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10 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield


THIS DAY IN 1968: Guitarist Eric Clapton announced the breakup of Cream. The band played a farewell concert later in the year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Cream, Kenny Rogers, Country, Blues, Mavis Staples, BJ and the Bear, Comedy Movies, Adventure

16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Peace, love and kindness at funky Folly

Inspired by Jerry Garcia, the late guitarist and front man for the iconic hippie jam band the Grateful Dead, a Folly Beach city councilman has succeeded in having the first week of August dedicated to the ideals of the 1960s.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, Folly Beach, SC, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Best Bets, July 7, 2014: David Murray Infinity Quartet

Tenor saxophonist Murray, founding member of legendary World Saxophone Quartet, has collaborated with musicians including Max Roach, Macy Gray, Cassandra Wilson, and Jerry Garcia.


Related Topix: Jazz, Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Jerry Garcia Band, "The Night They Drove Old...

Jerry Garcia begins with a devastated cry, singing with a whispering hurt. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" has never sounded more confidential, never more personal.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Band, Jerry Garcia Band, Sebastopol, CA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Out and about: Bob Weir & RatDog, Sheila E., Ms. Lauryn Hill and more

The Grateful Dead is long gone, but Bob Weir & RatDog live on. Weir and Rob Wasserman, the Dead's rhythm guitarist and bassist , started RatDog as a side project.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Sheila E, The Antlers

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vail Daily News

Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra, returns to State Bridge Saturday

Dark Star Orchestra was formed in 1997 in Chicago by John Kadlecik and keyboardist Scott Larned .


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Bob Weir

The Campbell Reporter

Mexican harbormaster, shipping agent, captain and owner of shipwrecked Erik charged with manslaughter

Charles Gibson, of El Sobrante, far left, Rich Ciabattari, of Pinole, Gary Hanson, of Novato, and Jerry Garcia, far right, of Novato, hold a life ring from the sportfishing boat the "Erik" outside a restaurant in Pinole, Calif., on Friday, June 27, 2014.


Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Novato, CA, Pinole, CA, Pop/Rock, El Sobrante, CA

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Exclusive Premiere | Jerry Garcia Band Covers The Band

The latest installment of the GarciaLive series of Jerry Garcia live archival releases features the Jerry Garcia Band's March 22, 1978 performance at Veteran's Hall in Sebastopol, CA.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia Band, Sebastopol, CA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Business Wire

Harvey Milk Wax Figure Unveiled by Nephew to Celebrate Opening of Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Stuart Milk, Co-Founder and Board President of the Harvey Milk Foundation, revealed the figure, which is ready to meet guests in the attraction's Spirit of San Francisco area, alongside figures of Janis Joplin and Jerry Garcia.


Related Topix: Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco, CA), Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Milk, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Pop/Rock


Throwback Thursday | Grateful Dead Bust Out Casey Jones

"Casey Jones," a Grateful Dead song written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, was played over 300 times between 1969 and 1993, but disappeared from setlists between 1984 and 1992.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock

Tue Jun 24, 2014


DSO & The Weight To Re-Create 1973 Dead & Band Sets

Jerry Garcia celebrated his 31st birthday on August 1, 1973 by performing with the Grateful Dead at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, NJ as part of a stacked double-bill featuring The Band.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, Jersey City, NJ

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Big Apple

"Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly...

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, WebMD, Secaucus, NJ

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Musician Billy Joel participates in a press conference to announce...

THIS DAY IN 1980: "It's Still Rock and Roll To Me" became Billy Joel's first number-one hit.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, John Mahoney, Anne Murray, Country

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Miami New Times

Best Rock Club

The ghosts of Jackie Gleason and Jerry Garcia roam these halls. Opened in 1950 as the Miami Beach Auditorium, this 3,500-person theater was South Beach's chosen stage for Broadway-style musicals, world-class boxing exhibitions, and cameos by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, and other cocktail-set celebrities.


Related Topix: Jackie Gleason, Pop/Rock, Miami-Beach, FL, Theater, Arts

Tue Jun 17, 2014


Listen: 2014 Jazz Fest headliner Phish's new album 'Fuego' out June 24

The venerable Vermont jamband Phish played the New Orleans Jazz Fest for the first time since 1996 this year, rocking for three straight hours on the Acura stage.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Front www.keysnet.com

The Grateful Dead experience, sort of, coming to the Lower Keys

The music and lifestyle of the Grateful Dead, considered by many to be the preeminent jam band of the 1960s, and 1970s, 1980s and mid-1990s, is celebrated in the Lower Keys next weekend with what's called the Grateful Summer Music and Arts Festival.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock

Wed Jun 11, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Rare Grateful Dead concert film coming to theaters

GRATEFUL DEAD: Jerry Garcia, leader of the legendary group The Grateful Dead, works with his guitar on May 8, 1979.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock


Review: Bob Weir, RatDog channel Grateful Dead vibe in uneven DeVos Hall show

I was probably a little naive to think I could get a falafel on the street before Tuesday's performance by former Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir and his band RatDog at DeVos Performance Hall.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ratdog, Grateful Dead, The Grateful Dead, Entertainment

Tue Jun 10, 2014


This Day in Music History: June 10th

1992: The publishers of John Lee Hooker's song "Boogie Chillen" filed a lawsuit against ZZ Top, claiming that "La Grange" had ripped off Hooker's song.


Related Topix: John Lee Hooker, Blues, Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, The Clash, Punk