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Tiësto to embark on final leg of In Search Of Sunrise tour

Tiësto- for the Grateful Web

With twenty-five shows in four weeks, Tiësto will be giving thousands of fans an opportunity to enjoy the full unique In Search of Sunrise experience. A special party will take place on New Year's Eve at the world famous Roseland Ballroom by New York's Times Square, when Tiësto will deliver a full five hour live set that will mark the culmination of his amazing In Search of
Sunrise
tour. This is going to be a special night for Tiësto, where he will pull out all the stops for the biggest celebration of the year!
 
At past performances, the master DJ has had buzz artists like Tegan & Sara, Cary Brothers and José González as well as theatrical entertainment phenomena Blue Man Group perform live while he spins. Tiësto also made a dance floor hit mix of Maroon 5's  "Not Fall Apart" that is on their upcoming Call And Response: The Remix Album.

Mon 8 Dec   Cowboys - San Antonio, TX
Tue 9 Dec   Centro de Convenciones Siglo XXI -Merida, Mexico
Wed 10 Dec  Estadio de Beisbol Aquilles Serdan - Puebla, Mexico
Thu 11 Dec  Roots - Mexico City, Mexico
Fri 12 Dec  Arena Monterrey -Monterrey, Mexico
Sat 13 Dec  Foro Alterno - Guadalajara, Mexico
Sun 14 Dec  Fex Centro de Espectaculo - Mexicall, Mexico
Mon 15 Dec  Heat Ultra Lounge - Anaheim, CA
Tue 16 Dec  Heat Ultra Lounge - Anaheim, CA
Wed 17 Dec  Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR
Thu 18 Dec  Ruby Skye - San Francisco, CA
Fri 19 Dec  Peppermill Casino/Resort - Reno, NV
Sat 20 Dec  Beta - Denver, CO
Sun 21 Dec  Belly Up - Aspen, CO
Thu 25 Dec  Jet - Las Vegas, NV
Fri 26 Dec  Jet - Las Vegas, NV
Sat 27 Dec  Liv - Miami, FL
Sun 28 Dec  Hard Rock - Orlando, FL
Mon 29 Dec  Green Iguana - Tampa, FL
Wed 31 Dec  Roseland Ballroom - New York, NY
Thu 1 Jan   Bell Center – Montreal, Canada
Fri 2 Jan   UMF – Cambiorú, SC, Brazil
Sat 3 Jan   Parque Central – San Jan, Puerto Rico
Sun 4 Jan   Summer Dance Festival – Cartagena, Columbia

Marco Benevento Trio Closes November Tour in Style

On a cold November Sunday night in Philadelphia not too many people were out and about. But at the World Café Live, near the Ivy League campus of the University of Pennsylvania, there was beautiful music happening with or without the crowds. Even the upstairs of venue has a special feel when it's not overly packed. It felt like a jazz night.

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Leftover Salmon In Vail next weekend!

photos by Mike Moran- for the Grateful Web

Leftover Salmon will play it's last show of 2008 next weekend in Vail. This will be a festive weekend in Vail with 3 big shows including Big Head Todd on Thursday and The Frey on Saturday. There will also be plenty of other shows and activities going on throughout the weekend. Go here to checkout all that's happening. Vail just got dumped on with snow and the mountain conditions are great. LOS hopes to see you up there.

 

Holiday Season is here and we're having a sale with great incentives on all Leftover Salmon Merchandise. These items are now available here

 

Tomorrow night is the 6th annual Mark Vann Benefit at the Boulder Theater. This will include performances by Great American Taxi, Emmitt Nershi Band as well as many others.

 

There will be an art sale, raffle, and silent auction featuring tickets to premier music festivals around the country including Vail Snow Daze amongst many other exciting prizes and items!  All proceeds benefit the foundation!

 

$25 tickets with no service charge to Leftover Salmon in Vail on December 12th will also be on sale at the show.

