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The Gorge Amphitheatre
George, WA

Seating Capacity: 23000
Venue Type : Outdoor Amphitheater

Total Gigs: 60
  DMB  (58)
  Dave & Tim  (1)
  Dave solo  (1)

Longest Performance:
09.01.06 - Bartender (23:22)

Song Liberations
9.8.02Halloween (after 1363 days)
9.4.10Fool to Think (after 1074 days)
9.5.10I Did It (after 2192 days)
9.2.11American Baby (after 1858 days)
8.31.13#34 (after 2160 days)
8.31.14Steady as We Go (after 2947 days)
8.31.18Spaceman (after 1024 days)
Description
The Gorge Amphitheater is one of, if not the, most famous venues in dmb history. Aside from Trax and Floodzone, it is the most often visited venue by the band and has been sold out every show they've played.

It is located on the picturesque edge of a cliff overlooking the Columbia river gorge in the remote deserts of central Washington state. The majestic view is enough to take anyone's breath away let alone the experiences of camping with friends underneath a crystal clear view of the Milky Way's spiral arms as well as swimming in the refreshing Columbia river.

Nevertheless, impressive scenery and great camaraderie is not the only attraction for dmb fans to this venue. Shows in the past have consistently featured the rarest setlists of the tour and are performed with exceptional zeal and energy. So when the band decided to release their first box set, the choice was obvious.

All things considered, it is no surprise that the band's annual runs at the Gorge have become not only the best place to see both DMB and mother nature at their finest but also a mandatory pilgrimage for any enthusiastic dmb fan.

754 Silica Rd. NW
George, WA 98848

Songs that made their debut at this venue:
Blackbird (8.21.05)
Stay or Leave (full band) (8.30.08)
Road (9.4.09)
Caveman (9.4.09)

