It's tough being Jerry. He won a poll at Vassar about who students would most like to see, but "Garcia … was only available in the middle of the week. It was also rumored that Grateful Dead fans were notorious for destroying concert halls and that the chapel would suffer the same fate. Since the committee felt that a concert would not do well in the middle of the week, the idea of a Jerry Garcia concert was abandoned." Carroll, Homer. 1976. Knocks & Swipes: Concert Blundering II. Vassar Miscellany News, November 5, 1976, p. 7.