July 10, 2008

Jake's Leg at Clayton's Parties in the Park, 7/9/08

An eclectic mix of deadheads and business-types populated Shaw Park in Clayton on Wednesday night. Jake's Leg, a Grateful Dead tribute band, brought out the free spirits who jigged and swayed next to clean-cut business types who may have been called "The Man" or the "Establishment" only a generation ago. These photos capture the diversity.
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People still found time to take care of business.
People still found time to take care of business.
Scott Brown had plenty of dance poses.
Scott Brown had plenty of dance poses.
Many friends gathered at Parties In The Park.
Many friends gathered at Parties In The Park.
Ryan Wilhite, Jakes Leg drummer, sets up his equipment prior to Wednesday’s performance in Shaw Park. He has been with the band for three years.
Ryan Wilhite, Jakes Leg drummer, sets up his equipment prior to Wednesday’s performance in Shaw Park. He has been with the band for three years.
Jake's Leg at Clayton's Parties in the Park, 7/9/08
Ed Brungard enjoys the concert by sporting his Grateful Dead shirt, which he purchased in 1972 when they performed at the Fox Theatre. Also shown at right is Jeff Wendling.
Ed Brungard enjoys the concert by sporting his Grateful Dead shirt, which he purchased in 1972 when they performed at the Fox Theatre. Also shown at right is Jeff Wendling.
A variety of drinks was available to partygoers.
A variety of drinks was available to partygoers.
Cindy Capps and Jackie Obst groove to the music.
Cindy Capps and Jackie Obst groove to the music.
Charlemagne, a 200-pound Great Dane dog, got plenty of attention Wednesday evening. Shown is his owner at right, Jay Kloecker.
Charlemagne, a 200-pound Great Dane dog, got plenty of attention Wednesday evening. Shown is his owner at right, Jay Kloecker.
Jake's Leg at Clayton's Parties in the Park, 7/9/08