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Where Are All The Good Dead Cover Bands And Where Do They Get Their Names?

I recently stumbled upon a handy site, whose homepage falls right in line with The Barn's objectives of exploring the expanded world of The Grateful Dead and showcasing cool visual charts. The site is GratefulDeadTributeBands.com and their home page provides a nice US map color coded by the number of Dead bands they have...

Friday Linkafication: Trey & Bieber, Crazy Willie and a Beastie Boy’s Wine Enthusiasm

The week kicked off with Arcade Fire taking home the Album of the Year Grammy, followed shortly by the outraged public demanding to know... Who the f#%$k is Arcade Fire? At least this gave us all the opportunity to see what Tawny Kitaen is up to these days (hint: not proofreading).Trey tour starts...

Paradise Waits Shakedown Brookfield Tonight

The All Jerry Show is only hours away, and we can't think of a better way to enjoy a Friday night in the burbs.If you've got 13 (!) minutes to spare, check out how the band puts their unique spin on "Shakedown Street". Absolutely LOVE the final minutes of this version.Paradise Waits will play All...

New Spotlight Show: The Paradise Waits "All Jerry Show"

The Barn is happy to announce it's latest spotlight show, not only because it features a band we've been following closely for quite some time, but also because the band is turning this particular gig into a very special event.Paradise Waits is earning a reputation as the most consistent Grateful Dead inspired band in...

25 Years Of Widespread Panic: A Visualization

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Widespread Panic, The Barn has created an InfoGraphic to attempt to put this incredible career and vast creative output into perspective.Working from a 25 year timeline from the band's first show in Athens, GA in February of 1986, this graphic plots the band members, shows, and studio albums (plus...

Friday Linkafication: Rothbury Rumors and Other Stuff Hippies Like

Every Friday, we're going to offer the best links, news and sites that we've discovered over the past week. We promise to keep it relevant (mainly).Will the Rothbury festival be back in 2011? Rumors are swirling as a mass gathering permit is applied forIt was only a matter of time: Stuff Hippies LikeLetters Of Note:...

Terrapin Flyer with Davy Knowles @ Kinetic Playground 2/3/11: Stream and Download

It was an exciting weekend all around for live music fans in and around Chicago. After a trying midweek snowstorm, our favorite bands got back to business on Thursday night at, among other places, the Kinetic Playground in Chicago. Following an opening set by Barefoot Fred, an enhanced Terrapin Flyer lineup took the stage, welcoming...

Mr. Blotto @ Brixie's 2/5/11: Recap, Setlist, Stream, Download and More

Saturday night's show had a little of everything we love about Mr. Blotto: some old chestnuts and some newer jams, some tunes that felt squeaky clean out of the rehearsal room and a few numbers that seemed spontaneous and fresh.Brixie's provided an exceptional venue and a was fine gathering place for the first Barn...

The 2011 Super Bowl Halftime Fail

We've got a lot of great stuff to share from this past weekend and some great material to preview for next weekend. But, before we get to that, did you know there was also a football game on Sunday night? And while the teams headed to the locker room at halftime to recuperate and game...

Friday Linkafication: Blotto History Lesson, Orchestral Dead & The Snow Jabba

Every Friday, we're going to offer the best links, news and sites that we've discovered over the past week. We promise to keep it relevant (mainly).Getting ready for Saturday's show, we give you this first person account from John Perry Barlow on how the Barlow Shanghai collaboration came togetherPhish fan market analyst drops sly...