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What Deadheads need to know for the Grateful Dead's Soldier Field shows

What Deadheads need to know for the Grateful Dead's Soldier Field shows

It's the end of the road for the Grateful Dead. The band's final three 50th anniversary shows kick off Friday at Soldier Field. More than 70,000 Deadheads are expected each night this weekend to see Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart perform with Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio nearly 20 years after the Grateful Dead's final concert with Jerry Garcia at Soldier Field. There has been much Deadhead frenzy since the sold-out concerts were announced in January. Thousands of fans flooded post offices with mail-in ticket requests, and many downtown hotels have long been sold out. June shows were later added in Santa Clara,...

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