Win Tickets ($20): Garcia Birthday Band Plays The Creamery Benefit @ The Goodfoot | Grateful Dead Tribute

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Garcia Birthday Band Plays The Creamery Benefit @ The Goodfoot on August 27. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, August 26.


From our sponsors:
Garcia Garcia Birthday Band plays The Creamery Benefit
August 27, 2016
Doors 9 p.m., Music 10 p.m. | $8 | 21+
More info:

The Goodfoot
2845 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97214

44 years ago today, The Grateful Dead played arguably their finest show ever. Taking place in Veneta, Oregon and scheduled as a benefit for the Kesey family creamery, that very hot day led to some of the deepest, most exploratory, often beautiful and occasionally frightening music every to vibrate off of electric instruments. Tonight, GBB honors the music and the fun of the occasion by replaying the set list for you. Come re-live it or experience it for the first time.

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. But this isn’t a “tribute band!” Drawing upon years of individual and shared experience, these players are able to craft and transform these tunes into something fresh and original. Solid chops, tight arrangements and fine harmonies all contribute to the band’s musical travels and explorations of one of the greatest and most diverse songbooks of all time. Always sure to raise the roof and keep the dance floor rocking, the band’s quickly growing fan base finds the community spirit and kind vibes contagious.

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13 Responses to Win Tickets ($20): Garcia Birthday Band Plays The Creamery Benefit @ The Goodfoot | Grateful Dead Tribute

  1. Courtney August 23, 2016 at 12:33 am #

    Born and raised on the dead and still take my mom to shows. This would be so much fun to go and dance and be a part of this!!

  2. Philip Navarre August 23, 2016 at 12:22 pm #

    Going back to 1972. Bring on the Pigpen songs.

  3. Adrienne Lee August 23, 2016 at 12:34 pm #


  4. VALLI SANSTROM August 23, 2016 at 1:09 pm #

    I’m 5 months new to the area, a 63 years young Deadhead and have loved hearing the Garcia Birthday Band at three different venues already. Last time was great!!! at the Edgefield in Troutdale

  5. Susan M Brodesser August 23, 2016 at 3:09 pm #

    We’ve been Dead / Jerry / Bob fans for decades, and it’s my husband’s birthday on the 29th. Would be great to win tickets to the show

  6. Joey Scruggs August 23, 2016 at 3:18 pm #

    The Springfield Creamery Benefit from 1972 is my favorite Grateful Dead concert.
    I would LOVE to win tickets to see the Garcia Birthday Band at The Goodfoot 8/27!

  7. Heather Roberts August 23, 2016 at 3:41 pm #

    Cherry Garcia.. that’s my favorite flavor lol

  8. Ian Hutchinson August 23, 2016 at 3:53 pm #

    Going down the road feeling bad…. UNTIL I win some tickets to this!!!

  9. molli vandehey August 24, 2016 at 9:55 am #

    i would loooove to attend a tribute!

  10. Dave August 25, 2016 at 10:18 am #

    I just watched the show from 72 and wow 108 Degrees on experimental testing..
    Greatful Dead played its best show ever!
    I’m going with friends and family.

  11. Danielle August 25, 2016 at 3:43 pm #

    This would be fun to take my dad to.

  12. Tara Kennedy August 25, 2016 at 4:27 pm #

    Would love to see and hear GBB for the first time!

  13. Tom P August 26, 2016 at 6:41 pm #

    Always a good show from these guys

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