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Portland Memorial Coliseum - Portland, OR

Set 1:
Alabama Getaway
Promised Land
El Paso
Brown-Eyed Women
Far From Me
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance

Set 2:
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
Not Fade Away
Black Peter
Around And Around
Good Lovin'

Johnny B. Goode

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mt st helens was busy blowing up for the 2nd time,right around the fire on the mountain.....awesome

haha, the double drums dude! clearly this had something to do with the eruption with some subterrainian earth shaking going on.. my god!!
-Anonymous (02/20/2009)

The eruption of Mt. St. Helens was on 5/18/80, not 6/12/80. So, did the Dead really play during the eruption?
- (05/19/2011)

My mistake. I guess there was a smaller eruption on that day.
- (05/19/2011)

June 12 '80 was the third eruption. Check out this amazing description:

"The third explosive eruption of Mount St. Helens occurred Thursday evening, June 12, 1980. It was preceded by a buildup of harmonic tremor similar to that which preceded the May 25th eruption. The tremor began at low levels about midday and increased in amplitude throughout the afternoon. A marked increase was noted at 7:05 p.m., and reports of an eruption cloud rising to an altitude of at least 13,000 feet were received 5 minutes later. Tremor dropped off in strength immediately after the eruptive pulse and fluctuated at moderate amplitudes for more than 2 hours.

This lull was temporary as a dramatic increase in tremor amplitude began at 9:11 p.m."
- (05/20/2011)

And when we all got out of the show... there was this strange STUFF coming out of the sky. Yea... an ash cloud. Very weird indeed... ;)

- (04/18/2014)

Stevo Devo (4/18/2014) - Yep, after the show was over all heading outside there was fine white / greyish ash on everything and in the air! That stuff stays around for a while, and also getting caught up in the eastward jet stream where they were getting readings in parts per billion (PPB) across the entire northern states in the US (to Maine) and lower parts of Canada! Nasty!!!
- (05/10/2016)

This event started my realizations as to what could be done with that 85% of our brains that we have "so far" not realized the uses for. A large gathering of people with a shared vision, or goal, and amazing things can be accomplished! But you need to be mindful of what you can do, and what may be the consequences. Conceive, create. Each of us a little bit of the Creator set in this physical plane. And, its all love. Don't waste your life's energy in negativity. Talk to God, and feel the love, be the love. That's your purpose.
- (11/13/2018)

Yes it blew up. It was the second largest eruption of the 1900s. Yes May 18 a few weeks before was bigger. But this was quite big and the ash came right to Portland. How often do they open 2nd set with Drums? And yes right at 9:15 they played FOTM and it freaking blew up again. We got ashed a few blocks from the show. Had to keep going tho cuz Seattle was next night. Never forget that show!
- (01/13/2020)

Millford I think u where just tripping isnít it a blast
-Anonymous (06/12/2021)

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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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