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    marye
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    It has been pointed out that in our haste to set up regional enclaves, we neglected our neighbor north of the border. We herewith remedy this sad oversight. Heads of Canada, this is your clubhouse!

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  • February 2, 2021 - 4:36pm
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    Take off hoser.

    Strange Brew on DVD is a must have.

  • February 1, 2021 - 10:08pm
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    vancouver island in the house eh

  • January 29, 2021 - 2:02pm
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    Hey hoser

    I hear the McKenzie Brothers are Deadheads

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    WeAre Here And Everywhere Marye!!!!

    Hey Now fella Northern headz!!!! I hail from and returned to the beautiful city of Montreal. It served as a great launching point for many Northern (Hamilton) and Northeastern (Albany Boston Buffalo) launching point for 10 known illustrious shows starting on 3.24.91 at the ripe age of 15 and sadly ending on 6.15.95. How I miss those days, everyday! But thank goodness for the internet and it’s endless golden nuggets of bliss!!! I had to take out an ad in the back of relix to trade tapes and now have thousands of hours of sbds and YouTube to keep me content, which I always have been! My intake is just more than ever. Of some things not others.... one love

  • September 13, 2018 - 12:53pm
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    Keeping it a-LIVE in Victoria
    We will be presenting Victoria's best Dead tribute band with a full Sixties-style analogue light show on September 29.Canadian Beauty plus Acid Rain Light Show, September 29 @ Victoria Event Centre 1415 Broad Street, Victoria. Doors 8:30, tickets $15.00 from brownpapertickets.com/event/3442201
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    Pow wows
    I've been to several of them. I was 10 and 12 years old, though. Then in '78 I had a girlfriend & roomie who was 100% Yankton Sioux. She told me some things, like there are other ceremonies that r hidden from the tourists. There are sweat lodges used for spiritual and physical healing & cleansing.There are peyote ceremonies as well. However, outsiders are not welcome. You must be a believer. If you wish to know more, read Black Elk Speaks, a book that records his visions and dreams. Mainly just be respectful. Feel the beat of the drummers (called 49ers, something to do with 1849..maybe the black hills gold?) And she told me never take her to a Cheyenne pow wow because the Sioux and Cheyenne don't get along too well. Since I'm no expert I can't give any recommendations. She was a deadhead like me, but it's not polite to speak of the dead in most Sioux Nations. So until we go to solve the great mystery, stay high and smile, smile, smile!
  • September 18, 2017 - 8:14am
    marye
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    Seriously
    We know you're up there...
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    Greetings From Ottawa
    This forum seems a little dead (no pun intended) last post was may 2016. Just wanted to raise my freak flag. Im a lifelong deadhead, guitarist, bass player and turntablist and as far as I can tell the last hippy in the city of Ottawa. I make some sick dead turntable mixes. Just sayin.
  • May 5, 2016 - 8:59am
    marye
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    I hope they record this!
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    Bob in Canada
    Hey check it out. bobby is playing at The Carlu in Toronto at a benefit for Einstein Legacy Project on May 15th http://www.einsteingala.com/#!register/s848q
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It has been pointed out that in our haste to set up regional enclaves, we neglected our neighbor north of the border. We herewith remedy this sad oversight. Heads of Canada, this is your clubhouse!