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#27                          123  4       5      6            7#27
#34                     1                        2             #34
#361                                                           #36
#40    1    P T          T                P                    #40
#4112  34 5  67   8 9   10      1112 13 14  15  16  17   18    19    20 21 #41
(Don't Fear) The Reaper                                       1                    (Don't Fear) The Reaper
Again and Again                                                      1  2 3Again and Again
All Along the Watchtower1 2 34 5 6   7  8  9  10  11  12  13    14   15   16     17   18    19All Along the Watchtower
Alligator Pie                                 1      2  3                Alligator Pie
American Baby                    1                 2                     American Baby
American Baby Intro                    1   2             3                     American Baby Intro
Angel        1                                                   Angel
Angel from Montgomery   1      2                                          3      Angel from Montgomery
Ants Marching12  3 4   56   7   8 9  10   11  12 13   14     15 16   17  18   19  20Ants Marching
Anyone Seen the Bridge 1 2  3  4 5   6    7   8  9 101112       13     14   15  16       Anyone Seen the Bridge
Baby Blue                                     1  2                   Baby Blue
Bartender     1 23  4     5    67    89   10   11 12        13  14   15    Bartender
Be Yourself                                                    1       Be Yourself
Belly Belly Nice                                            12  3   4 5     Belly Belly Nice
Belly Full                                              1 2           Belly Full
Best of What's Around, The12    3  4        5  6                         7  8  910     Best of What's Around, The
Big Eyed Fish        1              2            3  4     5  6     7     Big Eyed Fish
Black and Blue Bird                                                   1   2    Black and Blue Bird
Blackbird                      1                                     Blackbird
Blackjack                                     1  2                   Blackjack
Break for It                                     1                      Break for It
Break Free                        1                                   Break Free
Build You a House          T                                                 Build You a House
Burning Down the House                             1                      2   3   Burning Down the House
Busted Stuff                                   1                        Busted Stuff
Butterfly                 TTT TT 1   2                              3Butterfly
Can't Stop                       1 2           3      4     5      6  Can't Stop
Captain         PP 1                                        2     3Captain
Caveman                                123                         Caveman
Come On Come On                                                          1 Come On Come On
Come Tomorrow                                                         1  Come Tomorrow
Corn Bread                          1234 56  7   8    9 10   1112   13   14Corn Bread
Cortez the Killer                                       1                    Cortez the Killer
Crash into Me123 4 5  6   7    8  9  10   1112   13   14  15  16      17     18   Crash into Me
Crazy Easy                   1                         2              Crazy Easy
Crush  12   34   5  6   7  8  910   11   1213  14    15   1617    18 19 20  Crush
Cry Freedom            1   2  3                                   4    Cry Freedom
Dancing Nancies 12    3    4 5    6  7 8  9 10  11  12     13 14     15   1617   18 Dancing Nancies
Death on the High Seas                                                     1      Death on the High Seas
Digging a Ditch     1   2   3  4        5          6   7 8    910    11    12 Digging a Ditch
Dive In                                 1     2                    Dive In
Do You Remember                                                          1 Do You Remember
Dodo                                                        T   Dodo
Don't Drink the Water  12  3 4  5    6 7 8   9  10 11   12  13 14   15   16  17    18   19 Don't Drink the Water
Down by the River                                                    1       Down by the River
Dream So Real, A                          123                               Dream So Real, A
Dreamgirl                    1234    5                               Dreamgirl
Dreaming Tree, The    1        A 2      T  34   5 6  7        8               Dreaming Tree, The
Drive In Drive Out1 23  4   5 6    7    8        9               1011           Drive In Drive Out
Drunken Soldier                                             1    2 3       Drunken Soldier
Eh Hee                          1234           56                 Eh Hee
Everyday         1 2   3  4  5 6    7    8   9  10  11        12     13 Everyday
Exodus         T                                                  Exodus
Fool to Think         1 2   3  4                 5                       Fool to Think
For the Beauty of Wynona  1                                                         For the Beauty of Wynona
Funny How Time Slips Away        1                                                   Funny How Time Slips Away
Funny the Way It Is                                 12 3 4     5  6       7   8Funny the Way It Is
Gaucho                                          1    2            Gaucho
Good Good Time                                                1           Good Good Time
Good Times Bad Times                                        1                   Good Times Bad Times
Grace Is Gone     1 23 4567 8   9    10   11            1213       14       15 Grace Is Gone
Granny    1  23    4  56   7   8          9   10    11       12 13    Granny
Gravedigger           1  2           3  4  5  6    7   8  9     10 11    Gravedigger
Grey Street     12  345 6  78    9  1011   12   1314  15   16    17  1819  20   21 Grey Street
Halloween  1          2                          3   45   6     7    Halloween
Heartbeat Intro   1  23 4                                                  Heartbeat Intro
Hello Again                 1 2  3                                    4Hello Again
Help Myself1   2          3  4          5                              Help Myself
Here On Out                                                         1  Here On Out
Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)                              1                             Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)
Hunger for the Great Light                    1234   5                         6      Hunger for the Great Light
I Did It        123 4   5 6                  7                      I Did It
