An Evening With Robert Hunter: Grateful Dead Lyricist at Count Basie Theatre on October 1 at 8 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

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  • An Evening With Robert Hunter: Grateful Dead Lyricist
  • When: Tuesday, October 1, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Count Basie Theatre
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.

Seating Options

  • $19 for the rear side orchestra or balcony (up to a $38.50 value)
  • $25 for the rear orchestra or loge (up to a $48.50 value)
  • $29 for the side orchestra (up to a $58.50 value)
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An Evening With Robert Hunter: Grateful Dead Lyricist

  • How long it's been since Robert Hunter toured: almost a decade
  • Why's he finally returning to the road, in his own words: “I began thinking about touring again and started working on my guitar playing. And the more I played the more I was reminded of the special joy that connecting with an audience brings. And I realized I missed it."
  • When he joined the Grateful Dead: the fall of 1967, when he wrote the first verse of "Dark Star"
  • Other psychedelic Dead hits penned by Hunter: "Uncle John's Band," "Casey Jones," "Sugar Magnolia," "Truckin'"
  • Best Robert Hunter lyric to put on a tombstone: "What a long, strange trip it's been"
  • Lyric that's either about the dangers of drugs or the world's worst train conductor: "Drivin' that train/ High on cocaine/Casey Jones you better watch your speed"

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    Count Basie Theatre

    99 Monmouth St.

    Red Bank, New Jersey 07701


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In a Nutshell


Famed lyricist who penned classics such as "Truckin'" and "Uncle John's Band" thrills Deadheads with cuts from his legendary songbook

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 1st, 2013. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem on 10/1 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Count Basie Theatre. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must redeem/purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Count Basie Theatre's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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