Phil Lesh will be joined on 5/26 by: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Karl Denson, Robert Randolph, Jackie Greene, Ross James, Jason Crosby, Tony Leone, and Alex Koford. 5/27: Karl Denson, Robert Randolph, Neal Casal, Ross James, Jason Crosby, Tony Leone, and Alex Koford.
Believe me when I say the most important part of the Grateful Dead is… family. And that idea lives on in the northeast’s premier family-friendly festival celebrating the life and music of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia, known simply as Jerry Jam. Family is what the music creates and family is what this intimate festival full of music and kid friendly activities will create July 21st through the 23rd.
Grateful Web is throwing a party at The Lounge at The Boulder Theater! Join us every Tuesday leading up to Dead & Company at Folsom Field in Boulder, CO to enjoy specially curated shows in their entirety. In celebration of the Dead & Company shows, The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting events from June 7th through June 11th – click here for more details!
The Grateful Dead played more than 2,000 concerts, but maybe none continues to spark interest and provoke discussion quite like the band's performance at Cornell University's Barton Hall on May 8, 1977. It is one of the most collected, traded, and debated concerts by any band ever, has topped numerous fan polls through the years, and was a favorite of the group's longtime archivist Dick Latvala, who stated: Enough can't be said about this superb show.
The most celebrated Grateful Dead show in history is finally getting its official release! The forces aligned for the Dead on May 8, 1977, at Barton Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; for what many hail the pinnacle performance of their 30-year career. So revered is the performance, that an audience recording of this show joined Prince’s Purple Rain and Dolly Parton’s Coat Of Many Colors as 2012’s inductees into the National Recording Registry of the U.S.
Head on out to your local record store this weekend to hear every note from CORNELL 5/8/77. There will also be grateful giveaways including Cornell prints, composition notebooks, tape-reel patches, and double-headed stealie stickers, while supplies last. Check with your retailer for full details including exact dates and times.