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Kind Story from the SPAC

Thanks for sharing Graceful Tom. Those kind of tales just don't come across in the streams & downloads. What a just exactly perfect 50th BD celebration for your lucky friends – sounds like they're now on the bus. And speaking of "bus", where's Geomeister? Anybody spot him at any of the shows?

To everybody in Bristow, enjoy the ride tonight. Looks like it'll be cooling off by showtime and the rain will hold off til after midnight (but who'd notice anyway!) Onward!

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SPAC-tacular

A good time was had by all, in spite of the lawn area being oversold by three-fold, in my opinion.

And the brief summer shower, even as the horizon cleared for the sunset, came just as Bobby reached the crescendo on Looks Like Rain; perfectly timed.

As a 50th birthday present we brought some friends to their first exposure of any kind to this world. They had a blast.

And made so memorable for the incident of the friendly fellow who approached us early in the first set and asked if he could leave his Birkenstocks under our beach chairs. We then proceeded to share some of what he grows himself, and did not see him again until the end of intermission. He was OVERJOYED to find us and his sandals. Our friends now have an indelible impression of the nature of interactions between Heads.

By now you will have heard of the continuing modifications to the treatments of the old song pairs: China and Rider as bookends to the set rather than a doublet: anything is possible.

And what Mr. Mayer did with Deal was epic. EP-IC.

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Grand Slam Weather

Looks like just exactly perfect weather at Fenway tonight & tomorrow. Don't be late – don't want to miss getting blasted out of the ballpark! And, just curious, who's in the SSDDer contingent there? Onward y'all!

BTW: Bit the bullet and got a brand new Oat Cart last week with mucho mas "After Midnight Oat-age". Just love that "new cart smell!"

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@Infinity and Beyond....got Oats Jeff?

Check inbox in a day or so, and make sure you got free bandwidth.....

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Figment of Stagnation

Hey rgerrgelis et alii, Glad to hear the feared cloud of stagnation is lifting so more and more spontaneity can seep into Dead & CO '17. You could tell from the nugs tease last night that Burgettstown was going new places (I'd love to hear the whole show). And those Boulder shows were definitely high in the Rockies. Looks like a few clouds may keep temps down in Boston so y'all can better meld with the music. Onward Daydreamers!

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Burgettstown, Fenway and beyond

Great show, got an Easy Wind, Throwing Stones and a belated Flag Day Liberty. Highlight was Lil John doing his best David Lindley falsetto Stay imitation on The Wheel.
Only gripe Pennsylvanias 5 0. For Chrissakes, you think El Chappo was in attendance. What a bunch of tools.
ASL and Roadking, Enjoy Fenway kids!

as an aside, a few weeks ago on another subform my concern that setlists have stagnated since 10/2015....

To quote Rosanne Rosanadana...."nevermind"

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Fenway

Ok Dave the friend I that came to chicago with has an extra ticket for friday and I think a pit ticket for sat both are at cost . If you know anyone that would like to either up grade or get a ticket contact me. Tall ships are here so be safe and keep the groove on Steve

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@One Hot Summer Tour

The boys are really gettin' in the groove...can't wait to see what else is in store on tour....

Good times and good vibes to all those on ba dus headed to B-Town, PA, and all over the East Coast.

Hangin' out in the back of ba dus til' Wrigley ; )

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Burgettstown and Beyond...

Have fun, one and all. And stay safe.

One last call for Fenway...other than yours truly and Stephen Reynolds, anyone else going?

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Ba dus...

is grinning, greased and gassed, next stop Burgettstown, PA....
Just waiting on Boo Boo buddy....

to infinity and beyond...

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