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FILE--This Nov. 1, 1992 file photo shows Grateful Dead lead singer Jerry Garcia performing in Oakland , Calif. Garcia, who died on Aug. 9, 1995, Cyndi Lauper and Toby Keith will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June. The organization announced Wednesday that Linda Perry, country music songwriter Bobby Braddock and “Hoochie Coochie Man” writer Willie Dixon will also be inducted on June 18. (AP Photo/Kristy McDonald, File)

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It’s always a strange night with Big Sky, because the cover band does the Grateful Dead right. The team mostly stays put in Manitou Springs, where it’s built an eccentric, boogying base. The Ancient Mariner remains the hub — the birthplace of Shakedown Street, which gave rise to “Shakeheads” through the ‘80s and ‘90s before founders joined forces with Big Sky. Visit the Facebook page to see where they’re truckin’ next.

Seth is a features writer at The Gazette, covering the outdoors and the people and places that make Colorado colorful.

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