New Road Trips: Madison Square Garden Sep. 1990

To kick off Volume 2 of our Road Trips series, dead.net is taking you back to the ground-breaking shows in September 1990 at Madison Square Garden. The 2-disc set puts you front and center for 2-plus hours of inspired interplay as the band explores new directions.

Trampled By Turtles | Duluth | Review

Branches on the tree of music will never stop growing. As soon as someone pioneers a new sound, five others have radiated from it, creating what they see as their own unique niche, slightly different form their predecessors. Unfortunately, such constant divergence creates an intricate web of music where nothing is original and no two sounds can be grouped exclusively under one heading. This has lead to bands describing themselves with more stylistic differences than those listed at a record store. "Rock infused funk with folk and indie influences." What the hell is that?

Matisyahu & Friends-It doesn't have to be About the Religion to Appreciate the Music

Known for his hip-hop and reggae style, Jewish musician Matisyahu's sold out show Sunday night at Boulder's Fox Theatre proved to have attracted far beyond the religious folk of his faith. While a considerable amount of Jewish families with women in their head dresses and men in their customary yarmulke could be spotted from among the crowd, the greater majority of the audience showed to be just as diverse as the musical genres in performance.

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The Rex Caravan Continues & DSO NYE Tixs

photos by Phil Emma- for the Grateful Web

New Year's Eve 1976? 1990? 2008?

This December 31 at Ram's Head Live you'll be partying like it's 19-something, but DSO won't let you know until that night. As a special New Year's Eve treat, the band will pick from the many Grateful Dead New Year's Eve concerts as part of their 3 set performance. All tickets include a champagne toast, party favors and finger foods. In the spirit of Thanksgiving DSO are offering their loyal fans a $10 discount and lower service fees through their fan club ticketing while supplies last. Buy your discounted NYE tickets HERE.

DSO Hosts Rex Foundation Black Tie-Dye Ball at Nokia Sat. Nov. 29

The Rex Foundation's East Coast Black Tie-Dye Ball is almost here! The 5th Black Tie-Dye Ball since the debut in 2004 is taking place on the second of the DSO's two nights at the Nokia Theater in Times Square (on November 28 & 29), the Ball features a reception with the band, silent auction, grateful sets and Special Guest Donna Jean Godchaux MacKay. Order your tickets to the show and pre-show reception online at the Rex Foundation's website or by phone at 415-561-3135.

Dark Star Orchestra's 11-Year Anniversary on 11/11

On the 11th day of the 11th month, Dark Star Orchestra celebrated its 11th anniversary at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, NH. The night was filled with fanfare and good vibes - all topped off by the band's first performance of the infamously complex "The Eleven," performed in 11/4 time signature. If you weren't there, download a live recording via BitTorrent to hear what you missed!

Dan Healy Mixes DSO, Newspaper Interviews

As you undoubtedly remember, DSO is now joined on the road by longtime Grateful Dead sound engineer Dan Healy, who mixed the Dead from 1966 - 1994. In between twiddling knobs and adjusting levels with uncanny perfection Dan has talked about his experiences both with the Dead and Dark Star Orchestra. Read them for yourself here and here.

