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04/08/89
Riverfront Arena - Cincinnati, OH

Set 1:
Let The Good Times Roll
Wang Dang Doodle
West LA Fadeaway
Blow Away
Queen Jane Approximately
Loser
Cassidy
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Looks Like Rain
Eyes Of The World
Drums
The Wheel
Dear Mr. Fantasy
Hey Jude Reprise
I Need A Miracle
Black Peter
One More Saturday Night

Encore:
Box Of Rain

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Comments:

Not a bad show, but the bad karma generated by the huge police presence seemed to carry over to the playing. After this show, the Dead swore that they would never again play in Cincinnaziland, which they did not :(
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I thought this was a great show, I still listen to the tapes quite frequently. The audience was completely fired up, even has a stage jumper that night. A perfect case where the setlist looks average but the performance it very good. One for Brent fans.
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this was a hot show. the pre-drums is excellent
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i had a great time at this one, high energy is right, and the scene outside was a little weirder than usual. i sat behind the stage and watched the same view that the band sees, i liked to do that now and then. super good show if you can get a copy, do so, great eyes!
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the outside of the building looked pink...the lights or was it the mushroms we got in greensburo?

the show was great...tight first set...hothothot loser, another great blow away, wang dang doodle..come on! what more do you need? :)

second set was good...intense drums and a phenomenal fantasy>jude and a black pete
yum yum yum.. this show is legal limit, dont throw it back

and box of rain was a "surprise" encore and very well done
-jds


I remember the rain, and the cops and far too much very strong acid. The parking lot scene was grim. The arena was small, crowded and totally unprepared to handle a crowd of this magnitude.

With all that being said, I remember the show as being pretty damn good. Eyes-->Drums-->Wheel-->Fantasy-->Jude was just awesome. And we were left breathless by the Box of Rain encore.

Only show I was ever at that the parking lot scene was so bad and the show was really good. I also remember a Pittsburgh show on this tour where the cops were blowing through the crowds on motorcycles and knucklehads were breaking windows. Worst section of shows from a fan perspective that I was ever at.
-fridayjones (04/15/2009)


This was my very first show! Had a blast! I thought the stage jumper was my imagination, but they hustled him off the stage so fast it was hilarious. I was blown away by the Hey Jude, being a huge Beatles fan before I became a Dead head. All in all this was a great first show!
- (08/08/2011)


The rain sucked, the scalpers sucked, the cops sucked and the venue sucked. I also didn't think the show was that great. But, we did sneak in mid-afternoon when we saw a door propped, and when we did, discovered they were in the middle of a Help->Slip soundcheck. We got about 10 minutes before we were ushered to the exit. Louisville was such a relief...nice weather too
-jebediah (04/05/2013)


I remember some dude walked on stage during black Peter . Roadies picked him up .
-Jeff (03/26/2017)


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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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