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“Yesterday’s Dead Today”, Monday, June 17th, 7-9pm Eastern

Written by on Sunday, June 16, 2019

“There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!”

Seems as though I have inadvertently scooped Fathom Productions by selecting this date for my Monday, June17th broadcast. I usually make selections several weeks in advance and only found out about the Meetup in the past couple of days:
http://kwbe.com/abc_classicr/2019-grateful-dead-meetup-at-the-movies-screening-to-feature-complete-1991-gia
nts-stadium-concert-abcid36193223/

Grateful Dead
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
June 17, 1991

3 Source Matrix by Dave Usborne:
Soundboard:
SBD -> Master Dat
(44.1k) -> Dat Clone
Transferred and Edited By Charlie Miller
Thanks to David Gans for lending me his Dats.

Audience 1:
Master DAT FOB
, The James Young & Clay Brennecke FOB Vault

Audience 2:
Master Audience
Recorded By Mr. Currier, Transfer By Keo

The review in the Taping Compendium, under “highlights”, simply says, “Every single minute”…

Disc 1 – Set 1:
1 tuning
2 Eyes Of The World >
3 Walkin’ Blues
4 Brown Eyed Women
5 Dark Star tease >
6 When I Paint My Masterpiece
7 Loose Lucy

8. Cassidy >

9. Might As Well

Disc 2 – Set 2:

  1. tuning->
  2. Saint Of Circumstance >
  3. Ship Of Fools >
  4. Dark Star Jam >
  5. Truckin’ >
  6. New Speedway Boogie >
  7. Uncle John’s Band >
  8. Dark Star Jam >
  9. Drums >

Disc 3 – Set 2 cont’d.:

  1. Space >
  2. China Doll >
  3. Playing In The Band >
  4. Sugar Magnolia

Encore:

5. The Weight

Eyes opener Video:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4024933457546621375&q=grateful+dead

The only three reviews for this particular recording:
REVIEW: Wonderful
Just extraordinary, the mix of SBD and AUD is right on the money. Incredible ‘Eyes’ opener, wonderful show.

REVIEW: wow
great show i was at and kind of forgot about,went to so many shows in a 3 year period this one got lost.what a
treat to hear the dark star i kinda saw again.

REVIEW: 6-17-1991
I like this show alot and deer creek and buckeye lake for this tour thanks dave your matrix is perfect

From another soundboard:
REVIEW: The Performance of the 90s?
If this is not the best performance of the 90’s, it’s top 5. The band is on all night – check out the Dark Star
references throughout from Hornsby, who is the player of the night. But not far behind is Mr. Garcia, who is as
playful and adventurous as he ever was. This show makes me smile every time I listen to it. This recording is
damn near perfect, with the unclipped beginning to Eyes, and the way through to the Weight encore. Here are
some other great moments of the show 1) The jam into Masterpiece, 2) Hornsby’s piano on New Speedway, 3)
The transition from China Doll to Playin’ reprise
The Just Exactly Perfect Brothers Band nailed it on 6/17/91 – don’t miss a note!

REVIEW: fine show
a very nice recording of one of my favorite late day dead shows. the boys were on for sure.. getting adventure
bound for sure.. opener of Eyes!, Bruce throwing in dark star teases all over the place.. I always enjoyed the
shows at giants stadium for some reason.. it seemed a lot more fun than the horror stories from the venue across
the street(meadowlands arena) any way thanks for a fine show to listen to and relive some sweet memories…
highlights besides eyes are the 2nd set opening jam>saint,truckin..Darkstartease> … a raucus masterpiece.. set
ending cassidy> might as well/ the new speedway.. the weight… highlites of this show was also shown on abcs
in concert series a short time later with a mini docu film regarding the rainforest..Im sure its out there.. I recall
jerrys long grey hair blowing all over the place.. a strange site on jumbo tron indeed.. I give the show high marks
for the era it is and a nice sounding sbd….

REVIEW: MIGHT AS WELL!
that’s it-plain and simple. The 1st set closer. If that particular “Might As Well” was put under pressure and asked
what song would best exemplify itself, without much pause,it would start jumping around the room and it’d be
like “T.N.T. I’m dynamite …T.N.T. and I’ll win the fight …T.N.T. I’m a power loud … T.N.T. WATCH ME
EXPLODE!!”

REVIEW: Jerry with wings
I seem to remember that there was a fan on Jerry that made his shoulder length hair take flight. Watching him
smile and the wings flap made me happy for him, just being in the moment, jammin’ with Bruce on Eyes. They
were really on that night in the Meadowlands. Does anyone remember that part of this show was on ABC(?) for
a Hot Summer Concert series they had in the early 90s? I got home and my pop had taped it so I got to watch a
few tunes up close on the tube.

REVIEW: A beautiful time had by all.
Brought two people with me who had never been to a show… they wanted to get on the bus. But it was too late.

REVIEW: WOW- this is a best of for any era
anyone who rates this less then 5 stars shoudl get their head checked. the Interplay between garcia and hornsby
is outstanding. Bruce enegerzied jerry so much, and this made summer 91 shows very good. Too bad bruce
couldnt be the permenant replace for brent, because he clearly knew the tunes better then vince

REVIEW: Awwwwyeahhhh
I loved being at this show. Spot on fer sure. All of the “dark Star” teases. “Saint of Circumstance” was
appropriate enough considering the rain earlier in the evening.”Rain falling down…”

REVIEW: nice
some inspired playing here. For a 91 show Jerry is locked in and definitely enjoying himself.

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

Experimental Farm Road:
The Bazaar at Apricot & Lime, Sat., June 22nd, Noon – 3:00 p.m.
821 Apricot Ave., Sarasota, 343-2712

Kettle Of Fish:
Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Wed., June 19th, 7:00 p.m.
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarthasota, 346-5443

Marina Jack’s Patio Bar, Thurs., June 20th, 6:00 p.m.
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, 365-4232

Motorworks Brewing, Fri., June 21st, 7:00 p.m.
1014 9th St. W., Bradenton, 896-9892

Stottlelmyer’s Smokehouse, Sun., June 23rd, 3:00 p.m.
19 East Rd., Sarasota, 312-5969

kid red solo:
The Bazaar at Apricot & Lime, Thurs., June 20th, Noon – 3:00 p.m.
821 Apricot Ave., Sarasota, 343-2712

The Blue Rooster:
Tues., June 18th, Hot Club SRQ, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Wed., June 19th, Al Fuller, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., June 20th, Albert Castiglia, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Fri., June 21st, Packrat’s Smokehouse, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sat., June 22nd, JP Soars and The Red Hots, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Sun., June 23rd, Truality gospel brunch, Noon 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., June 17th, Open Mic with Rick Alvis, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Tues., June 18th, Bill Hartman, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Wed., June 19th, Made In America, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thurs., June 20th, Ted Stevens, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fri., June 21st, Acoustic Therapy, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sat., June 22nd, Cahoots, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
987 South Packinghouse Road, Sarasota, 371-9358

Sarasota Folk Club:
June’s Sailing Squadron concert is Mon., June 24th, Kevin McQuire/The Ashley Gang
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:

http://www.sarasotafolk.org/