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Hi all I'm still here and still listening and playing. Well: Just enjoyed a great March Break. We went to the beach for a day, played laser tag with my kids and nephews (My name was "Dark Star") it was great fun, enjoyed a couple of beers in the sun on the front lawn listening to music with my wife and her sister in the sun while the kids biked, scooted, jumped and played (it felt like summer vacation). Saw Alice and Wonderland iwith my kids in 3-D yesterday. Enjoyed Tim Burton's adaption...Great morals and messages (a lot of archetypal things were happening...atleast in my mind) throughout including something repeated through the film.....It's O.K. to be partly mad most of the best people are.....Another good one on imagination..... I often have 6 outrageous ideas before breakfast (or something oalong that line).......Anyway, I think I related to the Mad Hatter best. After we left the theatre (beautiful and sunny outside) my daughter stopped in a parking spot and got into an invisible car. I apon grasping the situation got into the drivers seat and we drove off......anyway heres to imagination in action! Watched the first 3 Star Wars movies with the family. Read a good an interested book I have long wanted to read. Farenheit 451. I visited with my sister one afternoon last week (alone...a nice and rare occurrence-normally with kids in tow). Went to T.O. with a friend to meet another there....went out for all you can eat sushi and a few beers....fun...enjoyed a pipe and a fun and wonderfully strange movie "Bubba Hotep". Played more guitar, learned a couple more dead songs - Deal and Bird Song. Oh yah Dark Star too! Just stumbled upon that one in a jam. Anyway. It was hard for us all to get back at it this morning – I’m pacing myself today....think I’ll have more coffee shortly. All your concert outings sound great. Yes I am hopeful to get out to see a further show this summer. Also I have been enjoying the podcast "Dead air with Uncle John". On one show they opened with an awesome "Samson and Delilah". I was having one of those transporting feelings and was very pleased and surprised to hear it was actually Further and not a GD recording. Keep enjoying life, Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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I often have 6 outrageous ideas before breakfast. And often act on at least three of them... I try & tune it down for the rest of the day, though. (%) ; ~ )
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Hey Lamagonzo, On those wonderous wake and bake days I tend to have 6 outrageous ideas a minute. Thanks for making me think of waking and baking and I hope you have many wonderfully outrageous ideas today. All the Best, Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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Hi all, Well I'm going to ArtPark (Lewiston/Buffalo) July 8th!!!!!!!!! Hooray!!! Lawn tickets were all that were left at this time. Wish I had had of gotten around to this sooner. :( Oh well, the freedom of movement with no seats should be fun and the clips of shows I have been hearing are promising of elation to come. Does anyone know about camping in the area? Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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Hey there, thanks for the updates, Playin! I am super excited to hear that you're coming to ArtPark - I will find a way to meet you there. Guess what? Don't be bummed about your seats - the whole thing is general admission - at least that's how it seemed even on the first day of ticket sales. I think we will enjoy milling about freely in a beautiful venue. Camping - I originally thought it would be easy to go back across the border to stay in Ontario, but it might be fun to find a campground so we can stay and keep the party rolling. Looks like Four Mile Creek is the closest State Park, and there's a KOA Niagara. This is shaping up to be a mighty good time. Yay!!!!
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Hi K and all, There are lots of campsites (looks like most still available). Hope you others will consider camping at that park too! I have picked a non-electric site. I will have my acoustic bass guitar with me and would love to play with any of you who come by or just hang out around the fire for those without instruments. Oh boy, camping, bonfires, acoustic jamming and experiencing Further and other Deadheads......well if I have to....the sacrifaces we must make.... I am hoping my wonderful wife will be able to join me. Though, she is taking a course this summer (May to July) on teaching kindergarden with the hopes this will give her a leg up on getting a job. Anyway if she can't join us I will still be there perhaps with a cousin or friend in tow. I'm so looking forward to it. When I think of it, it makes me smile. The anticipation is almost alone worth the price. :) Anyway, I hope more of you head to ArtPark. The outdoor venue looks beautiful. Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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Okay, so I bumped into some buddies in town and they say that they bought seats to ArtPark, so maybe there actually were seats but must have sold out right away. Didn't mean to give you false hope, Playin... I'm keen to mill around the lawn, and supposedly it's a small venue anyway, so the lawn won't be too far from stage view. It's all good as far as I'm concerned! I'll be booking a site at Four Mile Creek this weekend. Looking forward to the jam! K
