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Merriweather Post Pavilion - Columbia, MD

Set 1:

Mississippi Half-Step
C.C. Rider
Brown-Eyed Women
Mama Tried
Mexicali Blues
Keep On Growing
Big Railroad Blues
Looks Like Rain
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2:
Shakedown Street
Samson And Delilah
Gimme Some Lovin'
He's Gone
Cryptical Envelopment
The Other One
Stella Blue
Around And Around
Sugar Magnolia

U.S. Blues

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One of the Greatest Shakedown's of all time.
The Boys were on to start the 2nd set. Must of had some half time goodies

Hell yeah, baby! One of the greatest shows of '85 if you axe me. The Cryptical>Drumz>Other One was way cool. Don't Ease rocked! And Shakedown kicked some serious shit. In fact, the whole show blew my skull! This excellent boot can be found at (in the SHN section).

One of the top 5 Dead concerts I saw of about 100. The Shakedown was monumental, in fact the entire 2nd set smokes. I still use this Sugar Mag/SSDD everytime I am at home at midnight on NYE. The audience energy <-> band energy during SSDD was never again equalled by any concert I've seen since. Get an audience tape of this 2nd set.

the jam during shakedown ranks up in the top 10 jams of all time. it is one of those inexplicable events where everything comes together for a few moments in the long history of music.

I actually had cramps in my sides after this Shakedown St. This jam is SERIOUS! The rest of the show was great but Shakedown was where it was at. All I remember being on the lawn was dancing HARD and looking at all the expressions of ecstacy on my neighbors faces!

So glad I made it!! Cops let me go in Hershey the night before and I got to dance my #@$% ass off! Phil burped or did somethin funky just as Shakedown started...high energy show... get an audience tape....'knowwhattimean? One of my favorite shows out of 230+. Thanks Jerry!!!

It was a killer show. The Shakedown was superb. Great to hear the cryptical. It was funny when Brent made some sax sounds and everyone was looking around to see who was playing one.

A great show ina great place with great acid and beautiful music. You could not have asked for a better day. Ahhh, the gooney birds.....

A way tasty nugget!!!

Just graduated high-school in VA. I was camping with friends and tix to both shows, and this was only the first night! Phil and Brent did some crazy Frankenstein-Computerized-CrazyBox stuff in that second set that melted my soul. After the show my friends and I ran through the empty streets of Columbia MD (a planned community) dancing and singing and swinging from signposts. We were way too stoked to sleep and finally found our way back to our spot and stayed up all night just talking about the show. It was a rebirth for me. Thank you, Jerry!

shakedown street - the jam for this song is truely out of this world, there is a point where brents keys and the drums (well fucking everybody) come to a huge peak and then bam right back into shakedown... holy jesus what are those god damn animals???

ain't no ride like that no more...
-smile_smile_smile (05/14/2007)

Wish I would have made it to this show. Great 2nd set, with the jam on Samson sounding like the dead being a borderline metal band. Great stuff!
- (03/25/2008)

shakedown street: no words.
jerry rips gimme some lovin' a new asshole.
- (11/02/2009)

the shakedown street->samson and delilah is why the grateful dead are the greatest band ever
-Anonymous (02/06/2010)

First show '74 last show '95. These two nights were the best shows I ever saw.
- (05/14/2011)

This is the best Shakedown ever. EVER!!!!
-mark (11/12/2011)

An amazing Shakedown st!!!! All the Shakedown st. from '85 rule! This and the one from Columbis SC are really good! 1985 was THE year for Shakedowns
-Steven (11/23/2012)

red gels and a MONSTER Shakedown...nough said
- (02/21/2013)

After so many years only coming back into it now. I too recall the Shakedown of all Shakedowns. And SSDD/Sugar Mag...well the whole thing was about as good as it could ever get. I think it was Pittsburgh after this for end of tour...unless this is "where it all began....."

- (04/01/2013)

Woke up that morning with my newly wed wife in Jamaica. That evening we were on part two of the honeymoon in the Pavillion.

At that point it was the best show I had attended. It is still the best Shakedown I ever witnessed. By Far. Over 100 shows later I never heard the boys jam like they did during that Shakedown. It was orgasmic.

I attended better shows as the years went on..but waking up in JAMaica and witnessing the finest JAM ever stands alone.

Thanks guys. Miss ya Jer and Brent.
- (06/28/2019)

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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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