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Photos Stu Allen and Mars Hotel raise the Dead to close out Jerry Day 2016

24 August 2016 No Comment

Jery Day 2016
Stu Allen and Mars Hotel
Jerry Day 2016
08-14-2016 @ Jerry Garcia Amphitheater – McLaren Park
San Francisco, California
Photos & Review Jeff Longo

A few thousand Deadheads descended on McLaren Park in San Francisco’s Excelsior District to celebrate the life and music of Jerry Garcia. The 14th annual Jerry Day is a free event held at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater featured over six hours of commercial free music encompassing Garcia’s contributions with the Grateful Dead as well as his solo career. The line up this year included The Lady Crooners, Midnight North, Melvin Seals and JGB, and Stu Allen and Mars Hotel.

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Slideshow 25 Photos Stu Allen and Mars Hotel at Jerry Day 2016 Click Here
Photos – Melvin Seals & JGB at Jerry Day 2016 Click Here

The crowd was plenty revved up after Melvin Seals and JGB’s soulful two hour set of Jerry Garcia Band jams when Stu Allen and his Mars Hotel band took the stage for a high energy set of devoted to the Grateful Dead to close the afternoon.  The amphitheater was  completely full as a lively AIko AIko got the party started.  The band was in the groove ripping through classics Jack Straw and Loser but the highlight of the first half arrived on a jammed out Brown-Eyed Women. The second half picked up speed with a rocking Passenger followed by the set’s centerpiece, a near 30 minute epic Scarlet>Fire. Sing along classics He’s Gone and Not Fade Away closed out a magical afternoon of non stop dancing and psychedelic jamming. For photos of Melvin Seals and JGB set at Jerry Day 2016 Click Here

About Jerry Day: The primary goal of the Jerry Day is to raise money for low income neighborhoods around McLaren Park while raising awareness and exposing thousands of residents, youth, and travelers to various forms of art through music, art, and cultural history; while still staying true and authentic to Jerry’s art, music, and his Excelsior roots. Go to jerryday.org for more info.

Setlist – Stu Allen & Mars Hotel Iko Iko, Jack Straw, Loser, On the Road Again, Brown-Eyed Women, El Paso, Dire Wolf, Passenger, Scarlet Begonias, Fire on the Mountain, Looks Like Rain, He’s Gone, Drums, Not Fade Away

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