Vince Welnick

Early in 1980, Steve Kimock joined former Grateful Dead members Keith and Donna Jean Godchaux’s Heart of Gold Band, which already happened to have Greg Anton as its drummer.  Keith fell victim to a car accident and the Heart of Gold Band went away, but the connection that Greg and Steve shared has endured.  The duo immediately recorded an album of new music which would be released decades later, then started a band.  Having gone through many, many names, Greg asked Steve how many were left on the list to consider: “Zero” wa

The Grateful Dead Meet-Up At The Movies is going global for the first time! On August 1st, join us, near and far, as we gather in theaters worldwide for our 9th annual special cinema event. This year we will be featuring the full concert from June 17, 1991 at Giants Stadium in New Jersey.

Vince died Friday, June 2nd.  He played keyboards with the Grateful Dead from September 1990 - August 1995.  Though he received a lot of criticism during his tenure, Vince was a loving, happy guy who played his heart out with the band.  Grateful Web sends our thoughts to his family and friends.  Thanks for your loving nature, Vince. We'll miss you...

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