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Beacon Theater - New York City, NY

Set 1:
Promised Land
The Music Never Stopped
It Must Have Been The Roses
Looks Like Rain
Tennessee Jed
Let It Grow
Might As Well

Set 2:
St. Stephen
Not Fade Away
Stella Blue
Samson And Delilah
Friend Of The Devil
Dancin' In The Streets
The Wheel
Sugar Magnolia
Scarlet Begonias
Sunshine Daydream

Johnny B. Goode

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Beautiful Encore of Johnny B Goode!

A very cool Samson - Jazzy and Funky

An awesome 'Let it Grow' , one of the best. A fantastic intro, jazzy. You just got to hear it

Sugaree, Cassidy, Candyman, great combination.

one for the ages. St. Stephen starting if off, Dancin'>Wheel>Sugar>Scarlet..come on!!!!

-Perrinswolf (05/17/2007)

Check out Jerry's solo's in Stella Blue.
-Perrinswolf (04/12/2008)

Drums in Let It Grow...
-Anonymous (02/15/2009)

Wow.. can Donna's voice be any worse on Music Never Stopped ?
-Roh (08/16/2009)

ok, maybe it's me but....i don't have that much of a problem with donna's voice, save for some horrible screams on "Playin'"
-billymunster (02/11/2010)

One of the most innovative St. Stephens you will ever hear! A distinctly '76 version with some '74 improve to boot. Just listen...
-Andrew (04/15/2010)

Definately pleasantly surprised by this one (as 76 is often seen as a "clunky" year). Very groovy
-Rob (03/11/2011)

We hadn't had a small venue show back our way since the Fall of '72, so this short stay at the Beacon was water to a parched landscape. Everyone enjoyed the bath.
-ChickieSweet (12/03/2012)

This was my first show. We had no tickets, but I knew if we went to the stage door and showed our Fireman badges, we might get in, we did. We were so excited we started to climb the steps into the fly, someone started yelling at us. We apologized, and said, we didn't know. We walked out into the floor stage right of the band, and just mingled with the crowd. If you listen closely, you can hear me ask the band to, "play something about NY" just before the band goes into Dancin in the Street!
- (02/14/2013)

Best St. Stephen?
- (11/16/2016)

- (07/27/2017)

Absolutely love the St Stephen - Not Fade Away from this show. The '76 mellow jamming is ooey gooey goodness to my ears, mind, & spirit. Another standout in this show is Phil's fantastic playing. I'm always in awe of Phil's bass groove, and this night he is on fire throughout. Check out his frenetic style on Samson...Mind blowing. And the Phil-bomb meter is maxed out on Scarlet.

On the 'not-so-good side', I think Stella Blue is kind-of a train wreck (Jerry forgets the first verse and never fully recovers). Timing just does not seem right from Stella to the end of the show. On multiple occasions Jerry's guitar kind of fades away, and the band's cohesion during transitions between songs is less than stellar.

All that said, I have thoroughly been enjoying the new June 1976 boxed set. I'd rate this particular show near or at the bottom of the featured five shows, but even with 'warts & all', I'm so happy to have this concert in my library.
- (07/03/2020)

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Band Configuration
(10/20/74 - 02/17/79)

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

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