With their weekend shows at Levi’s Stadium and another three next weekend at Chicago’s Soldier Field, the Grateful Dead’s long, strange trip draws to a close.
During an epic week in America that saw same sex couple gain equal rights to marriage on the eve of Pride weekend, and an epic week in music as the Grateful Dead play their final concerts with a show Saturday night and again Sunday at Levi’s Stadium, fans couldn’t help but embrace a rainbow over the concert as a sign of the late Jerry Garcia looking down on them, and celebrating pride.
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Randy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district’s history, how it got it’s name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.
Jerry Garcia opened up about his near-death experience, and his days with the Grateful Dead in long-lost interview tapes from 1988.
This is the year of the Dead, as America says farewell to the Grateful Dead 50 years after the band was founded, marks the 20th year since the passing of lead singer Jerry Garcia, and anticipates the triumphal and final return of the band to the Bay Area stage June 27th and 28th at Levi’s Stadium. This recording is a great way to count down to that concert.
The sale goes from April 11-12, and will offer up many items from throughout the band’s heyday that have never been on sale before.
Whereabouts Of Jerry Garcia’s Lost Music Still A Mystery 30 Years Later, SFPD Says They Don’t Have It
Thirty years after Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead was arrested in Golden Gate Park, the mystery continues. The story involves music, drugs, and a briefcase, allegedly seized by the San Francisco police.
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Taken from a 1977 interview with Jerry Garcia discussing ‘The Grateful Dead Movie’
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