Grateful Dead

As the Dead & Company prepare for their final Farewell Tour this summer, the bands legendary percussionist, Mickey Hart, will present his newest art collection, the Art of Mickey Hart during two of the groups tour stops. Hart is scheduled to appear at the Wentworth Gallery at Tysons Galleria in McLean VA on Sunday, June 4th at 2 pm and on Friday, June 23rd at 6:30 pm at the Wentworth Gallery at Short Hills Mall in Short Hill, NJ. These two exclusive art showings will be private and intimate for patrons.

After nearly two weeks of cold rainy, and foggy weather on the southern California coast, the sun came out just in time for the opening day of the 2023 Skull and Roses Music Festival on Surfers Point in Ventura. The shortened first day of music, which began at 5 pm, was a bonus day for the many fans of the Grateful Dead genre who filled the sold-out campgrounds earlier in the day.

Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right: today, April 20th, the Grateful Dead launches its official TikTok account, @gratefuldead. In conjunction with Rhino Entertainment, the channel will serve as an outlet to celebrate the decades of music, generations of community, and endless array of creativity that has woven the band and its fans into every new era of the world's counterculture and consciousness. For its inaugural post – soundtracked by a remastered 1969 live recording of "St.

Thursday, April 20th, was the first full day of music at the 2023 Skull & Roses Music Festival. Many in the crowd happily celebrated 4-20 in a smokey haze during the 12-hour musical marathon. The fact that cannabis is now legal in California made the occasion all the more celebratory. A strong wind picked up, clearing the sky of clouds, making for a warm afternoon and a crystal-clear evening.

Saxophonist Dave McMurray and vocalist Jamey Johnson have collaborated on an epic new rendition of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter’s “To Lay Me Down,” which also features contributions from pedal steel guitarist Greg Leisz, guitarist Larry Campbell, and bassist Don Was.

Sanuk and The Grateful Dead have teamed up for a hemptastic summer capsule collection for Dead-icated fans, honoring the band’s transcendent legacy on the day inspired by the code word the band helped popularize. The limited edition collab is now available on

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series where kids and parents rock out to the classics, just announced a special run of shows over Earth Day Weekend benefiting international non-profit Oceanic Global on Saturday April 22 and Sunday, April 23. Featuring the music of Bob Marley and The Grateful Dead, The Rock and Roll Playhouse will bring family fun to 13 different venues across the country. Tickets are available here.

The Garcia Project is a touring band that some may not have heard of yet, but they’ve been on  tour across the country for many years, selling out venues from The Sweetwater Music Hall in  Jerry’s hometown, to places like The Key West Theater in Key West Florida, and even the 1200  capacity Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, NC.

Celebrating over 12 years of recreating classic Jerry Garcia Band shows from 1976-1995! The Garcia Project’s performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from 1976 to 1995. For anyone that never had a chance to experience the Jerry Garcia Band or for fans that want to relive a classic show, The Garcia Project delivers.

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