Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders
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Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA
1 PM


Jerry Garcia guitar, vocals
Merl Saunders keyboards, vocals
John Kahn bass
Paul Humphrey drums
* represents standard lineup during this period, but may not be completely accurate for this show

Added openers and info about Etta james contributed from attendee John Conroy - ryanshriver on Nov 19, 2011

Changed venue from County Fairgrounds to Santa Barbara Bowl. According to Alec Cooley, there is no such venue as the County Fairgrounds and this venue is correct. - ryanshriver on Jul 22, 2008

Added songs to setlist based on eyewitness report. - jjupille on May 6, 2008

Joe Jupille
Bill Greenspan
Alec Cooley

Etta James and Sons of Champlin opened. Maria Muldaur was a guest. Show listing comes from backstage pass. Bill Greenspan, who attended the show, recalls Let It Rock as the show opener and also Expressway. He confirms that it was a single set show. From John Conroy who attended, "Etta James was also on the bill that day and I recall that she was serving time in prison and was brought to the show from prison (some sort of work release) and returned to jail when the show was over."

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Backstage pass.

Live shot of Jerry Garcia/Merl Saunders band, Santa Barbara County Bowl, October 13, 1974.

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