Grateful Dead to Release Live at the Coliseum on Record Store Day
It looks the like the Grateful Dead’s first-ever performance at the Hampton Coliseum will be getting the vinyl treatment this Record Store Day. JamBase reports (via Wax Poetic) that the band’s May 4, 1979 show at the iconic Hampton, VA venue will be released as a 2-LP set titled Live at the Coiseum. It will be the first time that a recording of the night has been made available in any format.
The release—produced by the Grateful Dead and longtime archivist David Lemieux—will include the second half of the show’s first set, as well as the full second set (there was no encore). The two 180-gram LPs, which will be stored in a gatefold jacket, were mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering and pressed at RTI.
More information will be available on March 20, when Record Store Day officially announces the details of its upcoming releases. Record Store Day will take place at participating retailers across the country on Saturday, April 19.
Live at the Coliseum tracklist:
02 New Minglewood Blues
03 Don’t Ease Me In
01 I Need A Miracle
03 Good Lovin‘
04 Ship Of Fools
01 Estimated Prophet
02 Eyes Of The World
02 Stella Blue
03 Around and Around