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13 hrs ago | JamBase

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, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Classic-Rock, Blind Faith, Ozzy Osbourne

17 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Golden Nuggets: Nashville Shows in Music Vault's YouTube Offerings

Happy Friday, folks! Make sure you eat the right mushroom, because we have a helluva YouTube rabbit hole for you.


Related Topix: Wolfgang's Vault, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Metal, Metallica, The Allman Brothers Band

21 hrs ago | 303 Magazine

Q&A With Steve Kimock - Playing in the Band With Bob Weir & RatDog This Weekend

It's Dead time in the Mile High. Grateful Dead bassist Bobby Weir and his band RatDog are coming to town with famed guitarist Steve Kimock .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ratdog, The Dead, Pennsylvania

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, Jerry Garcia


Hear the Grateful Dead's 'Estimated Prophet' With Branford Marsalis

In March 1990, the Grateful Dead teamed up with jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis for a concert at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum, where they jammed together for most of the set.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Branford Marsalis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment


Moon Tunes | Mingo Fishtrap, California Honeydrops & More

Last month we reported on a new video series called Moon Tunes launched by organizers of this fall's Phases Of The Moon Music & Art Festival .


Related Topix: Danville, IL, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Folly Beach, SC, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young


Ear Monitor Recordings From Jerry Garcia's Final Show Surface

During the last few years of their career the Grateful Dead used inner ear monitors and talkback microphones that allowed the members to communicate with each other without the audience hearing what they were discussing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

The Spirit of Rock CHOM

LISTEN: Former Rolling Stones and Grateful Dead Manager Sam Cutler in-studio

Rob Kemp in for Terry DiMonte. Earlier this morning the legendary Sam Cutler, former tour manager for bands such as The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead joined us in-studio to chat about his experience and shoot the breeze.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNET News.com

YouTube gets injected with 12K live concert videos

The video-sharing site works with Music Vault to bring users thousands of remastered music videos, from The Grateful Dead to The Sex Pistols to Fleet Foxes.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Sex Pistols, Punk


Disco Buscuits and other Philly bands lead the 'jamtronica' charge

BEHIND THE stage, seagulls bobbed and boats rocked in the Delaware River current.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Philadelphia, PA, The Disco Biscuits, University of Pennsylvania, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Washington Times

Country Times: Nashvillea s Jim Lauderdale rides again

Life doesn't have to be that way for Mr. Lauderdale , 57, one of the most respected songwriters in Nashville .


Related Topix: Country, Joe Ely, North Carolina, Pop/Rock

Gateway Pundit

Unhinged SiriusXM Grateful Dead Host Threatens To Fight Conservatives "To The Death"

SiriusXM radio host on the Grateful Dead channel, Gary Lambert, went on an unhinged rant against a conservative Dead Head, threatening to "fight to the death" against conservatives gaining any more influence on the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, US Supreme Court, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Daily Page

Vinyl Cave: After Bathing at Baxter's by Jefferson Airplane

Jefferson Airplane was among the vanguard of rock bands exploding out of the San Francisco folk scene onto the national stage in the 1960s.


Related Topix: Jefferson Airplane, Pop/Rock, Jefferson Starship, The Beach Boys

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Big Lead

Bill Walton Joined Chris Robinson, Bob Weir and RatDog on Stage at The Greek Theatre

Bob Weir and RatDog played The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Weir was a founding member of The Grateful Dead, so of course Bill Walton was there.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Crowes

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 .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Weir, Jerry Garcia

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Show Preview:Bob Weir and RatDog live at the Greek Theatre on July 2

Bob Weir & RatDog will perform live in concert at The Greek Theatre on Wednesday, July 2nd.


Related Topix: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Pop/Rock


Interview | Reflecting With Papa Mali

A lot changed for Malcolm "Papa Mali" Welbourne in the last few years, and to talk with him now is to hear from someone who's been through some very bright and very dark days - and emerged healthy and enlightened.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Meters, Funk


Today in Rock: July 2

On this day in 1949 Roy "The Professor" Brittan, future keyboardist for the E Street Band, is born in Queens, New York.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KAZR-FM Des Moines


THIS DAY IN 1956: Elvis Presley recorded "Don't Be Cruel" and "Hound Dog" in New York City.


Related Topix: The Beach Boys, Pop/Rock, Oakland, CA, Comedy, Alice, Entertainment, Drama, Television