Grateful Dead to Celebrate Jerry Garcia's Life at San Francisco Giants Baseball Game


To remember the 15th anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death, the San Francisco Giants have planned an impressive list of events for the team's face-off with the Chicago Cubs on August 9th. Garcia's bandmate Bob Weir will sing the National Anthem prior to the game while drummer Mickey Hart will attempt to break the world record for largest kazoo ensemble during a performance of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" for that night's seventh inning stretch. On top of that, the Giants will hand over the field to Dead cover bands to perform before the game and Garcia's daughter Annabelle will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Each year, Garcia is remembered in his hometown of San Francisco for the week of August 1st — but this year's event might be the most over-the-top yet.

For the Deadheads who can't make it out to the game, check out Garcia and Weir's performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from a 1993 Giants game in Candlestick Park.

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