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Join us in the celebration of 50 years of the Grateful Dead’s musical legacy with our 50 Days of the Dead tribute.

Featuring a curated collection of fan favorites, including a few surprises.

“We’re like licorice. Not everybody likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice.” ~ Jerry Garcia

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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Sugaree

We return to magical May of 1977 to find the band doing an extended feel-good jam of the Jerry Garcia/ Robert Hunter classic Sugaree
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: West L.A. Fadeaway

West L.A. Fadeaway from the Grateful Dead's famed and energetic run at Alpine Valley in July 1989.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Shining Star

Shining Star, a song by R&B group The Manhattans was among audience favorites. This version of the JGB covering Shining Star in the fall of 1991.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: All New Minglewood Blues

The Grateful Dead tear into this version of All New Minglewood Blues on December 28, 1983 in San Francisco.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: He’s Gone

This version of He's Gone was recorded on May 6, 1981 at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Help On The Way/ Slipknot/ Franklin’s Tower

Help On The Way/ Slipknot/ Franklin's Tower, a trio of songs that groove together. The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, August 13, 1975
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Uncle John’s Band

Turn back the clock to December 26, 1979 for this classic version of Uncle John's Band at the Oakland Auditorium
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Bertha

Grateful Dead play an acclaimed show across from the Big Apple in Jersey City, NJ. This version of Bertha captured on August 6, 1974
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Wharf Rat

October 7, 1977 at University Of New Mexico in Albuquerque find the Dead rolling through a sweet version of Wharf Rat.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: When I Paint My Masterpiece

When The Dead performed covers, it often turned into something that many considered better than the original. This 1971 Bob Dylan song made popular by The Band is no exception.