The Grateful Dead playing the Crystal Ballroom on July 3 and 5 (...via satellite!)

47 years after the Dead last played the Crystal, Fare Thee Well shows to be shown live.


It's been a long time since The Grateful Dead last played the Crystal Ballroom.Well, 47 years after the Dead's February 2, 1968 show at Portland's famous bouncy-floored ballroom the Dead are coming back live...via satellite!The last-ever Dead shows are happening in Chicago this summer, and McMenamins has arranged to show the Fare Thee Well concerts on July 3, 4 and 5. The July 3 and 5 shows are ...   More
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Martin Cizmar

Live Review: Turn On Your Lovelight at Portland Art Museum, 5/17


Attempting to recreate a lost Grateful Dead show from 1967 based on memories from people who were there is no easy feat. Honestly, most of us probably can’t vividly recall Further at the Edgefield in September, let alone a show that happened 50 years ago in what used to be a Masonic temple. Travis Neel still managed to resurrect what he knew about the show Friday night at the Portland Art Museum, ...   More
Monday, May 20, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Bringing Out the Dead

A PSU student attempts to recreate a lost Grateful Dead show, based on the memories of those who were there. Good luck!

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They say anyone who remembers the ’60s wasn’t there. Tell it to Travis Neel. For the last six months, the 29-year-old Portland State University graduate student has been studying the Gratefu   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER


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