Sold Out Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 30: Fillmore East, New York, New York 1/2/70 . It's an apt omen; the concert, recorded on June 14, 1991, in RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., crackles with energy. This is one of the few post-77 shows I've heard that I'd give 5 stars, most from the great 89-92 period. They made extensive use of improvisation, and are considered one of the originators of jam band music. Brent's thunderous intro gives that away quickly. ... RFK Stadium, Washington, DC, July 12 Foolish is a little blah, but segues to a pretty spectacular Dark Star. This tour was amazing and so was this show. yes, this was an ecstatic show for me, mudding it up on the field, spectral stage light catching the rain drops in mid-air . Only later would I have a full appreciation of this. Heat Rain Mud Dancing what a show. This whole night though ranks very high as "MOST PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCE" of my life. and then this tremendous release when the rain started pouring like a continuous bucket over your head and the mud flying everywhere and the amazing music and the energy and happiness flowing through that crowd like i never felt it before or ever since. Get this show!! The band is right on and the energy is huge. Love the long first set as well. Hell In A Bucket 2. One of my favorites shows I attended in 90. In the heat of the day, I walked the lot and gave out "Fresh Baked" stickers. The Dark Star-> Drums-> Space-> was one song to him. We do not sell or trade your information with anyone. ...This show is a stunner people, and though I've yet to read through all the rest of the comments here at 53000+ views I'm gonna save the lip and keep it real simple here. This article comes from the February 1991 issue of Relix (Vol. shot 37 feet into the air at the opening notes of DS 50 feet from the stage front and center. The band...they were The Dead, high notes and not so high notes, pretty typical. 1990 RFK, Grateful Dead. I love Jerry, he can do whatever the fuck he wants. The Rain was hard and you can hear it at times. It was released on August 31, 2012. Rich stadium and foxboro are nice companions to this. Grateful Dead Pacific Northwest â73-â74 The Complete Recordings 19 â¦ on April 3, 2004, Let The Good Times Roll, Feel Like A Stranger, Bertha, A Little Light, Queen Jane Approximately, Stagger Lee, Cassidy, Tennessee Jed, The Music Never Stopped Box Of Rain, Victim Or The Crime-> Foolish Heart-> Dark Star-> Drums-> Jam-> All Along The Watchtower-> Dear Mr. Fantasy-> Hey Jude Reprise-> Touch Of Gray, E: The Weight, I was there. I am checking it out now. And I don't want to yuck your yum, but all the MIDI-crap, which I don't like really on any song, really sucks on Dark Star. But this show is so well played that it might even be numero uno. Deadheads check out Ekoostik Hookah. This show is down and dirty, The grunge like start to touch of grey, not really a fan of the song. I didnt even know all the words to the songs yet. It was cats and dawgs and people were complaining about the rain and sound. i've told the story so many times but there's no way to describe what was going on in my altered brain when those black clouds gathered right over the stadium on that hellishly hot day like it was armageddon, thunder and lightening screaming it's time for all of us sinners to pay. $11.98. Well she dissapeared into the crowd and when the second set opened with box i was blown away. You'll thank yourself, believe me, you will. and thank u.. the show didn't really get going till after drums.... Grate show. New Mingle Wood Blues 4. Blog about Best Music Seconds at Grateful Dead concerts I attended 1975-1994, Dead Stats and Classic Dead Shows ... 2011 Day 10 Bird Song - 6/10/1973, RFK Stadium. All the levels are just exactly perfect. From 1987-1995 I went to 63 Grateful Dead shows. 1990 RFK, Grateful Dead. 1) and highlights the top ten Grateful Dead shows from 1990. 1993. 1990 Grateful Dead Backstage Pass ( 7/12/1990 - RFK Stadium - Washington, D.C. ) is in Very Good condition - unused with the backing perfectly in tact. From shop 97Phunk. 