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Dark Star Orchestra | Showbox at the Market | 4/20/2013 | Review

Submitted by Henry Hauser on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 12:58 pm

Past the effulgent cherry red and puke green neon sign delineating Pike Place Market, through a perennial shower of raindrops and mist, and under a vertical column of winking, blinking marquee lights is Seattle's historic Showbox at the Market.  Founded way back in '39 and still going strong, the Showbox ballroom has draw many of the greatest musicians and performers of all time.  Name any artist or band, and they've probably graced the Showbox with their tunes and presence. Duke Ellington? Check. Muddy Waters?

From St. Louis to San Francisco: Dave's Picks Volume 6

Submitted by dead.net on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:46 am

2 complete shows, once missing reels filled with never-before-heard material, a previously unheard and quite majestic 1969 "Dark Star," a first-ever version of "New Speedway Boogie," a second-ever version of "Mason's Children".... We can hardly contain our excitement about Dave's Picks Volume 6. The first major return of material to the vault since 2005's Houseboat Tapes, Dave's Picks Volume 6 will feature 2 complete shows with never-before-heard material from 2/2/70 Fox Theater, St. Louis, MO and 12/20/69 Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA.

Olive & the Dirty Martinis Rock the Freight for Rex

Submitted by Rex Foundation on Thu, 04/04/2013 - 2:21 pm

It is truly music to our ears to hear musicians and others in the music community say they want to support Rex Foundation work by being part of the Rex Musical Caravan!  With appreciation for the generosity and enthusiasm of all involved, we are pleased to announce the following great occasions and musical experiences you can enjoy:This Friday, April 5th, Olive & the Dirty Martinis, with opener Girl Named T, appear at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.  Enjoy seeing Rex board member Stefanie Coyote and her band members.  I'm looking forward to being there, too.  Here are the

Shakedown Street with Melvin Seals | Boulder Theater | Review

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 12:23 pm

While every state has their bevy of Grateful Dead cover bands, Colorado is proud to put Shakedown Street at the top of their list. Playing shows all over the Front Range and Rocky Mountains, they’ve built themselves into the beloved act they are today. Even Rob Eaton of Dark Star Orchestra plays with members on occasion when jamming around Colorado.

Neal Casal Covers The Grateful Dead for Record Store Day

Submitted by The Royal Pota… on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 10:36 am

Neal Casal has announced the release of a limited edition 7-inch single for Record Store Day 2013 featuring his rendition of The Grateful Dead's "Mountains of the Moon." The B-side is an instrumental acoustic guitar-based piece entitled "Grimes' Surf Story." Casal is accompanied on both tracks by his band-mate in the Chris Robinson Brotherhood and current Black Crowes' keyboardist <

Dark Star Orchestra | Ogden Theater | 3/30/2013 | Review/Photos

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 5:16 am

The date was March 30th, 2013. Or was it October 9th, 1977? Either way, the city of Denver held camp to the throngs of Deadheads along Colfax. On our way into McNichols Arena, I mean The Ogden Theater; there was a buzz in the air that only a live concert can produce.

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration @ Red Rocks

Submitted by jerrygarcia.com on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 1:13 pm

JerryGarcia.com is pleased to announce a Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration has been added at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater on July 30th! Warren Haynes and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra are the featured performers. A limited number of tickets are available beginning NOW at http://garciaorchestra.tickets.musictoday.com

Grateful Web Interview with Melvin Seals | March 29th, 2013

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Sat, 03/30/2013 - 6:07 am

This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web here with legendary organ and piano man Melvin Seals. Melvin has been a strong presence in American Rock and Soul music for well over thirty years. He was tapped by Jerry Garcia to join his band in 1980 and remained a member for the rest of the band's thirteen-year tenure. We are so thrilled to have you with us, Melvin.

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