Posted in music on February 3, 2008

Obama heads


The Warfield Theatre
Monday, February 4th, 2008
Doors 6:00 PM/ Show 7:30PM

Tickets are $35.00 general admission (main floor)
and $35.00 reserved seating (balcony) plus applicable service charges
All ages are welcome to attend this event.

Tickets will be available through ONLY.
This is a Will Call only event.

Grateful Dead Members to Reunite for Barack Obama

Members of the Grateful Dead will host a get out the vote concert in support of Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday, February 4th at The Warfield Theatre in San Francisco.

Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir, joined by Jackie Greene, John Molo, and
Steve Molitz, will play a show together in support of Barack Obama.

The video website Iclips will be producing a live simulcast streamed via the Internet on at approximately 7:30 PM PST.

This will mark the first time that the members of the legendary band have performed together since 2004. They have agreed to reunite for this one-time-only event in order to lend support to Senator Obama leading into the crucial "Super-Tuesday" series of primaries held on Tuesday, February 5th.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will be available through ONLY. Tickets will NOT be available at the box offices, charge-by-phone or Ticketmaster outlets. Two-ticket limit per person. Tickets are non-transferable. No refunds or exchanges. A service charge is added to each ticket price. In the spirit of fair access to tickets for fans, this is a "WILL CALL ONLY" event. UPS and Ticketfast will not be available as delivery choices. You must bring your government issued photo ID and your credit card used to purchase the tickets to the box office window on the day of the show to retrieve these tickets. You and your guest must enter the venue directly upon picking up your order.

**Will Call tickets are not transferable and must be picked up by card holder.**
**Alternate names for will call are not allowed. No will call drop-offs permitted.**




Comments (29)


Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 4:07 PM

Why not NY?

Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 4:08 PM

Is Billy Kreutzman for Hillary?

Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 4:15 PM

NIce to see Phil the Cat and Weir playing together again. Maybe they can find a way to make peace and settle their differences over the Dead's archive.

Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 4:16 PM

kill it before it multiplies *37 minute vacuum cleaner solo*

Posted by hipster poseur | February 3, 2008 4:53 PM

I'm uncle sam, that's who I am

Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 5:30 PM

which subway do I take to get to the Warfield? Is it near the Bowery?

Posted by hipster replacement | February 3, 2008 6:59 PM

god the grateful dead is so boring. how many more flavor of the month bands is this site going to blog about.

Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 7:01 PM

...those United States blues

Posted by Weir | February 3, 2008 7:40 PM

fire on the mountain

Posted by micah welner | February 3, 2008 10:56 PM

i really enjoy that Obama-themed "Steal Your Face" logo. perhaps they'll have t-shirts made.

Posted by tennessee jed | February 3, 2008 11:19 PM

What time does Daft Punk go on?

Posted by Anonymous | February 3, 2008 11:59 PM

Run your campaign high on cocaine, Barack!

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 2:42 AM

Gimme five... I'm still alive...

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 9:18 AM

Why isn't Jerry Garcia playing with them?? Is he a Bush supporter??

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 9:29 AM

Billy actually supports Huckabee.

Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 10:05 AM

I like the guy who commented that the Dead are a "flavor of the month" band. Yea man, the Dead have had zero to do with timeless influence on just about every band in your ipod. Wake up and get used to it, the Dead will show their might increasingly as our culture becomes more learned.

Posted by Dead Alive | February 4, 2008 12:55 PM

I hate little kids with no knowledge of music history or rock 'n' roll and the way they throw in their worthless two cents. They hardly even know what an album is and have never lived in a world w/out their Ipod. Kids today are most likely the least knowledgeable and least cultured ever unless you count MySpace and chat rooms as cultural centers.

Posted by frank n stein | February 4, 2008 6:24 PM

I really dig the comments on "flavor of the month" and "no knowledge of musical history".
Even the comment about why Jerry no longer plays with the Dead, makes me laugh.
The only memory these spoiled and overindulged X&Y - genners have is hooked-up to a hard drive.
They think Coachella Valley invented the outdoor rock festival.
The only consolation here is they will all be stone deaf in two years if they keep listening to their iPods. There won't be any world for them to tune out.
Yeah...Bobby, Mickey, and Phil!
I think Billy's not there because he's a Republican, ha!

Posted by shockman | February 4, 2008 8:42 PM


Posted by Anonymous | February 4, 2008 9:25 PM

This is awesome, maybe they'll do a NYC date (with Dirty Projectors??) A girl can wish.

Posted by Terry Gross | February 4, 2008 9:52 PM

Only when I hear it.

Posted by shockman | February 4, 2008 11:52 PM

Billy The K.just did an 8 night run in Hawaii with Dave Nelson.
He sent his support via myspace.

Posted by Zimi | February 5, 2008 9:49 AM

I want one of those shirts!!!!

Posted by PetalumaDeadHead | February 12, 2008 7:34 PM

"kill it before it multiplies *37 minute vacuum cleaner solo*" - agree with you! LOL :)

Posted by Miele Spares | April 7, 2010 7:09 AM

Sound like a good play. Who is this Barack Obama???

Posted by washing machine spares | March 23, 2011 12:20 PM

Ah, hope 'n change .... ya got some spare change? ( chinga chinga chinga ) here lemme get that door for ya

Posted by Anonymous | March 23, 2011 12:26 PM

I was at this, I wonder if they are going to do this again when Obama runs for his second term?

Posted by joe lund | May 20, 2011 12:19 PM

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