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Eugene celebrates Grateful Dead’s lasting local impact at recent Autzen performance

In June of 1978, thousands of Dead Heads made their way to Eugene for The Grateful Dead’s first performance at Autzen Stadium. Many were in search of a spiritually transformative musical experience — others just came for a good time. Santana, Eddie Money, and The Outlaws joined The Grateful Dead …

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Ken Kesey, who called Eugene home, helped the world transition into the hippie generation

Ken Kesey wrote “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” and he called Eugene home.

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