The Grateful Dead are reuniting for a 3 day concert in celebration of their 50th anniversary. The concert will take place over the 4th of July weekend at Chicago’s Soldier Field, Trey Anastasio from Phish will be filling in for iconic leader Jerry Garcia (who passed away in 1995).
The initial tickets sold out almost immediately, the three day tickets are now being re-sold online for $1,291 to $22,878 (at the time of this posting). If you’re just dying to see the Dead, but don’t quite have $1,291 (plus money for travel and lodging), you can buy a 1-day pass for Friday night ($533 to $5,005), Saturday night ($455 to $3,635), or Sunday night ($546 to $4,824).
CNN Money reported that “The Grateful Dead’s ‘Fare Thee Well’ show at Chicago’s Soldier Field will be the last performance ever with the original members of The Dead, according to band member Bob Weir.”
According to CNN Money, “The most expensive 3 day pass sold so far went for $7,499.”
Before the initially 210,000 tickets sold out, they had an original face value of between $60 and $200.
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