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  • My DSO Shows
    1. 06/24/2011 Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor, Buffalo, NY2. 11/19/2011 State Theatre, Ithaca, NY3. 08/31/2012 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH4. 09/01/2012 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH5. 09/02/2012 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH6. 11/15/2012 The Opera House, Toronto, ON7. 11/16/2012 Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY8. 11/17/2012 Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY9. 11/21/2012 Penn's Peak, Jim Thorpe, PA10. 11/25/2012 Westcott Theater, Syracuse, NY11. 12/05/2012 The Egg, Albany, NY12. 12/28/2012 Ram's Head Live, Baltimore, MD13. 12/29/2012 Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA14. 12/30/2012 The Paramount, Huntington, NY15. 12/31/2012 The Paramount, Huntington, NY16. 02/09/2013 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH17. 02/10/2013 House Of Blues, Cleveland, OH18. 03/28/2013 Vilar Center, Beaver Creek, CO19. 03/29/2013 Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, CO20. 03/30/2013 Ogden Theater, Denver, CO21. 05/10/2013 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY22. 05/11/2013 Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ23. 05/13/2013 Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY24. 05/14/2013 Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY25. 05/18/2013 Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY26. 05/24/2013 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH27. 05/25/2013 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH28. 05/26/2013 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH29. 07/27/2013 The Hamilton, Washington, D.C.30. 08/03/2013 Heritage Amphitheater at Pocahontas State Park, Chesterfield, VA31. 08/10/2013 Pier Six Pavillion, Baltimore, MD32. 11/27/2013 Penn's Peak, Jim Thorpe, PA33. 12/05/2013 Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville, VA34. 12/06/2013 9:30 Club, Washington, DC35. 12/07/2013 9:30 Club, Washington, DC36. 12/28/2013 The National, Richmond, VA37. 12/29/2013 Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA38. 12/30/2013 The Paramount, Huntington, NY39. 12/31/2013 The Paramount, Huntington, NY40. 05/15/2014 Wellmont Theater, Montclair, NJ41. 05/16/2014 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY42. 05/17/2014 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY43. 05/17/2014 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY44. 05/23/2014 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH45. 05/24/2014 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH46. 05/25/2014 Dark Star Jubilee, Legend Valley Campground, Thornville, OH47. 08/01/2014 Pocahontas Amphitheater, Chesterfield, VA48. 08/02/2014 Pocahontas Amphitheater, Chesterfield, VA49. 08/03/2014 The Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park, Vienna, VA50. 08/09/2014 Kempton Music Center, Kempton, PA51. 08/15/2014 Pisgah Brewing Company, Black Mountain, NC52. 08/16/2014 Pisgah Brewing Company, Black Mountain, NC53. 12/28/2014 The National, Richmond, VA54. 12/29/2014 Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA55. 12/30/2014 The Paramount, Huntington, NY56. 12/31/2014 The Paramount, Huntington, NY57. 01/02/2015 9:30 Club, Washington, DC58. 01/03/2015 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
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  1. Cosmic Mike

    Washington DC (The Hamilton) 4/3/18

    The DSO version last night was much more like the The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan version than that Ratdog version. Maybe was even faster than the original Dylan version. It's a great song lyrically. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan was always one of my favorite Dylan albums. Very much worth a listen if you have never heard it before.
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    Washington DC (The Hamilton) 4/3/18

    Positive it was Masters of War. I also, wasn't sure if they performed Wonderful World before. The Masters of War was awesome with Lisa singing it. I would hope DSO adds it to their acoustic repertoire.
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    Washington DC (The Hamilton) 4/3/18

    Set 1 All Around This World [MISSING?] Friend of the Devil Stir It Up* Jack A Roe Wonderful World -- Skip lead vocals w/ Tonya the road manager Big Boss Man Sitting In Limbo Masters of War* -- Lisa vocals It's Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry Bird Song* Set 2 Dupree's Diamond Blues Mountains of the Moon Sing Your Blues Away* Dire Wolf Box of Rain* Tomorrow is Forever* Rueben and Cherise* Russian Lullaby* Viola Lee Blues*--played in it's original jug band form Ripple Encores Uncle John's Band Goodnight Irene *Notable performance Very much enjoyed the show. It is never the high energy dance party of an electric, but still great stuff and you always get to hear some less common songs. I am sorry for Eaton's family situation. I did enjoy the different mix of songs due to his absence. The Masters of War was a real treat, and the Box of Rain was a very heartfelt rendition from Skip that stood out. I honestly forgot how good of a singer Skip is. Goodnight all
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    Lights out concert

