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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: 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: 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: 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: To Lay Me Down

September 18, 1990. The Grateful Dead at Madison Square Garden performing To Lay Me Down.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Brown Eyed Women

This user submission brings us back to Barton Hall in the spring of 77' to hear Brown Eyed Women.
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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: The Music Never Stopped

We love the grooves and we love the energy of the jams in this version of The Music Never Stopped from Illinois State University on April 24, 1978
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

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".
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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.
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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.