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The Deadpod

Feb 17, 2017

It won't be long before Mardi Gras is here so I decided to bring you one of the better Mardi Gras shows the band performed in their later years. This is from February 23rd, 1993 at Oakland California. Part of me wanted to only play the second set, which features an excellent collaboration with Ornette Coleman, however the completest in me demanded the entire show, so this week I'm featuring set 1, which contains some nice highlights as well as the premier of Phil Lesh's version of 'Broken Arrow'.  I quite enjoy Garcia's solo in Loser as well, and the unusual 'Johnny B. Goode' set closer. 


I decided to also include in this week's Deadpod part of a wonderful set by Joe Russo's Almost Dead. This comes from their performance on 12/30/16 at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester NY. They simply tear up this Viola Lee Blues .. I hope you enjoy it!!! 


Grateful Dead

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena

Oakland, CA  2/23/93 - Tuesday




Cold Rain And Snow ;

Wang Dang Doodle ;

Loser ;

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again ;

Broken Arrow (first time played) ;

Way To Go Home ;

Johnny B. Goode 


Joe Russo's Almost Dead


The Capitol Theater Port Chester NY

Viola Lee Blues->


Uncle John's Band->


Uncle John's Band reprise->

Viola Lee Blues reprise


You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:



you can find Joe Russo's Almost Dead touring schedule here on their official site:


Thanks to my kind listeners whose contributions make the Deadpod possible!!