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Alpine Valley Music Theater - East Troy, WI

Set 1:
Alabama Getaway
Greatest Story Ever Told
Little Red Rooster
Bird Song
Me And My Uncle
Big River
Tennessee Jed
New Minglewood Blues
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider

Set 2:
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance
Ship Of Fools
He's Gone
The Other One
Stella Blue
I Need A Miracle
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
One More Saturday Night

Brokedown Palace

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my first show at age 16, did not know what i was going to see, friends brought me who had been before. I fell in love right away. the beginning of a wonderful dead career. watched people doin' it in a sleeping bag at the top of the hill during gdtrfb. small crowd, good old days.

My first show as well, at 18. Definitely the good old days at Alpine Valley. I did know what I was getting into musically -- but when the show started and I saw that group of Heads start dancing in that area over on the left side of the lawn, I realized that there are things that go on at a Grateful Dead concert that recordings just don't capture. Looking back now, after seeing about thirty shows between '81 and '91, this was a pretty good first show.

Fabulous summer day. Roses in the parking area. Cool t-shirt vendors. Very much in love. Sweet outdoor venue: hillside at a small ski area. Great time. LC's Corolla up from Evanston!
- (02/12/2010)

My first show as well. My fondest memory was just the fact that I didn't 'get it' yet. I was familar with some of their stuff, so Truckin was cool. But the hook was Tennessee Jed. It was fairly tame compared to the many versions I'd hear later, but the fact that a simple country-like song could be made to sound so psychedelic grabbed me by the brain and hasn't let go for over 3o years..
- (02/27/2012)

1st show didn't get it at 19 but I did have fun. It was a very small show less than 5k I would bet. I just couldn't figure out why people from New Jersey would come to WI for a concert. I figured it all out eventually.
- (06/16/2018)

Hey! My first show, too. One of a very few totally sober shows for me. Found some absolutely fresh Liberty Caps in the lot after the show tho! Ate 'em in the car...
-yonko (09/24/2019)

My first show, too! Was a band nerd and jazz band instructor [student teacher from local college] was telling us about improvisation and if we really wanted to "learn" we should listen to GD.

I was skeptical: "You mean Casey Jones? Truckin'?" He gave me a copy of '77 Barton Hall and directed me to the Dancin' - he was right and I was hooked. That spring he mentioned that the Dead may be coming to AV that summer and to pay attention. I did, they did, and I went.

Mike [above] mentions the Heads dancing on the lawn. Well it took me until the China>Rider but I was ... dancin'
- (04/25/2021)

Cation Jam closes out the Truckin'
Very similar to the jam from 5/6/81
-Florida Trash Panda (01/12/2024)

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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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