SATURDAY NIGHT AUGUST 26, Mr. Hat Proudly Presents GRATEFUL GETDOWN! Grateful Getdown is a 7-piece force of nature coming down from Humboldt County to melt faces and win hearts. Featuring a unique and talented lineup of male and female lead vocalists, double drummers, and fantastic instrumental interplay, this band is fast evolving into one of NorCal’s premier Grateful Dead experiences.
FRIDAY AUGUST 11th, let’s get naughty in Cotati with THE CHINA CATS! This Santa Cruz phenomenon is undoubtedly one of the hottest Grateful Dead tribute bands in California. They simultaneously encapsulate the raw psychedelic eruptions of the 60s, the majestic escapades of the 70s and the funky, electro ferociousness of the 80s. They offer a truly immersive experience through the eras and songs. We're talking about ferocious jamming with plenty of flair and finesse.
Come celebrate the Days Between at GRATEFUL DAY ON THE WATERFRONT Sunday, August 6th at the Mare Island Coal Sheds in Vallejo, CA! This all-ages one day music festival on the Napa River features local food & drinks, craft vendors, Burning Man art, and Live Dead all day with performances by: Cubensis- Grateful Dead Music Experience (2 sets w/ a very Special Guest), The Alligators, Grateful Brass by Jazz Mafia, Lovin’ Dead and Love Mischief.
BROOKLYN’S 18-YEAR-OLD BANJOIST/VOCALIST NORA BROWN AND AWARD-WINNING FIDDLE PLAYER STEPHANIE COLEMAN TEAM UP FOR EP LADY OF THE LAKE, OUT JULY 28
Nora Brown—the Brooklyn, NY soon-to-be-eighteen-year-old banjoist/vocalist who has appeared at Newport Folk Festival, The Kennedy Center, Trans-Pecos Festival, globalFEST, and more—has teamed up with award-winning fiddle player and fellow Brooklynite Stephanie Coleman for a new EP Lady of the Lake, out July 28 on Jalopy Records. It’ll be released just three days before the duo tapes an NPR Tiny Desk Concert,