Andrew Behar's feature-length investigation of the Deadheads charts the progress of an extraordinary cultural phenomenon: the survivors of the Dead, an estimated two million fans who had followed the rock band Grateful Dead worldwide, from one concert to another, for three decades. The
"Long, Strange Trip" of the band ended on August 9, 1995, when middle-aged frontman Jerry Garcia died of heart failure at a rehab clinic.
Behar's lens focuses on the impromptu carnival in parking lots and meadows adjacent to any Dead show. During the 1994 summer tour, the Deadheads put on their own performances, with guitars, bagpipes, drums, even didgeridoos. Vans and buses testi...