Cast of Characters
Henry Gonzalez: Veteran Austin artist/stage manager.
Matt Hubbard: Keyboardist, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Matt Hubbard trio.
Carl Huff: Fan who saw the GD at Municipal Auditorium in December 1971, a performance that began and ended with Buddy Holly's "Not Fade Away."
Edi Johnson: Accountant at Manor Downs since 1978; still helps maintain the now-closed facility.
Margaret Moser: Chronicle everything, 1981-2014.
Dave "Grateful Dave" Moynihan: Founder of Dallas' Lone Star Dead, the longest-running GD radio show in existence.
Turk Pipkin: Activist/author/filmmaker/juggler who performed in mostly unofficial capacities at GD shows throughout the Seventies and Eighties.
Woody Roberts: Austin music/radio/marketing veteran who had an office at Manor Downs.
Jay Trachtenberg: KUTX deejay and longtime GD fan who was present at both Ron "Pigpen" McKernan's and Jerry Garcia's final shows.
Eddie Wilson: Armadillo World Headquarters founder and owner of Threadgill's, who first met Jerry Garcia in the early Seventies on a business trip to California.