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Postcard Giveaway at Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Concerts Aims to Spur 10,000 Socially-Conscious Actions

Submitted by HeadCount on Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:38 am

Fans attending the Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary concerts can take home a set of four limited-edition Fare Thee Well postcards, distributed for free in the “Participation Row” area at Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara, CA, June 27th & 28th) and Soldier Field (Chicago, July 3rd - 5th).

Just Announced: Fare Thee Well - Grateful Dead Screenings @ Boulder Theater

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:47 am

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Fare Thee Well Screening – Grateful Dead (Santa Clara – The First Show & Chicago – The Last Show) at the Boulder Theater on Saturday, June 27th & Sunday, July 5th, 2015. Tickets are on sale now for $5 general admission.

JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF FAMILY, FRIENDS AND HISTORY AS WE HOST LIVE SCREENINGS OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD’S FINAL FARE WELL!!!

HeadCount to Auction Commemorative D'Angelico Guitar Signed by The Dead

Submitted by HeadCount on Thu, 06/18/2015 - 8:50 am

HeadCount, a non-partisan, non-profit organization with a mission to promote participation in democracy through the power of musicians and their music, and D’Angelico Guitars, an iconic New York City guitar brand, will be auctioning off a one-of-a-kind, commemorative D’Angelico guitar signed by original Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir at the upcoming ‘Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead’ concerts in Santa Clara and

Dark Star Jubilee 2015 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Cassidy Maley on Thu, 06/04/2015 - 7:07 pm

What a magical weekend it was indeed at the Dark Star Jubilee. Each year is just as good as the last if not better. I had the honor of attending this festival for the fourth year in a row out at Legend Valley, Ohio over Memorial Day weekend. There are so many positive things to be said about this festival. It is a world of its own filled with beautiful music, positive people, smiles in every direction, and of course Grateful Dead Tunes.

Announcing The Grateful Dead's Largest Boxed Set Ever

Submitted by dead.net on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 12:04 pm

Dead.net is more than pleased to announce the Grateful Dead's most ambitious release ever: 30 TRIPS AROUND THE SUN . Available as both an 80-disc boxed set and a custom lightning-bolt USB drive, the collection includes 30 unreleased live shows, one for each year the band was together from 1966 to 1995, along with one track from their earliest recording sessions in 1965.

Tix Released for Grateful Dead 50 Thru Charity Auction

Submitted by HeadCount on Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:14 am

Members of Grateful Dead have selected 16 charities to be beneficiaries of their upcoming “Fare Thee Well” 50th anniversary concerts, with the band releasing more than 300 tickets via a series of auctions on eBay Giving Works to benefit the organizations. The auctions will begin at 9 a.m. PST / noon EST on Wednesday, May 27 (today).

Brothers Comatose w/ Phil Lesh | Review

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:37 am

It was bound to happen that the San Francisco-based Brothers Comatose, one of the hottest bohemian bluegrass bands on the circuit would wind up pickin’ and grinnin’ from the Terrapin Crossroads stage at Phil Lesh’s lair in San Rafael, California.

Dark Star Orchestra | GAMH | San Fran, CA

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:35 pm

When relating to the Grateful Dead, the term cover band is a sticky one. Some joked that the Dead were the best cover band in the world. Close fans and family understood their powers more clearly. Rather than a cover band they were more of a snowball collecting remnants of America’s musical past. So the idea of covers has always been different when relating to the Dead. The bottom line is nobody in rock approached music the way they did, so cover or not, every tune became an original.

Leftover Salmon with Phil Lesh | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Sun, 04/12/2015 - 5:25 am

This year slamgrass pioneers Leftover Salmon celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary. Beyond the musical splendor, a blend of Cajun, bluegrass, zydeco, and hard psychedelic rock, is a lovable raucousness. Their triumphant resurgence into fulltime touring has been strengthened by the presence of founding Little Feat pianist Bill Payne.