Magoo’s Pizza Parlor

On this date — May 5 — the Warlock’s made their first appearance at Magoo’s Pizza Parlor in Menlo Park. As we all know, the band changed its name to the Grateful Dead. It was 1965, 54 years ago.

Get a full list of all the places in Menlo Park and Atherton where the Dead appeared in this post by Corry Arnold from four years ago on the occasion of the band’s last appearance together (minus Jerry, of course).

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Spotted: Warlocks’ first gig at Magoo’s 52 years ago today

Scott Fortlage posted this photo on Do You Remember the Old Menlo Park today, noting that the Warlocks (which became the Grateful Dead) played their first gig on May 5, 1965 at Magoo’s Pizza Parlor in downtown Menlo Park. Wow, over 50 years ago…

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