Grateful Dead

  1. Music Vault Releases Treasure Trove of Archived Concert Footage to YouTube

    July 08, 2014 10:27 AM EDT Today, online concert footage archive Music Vault is releasing 17,318 videos on its YouTube , give or take a few. "There are probably a couple that will fall out because we still need to go through and scrub for quality," says Bill Sa ...

  2. Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip and Lasting Music Biz Legacy with Skrillex, Warren Haynes, Rock Scully, More

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST “[Skrillex] was a little nervous earlier that this would be a Grateful Dead quiz,” joked Paradigm Agency’s Jonathan Levine, the moderator of the Billboard Touring Conference’s keynote case study “The Golden Road: Lessons Learned From the Dead.& ...

  3. Clarence Clemons' Nephew Jake to Play Sax on Springsteen Tour

    February 10, 2012 7:56 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - It takes two men to replace The Big Man. Bruce Springsteen announced Thursday that two musicians - Jersey Shore sidekick Eddie Manion and Clarence Clemons' nephew Jake - will "share the saxophone role" during the E S ...

  4. Lady Gaga Donates $13,000 to Charity in Little Kids Rock Event

    October 21, 2011 6:22 PM EDT At Thursday night's Little Kids Rock benefit at New York's Edison Ballroom, surprise guest Lady Gaga paid tribute to collaborator and friend Clarence Clemons and accepted the Big Man of the Year award for her contributions to music educa ...

  5. Grateful Dead Debut 'Steal Your Face' Red Wine

    October 12, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Grateful Dead Debut 'Steal Your Face' Red Wine The band is the latest to partner with Wines That Rock, makers of The Rolling Stones "Forty Licks Merlot" and Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon Cabernet Sauvignon.& ...

  6. EMI Reissues Compelte Pink Floyd Catalog

    September 30, 2011 8:14 AM EDT EMI's new Pink Floyd boxed set and its planned release of additional multiple-disc sets devoted to individual titles will no doubt attract a lot of attention in this fall's reissue market. It has the splashiest launch (including the re ...

  7. Bruce Springsteen Performs at Clarence Clemons Tribute in Asbury Park

    July 18, 2011 7:19 AM EDT ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen returned to his musical roots to remember a friend. Springsteen performed a 45-minute set during a "Tribute to the Late, Great Clarence Clemons" at Asbury Park's Wonder Bar Sunday night. C ...

  8. Bruce Springsteen Eulogizes Sax Man Clarence Clemons at Funeral

    June 21, 2011 9:30 PM EDT PALM BEACH, Fla. - Bruce Springsteen eloquently eulogized his friend of more than four decades and E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons Tuesday at a private funeral at a small Florida church. The roughly two-hour service for the 69-year-old ...

  9. Clarence Clemons Fans Gather To Pay Tribute at Asbury Park's Stone Pony

    June 20, 2011 8:06 AM EDT ASBURY PARK, N.J. - Scores of fans gathered Sunday at a legendary rock club to mourn the death and celebrate the life and music of saxophonist Clarence Clemons. The Stone Pony in Asbury Park was the place where Clemons, Bruce Springsteen and other ...

  10. Bruce Springsteen's Statement on Clarence Clemons Passing: 'Loss is Immeasurable'

    June 18, 2011 10:02 PM EDT Clarence "The Big Man" Clemons (left) with Bruce Springsteen who played together for nearly 40 years. (Photo: Getty) Via Jon Landau: It is with overwhelming sadness that we inform our friends and fans that at 7:00 tonight Saturday, June ...

  11. Clarence Clemons, the 'Big Man' of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, Dead at 69

    June 18, 2011 8:41 PM EDT Clarence Clemons, the legendary saxophonist in the E Street Band who played alongside Bruce Springsteen for the past 40 years, died on Saturday of complications from a stroke, according to the New Jersey Star-Ledger . He suffered the stroke at his ...

  12. Bruce Springsteen: Clarence Clemons' Stroke is 'Serious'

    June 14, 2011 5:02 PM EDT NEW YORK - Bruce Springsteen says band mate Clarence Clemons' stroke was serious and he's going to need a lot of help to get back to his former self. The Boss commented Tuesday on his longtime friend and E Street Band member on his websi ...

  13. Clarence Clemons of E Street Band Suffers Stroke

    June 13, 2011 2:44 AM EDT Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's iconic E Street Band, has suffered a stroke at his home in Florida, according to multiple reports. Showbiz411, who was the first to report on Clemons' stroke, said the musician is &qu ...

  14. Jack Isquith Guest Post: The Artist Website Problem

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST The following is a guest post from Jack Isquith, which originally appeared on his blog Digital Music Insider , and is reposted with his permission. Isquith is a digital music industry veteran who has held senior posts at Warner Brothers Records an ...