5 out of 5 stars (112) 112 reviews $ 18.00. Find 1990 Grateful Dead setlists and past tour dates with the 1990 Grateful Dead Tour History on JamBase. From shop CollectibleThreads. Brent's goodbye to some folks I guess. The List of Grateful Dead concert photos from 1990 to 1999 Links below are to the pages of available online photos *Shows/tours listed, but without links, are on film only, ... Robert F. Kennedy Stadium - dates on request. How could you not???? RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C. 7/12/90 (Thu) Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, MA 7/14/90 (Sat) Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, NY 7/16/90 (Mon) Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 7/18/90 (Wed) 7/19/90 (Thu) World Music Theatre, Tinley Park IL 7/21/90 (Sat) 7/22/90 (Sun) 7/23/90 (Mon) Fall East Coast Tour: 11 Shows. Maybe it was just my own experience, maybe the beautiful girl parked next to us, but damn! Well i'm going up front to tell phill, when he comes out, "box" and he'll look at me and say "box", and they will open the second set with box of rain." i say hell yea, so jesus and i got high, then i turned around and he was gone. I played the box -> foolish -> dark star -> drums -> space in my cassette deck for many years, it is a classic. Find 1990 Grateful Dead setlists and past tour dates with the 1990 Grateful Dead Tour History on JamBase. The Grateful Dead return to Orchard Park, NY for the latest addition to their All The Years Live" video series with a July 1990 performance of "Blow Away". Well, this was a special show no doubt. Recycled Wine Bottle Candle with Grateful Dead Ticket Stub 97Phunk. Jeff Lester's "Bruce Hornsby's Grateful Dead Performance History": Bruce shows as a guest before he joined: Saturday, June 25th, 1988 - Buckeye Lake Music Center, Hebron, OH (2 songs acc.) Buffalo 90' is much tighter while maintaining that loosness.I would give the sound quality a 4.I'm looking forward to the 2nd set and Dark star.I dont like the way the drums sound in this mix.I must admit this show was a disappointing surprise after just listening to Pittsburgh 87'What a show that was!Box of rain is better than the first set then looses umph! Any other band big enough to play RFK would of stopped with the lightning, heavy rain, and wind. Spring 1990 is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. Some of the arrangements were a little weak, but that's nothing new. and after a little while i started jonesing a little but our stash was wet, like everyone else's. This was my first dead show.....I have not heard it since.....I am listening right now.....Jerry sang the rain storm line in Bertha and I was screaming my head off with the rest of the freaks. Unfortunately, this was the last show I saw with Brent, but I guess it could've been a bad show, so this was an acceptable send-off in hindsight. On the field and by the time Edie Brickell came on it was almost unbearable. Iwasnt at this particular show, but Brent is on point!! must be the weather conditions hmmm. RFK is a great stadium for sports and the band always seemed to play great shows their. So I planted another sticker on her and was rewarded with another squirt. I was covered head to toe with mud(so was every one else).....solid first set. Drove from Buffalo to RFK W/ a few friends. From 1987-1995 I went to 63 Grateful Dead shows. View Details. Publication date 1990-07-12 (check for other copies) Topics Live concert. The rain was a blessing and the band was divine. It contains six complete concerts, on 18 CDs—one concert from each venue of their spring 1990 tour. It contains six complete concerts, on 18 CDsâone concert from each venue of their spring 1990 tour. My first Dead show was May 1980 (Met Stadium; Bloomington, MN)â the evening before my high school graduation. $28.98. 1) and highlights the top ten Grateful Dead shows from 1990. (50 total - nice round number!) But, uh, this Dark Star sucks. not perfect but we all knew something special was happening. The whole first set has nary a lame song; even Tennessee Jed is a smokin' version. Jerry sounds pretty haggard, but he plays the guitar well. . Favorite Add to S * vtg 1990 Grateful Dead american beauty t shirt * 29.187 WaxAndThreads. The band played to the crowd, with an energy of old that kind of shifted a little after Brent's passing. the acid traffic jam on I-95 north still makes me chuckle today. Not a favorite tune of mine but this version is played flawlessly. A fairly solid 4 stars, at least for the 1st set..... RFK '90 or RFK '91? Ooof. Like many here it