It's not an April Fool's joke -- Real Gone Music's April 1 release schedule features releases from movie and TV superstars, a legendary girl group, a Southern rock mainstay, a behind-the-scenes stalwart of '60s and '70s pop-rock, an all-time great bubblegum/garage rock band, one of the most hallowed soul singers of all time and the world's greatest jam band.
Donna Jean Godchaux Band with Jeff Mattson is proud to announce the release of their debut album, Back Around on February 18, 2014.The album will be sold for digital download through Heart of Gold Records’ exclusive agreement with The Orchard on ITunes and other digital media CD distribution will be online through Grateful Dead (Dead.net), CD Baby and Amazon.com.Recorded in Muscle Shoals, AL at the Nutthouse Recording Studio, the album blends a Muscle Shoals groove with a psychedelic San Francisco vibe.
THE DEAD COVERS PROJECT is starting to get a little bit funky as evidenced by this early submission of "Victim of the Crime" by Accident of Birth. Let your creativity flow, visually and vocally, and your Dead cover could be featured on Dead.net during the month of February.Upload your video to YouTube, tag it "DeadCoversProject," and they'll make it available to view on the band's official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/gratefuldead. Feeling camera shy?
Dead.net is kicking off Dave's Picks 2014 with a visit to the Wall Of Sound era. Dave's Picks Volume 9 features the complete show from May 14, 1974, at Adams Field House at the University of Montana in Missoula, the Grateful Dead's only appearance in the state of oro y plata. This monstrously hot show is the third official show of the Wall Of Sound, which had debuted in March 1974.
Berkeley's pioneering listener-supported radio station, KPFA, presents its annual Grateful Dead fund-raising marathon on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:00 am to 1:00 am. Host David Gans promises a bounty of unreleased and previously-unheard music by the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, and related artists. There will be a live performance (musicians TBA) from the KPFA studio.
The 19th annual Gathering of the Vibes will take place July 31-August 3, 2014. Tickets go on sale Black Tie Dye Friday, November 29, 2013. Purchase early bird tickets for $185, that is almost $100 dollar savings from purchasing at the gate.Check out some great new 2013 highlights on the Vibes YouTube channel.