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    The Core Four of The Grateful Dead may have played their last shows together last month in Chicago, but the Louisville Deadhead community will get their chance to enjoy the favorite band Saturday as a handful of Louisville bands will carry on with the legendary jam band’s music.

    The inaugural GrateVille Dead tribute show will take place Saturday at the Brown-Foreman Amphitheater at Waterfront Park. Tickets are $12 for adults and children 10 and under get in free.

    The music lineup and schedule is as follows:

    3:00—Hot Iron Skillet

    4:30—Merry Pranksters

    6:00—Dead Set One w/ Phiasco

    7:30—Dead Set Two w/ Slow Down Johnny and special guests

    9:00—Tribute to Jerry and The Grateful Dead featuring The Rumpke Mountain Boys

    The Grateful Dead themselves actually played in Louisville including performances at Freedom Hall and Bellarmine College. 

    The event is family friendly and food, water, and beer will be available to purchase. GrateVille Dead is brought to you by Dennie Humphrey, Ashley Angel,The Monkey Wrench, LEO Weekly, Goodwood Brewery, Cumberland Brewery, Eggs Over Baxter, WFPK Radio Louisville, Oak Street Productions, Real Feel Audio, Horseshoe Bend Winery, Sweetwater Brewery, and Lil' Cheezers.

    Photo courtesy of GrateVille Dead's Facebook page. 

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    Covering Louisville music like it's the 6 o' clock news. I've covered Forecastle, Louder Than Life, Moontower, Starry Nights, and Louisville music news for 3 years. Follow me @parasiticnoise

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