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Coolest Stage Ever

by Dennis December 4, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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Just imagine….. From Twisted Sifter: Check out this incredible floating stage on Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria. The Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Festival) has become renowned for its unconventional staging of shows. Verdi’s opera, “A Masked Ball” in 1999, featured a giant book being read by a skeleton.

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: Hofheinz ’77 & JGB 1980

by Dennis November 4, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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First, we need to finish the excellent Charlie Miller remaster that we started last week from Houston, Texas in 1977, featuring the Brokedown Palace->Playing in The band encore. Then, a personal favorite of mine. Steve Rolfe’s  amazing audience recording of the Jerry Garcia Band at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston on February 15th, 1980. They […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio – Hofheinz ’77 Remastered

by Dennis November 4, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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This week the latest remastering of a classic Grateful Dead recording by Charlie Miller, Steve Kimocks’ guitar tech and liberator of the best recordings out there. CM’s quest has been to find the best possible live recordings, and remaster, patch, repair, de-click, and unflaw them until they are the best they can be. Thanks Charlie! […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: The Hampton ’89 Box

by Dennis October 24, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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In 1987, with the unexpected actual Hit Record “Touch Of Grey”, the landscape of the Grateful Dead experience changed. It seemed like the whole world found out all of a sudden about the greatest, longest running party, and all showed up at once. Venues that in the past had welcomed the bus when it rolled […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: Road Trips, Vol. 3, No. 4

by Dennis October 18, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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This week on Scarlet Begonias Radio, we begin a journey through the two latest official releases from the Grateful Dead’s recordings vault – Road Trips, Vol. 3, No. 4 and The “Formally the Warlocks Box” .  We’ll start by going back to school with  the Grateful Dead on a college tour back in 1980, and […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: Old School 9-23-72

by Dennis October 11, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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Jerry playing the “Gator Strat” in the fall of 1972 Grateful Dead 09/23/72 (Sat) Palace Theater Waterbury, CT Playing In The Band Promised Land > Bertha > Greatest Story Ever Told, It’s All Over Now Baby Blue, Jack Straw Loser El Paso Cryptical Envelopment > Drums > The Other One > Wharf Rat, Beat It […]

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