Grateful Dead

Countdown Comes to a Close for 18th Gathering of the Vibes

Gathering of the Vibes is only two weeks away from its 18th year, returning once again to the water’s edge at Bridgeport, Connecticut’s 370-Acre Seaside Park. Weekend Camping Passes are currently priced at $225. Single Day Tickets and Single Day VIPs can also be purchased.

10th Anniversary Grateful Garcia Gathering for Jerry's 71st!

The 10th anniversary of the Grateful Garcia Gathering, and Jerry Garcia's 71st birthday celebrations starts August 1st-4th in Black River Falls Wi. Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band w/ Terrapin Flyer, and guitarist Dave A'Bear (JGB). Our very special guests "Brian Lesh & Ross James", and Sanjay Mishra & Friends! Late Nite w/ Old Shoe, and Not Quite Dead! Mike Lawson emcee, and performing in between sets.

Dead.net is Unveiling Dave's Picks Volume 7

The Grateful Dead may have wrapped up the final show of the first leg of their 1978 Spring Tour in a town called Normal, but this night was anything but! Yes, on this fine evening, the Rhythm Devils shook the room with an exotic tribal assault. Bob found his groove with the slide guitar, contrasting nicely with Keith's block chording, Phil's thundering and swooping bass-lines, Jerry's articulated leads.

Dark Star Orchestra | State Bridge Amphitheatre | 6/29/13 | Review

Flashback to 1972. It’s been a tremendously busy year for the American Rock band the Grateful Dead. Solidifying their identity as “American” the boys (and Donna) traveled to Europe for a 22 show multiple country engagement including East and West Germany, Amsterdam, Lille Fairgrounds, Rotterdam, and beyond. This tour was groundbreaking in Dead evolution, displaying focused and extended jams on newer material such as Playing in the Band, while refining jazzier touches on standby opuses such as Dark Star and The Other One.

SF Giants Grateful Dead Night Returns August 5

Once again, a beloved Jerry Week San Francisco tradition—Grateful Dead Tribute Night at the SF Giants—returns on August 5 at AT&T Park, as the World Series Champions take on the Milwaukee Brewers. And once again, we’re delighted that the Rex Foundation will receive a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales.

In our experience, this event sells out long before the actual day, so we encourage you to get your tix sooner rather than later to share in the fun.

Robert Hunter Announces Performance at Town Hall This October

After nearly 10 years, Robert Hunter, the legendary lyricist of the Grateful Dead, is returning to the public stage for a rare eight-city concert tour. Hunter joined the Grateful Dead in the fall of 1967, when he arrived at a rehearsal just in time to write the first verse of the band's classic "Dark Star." Though he'd never play onstage, it was Hunter's work that would elevate their songs from ditties to rich, complete stories set to song.

DSO High School Expanded Curriculum

The members of Dark Star Orchestra have expanded the curriculum for the first ever DSO High School Retreat!

Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies 2013: "Sunshine Daydream"

On a blistering summer day in 1972, the Grateful Dead took the stage on the grounds of the Oregon Country Fair in Veneta, Ore. for what would become one of the most legendary concerts of the band's storied history. Join us this summer when we screen the previously unreleased concert film "Sunshine Daydream" as part of our now annual Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies.

Mickey Hart Band Announce Album & Tour To Celebrate Hart's 70th

The Mickey Hart Band will release their second album in two years on August 13th, 2013, titled Superorganism, just weeks before Hart's 70th Birthday.  On the band's last record, Mysterium Tremendum (2012), Hart sonified light waves from space with the help of NASA and scientists from Penn State and Lawrence Berkeley Labs. Now, with Superorganism, Hart is going even deeper. "This time we journey into the micro, the hidden worlds of rhythm within us, within our bodies," says Hart. "The brain, Rhythm Central, the place of dreams is explored.