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Civic Center - Roanoke, VA

Set 1:
Mexicali Blues
Row Jimmy
Jack Straw
Mississippi Half-Step
It Must Have Been The Roses
Me And Bobby McGee
Tennessee Jed
Playin' In The Band

Set 2:
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Me And My Uncle
Ramble On Rose
Big River
U.S. Blues
Promised Land
Brokedown Palace
Not Fade Away
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Johnny B. Goode

Eyes Of The World

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in the midst of a summer of incredible shows this one is the "weak sister"...not a whole lot of energy or inspired playing on this one...pretty much an "off night" for the dead imho.

weak night????

did you hear the us blues > us blues jam > promised land?

or the sweet row jimmy? or the completely underrated china >rider?

i suggest you get a better recording cause this is a mighty fine show coming off the hot run peaking with selland 7.19

sure the setlist does not strike one as super sweet (no monster songs) but they combine pairs in great's like one long first set show....


how can u say theirs no monster songs in this setlist your a fool i can see like 5 monster songs at first glance ....row jimmy, playin', china, rider, and even eyes for the E. now you tell me...and as for the guy who said it was an off night well your just a dumb fuck this show kicks ass i dont think their was a such thing as an off night with this band outta all the recordings ive heard I HAVE NEVER EVER HEARD AN OFF NIGHT well atleast not to my ears it all sounds good :)

I really like the Playing in the first set.

Fat does not do justice to the sound of Phil and Jerry in GDTRFB...they were simply on fire and then a slow desecent with Jerry plucking to a stop and next second rips into JBG. I'll take this offnight anytime folks.

-Perrinswolf (04/23/2008)

Definitely not a weak show... Half Step > Roses is gorgeous, and this is one of only half a dozen or so outings for that combo.

Keith is on Rhodes all night, Billy is inventive, Donna is sparse, and everyone else is locked in.
- (09/30/2015)

26 minute Playin is not weak
-Dick Hertz (05/05/2016)

10 minute US BLUES ain't bad either
- (12/02/2016)

This show is great. Another great Virginia show check out Tennessee jed.
-Kdead (08/31/2019)

There was no eyes of the world encore. Need to fix that JBG finished the show then the dead took off.
-Kdead (06/20/2020)

Nice Phil and Ned. Blazing the wall. Who gives a fuck about the rest?
-Anonymous (09/11/2020)

To confirm: this show smokes! The band is loose but focused with all the gooey jammyness one loves about '74 Dead. The China -> Rider clocks at almost 15 minutes of bliss; the oft overlooked Ramble On Rose is beautiful. The relatively 'new' US Blues is fresh with vigor & just when you think the song is coming to a conclusion, Jerry launches into a full on groove as though he wants to play the song again! This delightful version goes 10+ minutes before a beautiful segue into a terrific Promised Land. The show is so wonderful to this point that they could have ended right there & then. Being '74, they play a gorgeous Brokedown Palace blessed with vocal harmonies that you can't deny its one of the all-time best songs in the Dead's catalog. Again, it could have closed the show, but instead the band plays (another) all-time amazing version of NFA -> Goin' Down the Road for almost 16 minutes of bliss with another terrific transition into JB Goode to close the show. I skipped over this show for years, giving the setlist a quick review before moving on to all the other amazing shows during this Summer Tour. Say what you will, but the Grateful Dead did not have 'off-nights' during those years, they were just too damn good to not set the house on fire to leave us smiling shit-eating grins from ear to ear. Highly recommended...
- (11/03/2020)

If someone doesn't like a certain show they should have the right to express their opinion without being called dumbfucks.
-Ulysses S. Grant (01/30/2021)

Have only heard the Playin, but man does it smoke
- (01/06/2022)

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Band Configuration
(07/16/72 - 10/19/74)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Keith Godchaux
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Backup Vocals: Donna Godchaux

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