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

09/24/88
Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Iko Iko
Feel Like A Stranger
West LA Fadeaway
Little Red Rooster
Box Of Rain
Ramble On Rose
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
Chinese Bones
Neighborhood Girls
Crazy Fingers
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
Every Time You Go
What's Going On
Drums
The Wheel
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away

Encore:
Good Lovin'
Knockin' On Heaven's Door

Download/Listen to this Show at Archive.org

Comments:

rainforest benefit starring kermit the frog during the break...and those rainforest sounds in the background were cool...even hall & oates got rocked by the fatman at the garden...excellent night for me...
-


As much as I like the band, this show is pretty poor. Mick Taylor's bottleneck paired with Bobby's bottleneck didn't add much to Little Red Rooster, and neither Suzanne Vega nor Hall and Oates are artists known for improvisational skills - and so are not artists Deadheads would typically listen too much. Both Vega and H&O played their numbers straight - nothing fancy here.


Also Jerry's voice was pretty well shredded this evening. He made it through Iko Iko, but began failing during West LA Fadeaway. And he barely made it through Crazy Fingers. Actually his voice sounded like it really really hurt. (Like that sore throat I had last year.)


By the way, whoever mislead Phil into thinking he could sing? Yikes! He has been known to miraculously pull off Box of Rain, but this eveninig it was typically awful.

Special guest rythmnatist Baba Olatuni's drumming was very tasty, but what was that stuff he was babbling in his native language durring Drumz?

Sorry guys, you were not 'on' this evening.
-


well this show as i remember was a unusual dead show. Musically i feel the dead were on. Jerrys voice goes out defintly but what do u expect after a record breaking tour at the garden at the garden. And for real I got to meet jerry after the show so this night is special to me
-


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFcAxDh8fBs&mode=related&search=


-GA-Deadhead


"By the way, whoever mislead Phil into thinking he could sing?"

Apparently you missed all the "let Phil sing chants"....so we did. But I tend to agree with your sentiment about his singing and this show. I do like Tom Thumb and Broken Arrow FWIW.


-Bossgobbler (01/25/2014)


Phils voice has gotten a little better these days, but yeah, it isn't the most pleasant sounding voice on the planet. But it was really cool to hear Phil do Whats Become of the Baby last summer in Cali, so i can't complain too much about his voice. Rock on Phil!
-Murph (09/26/2016)


Brents last MSG show.
-Stagger lee (02/02/2017)


my dad sat next to jim henson at this show
- (08/04/2017)


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 © 1996-2017 Madhu Lundquist. Band configurations compliments of .
Direct all questions/comments to
Send all corrections to