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  1. Radiohead Announce 2017 US Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | JamBase

    British rockers Radiohead have announced a batch of tour dates taking place this spring in the United States. The nine new shows surround their upcoming headlining appearances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in April.


  2. The California Honeydrops Announce Early 2017 Dates & Release SinglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | JamBase

    After a big 2016 that saw The California Honeydrops spend months on the road with Bonnie Raitt , play before 25K at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, return to Burning Man and sell out headlining shows across the country, the band will pick up where they left off early next year. Not only have The California Honeydrops confirmed a series of dates with more to be announced, they have unveiled three singles this month.


  3. Mickey Hart To Present SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award To Zakir HussainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | JamBase

    The SFJAZZ Gala 2017 will be held at SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco on January 18. That evening's program will include Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart presenting his longtime collaborator and fellow percussionist Zakir Hussain with the SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award. A master tabla player, Hussain was an integral contributor to Hart's 1991 album Planet Drum and the pair of percussionists also teamed up on the Global Drum Project and shared numerous live stages - including Grateful Dead shows - over the past several decades.


  4. Grateful Dead Hosts First Tapers Section At Show On This Date In 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | JamBase

    Today marks a momentous event in the history of live concerts as on October 27, 1984 the Grateful Dead held their first show with a designated Tapers Section. Reserving a portion of seats in the venue to accommodate passionate fans who by then had developed sophisticated means to capture every note the band played became customary at Dead shows.


  5. Mickey Hart Shares Previously Unreleased 'Planet Drum' TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | JamBase

    As reported , a 25th anniversary deluxe reissue of Mickey Hart 's 1991 LP Planet Drum featuring three previously unreleased tracks will be released on December 2. The Grateful Dead drummer has shared one of the new additions, the song "Sea Of Showers," in advance of the record's re-release. The new edition of Planet Drum also includes additional arrangements and compositions by Hart and longtime associate and tabla master Zakir Hussain and will be the first time the album is available on vinyl.


  6. Watch Carlos Santana Guest With Widespread Panic On This Date In 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | JamBase

    Fifteen years ago today Widespread Panic brought a three-show run at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California to a close with the help of a rock legend. Bay Area resident Carlos Santana sat-in with the Georgia rockers for the first half of their second set on October 14, 2001.


  7. Mickey Hart To Perform With Zakir Hussain & Niladri KumarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | JamBase

    Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart has been added to a concert featuring his longtime collaborator, tabla master Zakir Hussain , who is currently touring with talented sitarist Niladri Kumar . Hart will join the duo at their October 26 at Zellerbach Hall on the campus of the University Of California Berkeley.


  8. Grateful Dead Make Final Greek Theatre Appearance In 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | JamBase

    The earliest known appearance by the Grateful Dead at the historic Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California dates back to October 1, 1967. A year later the Dead played the outdoor venue near their San Francisco home, but would not return to the Greek until a three-night stand in September 1981.


  9. Dave Matthews Band Honor Jerry Garcia With 'Eyes Of The World' In 1995Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | JamBase

    On this date in 1995, the Dave Matthews Band made their debut at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California. The show came just two days after the death of Grateful Dead guitarist/vocalist Jerry Garcia, whom the DMB honored with their first and only "Eyes Of The World" cover.


  10. 6 Previously Uncirculated Grateful Dead Recordings From 1966 SurfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | JamBase

    What a week it has been for hardcore Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia fans as a bevy of previously uncirculated recordings have been shared. On Monday, we told you about a batch of Grateful Dead and Garcia/Saunders soundboards that popped up on a torrent site and yesterday we reported on seven additional GD and Merl/Jerry recordings that surfaced.


  11. Return Of The Red Eye: Slightly Stoopid, SOJA & More Play The Greek - PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | JamBase

    California reggae rock band Slightly Stoopid made a home state stop on their extensive Return Of The Red Eye Summer Tour last Friday night, appearing at the famed The Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California. The group brought with them supporting acts The Grouch and Eligh & Zion I whose set was followed by fellow reggae rockers SOJA led by frontman Jacob Hemphill .


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