10/7/2002 Setlist, Photos, and Reviews


Monday, October 7, 2002
Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ


I have to say that the second set of this show contained some of the most moving and energetic renditions of those tunes I've ever heard. There were chills moving all around my body during the climax of "I AM" during Let It Grow, all of Terrapin, even the loose yet welcome Dark Star. I never had the chance to hear the Dead do Weather Report/Let it Grow live, and I can't imagine them doing it with such ferociousness and power.

Much respect to Bobby for orchestrating a great show and to the band members for doing the music justice. Look at the second set list and try to imagine what it was like if you weren't lucky enough to be there. If you can't imagine (which you can't), find a tape. Stellar.

And did anyone catch the drummer whacking Bobby in the jaw with his shoulder after the show? He didn't seem too happy about that....

Adam, Long Branch, NJ