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3 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

Jerry Garcia

Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia was an American musician who was best known for his lead guitar work, singing and songwriting with the band the Grateful Dead .


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

8 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: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia

12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Teacher, Steve Urban, at Calderone School of Music in Springfield and ...

Steve Urban spends most of his time teaching at the Calderone School of Music in Springfield and East Hanover, but this artist also spends countless hours in the recording studio working with some of rock & country music's top recording and performing artists.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Pop/Rock, Susan Tedeschi, Blues

16 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Pat Metheny, Bruce Hornsby at the Amp

On Friday, Metheny and his Unity Group will drop in to the Chautauqua amphitheater, the latest stop on their current Campfire Tour.


Related Topix: Pat Metheny, Jazz, Chautauqua, NY, Pop/Rock, Chris Potter

20 hrs ago | News Times

Good vibrations for Bridgeport music festival

Founder and organizer Ken Hays goofs around with Bobby Paltauf, 14, of Redding, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 as they prepare for the annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.


Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Pop/Rock, Funk, Deep Banana Blackout, Fairfield, CT

Yesterday | Cybergrass

Keller Williams' Grateful Grass Release New Album

Today, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Keller Williams and Grateful Dead's Rex Foundation release DOS.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Non-Profit, Jeff Austin, 9, Buffalo, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

'Dead' lyricist Robert Hunter a crowd-pleaser

Armed with just an acoustic guitar and harmonica, Robert Hunter brought the timeless tunes of the Grateful Dead to life.


Related Topix: Robert Hunter, Folk, Pop/Rock

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont-made custom selfie toasters

There's a reason the word "selfie" was added to the Oxford Dictionary-- almost everyone takes them and even if they don't, almost everyone knows what they are.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rutland, VT, St. Albans, VT, Albany, VT, Fire

Athens Banner-Herald

Cosmic Charlie's Grateful Dead revival celebrates 15 years with Athens show

For Michael Wegner, it's the Grateful Dead. As a teenager, Wegner learned to play guitar by listening to Jerry Garcia's licks.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

The Larchmont Daily Voice

Larchmont 'Dead Head' Takes Ride Of Her Life

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. Ruby Engel rolled into Port Chester's Garcia's partying on the roof of the magical Furthur Bus on Tuesday night, July 29, giving new meaning to the "Dead Head" mantra of "being on the bus."


Related Topix: Port Chester, NY, Larchmont, NY, Chester, NY, Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 29, 2014


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, Jerry Garcia, Thin Lizzy

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, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, 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: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Haight (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


Phil Lesh & Friends to Perform at Forest Hills Stadium

Phil Lesh & Friends , a jam band led by the former bassist of the Grateful Dead , has been added to the summer lineup at the recently renovated Forest Hills Stadium , organizers announced.


Related Topix: Phil Lesh & Friends, Pop/Rock, Queens, NY, New York, NY, The Replacements


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: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Bridgeport, CT, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Hundreds of VW buses converge on Ashe County2:01 pm

Twin Rivers Family Campground in Crumpler looked more like the parking lot at a Grateful Dead concert over the weekend, as the 18th Annual High Country Bus Festival rolled into town.


Related Topix: Crumpler, NC, Pop/Rock


Grateful Dead release Coliseum shows

Several concert recordings from the Nassau Coliseum that began as bootlegs eventually became official albums.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Radio Free Arizona: The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

When an artist enters the studio intent on "experimentation," the results will be unpredictable.


Related Topix: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Folk-Rock, Pop/Rock, The Black Crowes


Stormy Mondays | Grateful Dead 1974 Retrospective Part 5

Welcome to Part Five of the Stormy Mondays' Grateful Dead in 1974 retrospective , in which we'll focus on the songs .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Contra Costa Times

Today's Music Picks: Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration comes to Greek Theatre

Here's one that Deadheads definitely won't want to miss: The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration is set for Friday at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Symphony, Arts