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Grateful Dead house party - a soiree featuring the Black Muddy River Band

  • Jan 26, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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Special treats will be sprouting like fireworks at our next Grateful Dead Meetup party. The Black Muddy River Band will be playing in the intimate setting of a house party in North Potomac, MD, where you can raise your freak flags high and relax into an evening of all-inclusive fun. This gathering of the rainbow circle will celebrate life, the universe, a full moon and our friend Dave "RavenSpace" Dennis who will soon be taking his ever-positive and inspiring self on a journey to Ixtlan, well actually on a move to Charlotte, NC.

The Black Muddy River Band is an acoustic trio who play Grateful Dead tunes with a harmonic convergence flowing with warmth and spirit. Jamie, Steve and Dave are locally based musicians and Deadheads who spin colorful webs with all manner of Dead tunes. Here's a link to their website:

A night for listening, playing, dancing, meeting folks and even an opportunity to get aboard in the making of a documentary film about Deadheads. You know, "Who are these Deadheads and why do they keep following me around?"

This is a dining event so please bring some food for sharing, and B.Y.O.B.

On hand will also be the "Magical Mystery CD Box". Burn some to contribute and/or have your pick of CDs. Anything at all.

Directions will follow RSVPs the week before the party.
Let us know if you can offer a ride or need one.

Please contact me with any questions or suggestions. Looking way forward to getting together, again or for the first time.

Fare well,




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  • Michele

    Amazing to see so many Dead lovers--even more amazing to see the Black Muddy River Band again.

    January 30, 2013

  • George G.

    My thanks to the hosts also-plus a thanks to whomever shared CD's in the magical box, I have been enjoying two great shows the last few days when stuck in the car.

    2 · January 29, 2013

  • Jill B.

    Many thanks for the "Grate" time last night:)))

    2 · January 27, 2013

  • Kathy H.

    Thanks so much for hosting! That was so much fun!!!

    1 · January 27, 2013

  • Dave D.

    That was fantastic!! Thanks Bob & Eileen:)

    2 · January 27, 2013

  • Ginger

    Great music, great food, great hosts!

    2 · January 27, 2013

  • Wendy

    That was fantastic!! So much FUN!

    4 · January 27, 2013

  • Michael Kevin M.

    Awesome time! Good food, good music, good people! Who could ask for more?

    3 · January 27, 2013

  • Steve K

    The band was superb and inspired!

    2 · January 27, 2013

  • Mark

    I'll never stop loving the Dead and their music.

    1 · January 26, 2013

  • Glenn

    Is anybody coming from the Silver Spring/Bethesda area?

    January 26, 2013

    • Glenn

      I got a flat and am now driving on a donut which isn't in the greatest shape, so I can only drive minimally. If someone can get me there, great. Unfortunately I'll have to bail otherwise.

      January 26, 2013

  • Steve K

    Very excited to meet the local Deadheads. See you all there :)

    January 25, 2013

  • Karen P.

    Same here - snoozed and loozed. If anyone does decide not to come, please post it here, and maybe Tina and I can squeeze in! Happy snow to everyone!

    January 24, 2013

  • Tina G.

    wood love to go but the rsvp says it full :(

    January 22, 2013

    • Glenn

      Maybe Bob can add a waiting list. A few people are bound to bail. As it is, I might not be able to get there until two hours into it myself.

      January 22, 2013

  • Michael Kevin M.

    I live in Poolesville & it's nice to know that there are other kind folks in the vicinity! Look in' forward to meeting everybody!

    January 21, 2013

  • dave

    Thanks Bob!

    January 20, 2013

  • Mike H

    Just a quick "how-dee-doo" to all the new folks. Welcome!

    6 · January 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Bob. Brand new to the group. Is this gathering open to newbies?

    January 8, 2013

    • Bob

      Hi Robert. For sure. We've been having great, friendly parties, though none in 5 months. New folks always welcomed.

      January 9, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks. Looking forward to it.

      January 9, 2013

  • Jack G.

    Thanks so much for the invite Bob, but I have to be in Dc for a concert that night, to see Brooklyn Rider. Have a blast!

    January 5, 2013

  • Royal

    live MUSIC, sounds great.

    2 · January 4, 2013

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