Grateful Dead

Dark Star Jubilee 2013 | Review & Photos

All Good Presents and Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra hosted their second annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival over the Memorial Day weekend, and from the turnout, it seemed that the challenge made at 2012’s festival by emcee “Toast” was met by the fans of 2012’s Jubilee, where attendees and fans of the band were asked to “Bring a friend or two to next year’s (2013) Jubilee to m

'Olompali: A California Story' Documentary in the Works

Maura McCoy, eldest daughter of former hippie benefactor Don McCoy, has announced that she will produce a feature-length documentary about Olompali State Historic Park, site of the commune established by her father in 1967. “Olompali: A California Story” will be directed by Gregg Gibbs, whose documentary “The Treasures of Long Gone John” premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2005.

Real Gone Music Announces New Releases, Includes Dick's Picks 22

From underground rock legends to modern jazz to smooth country pop to reggae, Real Gone Music's July 2 release slate rounds all the musical bases. Often cited as the first band to be influenced by the Velvet Underground, and the subject of countless internet posts and 'zine articles, legendary New York outfit Hackamore Brick enjoys the first-ever reissue of its classic 1970 album One Kiss Leads to Another on LP and CD.

Tonight is opening night of Garcia's at the Capitol Theatre

Tonight is the official grand opening of Garcia's - The Capitol Theatre lobby bar named in Jerry's honor - in Port Chester, NY! Beginning tonight, Garcia's will be open 7 days a week offering live music and a selection of memorabilia from the Garcia Family including Jerry's banjo, his Terrapin Station gold record, live photos and select pieces of Jerry's artwork.

Grateful Dead | Dave's Picks Volume 6 | Review

Studio album purists might have a sound argument when it comes to certain rock acts, but few Deadheads would ever argue that the quality of the Grateful Dead's studio work superseded their live recordings. Most of their studio albums we’re muddled down by the likes of Warner Brothers, big time L.A. record executives that wanted a four minute track, or just poor planning and execution. Only the Terrapin Station studio suite superseded its live performance.

Real Gone Music Releases: Grateful Dead, Hackamore Brick & More

From underground rock legends to modern jazz to smooth country pop to reggae, Real Gone Music's July 2 release slate rounds all the musical bases. Often cited as the first band to be influenced by the Velvet Underground, and the subject of countless internet posts and 'zine articles, legendary New York outfit Hackamore Brick enjoys the first-ever reissue of its classic 1970 album One Kiss Leads to Another on LP and CD.

Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band Heads East To New York

Formed from weekly shows at Phil Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA, the Terrapin Family Band has become the venue's official house band. Terrapin Crossroads' constant free bar shows, often featuring bandleader Phil, have created an opportunity for the young musicians of Terrapin Crossroads' crew to perform together and with a diverse cast of visiting musicians.

Rare Beatles Guitar & Music Icons Arrive @ NYC Hard Rock

Julien's Auctions, the world’s premier music and entertainment memorabilia auction house along with Hard Rock Cafe New York has announced a rare exhibit including remarkable music memorabilia to display for press TODAY, Monday, May 13, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm and Tuesday, and May 14, 2013 from 11 am – 5 pm. The exhibit precedes the Julien’s Auctions Music Icons auction event to take place at Hard Rock Cafe New York on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

The Return of the Jamband

During the early 1990s while growing up in middle America I was making the transformation from teenager to adult.  My personal changes were not unlike what the country in general was going through.  The awkward years of George Bush gave way to the prosperous reign of President Clinton. During this time there was another interesting transition going on in popular music and culture.  The dominant days of hair metal bands were fading (like my stone-washed jeans), and the glam gave way to grunge which ushered in a new era of rock n' roll.

Phil Lesh & Friends adds more dates to Summer Tour

Phil Lesh & Friends will be playing July 22 & 23 at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY; July 24 at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA; and July 26 & 27 at Gathering Of The Vibes in Bridgeport, CT. Go to www.phillesh.net for complete ticket information.