The SetList Program allows you to search through the Grateful Dead's setlists for shows between 1965 and 1995. It also allows users to comment-on and share their experiences for each show. Find a show you've attended, and leave some comments for other users!

< Back · Home

1 Show Found

04/24/84
Veterans' Memorial Coliseum - New Haven, CT

Set 1:
Bertha
Greatest Story Ever Told
Candyman
Little Red Rooster
Bird Song
My Brother Esau
Ramble On Rose
It's All Over Now
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
He's Gone
Drums
The Other One
Stella Blue
Sugar Magnolia

Encore:
U.S. Blues

Download/Listen to this Show at Archive.org

Comments:

This show is a good example of a boring mid-80s GD show. One of the very few shows that I was up close (center 6th row). The 1st night in New Haven was not bad considering I experienced my first GD 6-pack setlist. Regardless, 1st night New Haven was quite energetic and I remember the audience was really into it. Good evening of entertainment!

2nd night New Haven '84 was one of the most sluggish musical events I ever attended. It was so bad people were leaving early from the front rows. I remember by Stella Blue there was nobody to either side of me or behind me. Although my tape sounds better than actually being at this show, but drums/space/The Other One just drags something awful. Matched the cold wet spring weather.

Aside - last GD shows played in New Haven.
- (10/17/2013)


I really don't think this show was that bad, it might have been if you were there, that i wouldn't know. however, speaking soley for the music, it was just an average show. The only thing i could say about the postr drums section; jerry sounds like he shot up or snorted a little too much dope during the drums section. He sounds like he's so spaced out his fingers and his mind are so connected, but there was nothing to connect to this night. Everything before drums i actually dug, it was upbeat and not sloppy at all (80's show wise, don't nit pick). the transition between it's all over now and Don't ease was tight and most of the second set is professionally played, not overly oblitewrating like we're all used to the boys doing, but still wuite professional.

Start of the second set, jerry kinda sounds lost in his noodling until he randomly starts plucking the first notes of China Cat. From china cat to Man Smart, i can honestly say it wasn't too bad, jerry does sound tired though. The opening shakedown at the next shows in providence proves it. jerry slept the 25th and was back to his olde jolly self. Calling this show boring(Again, speaking only for the music) is a little harsh, i wasn't bored at all, just confused in certain places as to what they were doing, or at least trying to do.

I would say the U.S. Blues was probably the worst moment in this show though, jerry was gone and was just sorta loudly mumbling the lyrics. Seriously, go for the providence run the next two days or the night before this one, that much i will agree on, not a choice by a long shot.
-Murphy (11/18/2013)


"the transition between it's all over now and Don't ease was tight and most of the second set is professionally played, not overly oblitewrating like we're all used to the boys doing, but still wuite professional." meant First set.


-Murphy (11/18/2013)


This was my first show, and it was perfect for a new "Europe 72" Deadhead. May not have been the best of shows for a real experienced head at the time, and as I listen to it again, they were not all wrong. But it started me on the path to well over 150 shows between 84 and 95, so it guess in my case, it worked!!

- (06/12/2015)


Comment on this Show!

 

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

Note: Band configuration is across specified time period. Configuration for particular show may have differed.

The SetList Program is Copyright © 1996-2018 Madhu Lundquist. Band configurations compliments of .
Direct all questions/comments to
Send all corrections to