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Ventura County Fairgrounds - Ventura, CA

Set 1:
Dancin' In The Streets
My Brother Esau
Ramble On Rose
Hell In A Bucket
Day Job

Set 2:
Samson And Delilah
Ship Of Fools
I Just Wanna Make Love To You
Man Smart-Woman Smarter
Terrapin Station
Morning Dew
Throwin' Stones
Not Fade Away
In The Midnight Hour

Brokedown Palace

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A wonderful show topping off a "magical" tour that included, among other gems, a Dark Star played earlier in the week on a Full moon Friday-the-13th. This was the first show I taped, and unfortunately I have managed to lose the 1st set. But, I do have a killer master of the 2nd set.

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What I appreciate is the old school Dancin' which opened set one (Not that I ever disliked their 70's disco version).

If I remember correctly Booby has a field day with controlled feedback during Terrapin...smoken

that would be Bobby.......

The best of ventura right here. spaciest drums i ever heard and the dancin' bertha opener and a killer loser.

the best of the many ventura shows!
flawsless playin' by all.

also first time i taped the dead.believe i had the highest mikes(sorry healy!).the loser was amazing!listen to an AUD FOB of this show and check out the crowd response to jer's solo-so great......
- (08/10/2007)

Yea, your right, the space Dew is fantastic! Two great shows! The FOBs that came out of here sound like soundboards...
-Bossgobbler (03/24/2009)

Video of this show?

- (10/13/2009)

And the IJWMLTY > Women transition is just butta'...

-Bossgobbler (07/26/2011)

The Olympic shows as the L.A. summer Olympics started soon after. And I agree with the above post that this was the best Ventura show. Drums-Space is wicked and "I just want to make love to you" which was the first of only 2 times played is a special treat.
-Anonymous (05/29/2012)

Loser, Jerry freaks. It is the "it". He begins to growl the words as soon as cold coffee but the chords rip apart at the crescendo. Hells Angels group were hanging with him on stage right. Jerry in a thick plaid long sleeve red & black shirt that would look normal on John Fogerty. And this in the hot summer sun. Hmmm. Bob feedback, trippy. The tracks right behind the stage and the train going by while the band played.... My second of what became an annual trek to Ventura. Talking Heads were hugely influential at this time and how I thought they would have fit right in with this setting. Crazy wonderful.
- (09/09/2012)

Ventura County Fairgrounds was a dirt floor Rodeo Arena that got kind of dusty when people danced and twirled. Fortunately, the Beach and Pacific Ocean were right outside the gates.
- (12/10/2012)

Happy 30th Anniversary, Ventura 84!
- (07/22/2014)

Really sad the boys lost Ventura .Due to huge turnouts .Which result in no vacancies .Public urination etc.F u dont have a ticket sty.way.a
- (03/02/2016)

Ship of Fools,,,Yes Indeed
- (07/23/2016)

Far and away the best (and possibly only listenable) Day Job ever
- (03/01/2019)

This it the first and only, 46th playing of HELL IN A BUCKET!
-Yo (04/26/2019)

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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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