  15. Grateful Dead 3.0: Curious Sense Developing Gaming, Social Media Platform For Band

    January 13, 2011 12:00 AM EST After today, the long strange trip that is the Grateful Dead's career may just get longer and stranger. Thanks to Curious Sense Inc ., a digital-entertainment company that today announced it had obtained exclusive rights to the group's l ...

  16. Briefs: Bruce Hornsby, The Judds, Howard Stern, EMI Cuts?

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has landed a long-term, worldwide exclusive administration agreement for Bruce Hornsby 's extensive catalog. Hornsby, who is a three-time Grammy winner, released “Levitate,” his first album on Verve, in September ...

  17. Wolfgang's Vault Opening Entire Concert Catalog

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Wolfgang's Vault, which has amassed the largest collection of licensed streaming live recordings on the Internet, is about to make a treasure trove of those concerts available for downloading. Beginning Nov. 3, the site will add more than 1,0 ...

  18. The Dead Returning To The Road In '09

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spurred on by two reunions at benefits for President-elect Barack Obama, the surviving members of the Grateful Dead will embark on their first tour in five years this spring. The Dead will hit the road beginning April 12 in Greensboro, N.C., and w ...

  19. Grateful Dead Lawyer Kant Dies At 77

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Harold (Hal) Sanford Kant died on Sunday (Oct. 19) after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 77. For over thirty-five years, the politically conservative, registered Republican was the principal lawyer and general counsel for the seminal Sixties ro ...

  20. Bill Graham Foundation To Host N.Y. Benefit

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In memory of the legendary concert promoter who helped revolutionize the modern day live entertainment business, the San Francisco-based Bill Graham Memorial Foundation is holding its first East Coast benefit concert May 27 at the Fillmore New Yor ...

  21. The Garden To Celebrate Elton Milestone

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden in New York City will commemorate Sir Elton John's 60th performance at the famed venue Sunday as he celebrates his 60th birthday. To celebrate this record-setting achievement, a banner marking "Most Performances by ...

  22. Wolfgang's Vault Files Countersuit Over Archives

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most notable classic rock acts, dragging two major record labels into the battle. In December, Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, Santana and the Do ...

  23. Death Permeates Lifetime Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music greats such as Joan Baez, the Doors and the Grateful Dead won lifetime Grammy achievement awards yesterday (Feb. 10), although many of those honored did not live long enough to receive them. "The thing about a lifetime achievement award ...

  24. Led Zeppelin, Doors Members Sue Wolfgang’s Vault

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Some of rock 'n' roll's biggest names have teamed up to sue the owner of a Web site that specializes in streaming rare concert recordings. Wolfgang's Vault offers thousands of recordings of rare audio and video music performanc ...

  25. Grateful Dead, Rhino Enter Exclusive Deal

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Includes unreleased live concert recordings. Grateful Dead Productions (GDP) has appointed Rhino Entertainment the exclusive manager of its entire repertoire of intellectual property. Under the license agreement, Rhino is responsible for the full ...

  26. eMusic Download Cards Offer 50 Free Songs

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cards distributed through promotions, websites, live shows. eMusic is launching a new initiative that allows artists to distribute their music via download cards at no cost to the consumer. Artists participating and their labels will distribute th ...

  27. Recovered Weir Reschedules Ratdog Run

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dead side project to hit road in February. Dead side project to hit road in February. News ...

  28. Recovered Weir Reschedules Ratdog Run

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Weir is "rested, refreshed and ready to rock" according to the Dead's <A HREF="http://www.thedead.net" TARGET="new">official Web site</A>, and the guitarist/vocalist has slated a 2005 tour with hi ...

  29. Exhausted Weir Cancels Ratdog Tour

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bob Weir has canceled a fall tour by his band Ratdog due to exhaustion. Ratdog -- the side project from the singer/guitarist for the Grateful Dead and the Dead -- was expected to kick off the tour tom Bob Weir has canceled a fall tour by his band ...

  30. Columbia Signs Bruce Hornsby

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran pianist/songwriter Bruce Hornsby has signed with Columbia Records, which will issue his upcoming album "Halcyon Days." The set, due Aug. 10, features a number of high-profile guest performers, Veteran pianist/songwriter Bruce Hor ...

  31. The Dead Plot Summer Outing

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dead begin a summer tour June 12 at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. The three-month U.S. Wave That Flag tour will hit 28 cities before concluding Aug. 19 at Atlanta's Hi-FiBuys Amphithe The Dead begin a summer tour June 12 at t ...

  32. Haynes Joins Dead; Osborne, Barraco Exit

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osborne and keyboardist/vocalist Rob Barraco have exited, to be replaced by jam-band guitarist extraordinaire Warren Haynes, sources say. In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osb ...

  33. Haynes Joins Dead; Osborne, Barraco Exit

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osborne and keyboardist/vocalist Rob Barraco have exited, to be replaced by jam-band guitarist extraordinaire Warren Haynes, sources say. In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osb ...