Mickey Hart Stories

Friday Album Reviews | Six New Records You Need To Know

By: Alex WoodAs every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from 11/10.Mickey Hart RAMUGrateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart returns to solo work with RAMU, a mesmerizing 12-song set that seeks new sonic territories using his distinctive percussion as a backbone. Guests include...

You Can Fly Solo, But You Can't See Dead & Company Alone

By Carmel O'Farrell (@carmelocorn) | Photos: Adam Miszewski (Adjomi Creative)Sunday, July 10th started off just like any other day. I woke up that morning with absolutely no plans, but as the day progressed I started to develop an intense feeling deep inside my chest. It was FOMO.Dead and Company was playing just a...

Setlist / Audio / Video | Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley 7/10/16

Dead & Company returned to Alpine Valley for the second of two shows on Sunday.  Although attendance was down from the Saturday show, the band continued their trend of trotting out huge Grateful Dead favorites.The traditional Sunday "Samson" opened the show, and the second set was a huge "Sugar Magnolia" --> "Sunshine...

Photo Gallery / Audio | Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley 7/9/16

Photos: Adam Miszewski (Adjomi Creative)[Update 7/12] Added full show stream and download below.People may say many things about Alpine Valley, but one thing that that can't be denied is that it is an extremely photogenic place, especially on a beautiful night like Saturday, the first of two nights of Dead & Company.The...

New Orleans Super Jam "Busted On Bourbon St" Added To GD50 Chicago Pre-Parties

We love us a little NOLA around here, so this lineup of Crescent City Superstars descending on Chicago definitely raises an eyebrow.The only issue is how we'd be able to squeeze it all in because -- just like every other eye-popping lineup heading through town these days -- it's going down on July Fourth (...

Notes From The Jazz Underground Celebrates Jerry

Volume Two of The Barn'sNotes From The Jazz Underground feature showcases the show broadcast on August 9th -- the 18th anniversary of Jerry Garcia's passing and the ceremonial close of Jerry Week festivities. Host Paul Abella wears his Deadhead credentials on his sleeve and this show was his tribute to Jerry's legacy as a jazz...

News and Tunes From Around Town: Mickey Hart, Lollapalooza, Deadheads vs. Juggalos, More

Some good links for you:The five characteristics of a Chicago Music Snob. Lincoln Hall is pretty dope.The Curse Of Northerly Island continues. Backstreet Boys fans outraged at Live Nation's early curfew. Seriously.Whoa! Big mixup when Terrapin Flyer took a night off from their Wednesday night Abbey Pub residency and an Insane Clown...

Setlist, Stream & Download: Mickey Hart Band @ House Of Blues Chicago 7/25/12

Mickey returned to Chicago with his band last night. Here's a taste of what his band is capable of. Check out the cover of "White Room" as the encore!Mickey Hart BandHouse Of Blues - ChicagoJuly 25, 2012Set OneCut the Deck, I Know You Rider, Time Never Ends, Who Stole the Show, Franklin's Tower, Endless Skies,...

Setlist, Stream & Download: Mickey Hart Band @ Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL 12/17/11

The version of the Mickey Hart Band captured on this recording was a bit different than the one featuring Kyle Hollingsworth, Steve Kimock and George Porter Jr. that he brought to town a few years ago, but the recipe is still the same: take some superstars from the ja How To Get Your Ex Back...

Jimmy Tebeau Pleads Guilty, LiveNation Gets A Wrist Slap, Mickey Hart's Still Weird, More...

I had the chance to meet Jimmy Tebeau, bass player for St. Louis band The Schwag and former impresario of midwest festivals, at a Barn event last summer. One heck of a nice guy, so it's a shame that his legal situation has come to this -- a guilty plea to federal drum chargesIt is...