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12/28/83
San Francisco Civic - San Francisco, CA

Set 1:
Feel Like A Stranger
Dire Wolf
Mama Tried
Mexicali Blues
Loser
New Minglewood Blues
Bird Song

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Playin' In The Band
Drums
The Wheel
The Other One
Stella Blue
Around And Around
Johnny B. Goode

Encore:
Baby Blue

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Comments:

"Broken drum...can't beat that."
-deepelem


Wheel>T01>Stella Blue-5th and last time this combo played.
-Perrinswolf (07/06/2008)


A solid show all the way through. I like this show for the Brent factor, he is really on the whole show. The "best" AUD that is out there for this show really captures this well.

I would give this show a 5 out of 5.
-me (02/21/2011)


Excellent Mama Tried->Mexicali.
- (08/25/2015)


Interesting series of New Year run shows and consistent with 1983 as a whole. I had fun at these shows with the first and third nights being the "hottest". I thought comment on this little show.

The theme of 12/28/83 was 1) Weir equipment problems > drum issues, 2) liberal use of overdrive (Minglewood) and 3) a mid-tempo performance until O1 and Around n' Around.

At several times, Weir was fussing with his equipment especially during PITB. Nevertheless, PITB is a slow burner, moody force on 12/28 clocking in just shy of 17 minutes.

Other highlights include Bird Song, The Wheel (fabulous), a barn-burner O1 and Stella Blue. The end of Stella is lovely and intense, but a jarringly loud intro to Around kinda/almost ruins the "natural" resolve of Stella.

One final note: Jerry sounds pretty good vocally and on guitar. Shocking for '83, I know. Jerry, Phil and Brent lay it down while Bob intermittently deals with his equipment.

Anyway, a fun and different night with the GD ---> check out PITB through Stella. Just re-listened to this show today.
-Mike (12/22/2015)


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Band Configuration
(04/16/79 - 07/23/90)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Brent Mydland
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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