While every state has their bevy of Grateful Dead cover bands, Colorado is proud to put Shakedown Street at the top of their list. Playing shows all over the Front Range and Rocky Mountains, they’ve built themselves into the beloved act they are today. Even Rob Eaton of Dark Star Orchestra plays with members on occasion when jamming around Colorado.
JerryGarcia.com is pleased to announce a Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration has been added at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater on July 30th! Warren Haynes and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra are the featured performers. A limited number of tickets are available beginning NOW at http://garciaorchestra.tickets.musictoday.com
This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web here with legendary organ and piano man Melvin Seals. Melvin has been a strong presence in American Rock and Soul music for well over thirty years. He was tapped by Jerry Garcia to join his band in 1980 and remained a member for the rest of the band's thirteen-year tenure. We are so thrilled to have you with us, Melvin.
Grateful Web recently had an opportunity to speak to musician, songwriter and music journalist, David Gans. David is the host of the weekly syndicated radio show The Grateful Dead Hour, co-authored the book Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead and this weekend David is preparing for the annual Berkeley based KPFA Dead Marathon, whi
Make your vacation plans NOW! The 10th Anniversary of the "Grateful Garcia Gathering" includes Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band performing w/ Terrapin Flyer, Brian Lesh & Ross James, Sanjay Mishra & Friends, guitarist Dave A'Bear from JGB, and more! Tickets for a limited time only. DON'T MISS JERRY GARCIA'S 71st BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AUGUST 1st-4th! Ages 18+ ONLY.
Fans of the Grateful Dead’s Dick’s Picks and Dave’s Picks series will welcome a new archival series of live Jerry Garcia Band recordings that debuts tomorrow (Feb. 19) with the release of GarciaLive Volume 1. The 3-CD set features the complete performance of the JGB (there was an early show and a late show) at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ, on March 1, 1980.The shows were originally recorded in multi-track for live broadcast by New York radio station WNEW-FM.
If November 1973 is considered one of the best months in Grateful Dead history and 11/17/73 is widely considered one of the best shows of the month - if not the year, then Dave's Picks Volume 5 is sure to score major points as the first quarter of 2013.
Seventeen years ago in September, the iconic American rock band the Grateful Dead announced a well-thought but difficult decision. Without their fallen band mate Jerry Garcia, who had passed that August, they would not be able to continue touring as the band Grateful Dead. It was a tough choice to make as certain band members were divided about what should become of their future tours or even the possibility of continuing without Jerry.