Grateful Dead

Gathering of the Vibes Tickets On Sale Black Tie Dye Friday

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.

Real Gone Music Releases: Blood, Sweat & Tears and Grateful Dead

No post New Year's hangover for Real Gone Music -- the label is slotting four more coveted collector's items for release on 2014's first available street date, January 7. The groundbreaking jazz-rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears receives Real Gone's patented singles collection treatment with the release of the 2-CD set The Complete Columbia Singles.

Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Greatest Jam Band in History

Ever wondered why the Grateful Dead once added a modern classical composer to the ranks? Or how they pioneered the “double live” rock album concept? Or what a final studio album by the Dead would have been like?

Jerry Garcia Travis Bean TB500 Guitar Auctioned at Julien's

Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premiere music and entertainment memorabilia auction house has announced a very rare opportunity to own Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia’s Custom Travis Bean TB500 Electric Guitar at a two-day auction event featuring the best of rock royalty. On Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2013.

"Nightfall of Diamonds" at the Fillmore December 7

Tickets are now on sale for the Rex Foundation's annual benefit celebration at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco December 7, 2013.

Dark Star Orchestra | Fox Theater | Boulder | 10/18/13 | Review

In October 1978, The Grateful Dead played its final run of shows at The Winterland Ballroom, the ice-skating-rink-cum-hallowed-home-court for San Francisco’s “home-team” band. After promoter Bill Graham converted Winterland into a full-time music venue in 1971, The Dead played a total of eight runs (three or more shows in a row) at Winterland and chose the landmark hall for six New Year’s Eve blowouts, dating back to 1968.

Dark Star Orchestra | Fox Theater | Boulder | 10/20/13 | Review

Fans of the Grateful Dead will continue to seek that special feeling their music brought for 30 years, though the group disbanded eighteen years ago. Bassist Phil Lesh recently announced for all practical purposes that he is retiring from touring, sticking to his Terrapin Crossroads locale with occasional exceptions. Though the other living members of the band will likely continue to tour and perform, their music tends to evolve with them as musicians.

Dead.net Announces Dave's Picks Vol. 8

It's Dead. Net’s latest release of the 2013 Dave's Picks series and this next one's a fox, literally. We're making our first foray into the 80s (don't expect it to be the last!) with the complete show from 11/30/80, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA . Fans of "The Fox" often debate the merits of this highly esteemed performance, as in they find it hard to narrow down their favorite bits since the night was replete with many.

Lockn' Festival 2013 | Day 4 in Arrington, VA

Aaaaaah.  You have gotten three great nights of music under your belt.  You have had time to have your campsite functioning well and made friends with your neighbors.  You have made it through three days of having very little need to be fiddling around with your cell phone and spent lots of time with the human beings right beside you. You are familiar with the layout of the venue and accepted the fact that you have to walk, literally miles for some depending on where you camped, your @$$ off at times to get were you wanted to be.

Couch Tour Alert: Melvin Seals & JGB - Tonight!

Tonight Phoncert, a new live music streaming application for iPhones and iOS devices, will broadcast Melvin Seals & JGB performing live from the Beachland Ballroom in Cleavland, OH. Fans can download Phoncert free to their phones and listen from anywhere on the go, or stream online at www.phoncert.com/listen.