“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, December 24th, 7-9pm Eastern

Written by on Sunday, December 23, 2018

“There Is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead concert!”

David Nelson Trio
Iron Springs Pub, Fairfax, CA

December 21, 2006
AKGC61’s xy @ the stage lip center > 744t > mac > flac
Recorded by Art Granoff

The Dead never played a Christmas Eve show, and the only Christmas Eve performance I can find is Jerry Garcia, Harvey Mandel & Elvin Bishop at The Matrix, San Francisco, CA, December 24, 1968, and I broadcast it several years ago. So I went out of the official Grateful Dead envelope to find this:

Disc 1 – Set 1:
1. The Wind & Rain
2. Slidin’ Delta
3. Louis Collins
4. Diamond Joe ^
5. Hippie From Olema ^
6. Rosalie McFall ^
7. Fair To Even Odds >
8. Friend Of The Devil >
9. Rocky Road Blues

Disc 2 – Set 2:
1. John Hardy’s Wedding
2. Radish Paddy ^
3. Peggy-O ^
4. Any Naked Eye
5. Who Can Say > *
6. Stella Blue
7. Box Of Rain

8. Ripple

David Nelson – guitar, vocals
Pete Sears – bass, keys, accordion, vocals
Barry Sless – guitar, pedal steel

Banana – guitar, vocals ^

* first time


“Today’s Dead Tomorrow”, Upcoming Gig Events
As always, verify with the venue…

Kettle Of Fish:
Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Wed., Dec. 26th, 7:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarthasota, 346-5443

Marina Jack’s Patio Bar, Thurs., Dec. 27th, 6:00 p.m.
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, 365-4232

Cortez Kitchen, Fri., Dec. 28th, 6:00 p.m.
Cortez Fishing Village, 198th Street, Cortez, 798-9404

The Blue Rooster, Sat., Dec. 29th, 8:00 p.m
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

Stottlelmyer’s Smokehouse, Sun., Dec. 30th, 3:00 p.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969

kid red:
Munchies 420 Cafe, Sat., Dec. 29th, 7:00 p.m
6639 Superior Ave., Sarasota, 929-9893

Schmitz Brothers Band:
JDub’s Brewing Company, Fri., Dec. 28th, 7:00 p.m.
1215 Mango Ave, Sarasota, 955-2739

Ship Of Fools:
Darwin’s Brewing Co., Sat., Dec 29nd 7:00 p.m
803 17th Ave., W., Bradenton, 747-1970

New Year’s Eve Party:
Stottlelmyer’s Smokehouse, Mon., Dec. 31st, 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969

The Blue Rooster:
Tues., Dec. 25h, closed
Wed., Dec. 26th, Al Fuller Blues Jam, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 27th, JP{ Soars and The Red Hots, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 28th, Ari and The Alibis, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 29th, Kettle Of Fish, 8:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 30th, Truality gospel brunch, 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe: (all shows start at 7:00 p.m.)
Mon., Dec. 17th, Open Mic
Tues., Dec. 25th, closed
Wed., Dec. 26th, Al Owen
Thurs., Dec. 27th, Stumble Creek
Fri., Dec. 28th, The Missing Links
Sat., Dec. 29th, Rick Miller
987 South Packinghouse Road, Sarasota, 371-9358

Sarasota Folk Club:
Next month’s Sailing Squadron concert Jan. 29th, Brendan Nolan
Open mic at 7:15 p.m., concert at 8:30

1717 Ken Thompson Pkwy. 388-2355
For all information regarding the Sarasota Folk Club, go to their website:

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