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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: 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: U.S. Blues

Duke University in April 1978 would find an energized Grateful Dead ripping through a high energy version of U.S. Blues.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Mission in the Rain

The Jerry Garcia Band ripping through a powerful Mission in the Rain from one of our favorite shows.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Throwing Stones

The Grateful Dead roll through a 10-minute version of Throwing Stones from Hampton, VA in October of 1989.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Eyes of the World

125,000 turned out to Englishtown N.J. in 1977 during one of the Grateful Dead's most highly acclaimed periods.
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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: Althea

The band is tight and Jerry is on in this moving version of Althea from Essen, Germany in 1981
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Peggy-O

The perfect dose of intricate guitar work over a smooth rhythm section to a Scottish folk song in this 1978 version of Peggy-O at the Huntington Civic Center in West Virginia.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Here Comes Sunshine

The Dead performing Here Comes Sunshine at the Curtis Hixon Convention Center in Tampa, Florida on December 19, 1973.
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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.