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  1. Dust Off Those Rusty Strings, Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Live Design Online

    Candace Brightman came out of an eight-year retirement to be lighting designer/director for the Grateful Dead's concluding performances this summer. Brightman has held the position for more than 40 of the band's 50-year history since being hired by guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1972.

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  2. Montage video from Brian Godchaux & Sandy RothmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... of The Grateful Dead, San Francisco's loftiest musical denizens. Sandy was a frequent jam partner of the late Jerry Garcia, with whom he performed in the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, while Brian's brother Keith was keyboardist with the Dead. John had ...

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  3. Phil Lesh & Friends Pay Tribute To Grateful Dead 1980 At TerrapinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JamBase

    ... night Mickey Hart and Bob Weir got arrested after a show in San Diego for defending a Deadhead. Allen sang the Jerry Garcia songs on Thursday, while Grahame Lesh handled lead vocals on Bob Weir tunes. Barraco showed off his Brent Mydland impression ...

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  4. Lib at Large: Former Grateful Dead keyboardist honors band a jazzy twist on their musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... in its infancy. “The biggest issue for me was having to amplify a keyboard to compete with (guitarist) Jerry Garcia's four Twin Reverbs (amplifiers) turned up to 10,” he says from Charlotte, North Carolina, where he lives with his ...

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  5. Jerry Garcia remains an inspiration for Seattle musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Olympian

    Guitarist Andy Coe has had a passion for the Grateful Dead - and particularly Jerry Garcia - ever since he was a kid. "I got to see them play a few times before Jerry passed away," the Seattle musician said in a recent phone interview.

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  6. Take a look ahead to Boston concert in Dodge CityRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... area. It was the mid 1960s, and a friend steered Pihl toward a talented local musician giving guitar lessons: Jerry Garcia, who was in a band called the Warlocks. His involvement in various bands provided opportunities to play with and open for acts ...

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  7. See Dan Auerbach's The Arcs Play Three Tunes at L.A.'s Village RecorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Nashville Scene

    ... flourishes - the slide guitar work in the "Stay in My Corner" is an especially nice nod to the ghost of Jerry Garcia. Music City phenom Kenny Vaughan, who played on the record, was not present for the shoot, but all-female mariachi group Mariachi ...

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  8. Red Sox will host Grateful Dead Night at Fenway Park 08.25.15 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Boston.com

    ... shows, 24 of them at the Boston Garden . August 9 also marked 20 years since the passing of guitarist Jerry Garcia. While the remaining members of the Dead played their last shows together in July, several members will be touring with guitarist John ...

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  9. Dust Off Those Rusty Strings, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Live Design Online

    "My main thing is to get some heartwarming, joyful light out there and encompass as many people as possible," says Candace Brightman, who came out of an eight-year retirement as lighting designer/director for the Grateful Dead's concluding performances this summer. Brightman has held the position for more than 40 of the band's 50-year history since being hired by guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1972.

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  10. Grateful Dead Most Famous Band From California?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Patch.com

    ... t the Grateful Dead have their following. Hundreds still show up to their concerts every year despite front man Jerry Garcia having been dead for quite some time.

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  11. Franco Cristiano set for winning runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Southland Times

    ... by three and a half lengths. The Dunn stable has Nikola, a sound prospect in race eight. Nikola ran third to Jerry Garcia and Canardly Lover in the Kurow Cup two starts back. and Nikola will both be driven by John Dunn, who is the leading reinsmen ...

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  12. PHOTO: Matthew Ascaridis told The ABC News Fixer he and his wife were taken by a ticket scammer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | ABC News

    ... Dead's last show ever, fittingly held at Chicago's Soldier Field, where the band's beloved late frontman, Jerry Garcia , played his last show 20 years ago in July 1995. Too bad the buyer you chose was a thief who had figured out how to exploit a ...

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  13. In career full of twists, Murphy unsure of next turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | San Diego Padres

    It's been a long, hard road for Pat Murphy to get here and it will be a long, tough slog for him to remain. But as the Grateful Dead sang in the last line of the last song they performed before Jerry Garcia passed away, life has its anomalies: "Such a long long time to be gone and a short time to be there."

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  14. My Morning Jacket: More versatile than your typical jacketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Cavalier Daily

    ... versatility, playing both guitar and a soundboard throughout the show. He bears a startling resemblance to Jerry Garcia with his long, unruly hair, but brings his own sound and style. One of the more touching moments of the concert came when James ...

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  15. Half Step: Grateful Dead tribute coming to Opera HouseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Deadheads unite! Pay tribute to the great Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead at the Rochester Opera House on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m., when Half Step lights up the stage with a jammin' night of Dead music. With attention to detail the band uses similar instruments, amplifiers and effects to closely authenticate the sound of the Grateful Dead, the “pioneering godfathers of the jam band world.” To enhance the experience, the band plays sets in the sequence fans might have heard at a Grateful Dead concert years ago.

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  16. Jazz is Dead, Vienna Boys Choir, the BFG and More Set for Fall 2015 at SopacRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    South Orange Performing Arts Center has announced its Fall 2015 Events at 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079. Scroll down for details! Tickets: $40-$55 Jazz is Dead celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Grateful Dead with their highly-anticipated exclusive tour beginning August 1, the late Jerry Garcia 's birthday, and running through Labor Day 2015.

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  17. Live Review: Gathering of the VibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | LiveDaily News

    This summer marked the 20th anniversary of Gathering of the Vibes music festival, and it fell on the weekend of what would have been The Grateful Dead founder Jerry Garcia's 73rd birthday. In many ways, the 2015 gathering at Bridgeport, CT's Seaside Park was less about Deadheads and jam bands and more about the various tribes of fans making a pilgrimage to see their favorite bands.

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  18. Good morningRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... and just focus on getting the nicotine monkey off your back. It's tough, but worth it. Finally, you're 53 and Jerry Garcia was 53 when he died. I know you lead a pretty full and spirited life lol, filled with things you enjoy, etc. But Jerry was in ...

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  19. NOFX -- No Hippies, No ExceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | TMZ.com

    ... called "It's My Job to Keep Punk Rock Elite," tells TMZ he'd rather "listen to Dick Cheney play guitar than Jerry Garcia." He says, "Punk rock started because of those terrible dinosaur bands playing 8 minute terrible songs. The Ramones showed the ...

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  20. And the greatest pop songwriter of all time is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... (18), Elvis Costello (24), James Brown (26), Woody Guthrie (28), Dolly Parton (30), Michael Jackson (34), Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter (36), John Fogerty (40), Sly Stone (42), Neil Diamond (47), Billy Joel (50), Notorious B.I.G. (52, the ...

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