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Hi K, Looking forward to playing with you too! I had a great jam yesterday afternoon in the sun at my house as my kids and some of their friends ran around the yard and house. Some days it just flows.....yesterday was one of those.....it just flowed with no effort at all. Deal, Goin' DTR, BIODTL, FriendOTD, Fire on the M, Bird Song, SugarM, Dark Star, Ripple, Box of Rain. I keep getting more excited about the show too. Listened to a Shakedown Street podcast and they played some recent FURTHER. The China Doll was so soulful....nice! Enjoy your long weekend.....our weather looks amazing!!!!!!!!!! Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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Hi all, Well I was trying to track down a Canadian Grateful Dead Cover Band. A band called Rose Garland is playing at the Harball in MIlton, Ontario on April 17th. Anyone planning to go? Has anyone been to one of their shows? Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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Haven't heard of them or the venue before - hope it's fun! My buddies play in a GDead cover band in Toronto - Caution Jam. http://www.cautionjam.ca Looks like their next show is on the 24th @ Grossman's, TO. Their Penetang boat cruise is, supposedly a blast. I, too, was jamming Sunday night, impromptu at my place. My neighbour Joe brought together a jam so fast that I didn't know if I was going or coming =) Bass, guitars, piano & drums, we pulled off some nice Scarlet>Fire, Playin, Sugaree, among others. I used to be in a group called Zen Again, and later a one-off as the Dreadful Great. I'm threatening to pull together another GDead project, but I'll probably just keep jamming with my various dead-crazy friends. Campsite's right next to yours, Playin', on the night before and night of the show. Looks like fun! K
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Hi Neighbour, About the camp site - great! Your jam sounds awesome - I would have loved to plug in too!!! It reminds me I really must find other Dead fans in town to Jam with. Another fun to-do! I'm playing around with Dear Mr. Fantasy and Estimated Prophet at the moment. This morning thought perhaps a little KINKS might be nice too. "You really got me" or "All day and all of the night" for a little rockin' addition to my repertoire...perhaps.... Have a good one, Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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K, Thanks for the Caution Jam info..... :) Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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I posted this elsewhere but wanted to share with our thread too:For all you heads in the academy, and for those of us struggling to follow along, I wanted to share my excitement at a new publication: The Grateful Dead in Concert: Essays on Live Improvisation Jim Tuedio, Stan Spector, eds http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-4357-4 My partner, Brent Wood, contributed an essay entitled "The Eccentric Revolutions of Phil Lesh". It is a great piece of work and feels good to see it in print after hours of conversation, listening and writing. He's already published an essay on Robert Hunter's poetry and psychedelic experience and is currently tackling the subject of Jerry & tragedy. These pieces will hopefully appear as a whole book in future. This book is carefully put together with foreword by Stanley Krippner and contributions by Meriwether, Spector, and the usual suspects as well as others. Great writing, nice organization (tuning, first, 2nd, 3rd sets, encore...) and good ideas. Reads like a show. Enjoy!
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Probably just the only one online. How long you been living in the big nickle? How's your weather?Peace, Kirsten Peterborough, Ontario
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I am so amazed that the Furthur show is crossing the border and coming to my town on Wed July 7. It will be the highlight of my year to see the boys. "Nohin' left to do but smile smile smile"
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Whoa, there.... Ottawa you say? Geez - Playin' & I got a jammin date that night... hmm...
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Time to kiss up to the wife. If ottawa is the only gig up here I guess I'll take it. Still holdin out for a T.O gig though
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Ottawa has a fantastic festival each year and this year can only be magical with the Furthur show coming. Unfortunately there is no parking lot at this venue or even one close by, parking would be in a downtown lot then a long walk to the site. The transit system (bus) is the easiest way to get there.Check out bluesfest.ca for all the info. I have volunteered the last 5 years at this festival and it out does it self each year, I live in Ottawa and any info you need let me know.
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Nous y serons. J'espère amener mes ados. A bientôt!
