Skull & Roses 2 brought twenty unique interpretations of Grateful Dead music back to the Ventura County Fairgrounds in an attempt to rip a portal into the very fabric of time and space. To the delight of the thousands of deadheads in attendance, the main stage - complete with a life-size re-creation of the famous Wall of Sound, constructed with the oversight of legendary Grateful Dead roadie Steve Parish - occupied the exact same spot in the arena where The Dead performed some of their most amazing shows.
"California, preaching on the burning shore
California, I'll be knocking on the golden door
Like an angel, standing in a shaft of light
Rising up to paradise, I know I'm gonna shine."