Idea of You                       1 23                             4 5 Idea of You
If I Had It All         1   2  3  4    5                                   If I Had It All
If Only                                            1  2 3          If Only
If You've Got the Time, We've Got the Beer                                                  1         If You've Got the Time, We've Got the Beer
I'll Back You Up       1                                                    I'll Back You Up
Imagine                                                            Imagine
Improv/Jam          1            2                                    Improv/Jam
Jimi Thing1234  5   6 7    8  9    1011   12 13  14   15   16  17   18 19  20   21Jimi Thing
Joyride                 123                         4              Joyride
JTR     1234 5              6                                  JTR
Kashmir                                               1            Kashmir
Kill the Preacher                                          P   P             Kill the Preacher
Kit Kat Jam            1                                               Kit Kat Jam
Last Stop, The  1          T  2        3         4                    5 6 Last Stop, The
Leave Me Praying 1                                                          Leave Me Praying
LeRoi solo  1                                                         LeRoi solo
Lie in Our Graves 1  23 4  5  6    7  8   910 R  11 12  13   R 15 R  1617    18  19  20Lie in Our Graves
Light Lift Me Up        T                                                   Light Lift Me Up
Little Red Bird                                     1   2       3  4       Little Red Bird
Long Black Veil   1      2  3                                   4          Long Black Veil
Louisiana Bayou                    1 23  4   5              6           7  Louisiana Bayou
Love Is the Only Way                                                            Love Is the Only Way
Lover Lay Down     1   2   3     4  5      6                 7  8 9 10   11 Lover Lay Down
Loving Wings           12 3  4     5 6 7   8   9    10     11   12  13      Loving Wings
Lying in the Hands of God                                1    23    4        5    6  Lying in the Hands of God
Maker, The     1                      2  3 4     5                6   Maker, The
Mercy                                          123   4  5        Mercy
Minarets 1             2                     3      4    5 6    78  Minarets
Money                             1                              Money
Mother Father          1                                                 Mother Father
Needle and the Damage Done, The                                    1                2      Needle and the Damage Done, The
Oh            T                            1    2 3   4 5     Oh
Old Dirt Hill (Bring That Beat Back)                     1       2           3   4   5      67  Old Dirt Hill (Bring That Beat Back)
One Sweet World   1  2  3 4   5 6  7   8   9 10   11    12       13 14 15   16   17One Sweet World
Out of My Hands                      1       2      34    5     6          Out of My Hands
Pantala Naga Pampa  12  34 5   6 7   8  9 10   11 12  13   1415   16    1718    19 20 21  Pantala Naga Pampa
Pig   1    PP  2    3      4                      5     6  78  Pig
Proudest Monkey    1        2         3     4  5    67   8   9     10   11  12Proudest Monkey
Rapunzel  12  34 5   6 7   8  9 10   11 12  13   1415   16    1718    19 20 21  Rapunzel
Raven                                  1     2   3        4 5 6  Raven
Recently   1   2 3         4              5            6 7 8  9     Recently
Rhyme & Reason    12      3   4  56     7    8              9   10 11   12   Rhyme & Reason
Riff, The                                            1               Riff, The
Road                                123                         Road
Rooftop                                             1   2   3 4    Rooftop
Runnin' Down a Dream                                             1              Runnin' Down a Dream
Rye Whiskey                                    1              2        Rye Whiskey
Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin)                                                       1 2  Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin)
Satellite    1  2  34    56     7     8  9    1011   12   13 14   15 16  17  Satellite
Save Me                                         1   2   3          Save Me
Say Goodbye 1  2 3 4             56                7            8  9   Say Goodbye
Seek Up       1 2   3    4 5   6   7  8     9  10   1112   13 14  15  16  Seek Up
Seven                                1234  5    6  7 8  9  10   11 Seven
Sexy M.F.                                                       P   PSexy M.F.
Shake Me Like a Monkey                                1234  5   6  7    8 9  10 11  Shake Me Like a Monkey
She                                                           1She
Shotgun                        1  2          3                     Shotgun
Sister                       1   2  3    4        56   7 8   9    Sister
Sledgehammer                              1                  T2      3  Sledgehammer
Sleep to Dream Her        1                          2                        Sleep to Dream Her
Slip Slidin' Away                                                  1         Slip Slidin' Away
Smooth Rider                    1      2                                Smooth Rider
Snow Outside                                               1 2  3       Snow Outside
So Damn Lucky                             1 2  3 4    56   7  8  9   10   So Damn Lucky
So Much to Say12 3  4   56   7  8 9   10  11  12        13     14   15  16      17So Much to Say
So Right        1 2            3            4         5      6     7So Right
Some Devil                                   1   2   3   4  5         Some Devil
Song That Jane Likes, The 12 34    5  6    7       8   9 10             11 12  13  14    15Song That Jane Likes, The
Space Between, The        123  4                            5                 Space Between, The
Spaceman                                1 23   4   5  6    7     8  Spaceman
Spoon               1                                 2          Spoon
Squirm                                1 2 3 4    5   6  7    8    Squirm
Stand Up (For It)                     1    2                                 Stand Up (For It)
Stay (Wasting Time)  1     2      3  4    5  6   7 8    9 10         11      12 13 Stay (Wasting Time)
Stay or Leave                              1  2  3 4     5    6  7 8   9 Stay or Leave
Steady as We Go                                                  1         Steady as We Go
Still Water                                          1                 Still Water
Stolen Away on 55th & 3rd                    1  2      3                 4           Stolen Away on 55th & 3rd
Stone, The