Movies: Grateful Dead’s Iconic 1991 Concert Takes Center Stage at Meet-Up At The Movies; Will play at AMC West on June 22, and 24, 2023 in Bloomington, Indiana

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – June 14, 2023 — Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for a trip back in time as the world premiere of “Hell In A Bucket” from Soldier Field on June 22, 1991, takes center stage at this year’s Meet-Up At The Movies. The highly anticipated event will feature the Grateful Dead’s electrifying performance, marking their first-ever show at Soldier Field.

The presence and musical contributions of Bruce Hornsby and Vince Welnick breathed new life into the Grateful Dead, injecting an invigorating energy that resonated with fans worldwide. The band’s exceptional talent was palpable as they took the stage on that memorable Saturday night in front of an awe-inspiring crowd of 60,000 devoted fans.

Regarded by many as one of the greatest shows of the Bruce-Vince era, the Soldier Field performance remains a cherished moment in the band’s storied history. Critics have likened it to the exceptional second Giants Stadium show just days earlier, further solidifying its place among the Dead’s legendary concerts.

The setlist for the Soldier Field show was a treasure trove of fan favorites, featuring mesmerizing renditions of beloved classics such as “Shakedown Street,” “Brown-Eyed Women,” “Playing In The Band,” “Terrapin Station,” and “Dark Star.” The original six-camera video feed that adorned the stadium’s massive screens and the flawless soundboard audio provided an immersive experience for the attendees, making Chicago 6/22/91 an extraordinary performance from start to finish.

Grateful Dead enthusiasts around the globe will have the opportunity to relive this unforgettable concert in theaters on June 22nd and June 24th. Joining together for a truly special cinematic experience, fans are encouraged to gather their fellow Deadheads and be a part of this remarkable journey.

“Take a ride with us back to 1991,” said the event organizers. “At least I’m enjoying the ride!” they added, quoting a popular Grateful Dead lyric that captures the enduring spirit and camaraderie of the band’s devoted followers.

Don’t miss out on the chance to immerse yourself in the magic and transcendental vibes of the Grateful Dead. Secure your tickets now and prepare to groove to the timeless tunes that have captivated generations. As the band once sang, “Rally up your favorite Grateful guys and gals and join us, won’t you?”

So get ready for a wild ride through time as the Grateful Dead’s 1991 Soldier Field performance steals the spotlight at Meet-Up At The Movies. It’s an event Deadheads won’t want to miss, where the music lives on, and the spirit of the band continues to inspire.

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