Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter Interview with Reuters unpublished excerpts

Grateful Dead songwriter Robert Hunter talks about creating songs and performing, remembers Garcia, Dylan, Joplin, and reflects on being a test subject for CIA experiments with psychedelic drugs. This is a full transcript of the interview for Reuters, held Aug. 22, 2013. A link to Reuters story is here: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE98F07720130916

Robert Hunter Announces Performance at Town Hall This October

After nearly 10 years, Robert Hunter, the legendary lyricist of the Grateful Dead, is returning to the public stage for a rare eight-city concert tour. Hunter joined the Grateful Dead in the fall of 1967, when he arrived at a rehearsal just in time to write the first verse of the band's classic "Dark Star." Though he'd never play onstage, it was Hunter's work that would elevate their songs from ditties to rich, complete stories set to song.

Grateful Dead Books Launches New Website

Grateful Dead Books LLC (GDB) is consistently rated the best site on Facebook for fans of the Grateful Dead with over 100+ million post views to date. The Facebook website features around the clock discussion and free music offerings from a vast network of sources.

Deadhead Alert: 7 Walkers Coming To World Cafe Live in Philly

7 Walkers return to World Cafe Live Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 24th at 8pm. Tickets start at $24. The former Grateful Dead drummer, Bill Kreutzmann is joined by Papa Mali for an evening of jamming.