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  1. Mr. Fairfax retires after 19 years of civic serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    "It's very flattering, that's for sure," says Richard Pedemonte about being known as Mr. Fairfax. Richard Pedemonte is known by many as Mr. Fairfax.


  2. Monterey Pop Festival's 50th Anniversary: All the PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | RollingStone

    Fifty years after the legendary Monterey International Pop Festival laid the groundwork for music festivals, the fest returned to California's Monterey County Fairgrounds this weekend. As Norah Jones, Jack Johnson, Phil Lesh, Eric Burdon and Booker T. Jones gear up for fest's revival, they reflect on the legacy of the summer of '67 The Monterey Pop 50 festival - which runs June 16th to 18th, exactly 50 years after the original fest's dates - features Jack Johnson, Norah Jones, My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Phil Lesh, who performed at the 1967 Monterey Pop with the Grateful Dead, among those celebrating the fest's 50th anniversary.


  3. Ap Photos: Counterculture flourished during summer of 1967Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... introduced America to the exciting new sounds coming out of San Francisco's local music scene. There was the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother and the Holding Company, which launched Janis Joplin's career, ...


  4. The Monterey International Pop Festival Returns, 50 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | KQED

    ... Norah Jones will perform Saturday night; she's Ravi Shankar's daughter. And Phil Lesh from the Grateful Dead, which also played the original Monterey Pop, will close out the show Sunday night. There are unfamiliar names in the lineup too. Perhaps, ...


  5. Monterey Pop celebrates 50th with Eric Burdon, Norah JonesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 16 | The Daily Advance

    ... June 16-18, 1967, event featured local San Francisco bands still in early stages of their careers, like the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jefferson Airplane. And it introduced Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Otis Redding and Ravi Shankar to an American ...


  6. Monterey Pop Celebrates Its 50th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Friday Jun 16 | SFGate

    The Monterey International Pop Festival began a half century ago, and to celebrate its 50th anniversary the fest is bringing back a few of its former acts for the three-day event. In 1967, the festival was the epitome of the "Summer of Love," featuring local San Francisco bands like Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead.


  7. How Monterey Pop Set the Stage for Festivals to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Billboard

    ... International Pop Music Festival brought together some of the major acts of the day -- Simon & Garfunkel , The Grateful Dead, and Phillips' band, The Mamas & the Papas -- while introducing the world at large to others that would become icons in ...


  8. Pro-Shot Video: Joe Russo's Almost Dead Shares Wild Sequence From Brooklyn Bowl Run FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | JamBase

    In March, Grateful Dead tribute act Joe Russo's Almost Dead played a series of six shows at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City split up over two weekends. The second weekend found the band joined by bassist Oteil Burbridge for three shows as regular bassist Dave Dreiwitz was on tour with Ween.


  9. How TIME Covered the Original Monterey Pop FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Time

    Two years before Woodstock - and precisely 50 years ago this weekend - the Monterey International Pop Festival created buzz about the hippie movement and kicked off what would become known as the "I'm just blowing my mind!" cried a net-stockinged coed last week on the Monterey County Fairgrounds in California. She wasn't the only one.


  10. Monterey Pop Kicked Off 50 Years Ago TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Stereogum

    ... "lift the level of what rock 'n' roll should be," Adler said. They signed on Jefferson Airplane, the Who, the Grateful Dead, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Simon & Garfunkel, Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, ...


  11. After 50 years, an encore of the Monterey Pop FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Post-Bulletin

    ... Monterey Pop Festival served as a launchpad for such luminaries as Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. It also helped bring soul singer Otis Redding in front of a new audience and introduced master Indian classical musician ...


  12. Mopidy-InternetArchive 2.0.3Read the original story

    Friday Jun 16 | Python

    This extension lets you search for and stream recordings ranging from alternative news programming , to Grateful Dead concerts , to Old Time Radio shows , to book and poetry readings , to original music uploaded by Internet Archive users.


  13. Summer of Love turns 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    ... when throngs of American youths descended on San Francisco to join a cultural revolution. Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead recalls a creative explosion that sprouted from fissures in American society. That summer marked a pivotal point in rock 'n' roll ...


  14. June 16 in Music History: The Monterey International Pop Festival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    1965 - Bob Dylan records "Like A Rolling Stone" at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City in the sessions for the forthcoming Highway 61 Revisited album. Session musicians include Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper, whose Hammond organ on this track becomes one of rock's most recognizable sounds.


  15. Oteil Burbridge finds life in band's epic song catalogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Boston Herald

    ... Jeff Sipe). But while steeping in this funky mix of improvisational rock, he never spent time listening to the Grateful Dead. "It wasn't until I played in the BK3 trio with (Dead drummer) Bill Kreutzmann and (Max Creek guitarist) Scott Murawski in ...


  16. Pro-Shot Video: Dead & Company Continues Tour In BurgettstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | JamBase

    Dead & Company featuring Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bob Weir and Bill Kreutzmann joined by Oteil Burbridge, John Mayer and Jeff Chimenti brought their current tour to Burgettstown, Pennsylvania on Thursday night for a performance at KeyBank Pavilion. Eleven shows into the run, the six-piece is starting to dig deeper into the Grateful Dead's live repertoire as Thursday's performance included four 2017 debuts.


  17. 50th anniversary Monterey Pop Festival kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    The 50th anniversary Monterey International Pop Festival gets underway tomorrow at the same site as the famous 1967 event -- Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California. As previously reported, the three-day extravaganza's lineup includes three artists who played at the original fest: Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh , Animals frontman Eric Burdon , and soul great Booker T. Jones of Booker T. and the M.G.'s fame.


  18. Yonder Mountain String Band Plays Show #1,000 On This Date In 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | JamBase

    ... The Front in Burlington, Vermont 25 years ago today. Watch sparse video footage and listen to audio of the Grateful Dead's appearance at the Haight Street Fair on this date in 1968. Not only have Queens Of The Stone Age unveiled the first single off ...


  19. Bob Weir Meets Guys Associated With Coining '420' TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | JamBase

    Way back in 1971 a group of students at San Rafael High School in Marin, California who were known as the "Waldos" would come together to smoke marijuana and would use the term "420" between them as code for the sessions. April 20 or "420" went on to become a holiday of sorts in cannabis culture and one of the more widely circulating stories about the origins of the stoner holiday credits the "Waldos" of Steve Capper, Mark Gravitch, Dave Reddix, Larry Schwartz and Jeffrey Noel .


  20. Barenaked Ladies, coming to Bethlehem, making music of a different PersuasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | The Morning Call

    When whimsical Canadian pop-rock band Barenaked Ladies played the Summer Stage in New York City's Central Park a year ago, keyboardist Kevin Hearn thought it would be cool to have storied Brooklyn a capella group The Persuasions join them for a couple of songs. Hearn had met The Persuasions through his work as musical director for the final performance years of proto-punk rocker Lou Reed .