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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.
10 hrs ago
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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 .
Mon Jul 28, 2014
THIS DAY IN 1987: Ben and Jerry's began selling Cherry Garcia ice cream, in honor of Grateful Dead singer-guitarist Jerry Garcia.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wed Jul 09, 2014
THIS DAY IN 1968: Guitarist Eric Clapton announced the breakup of Cream. The band played a farewell concert later in the year.
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.