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Oxford Plains Speedway - Oxford, ME

Set 1:
Iko Iko
Jack Straw
West LA Fadeaway
Stuck Inside Of Mobile
Row Jimmy
Blow Away
Victim Or The Crime
Foolish Heart

Set 2:
Crazy Fingers
Playin' In The Band
Uncle John's Band
Terrapin Station
The Wheel
Gimme Some Lovin'
All Along The Watchtower
Morning Dew
Sugar Magnolia

The Mighty Quinn

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This scene was the closest to Alpine Valley on the east coast. Little more chaotic but a great time camping out. Excellent Crazy Fingers as the sun set behind the stage.


During the first set Phil protests the "We want Phil" chants, leading to some rare stage chatter from Jerry.

The Playing in the Band was awesome. Phil was played lead for a while and then him and Jerry started going back and forth.

This show dragsa little, the guys seem fairly tired, but in amongst the fluffed lines and weak vocals from Jerry, there are some moments of true sparkle! The version of Aiko Aiko on here is definately worth a listen and carries a real punch.

Brents key are spot on in this show... it must be said that he tried hard to lift the band and adds some fine shine to Foolish Heart...

I heard this on KPFA in the Bay Area and right away guessed that it was a Maine show, although I got the date and venue wrong. I heard Gimme Some Lovin > Watchtower > Dew > Sunshine Daydream.

It was pretty wild that I was so sure that it reminded me of the amazing Augsta ME shows that I saw in '84 even though this was '88. The boys do love the Maine scene.

The band JUMPS out at you at the end of the Dew, and Phil's Base absolutely floors you at the end of Sunshine Daydream. His five notes that finish the show will rock whatever stereo you have to the CORE. Hope you have some circuit breakers in.

The Dead truly loved Maine I agree. Phil drops some serious bombs during Jack. Great parking/camping scene

Listen to this show on a stereo with a good subwoofer. Phil was consistently on that night -- Especially during Jack Straw.

I loved this show - as much for the parking lot as the music (i went without tix and was thrilled when they opened the gates after drums / space). A relatively early and great Foolish Heart and a fantastic morning dew. The show had a unique sound too.

crack smoking fools. this show was one of the best of all time east coast style.....yes phil was pumped up. great first set and and what the fuck do you want crazy>play>ujb>terr and then the DEW...this plus the scene. had a spot outside the fence, heads for miles in the woods...if you don't think this is a monster show you....wasn't little feat.......awe man this was good stuff...nothing like tell me...have you scene it since....

I agree with Mack, the Dead always put on good shows in Maine. I've always said that these two shows were the best back to back during the late 1980's. Just one man's opinion.

Was lucky enough to be there for both shows. Best DEAD scene I every encountered. Concerts were great aided by beuatiful setting / scene. I remembet the ultralight flying overhead & Jerry checking it out. Very very cool...

Is this three Dylan covers in one show I see?
- (05/03/2009)

My VERY first show...Necer forget it!.....Lil'Feat opener and Aiko first song ever.....Remember the crowd just transforming into one swirling,clapping,dancing mass as soon as the first few notes were played....I was thinking:"Oh yes,I AM HOME!!!"
- (09/13/2009)

These two shows were my personal Woodstock weekend.

Never had such a good time!
-Sluggo (03/14/2012)

This was a great show, the better of the two nights. Little Feat opened.
- (07/18/2014)

... thank you Sirius/XM for playing 7/2/1988 Oxford Maine today @ 3 AM.

IKO IKO on & on ......
- (09/24/2020)

Jack Straw
West L.A. Fadeaway
Morning Dew

Peak Phil bombs, Jerry shreds.

-Anonymous (11/25/2022)

oh he free days of taping off the radio. gans played hell through i will take you home on his show 2001. pulled out the cassette from collection and have both sides full. good show
-Jim Rule (03/06/2024)

whoops, should have put this on next night page. i was jumping around...
-jim (03/06/2024)

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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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