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KFIX Rock News: Rare ’72 Grateful Dead Concert Film To Be Shown In Theaters

deadeThe previously unreleased Grateful Dead concert film titled Sunshine Daydream will be screened in theaters across the U.S. on August 1 as the third installment of the group’s “Meet-Up at the Movies” series.

The flick captures the legendary jam band performing during the summer of 1972 at the Oregon Country Fair in Veneta, Oregon.

Sunshine Daydream offers restored, high-definition footage of the show with a soundtrack that boasts new stereo and 5.1 audio mixes.

Among the songs The Dead is seen playing in the flick are “Playing in the Band,” “China Cat Sunflower,” “Dark Star,” “Jack Straw” and “I Know You Rider.”

The movie also features behind-the-scenes footage of the event and new interviews with some notable people who were at or took part in the show, including Wavy Gravy, former Dead tour manager Sam Cutler and Jerry Garcia’s ex-wife Carolyn “Mountain Girl” Garcia.

Sunshine Daydream will be shown in more than 400 U.S. theaters.  The one-night-only screenings will begin at 7 p.m. local time.

Visit FathomEvents.com to find out all of the locations where this year’s “Meet-Up at the Movies” event will take place.

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