The contemporary musical universe of Mickey Hart is perfectly aligned with the cosmos. Never has his theological approach to music or pursuit of combining music sensibilities across the globe been so relevant. From the beginnings he sought out further bounds than his primary project, the American rock institution, The Grateful Dead.
Do you believe in augurs? As a bookworm and English teacher, I always look for them in literature and instruct my students to do the same. Omens of good things to come and harbingers of impending doom are common tropes in fiction. But the portents woven into those narratives are intentional and premeditated – mechanisms to clue the reader in to future events. Real life is another matter entirely.
Grateful Web recently had an opportunity to speak to musician, songwriter and music journalist, David Gans. David is the host of the weekly syndicated radio show The Grateful Dead Hour, co-authored the book Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead and this weekend David is preparing for the annual Berkeley based KPFA Dead Marathon, whi
Real Gone Music's first releases of Spring 2013, due out on the 2nd of April, will tickle the funny bones of all manner of collector, as the label has taken its customary eclecticism to new heights, with releases from a vocal pop legend, two guitar icons, the most popular crossover classical artist of all time and a long sought-after soundtrack in addition to a strong slate of rock-oriented releases.
Make your vacation plans NOW! The 10th Anniversary of the "Grateful Garcia Gathering" includes Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band performing w/ Terrapin Flyer, Brian Lesh & Ross James, Sanjay Mishra & Friends, guitarist Dave A'Bear from JGB, and more! Tickets for a limited time only. DON'T MISS JERRY GARCIA'S 71st BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AUGUST 1st-4th! Ages 18+ ONLY.