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Anderson Theater - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Casey Jones
Friend Of The Devil
Cold Rain And Snow
I'm A King Bee
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Mama Tried
The Other One
Hard To Handle
Big Railroad Blues
Not Fade Away
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Not Fade Away
Uncle John's Band
Turn On Your Love Light

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hells angels benefit concert

Traffic opened

China Rider is a higlight in this amazing set. Uncle Jones Band is done very well.

standing in line to buy tickets for this show, another motorcycle gang shows up...clubs come up and start hiting people everywhere. I go across the street while police show up everywhere. When the cost clears, I run across, purchase a ticket from a hells angel in the ticket window (bleeding) and go in. It was like Disney World! Hells Angels are walking around passing out joints from cigar boxes as the Dead are playing! The event from 10 minutes before seem like another world away!!!

I have one of the two original marquee posters for this event, silkscreened by a Hells Angels girlfriend. Very cool...Dayglow skeleton riding a chopper thru a graveyard. "Hells Angels Awakening...Born for the Living with the Grateful Dead".

Best NFA/GDTRFB transition ever (w/ Steve Winwood joining the Band).

I was on my way by taxi to buy tickets for a Fillmore East concert -- don't remember which one -- when the taxi driver told me that the Dead were going to be playing at the Anderson. I had him drive me there! Unbelievable show. I remember sitting on the staircase and this bloody Angel came in and sat in front of me, and his girlfriend was soothing him, telling him that he was fine. Huge battle outside between the Angels and the other local motorcycle club -- I can't remember the name. Cops, I think, either finally gave up or were dosed. They were just standing around, leaning against the wall inside the lobby, watching everyone dance and carry on. Those were the days!

Yes I was there. The other gang
was the Breed from Philadelphia.
It was amazing, like the middle ages,
The fight must have lasted all of
five minutes, no cops anywhere.
We were standing just outside the
glass doors when one of the Breed
went for the door. All hell broke
loose! The crowd (including me) got
pushed back in an explosion of violence,
I did a somersault and lost my keys.
Then it was over as suddenly as it started. We got in for two bucks and
it was fantastic! The Dead and the New
Riders, playing their hearts out.
- (03/13/2009)

I have the other one of two original marquee posters for this event. Want to own the other one?
- (06/01/2009)

I was at this show. I recently lost the ticket stub, with Sam Cutler's signature, in a flood (along with many way much more important mementos and real stuff, too).This setlist is mostly wrong. I don't rember enough to send a correction to the email address, but it was my first NYC show so I remember a lot. (My first show was Fillmore West 11/9/68. No setlist exists at all for that one.) What I do remember is the last set open with Dancin' in the Street and ended with St. Stephen>Not Fade Away>Lovelight. Encore: Uncle John's Band.
- (12/26/2011)

Oh, Traffic did NOT open. NRPS opened. I was a bg Traffic fan and I had just seen them at the Capital in Port Chester on 10/30/70. So all of the reports of Traffic opening or of Winwood and Capaldi jamming with the Dead at this show are also erroneous. I would have recognized Winwood and Capaldi and I certainly couldn't confuse NRPS with Traffic. The tape or tapes, including any appearance by Winwood and Capaldi, were obviously mis-labeled. Not the first time that happened, right?
- (12/26/2011)

I had been around the nyc 3rd st. people in late 68 -72 and I absoultly know who does have the originnal 2 posters and its not steve or dave you lie S&d
- (06/08/2012)

Bobby, your off the mark. My brother-in-law worked for the owners of the Anderson Theater. The caretaker was a friend of his and gave him one of the marquee's the day after the concert. He in turn thought his long haired 17 year old brother-in-law would like it. I've had it since along with its history. Sorry, but I'm afraid you lie or have been lied too :-))
-David (05/12/2015)

My mom had dinner with Jerry across the hall from our East Village 2nd Ave. apartment at a small dinner party , when the Dead played some very odd old leftover Vaudeville venue across the street the next evening . She was introduced to him and then embarrassed in forgetting his name , had a ripping good time conversing with all evening , Mom said he was an amazingly good conversationalist ( Mom is damn good talker too ) . I do remember The Hells Angels wrapping their bikes around the venue , which I could clearly view from our apartment window .1970,It was the Anderson Theater show .
- (03/27/2019)

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Band Configuration
(01/25/70 - 02/18/71)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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