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3 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Grateful Dead spirit at San Rafael seder

It very well could have been the kind of seder where the bitter herbs were blessed and then rolled into a joint and smoked.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, San Rafael, CA, Life, Holidays, Passover, Hanukkah, Religion, Judaism

7 hrs ago | TwinCities

Replacements tickets go on sale May 3

Patient Replacements fans are in luck. A year after guitarist/vocalist Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson reactivated the cult Minneapolis band, they've finally announced a homecoming gig.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Etix, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Echo & the Bunnymen, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

New Documentary About The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir Premiering Tonight in NYC

A new documentary about founding Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir gets its premiere tonight at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.


Related Topix: Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock

Independent Weekly

Japan's Acid Mothers Temple have a problem with being consistently excellent

This analogy doesn't have much to do with the band's sound: Though Acid Mothers Temple includes several avowed fans of Jerry Garcia's cadre, the group's deep grooves, bristling guitars and seasick synthesizers owe more to alternate antecedents.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Acid Mothers Temple, Quicksilver Messenger Service

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Miles Davis - 'Miles at The Fillmore: Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3'

In retrospect, Miles Live at Fillmore was an odd choice as the first Miles Davis album I ever bought.


Related Topix: Miles Davis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Phil Lesh 'Not Completely There Yet' Processing Jerry Garcia's Death

This spring and summer, Grateful Dead co-founder Phil Lesh, as he's done during so many spring and summers past, will be playing the music of his legendary former band and a whole host of other rootsy, cosmic sounds.


Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Chester, NY, Theater, Arts, Phil Lesh & Friends, Music, Entertainment

The L Magazine

Scares Real and Imagined: An Interview with Avey Tare

There are things scarier than horror movies. Sidelined for a big chunk of last year with chronic strep throat, Animal Collective's Avey Tare began to question the longevity of his music's signature-that always ecstatic scream.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Party with Pam before The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Age

Technically, the kids are all right

Cyber bullying, update-addiction, sexting - everything unpleasant about social media, from one perspective, is the fault of the Grateful Dead.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pop/Rock, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Teenagers, Yale University

WJZW-FM Washington

2014 Record Store Day Offering Hundreds of Exclusive Vinyl Releases

Spring is in the air, but if you breathe deeply enough you may also pick up the scent of fresh vinyl.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Animals, The Allman Brothers Band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Black Crowes

The Las Vegas Sun

Cutler, Foster, Derulo, Bastille, Blacc,

Happy Easter Weekend, everyone! Viva Las Vegas - it's also a rockabilly pin-up party weekend, plus a lot of music high notes.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Pop/Rock, Wine, Drink, Stratosphere, Gaming

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, now touring as The Dead.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Marijuana, San Rafael, CA, Santa Cruz, CA


Bob Weir & RatDog will play Celebrity Theatre in July

Calling all Phoenix-area Deadheads! A press release yesterday announced that Bob Weir , legendary co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, and his band RatDog are making a stop at the intimate Celebrity Theatre July 7 for a 7:30 p.m. show.


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


Artist Carolyn Ferris kicks off a Bacchanalian feast of art, music and wine

If you are making a trip to Napa on a Sunday over the next few weeks, be sure to drop in at the " Wild Artist High Noon Deco Lounge Series " featuring art works of Bay Area rock poster artists such as Carolyn Ferris , Chris Shaw and John Seabury.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia

WJZW-FM Washington

Phil Lesh & Friends to Play First-Ever Concert in New York City's Central Park

Phil Lesh & Friends , the musical project led by the founding Grateful Dead bassist, will play their first-ever headlining show in New York City's Central Park next month.


Related Topix: Phil Lesh & Friends, Pop/Rock, Jazz


Music films hit distinct note at annual Tribeca Film Festival

Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival where the documentary lineup is heavy on musical subjects, from hip hop star Nas to shock rocker Alice Cooper.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Bjork, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts

The Washington Post

The DC Cannabis Campaign provides a legalization-themed playlist

For some, this Sunday marks the end of Lent, when self-denial gives way to celebration, and for others Sunday's a different kind of holiday.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Pop/Rock, Sports

Thu Apr 17, 2014


How 420 became code for marijuana

The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Family, Teenagers, Pop/Rock

The Mountain Times

Jim Lauderdale: A Busy Man at MerleFest

Jim Lauderdale, who is scheduled to play at MerleFest April 24 to 27, is simply one of the most prolific songwriters and performers in the roots music business.


Related Topix: Country, Pop/Rock, Blues, North Mississippi Allstars, Nashville, TN, Music, Entertainment


An interview with mystery author Alan Bradley, creator of the Flavia de Luce series

Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce mysteries revolve around an 11-year-old girl English girl with a predilection for poisons and a talent for solving murders in the early 1950s.


Related Topix: Books, The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, American Beauty, Chemistry, Science