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It's pretty stacked. Rush and Iron Maiden, indeed. It's gonna be hard to try to travel from Ottawa to Buffalo in one day, though (7h plus border crossing)... I think we'll stick with our original plan of camping the night before the ArtPark show to make the day nice 'n easy. Too bad we gotta choose! And too bad Ottawa was a late addition. That's okay, GCanuck, Richard, Chris, and maybe even Poncho will represent us deadnet canheads... Tes ados vont finalement apprécier notre groupe renommé de proche. Wow, SF et Ottawa Furthur de suite... c'est un beau cadeau de printemps!
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Sure you Ottawatonians go ahead be the capital and get Further. Have fun you lucky SOB's. I don't think I'll be making this one. Like Krs I'm going to ArtPark the next night. I better keep my eyes open (more often) for more Canadian Shows........yes please!!!!!!!!!!!! Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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gonna jam in the evening, gonna jam for breakfast, gonna head to the picnic area outside the venue and start a group jingle jangle... after the show gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long!! Better work up those callusses...
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Hey folks just found this thread and its so cool. Been a dead head for more years than I've not been one. I live in Montreal and have never been to the Ottawa bluesfest. There has not been a dead related(bobby phil jerry) show in MTL since 1967! I'm going to Shelburne Vermont on July 5th(my birthday). This is so cool to be able to see two shows in a row. The last time I saw both Phil and Bobby was 2004!! Downloaded Chicago and Colorodo shows from the last tour. They sound amazing and John's guitar work is the closest to The Gratefuld Dead sound since 95. Can't wait and I hope to meet some of you there. It will be Amazing!!
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Fun to have you on board. Glad you'll be representing in Ottawa... many of us live furthur south and already planned for shows in NYS. So you'll have to get a groove on for me! Tell Phil I said hi...
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Summer's here! I can't wait to meet some of you at Rochester coming up real soon (Chris H? anyone else?). We'll be travelling by boat from Port Credit to Rochester in a perfect plan to avoid the G20 in Toronto. I'm foregoing Ottawa Bluesfest, but several of you will be there... uncjhn, richard, grateful prof? Please report back! Next is Artpark. Playin will be there with company, and my high school buddies from TO as well as Peterborough peeps and I will all be camping in adjoining sites for a beautiful day and night of jamming and, oh yeah, Furthur! Finally, I would like to take you up on your offer, Chris, of a locale for the CanHead jam 2010, SOntario chapter. Sometime in late July perhaps? What say you? Let's talk dates.
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Hey now.....Have not been here in a while as my life has taken a strange twist as of late. Yes..... Rochester, we can meet up there for sure. How are you getting there by boat ??? cause that sounds really interesting. Right now I have an extra ticket and am going solo, but that may change. CANHEAD JAM 2010.......I might be into setting this up depending on how the strange twist straightens out. ( I am going to send ya a personal message on this later when I'm off work ). As for all the rest of the Can Heads.....................Hope all is well with you and yours, enjoy your summer and be safe. Found lots of Can Heads on facebook recently if any of you are into that. Add me as a friend and meet the other can heads. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/profile.php?id=580505922 see you guys and girls later :):):)
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not sure if that link will find me.....Otherwise since there is alot of Chris Hodgson's in this world, look for the blue dead bolt. see ya's
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Victoria, BC
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Hey now.....how is VIC BC this time of year ??? Do you guys still have that mushroom at Beacon Hill Park ??? Been there a few times :) ..................c
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Hi Chris, K and all, If somethng does come together please think of me. I would love to join the jam. Playin'
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you will be on the VIP list bro :)
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I'll be sure to wear my top hat and tails.... (and thanks Chris, looking forward to the possibility....) Playin' P.S. K, looking forward to meeting you and your crew at Four Mile Creek Campground on the 7th (20 days - :) )!
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Hey dude..........K and I have an idea for you to consider. Check your private messages and get back to us soon :):):) .....................c Happy Sunday !