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    March 6th, 1976 Moore's Egyptian Theater, Seattle, WA - Moonlight Mile This is one of those songs, where I like the Jerry version significantly more than the original. I just love what he did with this song. I think this song is much better slowed down as much as it is. Brings the sort of sense of the long nights on the road with nothing but your own thoughts to keep you company. I think the female vocals add a lot to the feeling as well.
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    April 2nd, 1989 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA - Man Smart Women Smarter To the millions across the world who went out and protested yesterday. Regardless of the politics behind it, I respect anyone who will go out and stand up for what they believe in without resorting to violence.
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    Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders 1973-11-03 Keystone, Berkeley, CA. Was playing part of this show for Mason a couple of days ago. Probably in my top 3 for Jerry/Merl shows. One of the few shows where I honestly think the first set is better than the second. And, not that there is anything disappointing about the second set. The first set is just that hot! Happy new year, everyone!
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    Oct. 21, 1978 Winterland San Fransico, CA Hot show overall, but the final sequence is something else. Got My Mojo Workin'>The Other One>Stella Blue Probably on of the finest Other One's played post haitus.
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    Dick's Picks 18 - 2/3/1978 & 2/5/1978 Why am I listening to the GD? Not entirely sure. That said, there is something I wrote a week or two ago that I feel is quite applicable to the music of the Grateful Dead and may provide some reasoning as to why... Truly good music grows on you. You hear more each time you listen to it. Sounds you never heard before have somehow snuck their way into the song, yet the song has always been the same. It makes you think. You grow old with the song. And, one day, you die. The goodbye is always sweet, as the song still remains for someone else to find meaning in it just as you did. It's an infinitely looping process of birth and death with the music being the constant. All good art is eternal. The music hasn't been much of a priority in my life lately and seemingly may not ever again, but I cannot deny it's everlasting beauty. Peace out bitchez, Mikey Mike
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    Dick's Picks 29 5/19/1977; it has been a while since I have listened to this release...forgot how good it is. Just finished the Sugaree. Although I like listening to many years of the Dead, 77 I have always felt is special in that Jerry took his solos to whole new levels that year. He was relentless and daring. Just finished hiking across Bryce Canyon this weekend. The more I see, the more I realize there is so much left unfinished in my life.
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    More Fall '79...Franklin's Tower 11/9 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium - Buffalo, NY -- a Hampton sized arena--the perfect size...demolished in 2009, but the Dead sure did play some ragers there while she was still standing.
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    Uncle John's Band 12/26/1979 Oakland Auditorium, Oakland, CA - Dick's Picks Vol. 5. Couple of thoughts... Uncle John's Band is a perfect Friday song Fall '79 is underrated You're all hedonists I miss you guys Been climbing mountains. Will be spending more time doing that over the coming years. That said, this music will forever be a part of my life and I will always be at shows here and there.
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    My home in Norfolk Virginia (Norva)

    I mentioned in an earlier post that I took an extended break from listening to the Grateful Dead. While I was away traveling South America, I was inspired to start listening to the music again. A familiar passion was instantly reignited. I decided to end my travels a couple weeks early to catch these shows. At this show, I got exactly what I came all this way for. It became ever so clear to me after this show why I think this music is so special. A legacy is carved into history by the power of a beautiful mind. The Grateful Dead is eternal because the beauty of the music is so innate to life that regardless of where you were born, whatever culture or time you came from, it will bring you to your knees and weep by the might of its overwhelming joy. You never know when everything in your life will fall apart right before your very eyes. And when you see darkness all around you, it is hard not to focus your mind on only that. . It is the beauty of all great art. To remind you that you are never alone. To give someone hope and remind them of the light when they are in such deep anguish that they know nothing else but pain. Always be grateful when you are not in positions like this in life, because you will never know when you will find yourself in them. But when you see a friend who is in deep emotional pain, I know no gift in the world that is more beautiful and simple than to give that person your love and kindness. Only they can pull themselves out of their darkness, but you can always be there to remind them of the light. That is why the Grateful Dead is special. This post is for someone I love and care for deeply. Someone who is in such a position in life right now that they are surrounded by nothing but darkness. When I witness this friend's suffering, I cannot help but see how unbearably painful life is for them. It makes me feel awful inside just to witness it. So I stand here with burning conviction to remind this person of that light, just as I too was reminded on this very night... I know no gift that is more beautiful and simple than that
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    Good to hear from you Found. Hopefully soon. If not this fall, I am certain I will be seeing you in Spring for some shows around your area.