August 1 is Jerry Garcia’s birthday and 8th annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up at The Movies!
Written by Sister Sylvie on August 1, 2018
Congratulations to ticket winners and everyone else attending the 8th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies. The closest this is playing from us here in State College, PA is in Harrisburg at Regal Harrisburg Stadium 14 at 1500 Caughney Drive. This special one-night event features the complete concert recorded at John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia on July 7, 1989. The Philadelphia concert offers a snapshot of the Dead’s 1989 tour, where the band played to some of its biggest audiences ever. The band helped raze the aging stadium, thundering through “Hell In A Bucket,” “Little Red Rooster” and Bob Dylan’s “Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again.” Many sitting at north end of the open-air stadium recall the concrete bleachers trembling during Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann’s drum duet in the second set. The show closed with another Dylan cover, “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” the last song ever performed at JFK.