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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, February 3rd, 7-9pm Eastern

Written by on Sunday, February 2, 2020

“It is said that, if you lined up all those who have ever been to a Grateful Dead concert head-to-toe, the line would stretch around the moon, and about halfway back. And nobody would complain!”

MOTB Release: 0038 16/44.1
Jerry Garcia Band
The Stone, San Francisco, CA
February 2, 1980
Analog Audience Source: FOB Master Cassettes (MAC)

Taped and transferred y: Bob Menke; Mastering By: Derek McCabe

A superb audience recording! You might think it was a soundboard! Scroll down for a blurb on “Mouth Of The Beast” recordings…

Disc 1 – Set 1:
1: It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
2: They Love Each Other
3: Money Honey
4: Sitting In Limbo
5: That’s All Right, Mama

Disc 2 – Set 2:
1: Harder They Come
2: When I Paint My Masterpiece
3: Russian Lullaby
4: After Midnight >
5: Eleanor Rigby Jam >
6: After Midnight

Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals
Ozzie Allers – keyboards
John Kahn – bass
Johnny de Foncesca – drums

What is the “Mouth of the Beast”?

If you have ever listened to live recordings you will probably have noticed that not all recordings have the same quality. It all depends on the gear used, the location of the mics and of course the band’s groove. Back behind the soundboard, the taper section was not the ideal location for recording. And those crisp soundboard tapes, they leave out the full experience of the show. The missing sound is the dynamics of being up close to the stage while the band performed. Up front, dead center in the first fifteen rows is where “the sound” was ideal. The tapers knew this was the spot. They braved security and the bands’ roadies to make these tapes. This project has been started to preserve, archive and distribute these rare recordings. This project is for the fans — who want to experience recordings made in the “Mouth of the Beast”. We refer to this project as MOTB.

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

Experimental Farm Road:
Raffurty’s Bar and Gril, Fri., Feb. 7th, 6:00 p.m.
1888 Main St., Sarasota, 260-5285

Florida Mountain Boys:
J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe, Thurs., Feb. 6th, 6:00 p.m.
987 South Packinghouse Road, Sarasota, 371-9358

Kettle Of Fish:
Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub & Grill, Fri., Feb. 7th, 6:00 p.m.
6218 Cortez Rd., Bradenton, 794-2489

Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse, Sun., Feb. 9th, 4:30 p.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969

Michael Miller – The Grateful Dude:
Mandeville Beer Garden, Sat., Feb. 8th, 1:30 p.m.
428 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota, 954-8688

Schmitz Brothers Band:
Eagles Aerie #2756 Sarasota, Fri., Feb. 7th, 6:00 p.m.
2926 Wilkinson Rd., Sarasota, 923-6788

Ship Of Fools:
The Mable(formerly Growler’s), Sat., Feb. 1st, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
2831 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, 487-7373

The Blue Rooster:
Tues., Feb. 4th, Suitcase Full Of Blues, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 5th, Al Fuller Blues Jam, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., Feb. 6th, Tas Cru and His Band of Tortured Souls, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 7th, Johnny Rawls, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 8th, Joe & Vicki Price, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 9th, Truality gospel brunch, 11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
1525 Fourth St., Sarasota, 388-7539

J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Cafe: (new times! Tues., Wed, Thurs., 6 p.m.; Mon, Wed., Sat., 7:00 p.m.)
Mon., Jan. 27th, Open Mic with Rick Alvis, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 4th, Stretch, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 5th, Frankie Lombardi, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thurs., Feb. 6th, Florida Mountain Boys, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 7th, Bonfire Jam Band, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 8th, Fancy Larry and The Plain Jaynes, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 9th, Watermelon Wine, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
The OPC is now open Sundays with food and drink specials, 12:00 – 7:00 p.m., with music afternoons.
987 South Packinghouse Road, Sarasota, 371-9358

Sarasota Folk Club:
This month’s Fogartyville concert is Mon., Feb. 24th, Greg O’Haver.

Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota, 894-6469

For all information regarding the Sarasota Folk Club, go to their website: http://www.sarasotafolk.org/