Saturday, April 25, 2009

The Dead - New York, NY - 2009-04-25

The Dead, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, April 25, 2009.

I kept my expectation low and was rewarded for it...not that this wasn't a thoroughly enjoyable show but its best to let these types of things stand on their own two (or twelve) feet as opposed to trying any comparing or contrasting with what came before...The setlist:
"(Set 1)
Cosmic Charlie
China Cat Sunflower>
Shakedown Street
Ship Of Fools
He's Gone
Cassidy
Sugaree

(Set 2)
Drums>
Cryptical Envelopment>
Other One>
Born Cross Eyed>
St Stephen>
The Eleven>
Uncle John's Band>
Unbroken Chain>
Gimme Shelter>
One More Saturday Night
Donor Rap

(Encore)
Brokedown Palace"
I purchased the official recording from the Dead's site but it is not ready for download yet. Check back, I will post it when they release it. In the meantime you can stream a nice audience recording, courtesy of archive.org: