It Was 40 Years Ago Today

Spartan Stadium, April 1979

When Brent joined the band to play, with his bluesy Hammond sound, he really made the crowd go wild! April 22, 1979. Spartan Stadium, San Jose. A Sunday. Early afternoon outdoor concert with the Grateful Dead, introducing new keyboardist Brent Mydland. We had lived in California for almost a year, and had seen two other … Read more

Behold Red Rocks!

Lower formation, stage right

Red Rocks Amphitheater, west of Denver near the small town of Morrison, is a majestic place to see a concert, or for that matter, just to visit. Red Rocks! Just to hear the name invokes fond memories for almost all deadheads, as the Grateful Dead were known for performing some amazing concerts in this unbelievable … Read more