Trips and Tales — Jerry Garcia Band

Jerry Garcia Band at the Keystone Berkeley 8.20.81

1980s Jerry Garcia Jerry Garcia Band Keystone Road Stories

Jerry Garcia Band at the Keystone Berkeley 8.20.81

In ’81 during a trip to the Bay Area I lucked out and caught a Jerry band show at the Keystone Club in Berkeley.

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My first San Francisco Trip

Jerry Garcia Jerry Garcia Band Travis Bean

My first San Francisco Trip

Here’s Garcia, with his sleeves rolled up, Travis Bean in hand on a magical breezy summer afternoon in San Francisco.

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Happy Birthday Keith Godchaux

Capitol Theater Jerry Garcia Band Keith Godchaux Road Stories

Happy Birthday Keith Godchaux

All my early Dead shows and many Garcia Band shows featured Keith on keyboards. Here was a cool backstage experience for my 18 year old self.

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Jerry and Phil in Fairfax 8.22.81

1980s Jerry Garcia Jerry Garcia Band Phil Lesh Road Stories

Jerry and Phil in Fairfax 8.22.81

This gig was very special. It was a Jerry Garcia Band show and Phil Lesh sat in for John Kahn—one of just three times that 

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