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THIS DAY IN 1968: Guitarist Eric Clapton announced the breakup of Cream. The band played a farewell concert later in the year.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
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.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.