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Soldier Field - Chicago, IL

Set 1:
Hell In A Bucket
Shakedown Street
Wang Dang Doodle
Friend Of The Devil
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Brown-Eyed Women
Let It Grow

Set 2:
Foolish Heart
Looks Like Rain
Crazy Fingers
Playin' In The Band
Terrapin Station
Playin' Reprise
Black Peter
One More Saturday Night

The Weight

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One of my favourite shows I ever attended next to my first GD show in '84.

So much fun.

I miss Jerry.

Greg AKA:Esau

At some point during this show the sky went plaid--and I thought they put a dome over Soldier Field. I was slightly confused. Great time!

I saw that plaid sky as well, a Terrapin moment, "Let the inspiration flow ..." with Chicago Sky line all light up

I smoked a joint with a cop that night, he had confiscated it from someone.

I think they actually played 3 sets.

Looks like Rain with the Thundering Storm overhead was a nice touch ...
-Sunshine Daydream (07/23/2008)

Dark Star jam (6:34) before Playin' Reprise

- (02/02/2012)

This was the beginning of their Soldier Field summer tour shows that lasted til the end in July of '95.... Roger McGuinn from the Bryds opened up.

I remember excellent versions of Black Peter and the encore- The Weight!!

Still miss Jerry !
- (06/14/2012)

What a great show. There was running argument throughout most of set 2 between jerry and vince. Vince clearly wanted to play dark star. but jerry wasn't feeling it. you can really hear it between Crazy Fingers and Playin'. Jerry sorta caved during space and jammed on it a bit before ripping back into playin. Dark Star was intertwined into a lot of their summer shows without actually playing it. guess vince really liked it.
-Murphy (08/01/2014)

It wasn't Vince that Jerry was having the musical quarrel with over Dark Star, it was Bruce. Great memory though and one of the best parts of one of my favorite Dead sets! Peace to all!

- (02/27/2015)

I remember the fireworks at the end of the show. I had sixth row seats(thank you mail order!) and Jerry came back onto a darkened stage and was looking up watching the fireworks with us. I miss you Jerry
- (05/31/2015)

First of the Soldier Field shows, right in the middle of 10+ shows in a row, for me. What I wouldn't give to get back on THAT bus!!
- (03/14/2017)

You could hear Jerry's voice wash over the city...
"And my friends they come around"
Wow. That shit was surreal. What a memory!
Lake Shore Drive would never be the same again.

-Mike c (03/19/2017)

Shortest Dark Star ever....

- (07/15/2017)

The first of the Chicago area summer shows at Soldier Field after Alpine Valley stopped booking them after '89 and the new World Music Theater in Tinley Park turned out to be a crappy venue with bad sound in Summer '90.

This was the last of the super A+ shows I attended. Bruce fit in really well, and Jerry was fully MIDI-fied by now. Plus one of the best setlists I ever saw. Soldier Field was a fun venue to see them. Sometimes the breeze off the lake would create a pretty interesting swirling effect to the sound that only added to the fun.
-k breihan (08/09/2020)

... thank you Sirius for sharing the 6/22/1991 Chicago, IL show with us today for the 12:00 Noon Hour ...

iko iko forever & a day

- (01/09/2021)

@St. Stephen - yes I remember the fireworks. Most of the Soldier Field shows had fireworks if it was not raining. One year (93 maybe) they showed the network feed from the Bulls championship series during halftime.

-kbreihan (05/29/2022)

Meetup at the Movies tonight (32nd anniversary), who made it out? Enjoyed this flashback to one of the few specific shows I can definitively say (because of multi-night runs), I was there! I remember being put off by the big stadium vibe but it was a great show. I loved hearing the Dark Star teases throughout second set and seeing Jerry smile when they broke into PITB. Sparks!!
-Dead Skeptiic (06/22/2023)

Dark Star following Space.
-Leah (06/23/2023)

I saw 7 shows in the 90's. I found all of them underwhelming, at best. Just finished watching it on "meetup at the movies", and while there were like 12 people in the audience, the energy of the show was really good. Garcia's guitar and Phil were both further down in the mix than I would've liked, but it was still fun. Great BEW > Let it Grow. The whole 2nd set was amazing, topped by an epic Black Peter. Super glad I went.
- (06/24/2023)

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Band Configuration
(09/15/90 - 03/24/92)

Lead Guitar: Jerry Garcia
Rhythm Guitar: Bob Weir
Bass: Phil Lesh
Keyboards: Vince Welnick
Keyboard: Bruce Hornsby
Drums: Bill Kreutzmann
Drums: Mickey Hart

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