Grateful Dead

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

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.

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.

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

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.

50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Hell in a Bucket

Late winter of 1990, the Dead play Albany N.Y. and rip through an energetic version of Hell in a Bucket.

50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Ramble On Rose

Returning to July 7, 1989 to catch Grateful Dead performing Ramble on Rose at Philadelphia's JFK Stadium

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.

50 Days of the Grateful Dead: It Must Have Been the Roses

New Year's Eve December 31, 1981 find the Dead as they return home to the Bay Area.

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.

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.