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Grateful Dead | Dave's Picks Volume 6 | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 3:19 pm

Studio album purists might have a sound argument when it comes to certain rock acts, but few Deadheads would ever argue that the quality of the Grateful Dead's studio work superseded their live recordings. Most of their studio albums we’re muddled down by the likes of Warner Brothers, big time L.A. record executives that wanted a four minute track, or just poor planning and execution. Only the Terrapin Station studio suite superseded its live performance.

Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band Heads East To New York

Submitted by dead.net on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 2:04 pm

Formed from weekly shows at Phil Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA, the Terrapin Family Band has become the venue's official house band. Terrapin Crossroads' constant free bar shows, often featuring bandleader Phil, have created an opportunity for the young musicians of Terrapin Crossroads' crew to perform together and with a diverse cast of visiting musicians.

18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival Adds Artists

Submitted by gatheringofthe… on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 8:25 am

With an already stellar line up announced, the 18th Annual Gathering of The Vibes Festival is thrilled to welcome Blues Traveler, guitar impresario Steve Kimock & funky keyboard godfather Bernie Worrell, Jason Crosby Band, von Grey, Twiddle, and local festival favorites The Kind Buds, to its already impressive four-day lineup.

Furthur | Boardwalk Hall | Atlantic City, NJ | 4/27/2013 | Review

Submitted by John Tarricone on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 6:10 pm

Comparisons - The world is littered with them. We compare this to that for reasons only the people doing the comparing can comprehend. Sometimes they are interesting, sometimes they are not.Furthur @ Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday 4/27/13 left me comparing a laundry list of items.Personal Comparison #1 – Deadheads Then Vs.

Bobby Weir collapses on stage and taken to Hospital

Submitted by Ryan Neeley on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 10:20 am

Bob Weir, former member of the Grateful Dead, collapsed on stage during a Furthur show Thursday night at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY after showing signs of distress throughout the evening.  Playing their ninth sold out show in twelve days, the 65 year old rhythm guitarist stumbled, then fell around 11pm during the song "Unbroken Chain", and was assisted to his

Furthur Confirms 4 Nights @ Red Rocks in September

Submitted by furthur.net on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:51 pm

Today, Furthur announced plans for their summer and fall tours. Furthur will kick things off with their 1st performance at the BottleRock Napa Valley Festival on May 8th. Furthur has a 3 hour slot scheduled for that night, which is nearly 90 minutes longer than any other act.

From St. Louis to San Francisco: Dave's Picks Volume 6

Submitted by dead.net on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:46 am

2 complete shows, once missing reels filled with never-before-heard material, a previously unheard and quite majestic 1969 "Dark Star," a first-ever version of "New Speedway Boogie," a second-ever version of "Mason's Children".... We can hardly contain our excitement about Dave's Picks Volume 6. The first major return of material to the vault since 2005's Houseboat Tapes, Dave's Picks Volume 6 will feature 2 complete shows with never-before-heard material from 2/2/70 Fox Theater, St. Louis, MO and 12/20/69 Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA.

Gathering of the Vibes Announces Lineup, Includes Phil Lesh & Friends

Submitted by gatheringofthe… on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:24 am

The 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes announces their initial line-up, keeping their track record – for nearly two decades as the premier music, arts and camping festival in the Northeast.

Furthur | 1st Bank Center | Broomfield, CO | 2/23/2013 | Review

Submitted by Charles Sokoloff on Sat, 03/02/2013 - 10:23 am

Do you believe in augurs? As a bookworm and English teacher, I always look for them in literature and instruct my students to do the same. Omens of good things to come and harbingers of impending doom are common tropes in fiction. But the portents woven into those narratives are intentional and premeditated – mechanisms to clue the reader in to future events. Real life is another matter entirely.