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Auction Items Announced for the 29th Annual KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon

Submitted by Tanya Pinkerton on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:26 am

The Grateful Dead Hour and Dead to the World radio host David Gans announces that auction items for the 29th annual KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon are now at the starting gate! Auction items may be viewed at: http://cloudsurfing.gdhour.com/archives/tag/kpfamarathon2015

Grateful Dead Original Members Reunite to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Submitted by dead.net on Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:11 am

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Grateful Dead, the four original members — Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir — will reunite at Chicago's Soldier Field, nearly 20 years to the day of the last Grateful Dead concert, which took place at the same venue.

High Notes: A Rock Memoir, Working with Rock Legends Jefferson Airplane Through The Doors to the Grateful Dead

Submitted by Smith Publicity on Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:15 am

Richard Loren worked as Jerry Garcia’s personal manager and is a former agent and manager of the Grateful Dead. In his music business career, he also represented a wide variety of musical artists and other headline bands, most notably—The Doors and Jefferson Airplane.
 

Dark Star Orchestra | Lowell, MA | 12/6/14

Submitted by Stites McDaniel on Tue, 12/30/2014 - 2:51 pm

We like to think of ourselves as intellectually superior beings. I am speaking of the jamband fan of course; but based on my observation, I am sure you already assumed that. We like to think of ourselves as intellectually superior, and we talk out of both sides of our mouth in doing so. We promote inner balance and are renowned for drug use. We promote originality, but foam at the mouth at a song played every 3rd show on summer tour for 30 years. We liken our musical preferences to art at its highest and we ignore anything that the masses have given the same validation.

I Know You Writer | Greg Anton & Dennis McNally

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:59 pm

Mill Valley’s Sweetwater Music Hall is one of Marin County, California’s select venues that is keeping the classic bay area jam-rock community connected. Many recall that Marin County was where every member of Grateful Dead had migrated to by the early 1970s for much needed solitude and separation from their iconized significance as the rock titans of Haight/Ashbury.

Grateful Web Interview with Bob Minkin

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 11/05/2014 - 4:14 pm

GW: This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web. I am joined by legendary music photographer Bob Minkin. Bob’s eye for capturing the perfect moment reveals his subjects with unparalleled intimacy. As a teenager of the mid-1970s, Bob began following the Grateful Dead extensively after a nearly two yearlong hiatus from touring. His tact and respect got him closer to the band than any photographer before him.

Scorsese To Produce Dead Documentary

Submitted by dead.net on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:54 pm

The Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary celebration just got a whole lot more cinematic! Film legend Martin Scorsese is set to executive produce an as-yet-untitled film featuring never-before-seen performances and backstage footage, as well as new interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart and more. Read more here.

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