Mickey Hart

Grateful Web Interview with David Gans

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, which wi

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Moog Resynthesizes The Grateful Dead

You've never heard the Grateful Dead's 2/14/68 Carousel Ballroom quite like this! Animoog, Moog's TEC-Award nominated synthesizer for the iPad and iPhone, is creating cosmic harmonies with their Grateful Dead Expansion Pack. This exclusive pack features 82 Presets and 45 Timbres that were carefully extracted from the live recording and optimized so you can create your very own dynamic Dead soundscape.

27th Annual KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon!

David Gans, host of KPFA's Dead to the World, presents a 16-hour Grateful Dead Marathon fundraiser for KPFA.

Dark Star Jubilee Lineup Includes Mickey Hart, YMSB, Karl Denson

Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announced today that the Dark Star Jubilee will be returning on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, to Legend Valley in Thornville, OH, just 30 minutes east of Columbus.

Mickey Hart To Release "Jersey Shore" to Benefit Sandy Relief

The Mickey Hart Band has released a new song, "Jersey Shore," to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.  To download the song and help rebuild the shore go to http://www.mickeyhart.net/jersey.  Those who make a donation will also receive two bonus hours of music including the full length performance of the Mickey Hart Band Live on the Jersey Shore (August 17, 2012), and tracks from the band's latest album, Mysterium Tremendum.

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Mickey Hart Band w/ Bob Weir @ The Fillmore Free Downloads

The Mickey Hart Band announces their first tour of 2013 with special guests, The African Showboyz from Ghana. The African Showboyz are four brothers from the northern part of Ghana who fuse a unique blend of West African rhythm, dance, and raw energy. Originally discovered by Grammy-winning virtuoso, Babatunde Olatunji, the African Showboyz have shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Fela Kuti, Fema Kuti, Arrested Development, and many others.

Mickey Hart Band Announce First Dates of 2013

The Mickey Hart Band announces their first tour of 2013 with special guests, The African Showboyz from Ghana. The African Showboyz are four brothers from the northern part of Ghana who fuse a unique blend of West African rhythm, dance, and raw energy. Originally discovered by Grammy-winning virtuoso, Babatunde Olatunji, the African Showboyz have shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Fela Kuti, Fema Kuti, Arrested Development, and many others.

A Buck Dancer's Choice Benefit: GA Tickets on Sale Nov. 4

Jon McIntire, former manager of the Grateful Dead and New Riders of the Purple Sage, was also a longstanding member of the Rex Board of Directors, continuing for the rest of his life as an active member of the Rex Advisory Board.  On Thursday, February 16, 2012, Jon McIntire passed away.  We want to honor Jon and the tremendous gifts he has contributed to all of us who have had the privilege and plea

Mickey Hart Gives Away Downloads From Tour, Announces Dates

The Mickey Hart Band have released free tracks from their Fall Tour including a very rare cover of Buddy Holly's "Not Fade Away" featuring Hart's longtime collaborator and Grammy Winner, Giovanni Hidalgo, recorded at a recent show in St. Petersburg, FL.

The songs are available for free download at http://www.mickeyhart.net/download.  The band is currently on tour with new dates just added in November.

 

 

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Grateful Web's 2012 Harvest Music Festival Preview

My god, can you believe it’s already October? Fall plants are starting to fruit, the weather is getting slightly cooler, the nights seem fresher. And if you’re a bluegrass fan, you probably know what else that means – Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival is nearing. This year’s lineup has seen a few drop-outs, but it also features some great acts, both well-known and little-known.

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