As if the extended weekend hadn’t already been enough of a journey into the Great Beyond, for the final show Dead & Company had a potent collaborator to work with – the Solar System itself, as closing night would coincide not just with a full moon, but a total lunar eclipse. How cosmic can it get? Plenty cosmic.
For the first set, the band treats the crowd to a delicious sandwich: “Sugar Magnolia” to start, its “Sunshine Daydream” to finish, with a heap of tasty ingredients in between, including “Bertha,” “Good Lovin’,” “Loser,” “Sugaree” and “U.S. Blues.” Yum!