Grateful Dead ‘Dave’s Picks Volume 30’ Features January 1970 Concert


Grateful Dead archivist David Lemieux selected the band’s concert on January 2, 1970 at the Fillmore East in New York City for Dave’s Picks Volume 30. The latest volume is one of four installments in the Dave’s Picks archival series slated for release in 2019.

Each of the four upcoming Dave Picks volumes will be included in 2019 subscriptions, which are available to purchase through Thursday, December 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT at The previously announced Dave’s Picks Volume 29 will feature the Grateful Dead’s February 26, 1977 show at the Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino. Here’s more from Lemieux about Volume 30:

And with late breaking news, we’re thrilled to announce that Dave’s Picks Vol. 30 is the complete show from January 2, 1970, at the Fillmore East in New York City, the show that began one of the most exciting years in Grateful Dead history. This is a show that’s been a long time coming, and we’re incredibly excited that it’s finally being released. In addition to the January 2, 1970 show, the release will include our annual Dave’s Picks Bonus Disc for subscribers, and between this Bonus Disc and some room we had on our main release of January 2, 1970, we’re very pleased to tell you that we’ll be releasing nearly two hours from the next night, January 3, 1970, also at the Fillmore East. So, if FIVE HOURS of early 1970 Dead appeals to you, with all that it involved (“Dark Star”! “St. Stephen”! “The Eleven”! “Lovelight”! “That’s It For The Other One”! “Alligator”! “Dancing In the Street”! And on and on!), this release is for you. And remember, the Bonus Disc is only available to subscribers to the 2019 Dave’s Picks series.

Follow this link for details on purchasing 2019 Dave’s Picks subscriptions.