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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: Sugar Magnolia

In a nod to the recent Dear Jerry Celebration held at the Merriweather Post Pavilion and an online request, we step back in time 32 years to June 1983.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Ripple

1980 version of Ripple during a run at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Willie and the Hand Jive

Kick-off the weekend. The Grateful Dead boogie through the 1958 Johnny Otis classic April 4, 1987 at the Centrum in Worcester, Massachussetts.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Bird Song

Taken from Hartford in early spring 1987, Bird Song was one of many tracks from Jerry Garcia's 1972 classic album that would find it's way into The Dead's vast repertoire.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Lady with a Fan

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: China Cat Sunflower

Jamming in Winterland 1974 with a version of their psychedelic inspired classic China Cat Sunflower
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Shakedown Street

The New Haven Coliseum was closed in 2002 and demolished in 2007, but this legendary Grateful Dead performance from October 25, 1979 lives on.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: They Love Each Other

Not a Valentine's Day classic, but a smooth version of They Love Each Other from the famed Barton Hall performance.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Not Fade Away

This oft-covered Buddy Holly classic from September 3, 1977 at Raceway Park in Englishtown N.J. find the Dead in blistering form.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Brokedown Palace

December 12, 1971 version of the Grateful Dead doing Brokedown Palace at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor Michigan