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John Fogerty has famous backers in Oakland (1989)

May 27, 1989 – John Fogerty has recruited Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir(g), Randy Jackson (b), Steve Jordan (d) and Clarence Clemons (s) to back him at “In Concert Against AIDS” held at Oakland Coliseum Stadium in Oakland, CA

Grateful Dead travel to Oakland (1986)

February 14, 1986 – local band Grateful Dead – that is Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Brent Mydland (kb), Phil Lesh (b), Bill Kreutzmann (d) & Mickey Hart (d) – at Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland

Booker T. takes The MG’s to Oakland (1970)

January 31, 1970 – Booker T & The MGs – that is Booker T Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. – opens for Creedence Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California

Neville Brothers open for The Dead (1985)

December 31, 1985 – The Neville Brothers – that is Aaron Neville (voc), Art Neville (kb), Charles Neville (ss, as), Cyril Neville (perc), Brian Stoltz (g), Daryl Johnson (b) and William Green (d) will open for The Grateful Dead at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland

The New Riders of the Purple Sage open for the Dead (1981)

December 31, 1981 – The New Riders of the Purple Sage – that is John Dawson (g, voc, harmo), David Nelson (g, voc), Allen Kemp (g, voc), Buddy Cage (pedal steel) & Patrick Shanahan (d) – will play before The Grateful Dead at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA