the tickets. You can email at: cozmocatman@hotmail.com with questions or check out my craigslist posting at the following link. I live in the Portland, OR metro area and will down in Santa Clara on Friday morning. http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/tix/5086228930.html Sat Jun 27 2015 7:00 PM Fare Thee Well - Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead Reserved P1 Full View Sec 245, Row 12, Seats ( 3 - 6 ) Sun Jun 28 2015 7:00 PM Fare Thee Well - Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead Reserved P5 Obstructed View Sec 121, Row 12, Seats ( 5 - 8 ) Thanks, ~ B ~
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I just sent you a PM about my extra tickets for Santa Clara.
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My homie that I am trading with, has not got his TM ticket yet for Chicago and he scored in the first TM debacle. However, I got my confirm e-mail that my Chicago tickets are printed and coming (from the TM re-release). He hasn't got the e-mail yet either. Seems a little backwards...
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