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Jerry Garcia Stories

GarciaLive Volume 9 Features Nine Covers, Including This 19 Minute "Harder They Come"

We were promised more for Jerry's 75th birthday celebration -- it looks like we're getting it.GarciaLive Volume Nine: August 11, 1974  featuring a band anchored by Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders (Round Records/ATO Records) will release just a few days before the big day (July 28 release, August 1 birthday).The two set show...

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...

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...

VIDEO | Jerry Garcia's Only Solo Performance As A Member Of Grateful Dead

Jerry Garcia peformed thousands of shows with the Grateful Dead, hundreds more with various configuration of the Jerry Garcia Band, and when you throw in NPRS, Garcia / Grisman, Old & In The Way, and duo gigs with John Kahn, he was thankfully no stranger to the stage.But solo and acoustic Jerry was rare indeed....

Stream / Download / Video | Joe Russo's Hooteroll+ @ Capitol Theatre 4/7/17

 A post shared by Ron Cohen ???? (@ronthedrummer1) on Apr 8, 2017 at 6:54am PDTWho better to lead to recreate a landmark collaborative album between a guitar and keyboard player than a drummer?When that drummer is Joe Russo -- mastermind bandleader behind Joe Russo's Almost Dead, an ensemble that recontextualizes not only Grateful Dead music, but...

Fifteen Chicago Area Theaters To Host Special Grateful Dead Movie Screening 4/20/17

You may have seen the The Grateful Dead Movie before, but in honor of it's 40th anniversary, it's being packaged like never before.Fifteen Chicago area theaters and about 500 nation wide will particpate in the annual Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies on April, 20th.The Jerry Garcia and Leon Gast-directed film, was filmed...

18 Artists Performing 18 Different Chuck Berry Songs

Chuck Berry passed away on Saturday at age 90.  It may be easier for him to stake the claim as the "inventor of rock and roll" than any other musician.Look no further than the artists who have adopted his songs into their own repertoire.  And it's not just one tune.  Sure there...

Stream Or Download | The Dead Play Chuck Berry

Creative archive.org user Eyesoftheworld94 has uploaded another notable collection to the site with the recent news..While the Dead themselves only performed four different Berry songs publicly, he's included a soundcheck take on "Thirty Days" from 12/12/73 and selections from various solo and special projects -- Jerry Garcia Band, Kingfish, Mother...

AUDIO | Jerry Garcia Band @ Campbell Hall 2/5/77

1977 would turn out to be a landmark year for the Grateful Dead, but Jerry Garcia started the year gigging with Keith and Donna, John Kahn and Ron Tutt with the Garcia Band in the months before the Dead's epic Spring Tour.In fact, JGB hit UC Santa Barbara just a few weeks before...