I Am a Deadhead

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    4 Years Old

    i spent the summer of 89 with my aunt and mom going to dead shows... i didn't actually like them till i got older though. but i still have some good but vague memories that flash back to me when i go to shows... :)
    HumboldtCounty HumboldtCounty
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2009
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    Jul 2, 2015

    I'm Going To New Year's!!!!!

              I have had the most tumultuous time since I attended my last show on September 20th.  I was pulled over on my way back home.  And because I violated my probation, I ended up doing 35 days in jail.  While locked...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss
    41-45, M
    Nov 19, 2009

    Listening on Deadcast.

    net, anyone else wanna share this trip? Pm me if interested, will talk about anything. I'm a 25-year old deadhead who never got a chance to see them live, would love to hear your stories
    Johnny7909 Johnny7909
    26-30, M
    Apr 4, 2015

    Grateful Dead Facts

    Dead Facts The Dead produced 164 songs over a 30 year career The average true "Deadhead" spent over $2,000 on Dead concerts and travelled over 3,000 over the past 3 decades    It is recorded that one person actually spent...
    frosti frosti
    31-35, F
    Aug 23, 2008

    Jerry Garcia

    Jerry Garcia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Jerry Garcia Background information Birth name Jerome...
    frosti frosti
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2008

    Poetess: I miss the days of tours

    and hitch hiking from show to show. I loved meeting random people, hooking up with rainbows and just heading off on adventures. I miss the lifestyle it all..the music, love and fun. The years have tempered the hard times, but overall, I wouldn't have done it any other way...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl
    Aug 31, 2014


    Who amoung us knows the story behind the popular Dead tune Bertha? When the boys would go to a meeting with Bill Graham, a fairly famous rock promoter, there was a large free-standing fan in Bill's office. In the summers that fan would just be kicking some ***, wobbling around...
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2011
    kaliintheskywithdiamonds kaliintheskywithdiamonds
    Nov 6, 2014

    Merry Music

    I am a Deadhead..I was born and raised by and with the sounds of the Grateful Dead..My first concert was a Grateful Dead concert when I was just 3 years old..It was in 1983 at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, VA.  We actually lived in South Carolina at the time, but my dad...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel
    26-30, F
    Dec 2, 2008

    99 Facts About Jerry Garcia

    1. As a high school student, Jerry studied art at the California School of Fine      Arts in North Beach on weekends and summer sessions. 2. Jerry's full name was Jerome John Garcia -- named after the great      Broadway musical composer Jerome...
    frosti frosti
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2008


    Direwolf65 Direwolf65
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 28, 2015

    The Good Ol Days

    I went to my first show in 1988 long beach sports arena it has been a journey since.
    whoareyouish whoareyouish
    36-40, M
    Apr 28, 2010

    Warlocks@Hampton 1989

           A lot of people , some would say, "lucked out" when the Boys decided to play Hampton under the guise of "The Warlocks".  A spur of the moment type booking , many Heads had already headed West for CA and ended up...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss
    41-45, M
    Aug 29, 2009

    Hope to score some tix And keep truckin' on

    down To Dead 50 in July Soldier Field, Chi Town Be there or be square For one final goodbye!
    johnstlouis johnstlouis
    61-65, M
    Jan 24, 2015

    Second Generation

    I will elaborate more later on, when I am not as blazed. But for now I want to just put a thanks out there to all the Heads left that are keeping this Dead tradition alive. If it wasn't for you guys, and the curosty of my parents, then I wouldn't know what I do today. And that...
    bbyloveee bbyloveee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    Deadhead Love

    How do I live with my husband who is not a deadhead? I feel like I made a mistake but after 16 years and a few kids what can i do? I'm feeling really strongly about my dancing bear, my deadhead lover...i will never forget him, and he just lives down the street. Jerry week was...
    ineedmydancingbear ineedmydancingbear
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2013
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