Jerry Garcia

Mik Bondy of The Garcia Project to perform with the 50th Anniversary Jerry Garcia guitar

Tom Lieber, founder of Lieber Guitars and apprentice of Doug Irwin, is recreating Jerry Garcia’s guitars in for the Grateful Dead's 50th Anniversary next year. Each of these hand-crafted masterpieces are being built in a limited edition of 12.
 

Dark Star Orchestra's 'A Very Jerry Birthday Jam'

On August 1, 1973 The Band opened for Grateful Dead on Jerry Garcia’s 31st birthday, making for one of the most memorable nights in American rock & roll history.

Grateful Web Interview with Jesse McReynolds

Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak with legendary bluegrass mandolinist, Jesse McReynolds. Jesse’s use of ‘crosspicking’, known as the ‘McReynolds style’ distinguished his picking from Bill Monroe and others. Jesse is a multiple Grammy award winner and in 1993 he was inducted into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. 

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"Dos Garcias" Mini Spring Tour Announced

The Garcia Project will be on a mini-tour called “Dos Garcias” this spring with Dave A'Bear (Melvin Seals and JGB Band) and his Grateful Dead tribute band Xtra Ticket on May 2, 3 and 4. Both bands will co-bill each show and play full sets of JGB and Grateful Dead.
 

Catch The Garcia Project @ Garcia's Tomorrow Night!

The Garcia Project is dedicated to recreating the sounds that were once heard at a Jerry Garcia Band show. In executing that purpose the band uses the same equipment that Jerry Garcia used. The Garcia Project has spent many laborious hours of love reconstructing and matching the instrumentation and electronics that The Jerry Garcia Band performed with.

Jerry Garcia Travis Bean TB500 Guitar Auctioned at Julien's

Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premiere music and entertainment memorabilia auction house has announced a very rare opportunity to own Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia’s Custom Travis Bean TB500 Electric Guitar at a two-day auction event featuring the best of rock royalty. On Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2013.  Julien’s Auctions will host one of the largest collections of music memorabilia as it wraps up its year of historically record-setting auction events with Icons & Idols: Rock n’ Roll.

Old & In The Way | The Complete Boarding House Tapes | Review

What was once an anomaly is now a standard. Many lovers of classic Bay Area rock, blues, bluegrass, and beyond are investing in live archival releases above studio albums. Thanks to accessibility through vault discoveries and painstaking restoration, live recordings that are forty-plus years old are being heard by the band and fans alike for the first time. Artists such as Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Hot Tuna are releasing performances that haven’t been heard by audiences since the date of original performance.

Old & In The Way -The Complete Boarding House Tape

Award-winning mandolinist and music producer David Grisman announced today the HD release of Old & In The Way – The Complete Boarding House Tapes. The 4-set compilation comes exactly 40 years after the band played two shows at The Boarding House in San Francisco – the first on October 1, 1973 and second on October 8, 1973, from which the original LP was produced. This is the first release of complete shows by this stellar bluegrass ensemble and includes 55 tracks, 14 of which have never been issued in any format before today.

Couch Tour Alert: Melvin Seals & JGB - Tonight!

Tonight Phoncert, a new live music streaming application for iPhones and iOS devices, will broadcast Melvin Seals & JGB performing live from the Beachland Ballroom in Cleavland, OH. Fans can download Phoncert free to their phones and listen from anywhere on the go, or stream online at www.phoncert.com/listen.

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