"Where are you going to get original arrangements of The Grateful Dead, Eddie Harris, The Beatles, Bessie Smith, Ellington and Charles Mingus, and not played as novelties but, like, this is our music?" Steven Bernstein asks. Popular Culture, that's where. It's what the Millennial Territory Orchestra (MTO) has done brilliantly for 20 years: playing Bernstein's arrangements of the American Songbook, but reimagining that tradition in their own image.
The String Cheese Incident rolled into their final night of their annual Red Rocks run with all cylinders firing, and while it was with utmost disappointment the band announced Phil Lesh would no longer be joining them due to a positive COVID test, a “good friend” would be stepping in to support and honor the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead.
July 19 UPDATE: Following a recent mild case of COVID-19 that kept Phil Lesh from performing with The String Cheese Incident at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado on July 17, it has now been confirmed that Phil Lesh & Friends will indeed deliver a headlining performance Friday, July 22 at the single-day Bluegrass and Beyond Festival at Lake Tahoe.
Fundraiser Sweepstakes to Celebrate Jerry Garcia's 80th Birthday Gives Away 1-of-1 Recreation of Jerry's "Wolf" Guitar
We had so much fun on the Mare Island Waterfront this May with Melvin Seals and JGB with special guest Stu Allen, we couldn’t resist asking them all to come back for another show along the Napa River in Vallejo over Labor Day Weekend. Presale Tix are now available for this very special Labor of Love Live Music Event happening Saturday 9/3. DO NOT MISS this very special family friendly outdoor concert event.
Jacklyn LaBranch to join The Garcia Project on August 5 and August 6 as part of their “Days Between” tour
Jacklyn Labranch sang with Jerry Garcia in the Jerry Garcia Band from 1982 through 1995. The Garcia Project is pleased to announce that Jackie will join The Garcia Project’s Kat Walkerson and Mik Bondy on vocals for two special shows during The Garcia Project’s 2022 ”Days Between” tour. This tour is honoring the legacy of Jerry Garcia who was born on August 1, 1942 and passed away on August 9, 1995. Jerry Garcia would have been 80 years old this year.
East Coast folks, the place to be celebrating Jerry Garcia's 80th birthday on August 1 is the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, where DJ Jonathan Healey creates an immersive psychedelic dance experience drawn from Jerry's multi-decade career with the Grateful Dead and beyond. Meanwhile, in Garcia's, the Stella Blue's Band will be playing live.
Join us for an unforgettable dining experience created by Saint Kate's Executive Chef, Paul Funk! Paying homage to one of his most beloved bands, The Grateful Dead, Chef Funk has curated a 5-course food and drink "setlist" in celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the Dead's legendary Europe '72 tour. Enjoy listening to songs from the tour while you dine on dishes inspired by the band's music.