Mysterium Tremendum, the latest release from the Mickey Hart Band, has the former Grateful Dead drummer digging yet deeper into his ever-expanding knowledge and love of sound for another fine record. Hart’s merry band of musicians plays along to sound waves transformed from electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun, planets, stars and galaxies.
It was all Scarlet Begonias, a touch of the blues, and a whole lot of funk and soul last night at the Boulder Theater. The Motet was back in town for an encore performance of their "Funk is Dead Show." They were in Boulder for the Halloween show last October and it just wasn't enough to last us another full year.
There's only one day left until the Dead Head event of the year! Don't miss the chance to join friends and fans at the second annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up At The Movies, this Thursday, April 19th at 7:00PM (local time). The Dead will be creening the unreleased iconic concert captured at Alpine Valley Music Theatre on July 18, 1989 in its entirety - that's two and a half hours of classic Dead - as well as clips from the Dead Covers Project, a Dave's Picks Volume 2 slideshow and much, much more.Limited seats are available.
It’s so interesting to ponder how the Grateful Dead, despite being self-described poster children for avoiding politics and activism and concentrating on music, really aren’t that. From the beginning all members of the Dead were rooted in San Francisco’s scene and are an iconic representation of so many different facets of a humanitarian persuasion.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 the Rex Foundation will release 15 tracks from Run for the Roses – Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and The Jerry Garcia Band. Recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco, this special live album features gifted musicians performing new and tribute renditions of long-favorite songs.