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Ventura County Fairgrounds - Ventura, CA

Set 1:
Mississippi Half-Step
Walkin' Blues
Row Jimmy
When I Paint My Masterpiece
When Push Comes To Shove
Friend Of The Devil
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Shakedown Street
Saint Of Circumstance
Ship Of Fools
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
The Other One
Morning Dew
Sugar Magnolia

Black Muddy River

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Masterpiece-1st of 146 times played.


Walkin' Blues-2nd time in 87 after 2 year hiatus
Cassidy-Brent promiment on the vocals

Saint w/out sailor since retired in eight six, but well done Morning Dew, not as good as 9/18/87 MSG or Telluride but might fine nonetheless.

E: Black Muddy River-Perfect end to non stop hands out of the pocket pool 2nd set.


One of my favorite shows from my local stomping grounds. The first set is relaxed and very well-grounded. You could tell the entire band was having fun. Masterpiece was truly a masterpiece, Bobby W.'s vocals doing it justice. Let It Grow was glorious!

But the second set was the centerpiece. Opening up with Shakedown Street was the perfect choice for all of the visiting Dead heads that had been tripping around downtown Ventura for the previous 2 nights and for the local Heads that had been hanging out with their Out Of Town Comrades, it was good vibes all around! Estimated>Eyes>Drums>Other One>Morning Dew>Sugar Mag. OMG! Need I say more?

At the beginning of Shakedown Dan Healy gave the green light to the tapers and a daisy chain of tape machines formed up behind the mixing board, there were quite a few 2nd set board tapes of this show in circulation floating around later on.
- (07/25/2013)

Does anybody know who the female is on Paint My Masterpiece? I was there but I guess I don't remember that part.
- (02/06/2020)

@Dan: That was Healy fucking with Bob. I believe stuff like that is why he got fired.
- (09/17/2022)

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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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