GarciaLive Volume One: March 1st, 1980 Capitol Theatre Available Now

GarciaLive Volume One Released Today!

Ladies and Gentlemen: Today marks the official release of the first volume from the newly-launched GarciaLive series. GarciaLive Volume One features the Jerry Garcia Band’s early and late show performances from the historic Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ on March 1st, 1980. The band, which included Garcia on guitar and vocals, partner in crime John Kahn on bass, Ozzie Ahlers on keys and Johnny d’Fonseca on drums at the time, was wrapping up a three-week East Coast run with the performances on this evening. Highlights to our ears include the opening “Sugaree” [listen], a take on the Jimmie Rodgers penned rave-up, “That’s All Right,” an early show encore of “Deal” and a rollicking version of “That’s What Love Will Make You Do” show Jerry and the band loose and fluid at the end of the tour.

These recordings have been meticulously mixed and mastered from the 24-track recordings originally captured for WNEW’s broadcast of the early show. Listen comfortably with our promise that every effort was made to produce this performance for release in a manner which honors the spirit of its creation.

GarciaLive Volume One: March 1st, 1980 Capitol Theatre is available now in the Official Garcia Store, iTunes, Amazon, independent record stores and other music stores. A limited number of t-shirt and poster bundles are still available and will remain in the Garcia Store until sold out.