Grateful Dead

Day 18 –  Jack Straw

A taper captured this solid winter 1979 East Coast performance of the Grateful Dead at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum. January 11, 1979.

To commemorate and celebrate the 50 year musical legacy of the Grateful Dead, an iconic American band and California favorite, we bring you “50 Days of The Dead”.

We are curating a list of fan favorites around the country from among the thousands of shows featuring the Grateful Dead, The Jerry Garcia Band along with a few surprises from artists who faithfully continue to carry on the spirit of the Dead.

Every Deadhead has their own favorite list of performances from thousands of shows. We’ll be touching upon just 50 picks culled over 50 years from fans who enjoy sharing the music.

We hope you enjoy this trip celebrating “50 Days of the Dead” with us.

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