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Grateful Dead Stories

Roll Tape! Should “Record Everything” Replace “Keep Your Publishing” As A Band’s Golden Rule?

By: Steven Jurgensmeyer, Founder/Editor at AllMusicBooks.comIt was a trend started forever ago, in jazz dens, bluegrass festivals and folk haunts. Fans would recordsecretly and not so secretlytheir favorite musicians of the day, who plied their trade set after set, night after night. The Grateful Dead famously took that notion to the Nth...

On TV | Dead & Company In Atlanta, Full Show Stream

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at the Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: Dead & CompanyWhat: The band surprised fans with a free live stream of their recent Atlanta performance via Nugs.net, which took place at Lakewood Amphitheatre on Thursday, 6/13/17. The two sets find the band in top...

Jerry Garcia's Wolf Guitar Sold For $1.9 Million

A recent charity auction at New York Citys Brooklyn Bowl sold Jerry Garcias infamous Wolf guitar for $1.9 million, including a $300K buyers premium.Purchased by Brian Halligan, CEO of Hubspot and co-author of a book titled Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Dead, the $1.6 million pre-premium bid was matched by an anonymous donor, leading to a...

This Month In Grateful Dead Covers - May 2017

This Month In Grateful Dead Covers is a monthly Tomorrow's Verse feature which takes a look at the diverse set of artists -- in the GD family and beyond -- who are diving into the catalog.1.Let's start with Bobby, but here he's not with any of his established bands.  ...

Watch New Clips From Long Strange Trip: Types Of Deadheads, Al Franken Interview

More clips have emerged from the much-anticipated Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip.The first, about a minute in length, features author Steve Silbermans breakdown of the different types of Deadheads that would attend the bands shows.Silberman references fans choice of seating in front of Phil or Jerry, spinners, sober Wharf Rats, the...

Watch The Trailer For Grateful Dead Documentary "Long Strange Trip"

We've been buying into the hype on this one for some time now, and it in the home stretch it appears that there's good reason.Weeks before the theatrical run of the much-anticipated Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip, the filmmakers have released an official trailer, fans first real look into what the four-hour...

Chicago’s Music Box Theatre To Show Dead Documentary “Long Strange Trip”

The much-anticipated Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip is set for a limited theatrical release starting May 25, and Chicagoans will have a chance to see it on the big screen soon thereafter.The Music Box Theatre, located near the heart of Wrigleyville, will air two screenings of the documentary on May 28, at 2:00pm and 7:00pm....

Eight Ways To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary of Cornell '77

On May 8, 1977, Grateful Dead performed at Cornell Universitys Barton Hall in Ithaca, New York, and the show quickly became a legendary moment in the bands history.For various reasons it's considered by many to be amongst the bands best shows of all time, yet there are almost as many opinions on the performance --...

Here's The Grateful Dead: Cornell '77 Mini Documentary

Last week, when Deadheads nationwide gathered in movie theaters to watch a remastered version of the classic The Grateful Dead movie, ticket holders were treated to a mini-documentary on the legendary Cornell 77 shows.Now, with only two weeks to go before the 40th anniversary of the famed Barton Hall show, and its long-awaited official...

Grateful Dead’s “Long Strange Trip” Soundtrack Combines Unreleased and Classic Material

By: Alex WoodThe long-awaited Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip will be released in select theaters on May 26 and on Amazon Prime Video on June 2. News and reviews have been slowly trickling in from advance screenings and this week, the details of the movies soundtrack were released, along with a full tracklist.The documentarys primary...