Preview Grateful Dead ‘Meet-Up At The Movies’ With ‘Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo’ Performance

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As reported, on August 1 select theaters around the country will screen the latest Grateful Dead Meet-Up At The Movies live concert. The Dead’s July 12, 1989 show at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. will be presented featuring a rendition of “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo,” which is available to preview.

Premiered by Ultimate Classic Rock, the performance of “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo” finds guitarist Jerry Garcia leading a Grateful Dead lineup also including guitarist Bob Weir, drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, bassist Phil Lesh and keyboardist Brent Mydland. The rendition came as the third song of the first set at the stadium show.

The 2017 edition of Meet-Up At The Movies coincides with what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 75th birthday. Head over to Fathom Events’ website for advance ticketing options and to find a theater in your area.

Watch “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo” from RFK in 1989:

Setlist

Grateful Dead at RFK Stadium

Set 1
  • Touch of Grey
  • Minglewood Blues  
  • Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo
  • Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues  
  • Far From Me
  • Cassidy  
  • Friend of the Devil
  • The Promised Land  
Set 2
  • Sugaree  
  • Man Smart, Woman Smarter  
  • Ship of Fools
  • Estimated Prophet
  • Eyes of the World
  • Drums
  • Space
  • I Need a Miracle
  • Dear Mr. Fantasy  
  • Black Peter
  • Turn On Your Love Light  
Encore
  • Black Muddy River
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