Each year, during Memorial Day weekend, the Desert Rocks Music Festival is held at the majestic BFE Ranch, located 10 miles south of Moab. This stellar location for camping and music showcases the breathtaking natural beauty of Utah. The ranch backs up to the La Sal Mountains and boasts its own slot canyon.
The Four Winds Tour continues on Wednesday as we kick off the West coast leg of the tour in Bellingham, WA at the Mt. Baker Theater then cruise down from the northwest corner to Seattle, Portland and Eugene, Oregon. From there it's on into California for shows in Arcata and Santa Cruz before dropping into San Francisco for 3 nights at the Great American Music Hall.
On April 17, 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Dead played their first-ever live performance of "He's Gone," although you couldn't tell by the confidence of this version. You'll notice that the "Goin' where the wind don't blow so strange..." bridge is absent here, as it had not yet been incorporated into the song. It was added to the song later in the tour.