San Francisco, UNITED STATES: TO GO WITH AFP STORY: US-music-auction-Grateful Dead A custom-made Grateful Dead leather jacket from the 1980s is seen at the Bonhams & Butterfields auction house in San Francisco. Guitars played by The Grateful Dead's legendary front man and gold records from the psychedelic-era band will be up for auction to the group's famously cultish followers beginning 08 May. AFP PHOTO/Kara Andrade (Photo credit should read Kara Andrade/AFP/Getty Images)(Photo by Kara Andrade/AFP/Getty Images)
The year was 1986, and the venue was Rich Stadium in Orchard Park New York. A band, and a very large carpet would make history.