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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: Brokedown Palace

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

1990 seems like yesterday, but far from it. Stellar version of Loser in Albany,NY.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Jack Straw

A taper captured this solid winter 1979 East Coast performance of the Grateful Dead at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum. January 11, 1979.
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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: 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: He’s Gone

This version of He's Gone was recorded on May 6, 1981 at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.
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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.
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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.