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Fare Thee Well Shows Available Now

Submitted by dead.net on Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:36 pm

If you should find yourself hoping, wishing, wanting to obtain that visceral feeling once again, we have in mind a few audio and video offerings that might help you to preserve those transcendent vibes. Let it flow, greatly grow, with choices for all from the Best Of to the Complete to the very last show.

Tune in to the Sirius XM Grateful Dead Channel for a very special 100-minute listen FARE THEE WELL with your guide David Lemieux. The program kicks off today with replays every day through the end of Thanksgiving Weekend.

Coming Soon: Circles Around The Sun

Submitted by dead.net on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:41 pm

The mystery of just who was behind those freewheeling tunes that kept the crowds groovin' during Fare Thee Well's intermissions has been revealed! Circles Around the Sun, a band convened by guitarist Neal Casal, formed specifically to record just for the shows and the results were so captivating, and the audience response so overwhelmingly positive, we decided to give the music a proper release.

Fare Thee Well photography book to be released Dec 1

Submitted by LiveLoud on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:30 pm

FARE THEE WELL: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead is a fine art, hardcover coffee table photography book by famed rock photographer—and bona fide Deadhead—Jay Blakesberg. FARE THEE WELL will be released December 1, 2015 via Rock Out Books and is available for pre-order now at 

Dennis McNally & Trixie Garcia at the Fillmore | Preview

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:38 pm

On Wednesday, December 2nd The Fillmore in San Francisco will host two very special guests in conversation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead.  Publicist, historian, and author of A Long Strange Trip, Dennis McNally will be joined by Trixie Garcia. The two will discuss McNally’s newest compilation Jerry on Jerry, a previously unpublished archive of interviews between McNally with Grateful Dead guitarist and cultural icon Jerry Garcia.

Weir Plays D'Angelico Guitar For Charity

Submitted by HeadCount on Wed, 11/11/2015 - 6:45 pm

With Dead & Company getting rave reviews across the Northeast, Bob Weir continued a relatively-new tradition of playing a signed guitar on stage to help boost a charity auction. 

Last night at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA, Weir played “Peggy-O” with a D’Angelico guitar signed by all the members of Dead & Company. The one-of-a-kind EX-SS guitar, which also features the Dead & Company logo on its pick guard, is being auctioned on the tour to benefit more than a half-dozen charities. Currently, the high bid sits at $11,500.

A Gathering of the Tribal Knowledge

Submitted by Jerry Day on Sat, 10/31/2015 - 10:23 am
A 2 night panel discussion and musical journey featuring Grateful Dead tribute band The Golden Rose, and covering the historical, social, archival and cultural influences and aspects of the Grateful Dead with long-time members of the Grateful Dead extended family. Joining the panel over the weekend will be:
 
1. Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia-Queen of the Scene (Friday night)

Reggae Celebrates Grateful Dead 20th Anniversary

Submitted by Henry K Productions on Fri, 10/30/2015 - 9:02 am

20 years ago Producer Henry K gathered reggae music’s top talent to celebrate the Grateful Dead, one of rock’s most beloved and prolific bands. The result was Fire on the Mountain “Reggae Celebrates the Grateful Dead volumes 1 and 2,” critical and commercial successes that spent more than 2 years on top of the Billboard Reggae Charts.   On November 20th, 2015, Red Hillz Music will be releasing a 20th anniversary edition of this historic project.