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Hampton Coliseum - Hampton, VA

Set 1:
Iko Iko
Little Red Rooster
Stagger Lee
Ballad Of A Thin Man
Cumberland Blues
Me And My Uncle
To Lay Me Down
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Sugar Magnolia
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
I Need A Miracle
Dear Mr. Fantasy
Sunshine Daydream

U.S. Blues

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I will never forget this was an amazing evening of music...i'd love to get my hands on a tape from this evening. Go brent!!

Second set available at

The whole show is available at You gotta download furthurnet first, and trust me it's worht it

Best Scarlet/Fire I have ever heard. Hampton was always one of my favorite venues..

There was some rough spots but the Scarlet > Fire was really inspired. I thought it was a interesting that they played the same second set starter in 87 which was also great.

middle night of a wonderful 3 night run in the always accomodating hampton, where everyone's ticket was the same. probably my favorite show of all time, start to finish. just look at the 2nd set for heaven's sake.

There is a So What(Miles Davis)tease before Sugar Mag.

To Lay Me Down- last played 10.17.83 (the shows gem)

Whoa whoa come nobody noticed the below sequence was never played before...nor after?


Hampton may not have as many performances, but all of them compete with the Fillmore East and West cho's.


To me, on Ballad of a Thin Man, this is Bobby at his finest, covering a Dylan tune in the late 80s--sweetness! What did I do with my copy of Postcards from the Hanging?? Dammit!
-billymunster (06/01/2008)

Killer show! Featuring the first of only two performances of “Ballad Of A Thin Man” (the other being on “Postcards”)… the first appearance of “To Lay Me Down” in almost five years… a rough and rare “So What” tease (only Jerry knows what’s going on) before an amazing Sug Mag>Scar>Fire, Estimated>Eyes!!! Jerry shreds with unusual notes per minute on FOTM. Excellent! This is the Official Download Series Vol. 5.
- (07/28/2008)

eyes you can see on youtube here:
-Blair (12/11/2009)

Check that on "Thin Man". Definitely the first G.D. version. But more were to come. Anyway, To Lay Me Down was IT! And the 2nd set was tremendous. A nice little package book-ended by Sugar Mag/Sunshine Daydream. Possibly the best show of '88.
-rob cal (01/29/2010)

My first close encounter! I could have have tied Brent's shoes I was so close! I managed to get there no cash, food or gas. Taken in by the Family and I learned first hand that 'One man gathers what another man spills!' Nearly 25 years on and I live by that experience! Thank you all! I couldn't stop smiling at Jerry and he couldn't stop looking at me to the point where he would blush! OMG! turn on your lovelight! That's what is was all about! Bob and his pink guitar and finger slide, and he'd look away just so he could concentrate =D Those fleeting connections were an eternity of joy that explained the human paradigm! My cup runneth over! How something so simple is antidote for mankind's ills. All I needed was a miracle, all I needed was an example, all I need is to share that with everyone! Love you all! PEACE!
- (11/01/2011)

.... thank you Sirius for playing 3/27/1988 Hampton VA for us today & opening with my all time Jerry's favorite... IKO IKO ...

IKO IKO on & on .......
- (10/03/2020)

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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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