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Grateful Web Interview w/ Melvin Seals

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Sun, 02/14/2016 - 6:29 am

This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web here with Organ maestro, vocalist and bandleader Melvin Seals. Since 1981 Seals sat behind organ, piano and synthesizer for Jerry Garcia Band. His gospel, soul and blues influences were pivotal to the evolution of Garcia Band’s sound.  All the more remarkable, since the untimely passing of Garcia in 1995, Seals assembled a talented lineup of musicians to continue Jerry Garcia Band’s music.

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration Announces Summer Shows

Submitted by gratefulweb on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:03 pm

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes announces two dates so far for this summer.  Boston Pops Orchestra and conductor Keith Lockhart with join Warren Haynes for two special shows: July 1st, 2016 - Lennox, MA at Tanglewood Music Center & August 1st, 2016 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater.

Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 12/09/2015 - 7:04 pm

2015 was a pivotal year for the Grateful Dead. Various important concert events marked the band’s 50-year landmark. Even more remarkable was the overwhelming fan and academic support by way of undeniably canonical releases. The finest tribute to the Dead’s late guitarist and beloved bandleader Jerry Garcia arrived a few weeks ago from one of the band’s most esteemed insiders.

Dennis McNally & Trixie Garcia at the Fillmore | Preview

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:38 pm

On Wednesday, December 2nd The Fillmore in San Francisco will host two very special guests in conversation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead.  Publicist, historian, and author of A Long Strange Trip, Dennis McNally will be joined by Trixie Garcia. The two will discuss McNally’s newest compilation Jerry on Jerry, a previously unpublished archive of interviews between McNally with Grateful Dead guitarist and cultural icon Jerry Garcia.

Happy 10 Year Anniversary of Jerry Garcia Amphitheater!

Submitted by Jerry Day on Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:49 pm
On this day - July 21st -  in 2005, The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission passed the resolution giving the Excelsior District's McLaren Park amphitheater its proper name.  :) Let's celebrate this Thursday (see below) and at the 13th Annual Jerry Day on August 2nd!

Jerry Day 2015! 

August 2nd @ Jerry Garcia Amphitheater

Melvin Seals & JGB  

Stu Allen & Mars Hotel

Terrapin Family Band

Check Engine Acoustic

For Reserved Seats

Jerry Garcia Band | On Broadway Act 1

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Tue, 07/07/2015 - 6:09 pm

As the years accumulate since the passing of American music icon Jerry Garcia, performance recordings long lost have continued to reemerge. The guitarist, singer and songwriter’s roots were deeper than his rock ‘n’ roll project Grateful Dead. He was known and respected in Palo Alto, California as a folk guru who played regularly with the best of the local scene.

Melvin Seals | Hi-Fi Music Hall | Review

Submitted by Emilee Sievers on Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:47 pm

Eugene, Oregon has welcomed, with open and hugging arms, their newest music venue and restaurant, Hi-Fi Music Hall, located in the smack dab middle of downtown. Many locals remember Hi-Fi as the old Rock n’ Rodeo bar, so there is no doubt this venue seeps with musical nostalgia.

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