• As you may have noticed, Grateful Dead music has assumed a life of its own, and the joy it brings, the community it generates, is not only enduring, but also thriving.  And so Dead Heads can return to one of their favorite show sites ever, the Ventura County Fairgrounds, on April 6 through 8 this year to take part in…

  • John Perry Barlow, long time lyricist for the Grateful Dead, and later, The String Cheese Incident, passed away quietly in his sleep, February 7th, 2018.  And while the ripples of his life will far surpass the sorrowful emotion of his passing, in the coming months, we are all destined to find ourselves acknowledging Barlow’s intricately intertwined existence within each of us.  Maybe…

  • Touring in support of their brand-new release, “Ruins,” their fourth full-length project, the band proved that it was way more multidimensional than the casual listener might think judging from a couple of hits such as “My Silver Lining” and the famous video of them singing “Emmylou” with country-music queen Emmylou Harris in the audience. Rightfully so, the women and their supporting players…

  • The ever-active Chris Robinson, amid plenty of Chris Robinson Brotherhood concert dates in early 2018, has brought together a new amalgamation of renowned players including Robinson, Greg Loiacono, Pete Sears, Barry Sless, and John Molo, who together call themselves the

  • Along with the band’s core guitarists, Ross James and Grahame Lesh, Scott Law (Brokedown in Bakersfield, Cosmic Twang, Darol Anger, Phil & Friends, more) played in the band during the first set, Cass McCombs (Skiffle Players, eight solo albums), was featured during the second set, and Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz (ALO, Rock Collection, Brokedown in Bakersfield), added pizzazz to the third set.…