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6 hrs ago | Nippertown!

The Palace Theattre Adds Another New Concert

Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra is scheduled for a return to Albany's Palace Theatre at 7:30pm on Saturday, November 15 to recreate a song-for-song performances straight from the set list of an historic Dead concert.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock

10 hrs ago | Ink 19

Peter Rowan

In 1966 he auditioned for Bill Monroe, and was a "Bluegrass Boy" until 1967. From there he partnered with mandolin player David Grisman and founded Earth Opera, hitting the hippie scene opening for among others The Doors.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Peter Rowan, Bill Monroe, David Grisman, Muleskinner, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Jerry Garcia's SF Homes to be Honored With Plaques

Jerry Garcia is one of San Francisco's most famous sons, and the legendary Grateful Dead frontman and guitarists' former homes in the Excelsior District are to be honored with plaques.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Style Weekly

Talking Dead

Smell the patchouli from here? Dark Star Orchestra drummer Rob Koritz stands to the right of vocalist Lisa Mackey, who sings the parts of former Grateful Dead backup vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux.


Related Topix: Dark Star, Punk, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Chesterfield, VA, The Band


Jerry Garcia childhood homes may be commemorated

Jerry Garcia may be most closely linked in many people's mind with the Haight-Ashbury, but the Grateful Dead front man and San Francisco native actually grew up in another neighborhood - and the supervisor who represents that area wants to make sure he's remembered there.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Haight (San Francisco, CA), The Grateful Dead, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


This Day in Music History: July 29th

1987: Jerry Garcia reached an agreement with Ben & Jerry's over the introduction of the Cherry Garcia flavor.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, The Grateful Dead, Thin Lizzy


This Year's Gathering Of The Vibes Features New Dead Tribute Act

Gathering of the Vibes was founded in 1996 as a tribute to then-recently-deceased Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead .


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Bridgeport, CT, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KDXY-FM Jonesboro


THIS DAY IN 1987: Ben and Jerry's began selling Cherry Garcia ice cream, in honor of Grateful Dead singer-guitarist Jerry Garcia.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Mike Tysona s ramblings get standing ovation at Comic-Con panel for Adult Swim animated show

He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Dead tribute plays Grandview Live A tribute band will celebrate the...

A tribute band will celebrate the birthday of Jerry Garcia, the late head of the Grateful Dead.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Grateful Dead, Daytona Beach, FL

Colorado Springs Independent

Stone symphony announces 'musical Ted Talk'

The cash-strapped Colorado Symphony has been performing at Red Rocks a lot this season, serving as orchestra-for-hire for DeVotchKa, Steve Vai and Amos Lee , as well as an upcoming Jerry Garcia tribute featuring Government Mule's Warren Haynes.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Lyricist Robert Hunter On Finding Words for the Grateful Dead

Robert Hunter was a non-performing member of the Grateful Dead , a master lyricist who wrote the words to virtually every Jerry Garcia song.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Robert Hunter, Folk, Country, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014


'California Slim: The Music, the Magic, and the Madness' is Released

Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart once said, "There was a community in need of music, and music in need of a community."


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Xlibris, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Flashback | Jerry Garcia Sits In With Sting At RFK Stadium

In an unexpected pairing, the Grateful Dead chose Sting to open 11 stadium shows on their summer tour in 1993.


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

Fri Jul 11, 2014


List | 10 Great Songs About Going Home

Earlier today basketball great LeBron James penned penned a poignant letter explaining the reasons why he will return home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers starting next season.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Classic-Rock, Blind Faith, Ozzy Osbourne


The Grateful Dead's fabled 1990 concert with Branford Marsalis to be released as special box set

In this Nov. 1, 1992 file photo, Grateful Dead lead singer Jerry Garcia performs at the Oakland, Calif., Coliseum.


Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Wine, Drink, Music, Entertainment


Is Knute Berger just another stoned hippie?

Maybe it's because I have frequently been accused of looking like Jerry Garcia. Maybe it's because I went to Evergreen and people often assume I have a stoner's proclivities.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Drugs, Beer, Drink, Marijuana

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Live Music Blog

PHOTOS / RECAP: RatDog + Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ The Greek Theatre, LA 7.2.14

Hard to believe that the Grateful Dead offshoot, RatDog, has been at it for almost 20 years.


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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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

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