•••

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

The Grateful Dead News

News about The Grateful Dead continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | 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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Symphony, Arts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KAZR-FM Des Moines

beatles

THIS DAY IN 1987: The Beatles sued Nike and Capitol Records over the use of the song "Revolution" in shoe commercials.

Comment?

Related Topix: Capitol Records, Media, Music, Watkins Glen, NY, Pop/Rock, Jim Davis, Linda Kelsey, Folk, Jonathan Edwards

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Observer

Sherman's illuminating tourist attraction returns for 6th year

Imagine walking on a one-mile trail in the forest at night, where the landscapes are transformed with ever-changing colorful lighting that highlights the various aspects of the plant life and the forest.

Comment?

Related Topix: Sherman, NY, Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead - Dave's Picks, Volume 1

And so a series of live archival Grateful Dead concert releases begins under the moniker of Dave's Picks .

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Richmond, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Dead tribute plays Grandview Live A tribute band will celebrate the...

A tribute band will celebrate the birthday of Jerry Garcia, the late head of the Grateful Dead.

Comment?

Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Daytona Beach, FL

Cape Gazette

One of the area's - hoppiest' personalities

I recently had a chance to speak with Calagione and find out some little-known facts about one of our area's "hoppiest" personalities.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Creative Loafing Tampa

The Music Issue 2014: Skipper's Smokehouse

Iconic North Tampa venue Skipper's Smokehouse has long been a refuge for peanut-butter crunchy and strawberry jammy vibrations, and one of its longtime residents, Uncle John's Band, has been drawing hundreds of warm bodies to the scuffed, plank-boarded Skipperdome dance floor for upwards of 15 years.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cleveland.com

Vibe & Direct blowing minds with elevator-friendly experience

Vibe & Direct - Marty Calkins, Danny Giannetto, Michael Miller and Doug Rab - is getting ready to release its next EP, "Liquid Atmosphere."

Comment?

Related Topix: Ballad, Pop/Rock, Jazz, The Wave, Music, Entertainment

JamBase

Robert Hunter Switches It Up At City Winery

Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter played his first two of three consecutive performances at City Winery in NYC on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Zephyr's 1969 Debut Album to Be Reissued on Both CD & Vinyl

Tommy Bolin fans, you are in for a treat! The 1969 recorded debut of the guitar great performing with his first major act, Zephyr, the blues and jazz influenced rock and roll steamroller fronted by powerhouse female vocalist, Candy Givens, will be reissued courtesy of Purple Pyramid Records starting August 5. With newly remixed and remastered audio ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Alabama Live

Warren Haynes, Gov't Mule rip through 20th anniversary tour stop at Sloss

Haynes, drummer and Gov't Mule co-founder Matt Abts, along with bassist Jorgen Carlsson and multi-instrumentalist Danny Louis, peppered a 2 1/2 hour show with old favorites, songs from their 2013 album "Shout," extended jams and teases to songs by rock 'n' roll's greatest bands.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

winehouse2

THIS DAY IN 2011: Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London. She was 27. Her death was attributed to accidental alcohol poisoning.

Comment?

Related Topix: Amy Winehouse, Pop/Rock, California, Don Imus, Tony Joe White, Blues

JamBase

Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 11 | Wichita 1972

The Grateful Dead have announced the 11th installment of the Dave's Picks series of live archival releases, which features the band's lone performance in Wichita from November 17, 1972.

Comment?

Related Topix: The Dead, Pop/Rock, Grateful Dead

Stories

Grateful Dead Lyricist Forced to Tour to Pay Medical Bills

Touring is fun, right? Not when you don't have a choice because you have medical bills to pay and publishing isn't paying enough anymore .

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, bladder cancer, Health

JamBase

Exclusive Grateful Dead Spring 1990 TOO Compilation On Beats

On September 9 The Grateful Dead will release Spring 1990 - The Other One , a 23-disc box set featuring eight complete shows played during that landmark tour.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Dead, Albany, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

It will be '4:20' when jam-band Moonalice takes the stage at Cutting Room

Much of the Moonalice story-high points of which include over 342,000 Facebook "likes," 67,000 Twitter followers and millions of downloads of the high-inspired, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-enshrined single "It's 4:20 Somewhere"--can be divined from the free posters for the San Francisco-based psychedelic roots-rock jam band's July 30 New York gig at ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock

Hypebot

How Some Managers and Agents Benefit From Piracy and Low-Paying Streaming Music

Seems like every six months or so I have friends forward me an article or interview with a manager or agent extolling the virtues of streaming Usually this comes with some note that reads something like this "Agent/Manager X thinks streaming/piracy is a good thing, Why don't you?" I am always perplexed by this.

Comment?

Related Topix: University of Georgia, Pop/Rock, The Band

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Don't upstage: The state of arts-going etiquette

They wore tie-dye, danced down the aisles and reportedly smoked marijuana in the hallowed crevices of Heinz Hall.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Classical, Cellphones, Theater

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Robert Hunter, Folk, Jerry Garcia, Country, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

If you're a Grateful Dead fan, you should be truckin' to a movie theater tonight

Fans of the legendary jam band will always keep it alive, and one of the ways they do that is through an annual event called the "Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies."

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••