seems we all had our 1st Dark Star @ this show & I can recall chills all over when I realized what they'd started playing. Product Reviews Volume two in the Grateful Dead's View From the Vault series of mixed media releases comes from a pair of Washington, D.C., R.F.K. 4.8 out of 5 stars 195. This performance sounds sloppy and i'm in the middle of Cassidy. In 1991, a longtime associate of the Grateful Dead was killed in a helicopter crash. Spring 1990 was produced as a box set, with a limited edition of 9,000 individually numbered copies. This recording brings back the memories of standing in the center of that field hearing the massive sound resonating through the stadium. Jonathan Aizen Versions - Different performances of the song by the same artist, Compilations - Other albums which feature this performance of the song, Covers - Performances of a song with the same name by different artists, Uploaded by I may be right or wrong.". Maddening. If someone asked me which was my favorite, this one comes to mind as my all time favorite. Saturday, September 24th, 1988 - Madison Square Garden, NYC (3 songs acc/epiano) Wednesday, July 12th, 1989 - RFK Stadium, Washington, DC (2 songs) Thursday, July 13th, 1989 - RFK Stadium. shot 37 feet into the air at the opening notes of DS 50 feet from the stage front and center. For best results, upload jpegs, pngs, PDFs, or mpegs. this show was so amazing. shows since the last dark star at rfk" sign. The real gem, though, is footage from a July 12, 1990, show, also at RFK, with a long, seamless jam of "Box of Rain," "Victim or the Crime," "Foolish Heart," and "Dark Star." Seller Notes: “ This Very-Rare !! Grateful Dead* – Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 Label: Grateful Dead Productions – R2 562254, Rhino Records (2) – R2 562254 When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our bandwidth demand skyrocketed. This tour is widely considered the start of a nine month period of sustained excellence, which â¦ Cosmic show. If you were there you could never forget what an incredible show this was. (buffalo "can deadheads dance" asked graham nash). Another one! This tour is widely considered the start of a nine month period of sustained excellence, which ran from Summer â89 through Spring â90. This show was amazing. Get the Grateful Dead Setlist of the concert at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, DC, USA on June 14, 1991 from the Summer Tour 1991 Tour and other Grateful Dead Setlists for free on setlist.fm! Although there were excellent performances during the summmer 90' tour. I know, it's easy to put the Dark Star shows in a row and say they are the best of 1990. Compared to the energy of much of the 90' summer tour, the energy at this show, imho caps the enthusiasm and jamming of the spring tour, and of october 1989. As I was cruising up one aisle of vehicles, I came across this gal kick-n-back against a 1968 1/2 VW Microbus Import with the seats ripped out and the whole insides covered in yellow and orange shag rug. I downloaded this before the crackdown, fortunately. how did they know? Tarps were brought out & overed all of the equipment & it looked like they might NOT play for awhile. I, too, was there. The second in the View From The Vault series of releases from the Grateful Deadâ¦ 1st things 1st. Having seen it 70 times is a lot but this one is on the money. Spring 1990 is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. Maybe rained i forget. Grateful Dead 2001. âRFK Stadium â89 fell right in the middle of one of the best tours of the last 15 years of Grateful Dead performances, with these shows being the sixth and seventh of an 11-show tour. As Dylan once said, "It's only my opinion. Recycled Wine Bottle Candle with Grateful Dead Ticket Stub 97Phunk. I was @ this one as well w/wife & best friend & tripping on fine mushrooms. By submitting, you agree to receive donor-related emails from the Internet Archive. I told them that they had no idea how to have fun or where the best sound was. THE BEST SHOW OF THE SUMMER TOUR 1990.I remember the rain comming down and Phil saying"look,we have people down here who are getting smashed.TAKE A STEP BACK! Wow Jer is all over it. Anyone who was in the mud on the field had a life changing experience that day unless they just didnt get it. 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