Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland (1978)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Concerts, Vocal Music, Music History  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Matthew Tobey

Shot December 31, 1978, The Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland is a concert film featuring the seminal jam band performing a six-plus hour show to mark the last night of San Francisco's legendary Winterland Arena. In front of an audience that included such celebrity guests as Dan Aykroyd, John Cippolina and Ken Kesey, the Grateful Dead performed 27 songs, including "Fire on the Mountain," "Thank You, Uncle Bobo," "From the Heart of Me," "Playing in the Band," "Dark Star," "Good Lovin'," and "The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band There Ever Was."




band [music group], folk-rock, jam-session, rock-music, tribute-concert