“It is with respect and gratitude that we reconvene the Dead one last time to celebrate - not merely the band's legacy, but also the community that we’ve been playing to, and with, for fifty years,” Phil Lesh said in a statement. "Wave that flag, wave it wide and high..."
Staying true to the tradition of the original Grateful Dead mail order ticketing, tickets will first be made available on a first come, first-served mail order system starting Jan. 20. That will be followed by an online pre-sale through Dead Online Ticketing. Tickets will then be available online to the public starting Feb. 14 via Ticketmaster. Details can be found at www.Dead50.net.
The shows were announced Friday by Jerry Garcia’s daughter, Trixie, who noted, “Being able to get everyone back together - the fans and the band members - for this special weekend, is a really big deal."
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