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Boise Pavillion - Boise, ID

Set 1:
Wang Dang Doodle
Jack Straw
They Love Each Other
Mama Tried
Big River
Brown-Eyed Women
New Minglewood Blues
Big Railroad Blues
Looks Like Rain

Set 2:
Help On The Way
Franklin's Tower
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Throwin' Stones
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
Black Peter
Sugar Magnolia

Baby Blue

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This show smokes. Grab it off furthur if you can.


The Dead were always fun playing at the "Mecca" venues (i.e. the Kaiser, Greek, MSG, etc.), but for my money the most fun shows were always those off the beaten path where the locals really didn't have much of a notion what was going on. Boise was one of them. Most folks on tour had spent three days in the rain in Eugene while the locals, God bless 'em, danced their asses off for shows at the new Hult Center. I don't know if the Dead figured the regulars had a solid show coming to them or what but wow did they deliver. From the start, as Bobby's launching into WDD, Phil steps up to the mic for a short citizens of Boise speech, and everyone in the house new it would be a wild night. Ten songs in the first set and every one a keeper. The Help/Slipknot/Franklin's to open the second clocks in at a half hour. It just was an outstanding night for the band, and those that made the trip. Red rocks got all the press that tour and there was real magic in Sante Fe, but Boise was a true gem. And the locals really never did figure out what had blown through. Prior to the show I was sitting over by the football stadium w/ a friend from Bozeman when we heard applause coming from an area where a group of folks had set up there vending scene. Appearently the cops had become interested in whatever was going on and thought it best to lock their cruiser and check out the scene. When they returned to their car it had been covered in bumper stickers. They drove off sheepishly, and for the rest of us there was nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile.

From the moment Phil told the "Citizens of Boise, submit, for you are a conquered people" was on! The boys cooked that night. We had seats in the upper teir but there wasnt enough folks at the show to even open it. Besides the floor, the hall because general admission.
- (05/26/2008)

thank you, Jerry, for not going into Day Job to close set 1.
-Anonymous (12/17/2010)

Damn, whats with all the hate for Day Job on this site? it's a song, but people act like the notes are a plague. kinda funny when someone thanks the boys for not doing something they had no control over in the first place.
-Murphy (10/25/2013)

Wang Dang Doodle-2/95 times played.
BE Woman-Early 70's tempo with Jerry full blast vocally

Help>Slip>Franklin's. Tight & in great shape 12 shows back from 6 year retirement.

Estimated>Eyes...beautiful shuttering transition

Brent is very heavy on the board, playing like late era Keith to every one of Jerry's licks.

Baby Blue-Starts of relaxed then Jerry's solo's are on fire.

Hidden gem of a show

- (03/09/2014)

- (07/16/2018)

Dave's Picks 27

Disc 1

1. Wang Dang Doodle 6:27
2. Jack Straw 5:47
3. They Love Each Other 7:48
4. Mama Tried 2:43
5. Big River 6:25
6. Brown-Eyed Women 5:50
7. New Minglewood Blues 8:15
8. Big Railroad Blues 7:33
9. Looks Like Rain 10:51
10. Deal 9:53

Disc 2

1. Help On The Way 4:04
2. Slipknot! 7:26
3. Franklin's Tower 14:12
4. Estimated Prophet 12:53
5. Eyes of the World 12:10
6. Jam 3:22
7. Drums 5:50

Disc 3

1. Space 10:06
2. Throwing Stones 7:49
3. Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad 7:50
4. Black Peter 8:10
5. Sugar Magnolia 9:17
6. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 7:25

-Bookkeeper (08/10/2018)

Set I is good clean fun, and Set II delivers the goods: Slipknot, the jam out of Eyes, and Space are all played with gusto. Solid '83 show that sounds pretty good remastered.
-Just Exactly Perfect Band (12/28/2018)

Big RXR Blues-Monumental version with Jerry seemingly ready to solo forever.
- (01/03/2023)

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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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