DATE VENUE CITY DSO TICKETS
Rex Caravan Tour
Tue 11/25 Town Ballroom Buffalo, NY  
Wed 11/26 Penn's Peak Jim Thorpe, PA  
Fri 11/28 Nokia Theater New York, NY  
Black Tie-Dye Ball
Sat 11/29 Nokia Theater New York, NY  
Mon 12/01 Higher Ground South Burlington, VT  
Tues 12/02 Higher Ground South Burlington, VT  
Thur 12/04 Grand Opera House Wilmington, DE  
Fri 12/05 Theater @ Lancaster Host Resort Lancaster, PA TICKETS
Sat 12/06 Shea Center For The Performing Arts Wayne, NJ  
Cosmic New Year's Run
Sun 12/28 The National Richmond, VA TICKETS
Mon 12/29 The Norva Norfolk, VA TICKETS
Tues 12/30 TBA TBA  
Cosmic New Year's Eve
Wed 12/31 Rams Head Live Baltimore, MD TICKETS
Discounted Tickets While Supplies Last
Winter Tour 2009
Wed 1/28 House of Blues Lake Buena Vista, FL TICKETS
Thu 1/29 Jannus Landing St Petersburg, FL  
Fri 1/30 Florida Theater Jacksonville, FL TICKETS
Sat 1/31 Club Cinema Pompano Beach, FL TICKETS
Tue 2/3 Workplay Birmingham, AL TICKETS
Thu 2/5 The Lyric Oxford Oxford, MS  
Fri 2/6 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA TICKETS
Sat 2/7 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA TICKETS
Sun 2/8 House of Blues Myrtle Beach, SC  
Thu 2/12 Orange Peel Asheville, NC TICKETS
Fri 2/13 Neighborhood Theatre Charlotte, NC TICKETS
Sat 2/14 Shoreline Ballroom Hilton Head, SC TICKETS
Sun 2/15 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC TICKETS
Tue 2/17 Jefferson Center Roanoke, VA TICKETS
Thu 2/19 Madison Theater Covington, KY TICKETS
Fri 2/20 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH TICKETS
Sat 2/21 Egyptian Room Indianapolis, IN TICKETS
Sun 2/22 The Omni Toledo, OH TICKETS
Tue 2/24 Carnegie Music Hall Munhall, PA TICKETS
Wed 2/25 House of Blues Cleveland, OH TICKETS
Thu 2/26 The Vic Chicago, IL  
Fri 2/27 Pabst Theatre Milwaukee, WI  
Sat 2/28 The Barrymore Madison, WI

Listen to the first single from Umphrey's McGee's MANTIS

photos by Phil Emma- for the Grateful Web

Umphrey's McGee's single "Made to Measure," from their forthcoming studio album Mantis (street date: January 20, 2009), was just released.

Listen now here.

Chicago's Umphrey's McGee enters its second decade together with their hardest, darkest, and most artistically cohesive album to date. The new album hits streets on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009, when Mantis casts another Windy City family into the limelight. Over 2 years in the making, Mantis pushes the envelope in composition, arrangement and group interplay.  In an Umphrey's McGee first, the album offers 100% new material  - a drastic change of pace for a band whose typical modus operandi is to work out the material live on-stage before recording studio versions.

In addition to a one-of-a kind pre-order campaign where fans can participate in "unlocking exclusive bonus material, Mantis incorporates PUSH(TM) technology by Digital Insert to deliver new content throughout 2009.  PUSH requires no software installation or serial number; by simply putting the Mantis CD in your CD-ROM drive, the disc will act as a "key" to an Umphreys.com micro-site where fans get access to exclusive 2009 content as it becomes available.

Umphrey's McGee is preparing for their always-epic New Year's eve run in Chicago.  This year at the Auditorium Theatre, the band will be joined on stage by musical icons Buddy Guy, Stanley Jordan, Joshua Redman, Jeff Coffin, and Koko Taylor.  Previous guests who've shared the stage with Umphrey's include Tortoise, Taj Mahal, The Wailers, Los Lobos and many more.

deadmau5 Kills at the Fox

Usually, I'm a rock and roll fan.  Usually.  But I like to mix it up now and then, see something I don't usually get the opportunity to see, hear something I haven't heard before.  The club scene is rarely my scene, but last Wednesday night, I find myself in the middle of a DJ show at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO.  To me, this is like being on another planet.  It's not the music really, although there is something futuristic and otherworldly about electronica that I find appealing, it's the people who make me feel like I'm in outer

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RatDog Waves That Flag on Saturday Night!

I hope the folks in Greensboro, NC and Florida got the same treatment we got from RatDog here in Philadelphia before ending their Fall Tour.  Two weeks after our country rejoiced and welcomed a new sign of hope in the free world with the election of Barack Obama, Ratdog brought the house down. The stage was full of election remnants.

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