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I'm bummed. REALLY bummed. I won't totally get into it but because of work, travel time, babysitters and funds, I'm afraid there ain't no luck. I've had no love since 93. No Ratdog, no Phil, nothing at all. To have Further play in our backyard is a joyous event. And to not be able to go, well.....not so joyous. I guess I'll keep hope for more dates. I really hope the weather is grate for all who are going. I know the music will be.
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Hey PonchoBill, I feel your pain. Sorry you can't make it to any of the shows. Happily I am going to ArtPark (July 8 - Lewiston NY). By the Grace of the kindness of strangers I have been offered an opportunity to go to Rochester NY (this Friday). Don't think I can make it though and it bums me out too. My advise is do what you can to make it to atleast one of the shows. The quality of the music the members of Further are playing is staggering (I can't wait to experience it LIVE). As you put it "a joyous event", and who doesn't need that? Keep joyous, Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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Well I was listening to a March show of Further playing Help On th Way/Slipnot/Franklin's Tower this morning. Made me think of tonights show and smile for Krs and Chris. Hope you experience a great show tonight. Hope to hear the highlights soon too. Playing in the Tower with Eyes on Fire in El Paso with a Cat
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sorry, playing, I will nuke that spammer right now.
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I: Not Fade Away > Here Comes Sunshine, Feel Like a Stranger > King Solomon's Marbles, Truckin > Feelin Alright, Strawberry Fields, Cosmic Charlie II: Viola Lee Blues > Bertha > Viola Lee Blues > Cumberland Blues > Viola Lee Blues > Born Cross-Eyed > New Potato Caboose, Time > Death Don't Have No Mercy > The Wheel > GDTRFB > And We Bid You Goodnight, Attics of My Life E: Not Fade Away Only ''Feelin Alright''
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Crazy, jealous right now. That is one insane 2nd set. Keep us posted guys.Peace
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Well, our Rochester venture was a success by all accounts... Great to jump into a van with 6 people some of whom I've known since high school, others I just met. I love what happens when we can trust that it will lead to something good. And boy did it ever! It was awesome to meet you, Chris. You do know your way around the lot, and several of the characters in it! Thanks for goin on a feeling, and for making me the poster girl for the CanHead Forum! =) Furthur is sounding REALLY good right now. All I can say is: try to get out to one of these shows if you're in the east. They've hit their stride and are a tight rhythm unit. All the little twists and turns and intricacies were masterfully rendered, everyone in the band is sounding sharp. John, you're amazing. And Phil, well... you're not my hero for nuthin. Hope to see more of you at the shows. Peace! K
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Hey KKKKKKKKKKKKKK, I never new I could post such a big photo :) It is a great photo, thank Mary for letting me post it. Had such a good time with you guys, Playin is in for a real treat and in great company. I will most likley see yous at Art Park..................border crossing>treasure hunt>show :) .............cc
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Wow what a show! Glad all our Canadien brothers and sisters had such a good time. Highland Bowl is such a great little place for a show, and I'm so glad our local Deadhead community turned out in force to support Furthur. Just got back from the Adirondacks, now back to work for a few days then off to Artpark next Thursday. Krs10..sorry we missed you at the bowl, hopefully we can hook up in Buffalo! My oldest son is turning 15 the day of the show, and is going to his first Dead-family show at Artpark. God bless the Grateful Dead!!
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Happy Canada day folks. Have fun, be safe, be sound.
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Right back atcha, Bill. How's beautiful Sudbury? Any warmer than here in Peterborough? It's a little chilly today, but looking like good weather for picnics, fireworks and my buddies, the Weber Brothers will be playing at our concert bandshell tonight. Yay for holidays! gr8tfulal: We CanHeads will be at ArtPark in droves. If you get to the concert site early, look for a Canadian flag and jamming, probably by a picnic shelter. A bunch of us are camping at Four Mile Creek State Park the night before and night of the show. If you need a place to stay, there are still many good spots, some adjacent to ours... whaddya say? If you're interested I can send you a pm. Cheers, K