Mark Karan

Prepare to embark on a mesmerizing journey through the golden era of psychedelic blues and the seeds of the 'jam band' scene as Live Dead and Brothers take the stage. Comprising actual and legacy members from the extended Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers families, this exceptional ensemble is set to revive the timeless magic of the late 1960s and early 1970s, bringing fans an experience like no other.

Wreckless Strangers are thrilled to announce their fall tour schedule and forthcoming EP. With exciting new shows in some of the Bay Area's most legendary concert halls - The Fillmore Auditorium, The Independent, Golden Gate Parks' Bandshell, Sweetwater Music Hall, Moe's Alley, and more - there's ample opportunity for Wreckless Strangers' fans to catch them live.

Led by Phil Lesh & Friends and Melvin Seals & JGB, the second generation, literally, of Terrapin Crossroads staff presented a one-day, two-stage, seven-band Sunday Daydream on August 27, in Novato, Calif.

Sometimes when musicians combine different musical genres, it can be a case of worlds colliding, with collateral damage thrown about. And then, in cases such as veteran rock guitarist Jeff Pevar and his current band The Gilmour Project, multiple influences come together in a harmonic convergence that creates deep, new electrical reactions, with many good vibes but no debris left to clean up.

STU and the crew return with an unforgettable, electrifying take on the Bob Dylan Songbook with GHOSTS OF ELECTRICITY making a rare appearance for an early Sunday Funday dinner show on March 5th at Hopmonk Sebastopol. Featuring an amazing lineup: Stu Allen, Mark Karan, Greg Anton, Mookie Siegel and JP McLean. Outside under a heated tent, great food & drink.

Don’t miss the return of supergroup The Dead 70’s, celebrating the Golden Era of the Grateful Dead on Friday, August 12th at the Ivy Room in the East Bay. Featuring Mark Karan (Furthur, RatDog, The Other Ones), Jay Lane (Dead & Co, Bob Weir & The Wolf Bros), Steven Sofranko (China Cats) Zach Jones (Lovin Dead) and special guest Allan Len from Acoustically Speaking. Expect far-out explorations of material the band played in the 70’s and top level musicianship. All tix from the original show scheduled for 4/22 will be honored.

Grateful Dead Night in Sugartown is back with a very special edition of The Dead 70's celebrating the Golden Era of The Grateful Dead. Featuring members of Dead & Co., Bob Weir & The Wolf Brothers, Ratdog, Jerry's Middle Finger, The China Cats, and Lovin' Dead. Setbreak Smokeout Giveaway by Hella Dank! Shakedown local artisan vendors. Munchies from Jennica's Kitchen.

On November 25, Thanksgiving Night, The Gilmour Project will ‘serve’ ‘The Dark Slice’ following everyone’s traditional, festive family dinner gathering. Whether you prefer turkey, white meat or dark, or you are vegan - ‘The Dark Slice’ promised to be delicious viewing.

The Gilmour Project was poised and ready to launch in April 2020, then the world hit the pause button. They re-emerge in 2021 pivoting to David Gilmour’s Pink Floyd repertoire. The songs that compel exploration & improvisation are mainly Gilmour’s and this rendition certainly does not dismiss the iconic contributions of all 5 historic musicians that comprise the Pink Floyd complement.

Deborah Grabien was part of the music scene long before she ever recorded a note.  At the age of 15, she was hanging around the Dead’s dressing room at Fillmore East, the guest of her 9-years-older rock journalist sister, who introduced her to Jerry Garcia: “This is my baby sister.” Raising an eyebrow, Garcia replied, “Far out.  Does she have a name?"

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