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Virginia Polytechnic University - Blacksburg, VA

Set 1:
Promised Land
Tennessee Jed
Me And My Uncle
Big River
Looks Like Rain
Dire Wolf
It's All Over Now
Dupree's Diamond Blues
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Samson And Delilah
Ship Of Fools
Dancin' In The Streets
The Other One
Black Peter
Sugar Magnolia

Johnny B. Goode

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this one's kind of sloppy...they never really get off the ground but they do pull off some nice performances of peggy o...looks like rain and a rare dupree's. the sugar mag brings the show to a rockin' conclusion...

wow, i dont know if i could call it sloppy but i sure wish i was at that show...imagine the countryside of blacksburg virginia and the college students with only a few weeks away from end of school. the band pulls into your town and school to reel and rock. im sure it was a meltdown. cool weather hot bad probably a lot of sheets to go round for all those college students to eat for the first time what a wild dancin' and the drums are awesome with the steal drums and some type of native flute or something and ive heard that the whole band used to be invloved in the old days into the other one moving in and out im sure the building felt like it was breathing then into nice black peter and a rocking sugar mag with sunshine daydream to end the show the encore speaks for itself no doubt people left there glowin' on their way to the college of william and mary in williamsburg virginia...whoooaaaaaaa i wish i was not 8 years old in those days
- (10/05/2007)

Uncle-prior to Bobby goes on a nice round about rant as well as Phil about the "time between numbers" funny stuff
- (04/14/2011)

I was there. Had a blast. One instrumental led into a drum solo which became accompanied by stagehands banging chairs and then just stagehands banging chairs. The lights went up for a break while the improvised percussion continued. Eventually the lights went down, drummers joined the stagehands, Jerry, et al joined in, and they were back into the same song.
- (07/21/2014)

Smokestack Lightning tease between Samson and Ship of Fools
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (02/29/2016)

This is a good show I've listened to twice this week on Sirius but the 20 minute drums makes me want to blow my brains out.
-Anonymous (06/03/2022)

As earlier noted, there is a hilarious rant from Bobby about how music critics were getting on their case for taking too long between songs. Bobby seems genuinely pissed. I like the first set, it's got just about everything you need from a first set. TMNS is definitely flubbed in that they screwed up the lyrics and never even sang the lyric "the music never stopped". 1st half of second set doesn't quite take off for me, though the Samson is above average. Solid 2nd half to close it out, including a really nice Black Peter.
- (06/21/2023)

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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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