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Moscone Center - San Francisco, CA

Set 1:
Alabama Getaway
Greatest Story Ever Told
Little Red Rooster
Tennessee Jed
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Not Fade Away

Set 2:
Walkin' Blues
A Mind To Give Up Livin'
Turn On Your Love Light

Johnny B. Goode

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What was the story with this show? Why the short 2nd set? And why a show at the Moscone convention center? Seems as if there were other, more convenient places to play in SF in '82. Thoughts?

This show was a benefit show. Most of the 2nd set, as I recall, was with Boz Scaggs -- Scaggs definitely played with the band on Love Light. The Dead was just one act for the night. I don't remember what the benefit was for -- there was no seating, it was like open auditorium, very very packed.

This was a benefit for Vietnam veterans dubbed "a night of peace and healing." Country Joe and band played, then the Starship, then the Dead. Great freaking light show. They played Moscone center sideways so the crowd was wide but not deep. Scaggs played all of second set and sang the first two tunes and with Bobby during Lovelight. John Cippolina cme out and played with Jer too - he popped out a few times in the early 80's at NYE and Greek. On this night they turned him up, but memory is foggy. A great show (albeit short) at an odd venue. Tapes are around.

This was my 1st. show.I got there way late missing Country Joe and most of the Dead. The Starship played last with Grace Slick. Great white rabbit, but it was the wrong bus that I got on.


Santana and Credence Clearwater played this show also.
- (12/12/2009)

These comments are incorrect .. I was there, as I was at all shows in the Bay during this time.. There was no CCR or Santana or Starship. It was the Dead with Boz Scaggs - with country Joe - and remments of what was Mickey's band "High Noon" - that was it. Hell - Grace didnt even sing with the Starship at that point - it was Mikey Thomas. Fogerty never played with CCR either - after the initial years.
- (09/09/2010)

The Starship DID play. And Airto and Flora Purim joined in on drums.
- (02/28/2012)

this that or the other thing gee whiz

one things for sure....walkin blues entered the rotation again
- (01/07/2016)

Here is the handbill for this show:
- (08/23/2018)

The first waklin blues. I don’t believe it was ever in rotation before this show.
-Kdead (03/01/2019)

Pete Sears from Jefferson Starship plays bass on "Love Light" and "Johnny B. Goode" according to this article:

"I also remember Jefferson Starship playing a Vietnam Veterans Benefit with the Dead in San Francisco. I grabbed Phil [Lesh]’s bass and played their encore with them while Phil went up front and joined in singing “Lovelight” and “Johnny B. Goode,” and that was fun."
-Chris (03/19/2020)

... thank you Sirius for playing 5/28/1982 SAN francisco, CA tonight for the 9PM show ...

iko iko on & on .......
- (11/14/2020)

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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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