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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: It Must Have Been the Roses

New Year's Eve December 31, 1981 find the Dead as they return home to the Bay Area.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Tennessee Jed

The Dead return for a memorable performance on their home turf of Palo Alto in October of 1982 to play Frost Amphitheatre.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Lost Sailor/ Saint of Circumstance

From an enjoyable show on August 10, 1982 at Iowa University.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Feel Like a Stranger

March 22, 1990. The Dead rolled into their 4th decade on another creative peak
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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: Cassidy

October 31, 1980 version of the Grateful Dead playing the John Barlow and Bob Weir classic, Cassidy
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Let It Grow

Thanks to Dave Eckel for submitting this 15 minute version of Let It Grow recorded April 15, 1978 at William and Mary College.
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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.