© Jay Blakesberg | Fare Thee Well Soundcheck 6.26.15

The time has finally come for the Fare Thee Well concerts by the Grateful Dead, the final five concerts by the band featuring the four founding members of Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart along with Bruce Hornsby, Jeff Chimenti, and Trey Anastasio. The first two shows are being hosted in Santa Clara, CA on the weekend of June 27-28, 2015. For fans not in attendance there will be a variety of ways that people can watch from home, so you can follow along with us as we watch…

We’ll be gathering our favorite links, photos, setlist notes, tweets, ‘grams, and many more things as they pop up on the internet here as the shows happen…

SETLISTS

During the tech rehearsal on Friday, June 26th, the band was able to crank out this set of songs and fans were outside the gates ready and waiting with their live-streams ready for broadcast…

© Jay Blakesberg | Fare Thee Well Soundcheck 6.26.15
© Jay Blakesberg | Fare Thee Well Soundcheck 6.26.15

SETLIST: Grateful Dead @ Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA 6.26.15*

Althea, Brown Eyed Women, Truckin’, Uncle John’s Band, Alligator, Cumberland Blues, Born Cross-eyed, Cream Puff War (many times), St. Stephen > William Tell Bridge > The Eleven (many attempts at WT > The 11), Lovelight, Space, Drums

* via The Barn Presents

Here’s some download links for that unofficial stream: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3


© Justin Yee
© Justin Yee

SETLIST: Grateful Dead @ Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA 6.27.15

Set I: Jam > Truckin’, Uncle John’s Band, Alligator > Cumberland Blues, Born Cross-Eyed > Cream Puff War, Viola Lee Blues

Set II: Cryptical Envelopment > Dark Star ^ > St. Stephen # > The Eleven > Turn On Your Love Light > Drums > What’s Become of the Baby > Space > The Other One > Morning Dew

Encore: Casey Jones

^ – Must-hear jam
# – with William Tell Bridge


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SETLIST: Grateful Dead @ Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA 6.28.15

Set I: Feel Like A Stranger, New Minglewood Blues > Brown Eyed Women, Loose Lucy, Loser, Row Jimmy, Alabama Getaway, Black Peter, Hell in a Bucket

Set II: Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo > Jam > Wharf Rat > Eyes of the World > He’s Gone > Drums* > Space > I Need a Miracle > Death Don’t Have No Mercy > Sugar Magnolia

Encore: Brokedown Palace

* – with Sikiru Adepoju

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© Jay Blakesberg
© Jay Blakesberg

dead50 webcast thanks for watching
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PHOTOS (Night One)

Jay Blakesberg was tapped as the official photographer and he’s welcomed a variety of talented pros to his team for the shows, including frequent Phish photographer Dave Vann. He’s published a ton of shots on his official Facebook photography page as well as the page for the official event. Here are some of our favorites:

Ryan Kerrigan got tapped to do a poster for the run.

ryan kerrigan fare thee well poster

PHOTOS (Night Two)

TWEETS (Night One)

Here’s some of our favorite commentary from Twitter…
https://twitter.com/LevisStadium/status/614662717668851712


https://twitter.com/JeffM_23/status/614997553700974592


https://twitter.com/JanetONews/status/615037402961162241
https://twitter.com/benlsimms/status/615037565956026369


https://twitter.com/atasiding/status/615050155780407296

TWEETS (Night Two):


https://twitter.com/MarkAce72/status/615371213259411456

VIDEOS

Setbreak during the webcast:

Grateful Dead – GD50 Set Break Video – 6-27-15 – Music by Neal Casal

FZappa20 weighs in:

Grateful Dead with Trey 6/27/2015 Santa Clara – Show Recap

Much much more to come! Stay tuned to this post throughout the evening for more coverage from the shows…