Trips and Tales
Jerry Garcia Band at the Capitol 1978
Capitol Theater Jerry Garcia Band
Jerry Garcia Band at the Capitol, Passaic, NJ3.17.78 Went with my friend Joel and his older brother Dave who drove us in his VW Scirocco. Dave drove us to a lot of shows back then. Dave was also pretty connected and had two extra backstage passes that he graciously gave to us. So there were were, backstage at the Capitol, not quite 19 years old, trying to stay cool and soaking up the vibes as it was a heady experience. I bumped into my friend Pammy back there, and took a shot of her with Jerry. Jerry said, “make it...
Interview: Bob Minkin Shoots the Dead
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Grateful Dead Road Stories—Europe '81 (Russelshiem)
1980s Europe '81 Grateful Dead Road Stories
Munich to the Walter Köbel HalleRusselshiem, West Germany10.13.81 After recovering from the great show the night before at the Olympiahalle, I made my way from the youth hostel I was staying at in the suburbs of Munich to the main train station, the “Hauptbahnhof”. Wearing my “Relix” shirt I was spotted by a group heads while I was wandering around the station looking for the train to that night's Grateful Dead show at the Walter Köbel Halle in Russelshiem (near Frankfurt). They invited me to travel with them to the show, in a VW camper van, and the plan...
Grateful Dead Road Stories—Copenhagen '81
1980s Grateful Dead Jerry Garcia
Grateful Dead Road Stories—Europe '81The ForumCopenhagen10.8.81 I had heard that the Dead were to do a European tour, so I figured out the details, passport, grab a "Lets Go Europe" book, (hey the internet wasn't invented yet!), plane tickets and off I went. I was 22 and went solo! After arriving in Brussels the morning before, I took an overnight train, then a train ferry to get to Copenhagen. I saw all the flags at half staff, I wondered what happened. Saw a newspaper and found out that Anwar Sadat was assassinated… so sad. He was a leader that...
Jerry Garcia Band at the Keystone Berkeley 8.20.81
1980s Jerry Garcia Jerry Garcia Band Keystone Road Stories