1. Doors Survivors Still Working on Ray Manzarek Tribute: 'We Don't Want It to Be Half-Assed'

    May 29, 2014 9:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robby Krieger talks long-in-the-works tribute to the late keyboardist, plus his upcoming visit to Bonnaroo to play in Skrillex's Superjam set Robby Krieger says he and John Densmore still plan to pay musical tribute to their late Doors bandmate ...

  2. Facebook, Twitter Execs Talk Music Apps at SF MusicTech Summit 2013

    May 28, 2013 9:22 PM EDT Facebook Strategic Partnerships manager Ime Archibong handed out social networking tips for musicians and music companies, while Twitter #Music's Stephen Phillips pleaded for patience from the industry at the opening of the SF Musictech Su ...

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  4. Mickey Hart of Grateful Dead Wanted for Assault

    September 13, 2012 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drummer Responds: "Any accusation or claim of assault against me is completely false and without any basis whatsoever" Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart has found himself in trouble with the law. The Hollywood Reporter confirms that ...

  5. Former Warner, Capitol Chief Donates Interview Tapes to Library of Congress

    June 21, 2012 7:10 PM EDT When Columbia Records' legendary A&R executive John Hammond was hospitalized in the 1980s, Capitol Records' then-president Joe Smith visited and their conversation turned to the jazz artists they both loved. Smith asked if the recent ...

  6. Mickey Hart Travels Across the Universe on 'Mysterium Tremendum'

    May 01, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mickey Hart has tapped into the sounds of the universe and the heart of the Grateful Dead for his latest band's first album, "Mysterium Tremendum." The percussion virtuoso tells Billboard.com that he built the songs from the 12-song s ...

  7. Gathering of the Vibes: A Grateful Dead Fan's Dream (Almost)

    April 02, 2012 6:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Surviving Members to Perform, Separately... Also on Tap at July Festival: Avett Brothers, Primus, Bruce Hornsby The surviving four members of the Grateful Dead -- with their solo projects -- will join the Avett Brothers, Primus, Zappa Plays Zappa, S ...

  8. Grateful Dead Exhibit Coming To Rock Hall of Fame

    January 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Grateful Dead 's long, strange trip will be the subject of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's next major exhibit. Titled, in fact, "Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip," the display will open April 12 as part of th ...

  9. Jane's Addiction, Elvis Costello, Furthur to Headline Gathering of the Vibes 2011

    March 14, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ane's Addiction , Elvis Costello and the Grateful Dead spin-offs Furthur and Rhythm Devils headline the initial announcement of artists for the 16th annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival, which will take place July 21-24 in Bridgeport, Conn. ...

  10. Psychedelic Songwriter John Dawson Dies At 64

    July 24, 2009 9:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 John "Marmaduke" Dawson, a longtime Grateful Dead collaborator who co-wrote " Friend of the Devil " and developed a devoted following with his psychedelic country group New Riders of the Purple Sage, has died. He was 64. Dawson d ...

  11. Dead Tour May Lead To New Music, Recordings

    April 12, 2009 8:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 The spring U.S. tour by The Dead may well be the first step towards turning the band into a recording entity again -- or at least that's what the surviving members of the Grateful Dead hope. "I would think that if we stay on this path that ...

  12. The Dead Trip Up Scalpers, Prep 150 Songs For Tour

    March 27, 2009 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead are hoping that in addition to raising money for its Rex Foundation and other respective charities, an auction of prime seats for its upcoming tour will also put those tickets in the hands of fans, not scalpers. "We want to keep away f ...

  13. The Dead Returning To The Road In '09

    January 01, 2009 12:54 PM EST 0 0 0 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 wil ...

  14. The Dead, Allmans To Rock For Obama

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band have signed for a Barack Obama fundraising concert, to be held Oct. 13 at Bryce-Jordan Center in State College, Pa. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Sept. 19). The Dead and the Allman Brothers Band have signed for a ...

  15. Hart: The Dead Happy To Rock Again For Obama

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Three of the Grateful Dead's surviving members -- Bo ...

  16. Roots, Marley, Nevilles Set For Green Apple Fest

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal are just a few of the names that will grace this year's eight-city Green Apple Festival. The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal a ...

  17. Musicians Rock For Barack On Super Tuesday

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday, a wave of artists as disparate as the Grateful Dead, Will.I.Am, OK Go and members of Pearl Jam are rallying support for Democ With primary voters going to the polls in 22 sta ...

  18. Death Permeates Lifetime Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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. "Th Music greats such as Joan Baez, the Doors a ...

  19. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Pani ...

  20. Mutaytor Plans Summer Festival Run

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Its profile growing, performance art/music troupe the Mutaytor will take its festive show to a handful of upcoming U.S. festivals. Its profile growing, performance art/music troupe the Mutaytor will take its festive show to a handful of upcoming U.S ...

  21. Jammys Offer Eclectic Musical Mix

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An eclectic mix of artists were on display last night (April 20) during the sixth annual Jammy Awards at New York's the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing combinations hit the st An eclectic mix of artists were on display ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Green Apple Fest, Daniel Johnston, GWAR

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mickey Hart & Bela Fleck to headline free concerts during New York's Green Apple Music & Arts Festival , London pays tribute to Daniel Johnston and GWAR celebrates its 20th anniversary. Mickey Hart and Béla Fleck will headline a pair of ...

  23. Columbia Inks Anastasio, CD Due In November

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. The artist's label debut, "Shine, ...

  24. Voodoo Music Experience Unveils Lineup

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In addition to previously announced headliner Nine Inch Nails, the seventh Voodoo Music Experience will feature performances by Queens Of The Stone Age, My Chemical Romance, the Flaming Lips, Billy Id In addition to previously announced headliner Ni ...

  25. Rhino Readies Ramones, Dead Sets

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Ramones and the Grateful Dead will both be feted with multi-disc summer releases from Rhino. The Ramones and the Grateful Dead will both be feted with multi-disc summer releases from Rhino. Due Aug. 16, the box set "Weird Tales of the Ramon ...

  26. Anthem to Beauty

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eagle Rock Entertainment's "Classic Albums" series hits its stride with "Anthem to Beauty," an exploration of how the Grateful Dead evolved between its 1968 experimental set, "Anthem of the Sun," and Eagle Rock Ent ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and noted jam band Particle have teamed up to create Hydra and will launch a U.S. tour April 7 in Santa Cruz. "Hydra is about extreme music," Hart says. "Extreme ...

  28. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and singer/songwriter Joan Baez have joined the lineup for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. Flea will speak at the event, will Baez will join previously confi ...

  29. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Billy Corgan, Butch Walker

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on We The Planet, Corgan, Butch Walker The Roots, the Dead's Mickey Hart, the Coup, Michelle Shocked and Third Eye Blind are the first acts to sign on for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. The event will be held Nov. 13 ...

  30. Hart, Hollander Feted For Music Therapy Work

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Percussionist Mickey Hart and concert pianist Lorin Hollander will be honored at the third annual Music Has Power Awards Dec. 1 in New York. Presented by the Institute for Music and Neurologic Functio Percussionist Mickey Hart and concert pianist Lo ...

  31. The Dead's Winterland Finale Comes To DVD

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before San Francisco's legendary venue Winterland closed its doors on Dec. 31, 1978, it first played host to one final concert by the Grateful Dead. Twenty-five years later, the show will be released Before San Francisco's legendary venue ...

  32. Dead, Dylan Go On The Road Again

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the second leg of the former's Summer Getaway Tour, set to kick off July 29 in a yet-to-be-announced location. The two acts last hit the road together in 1987 o The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the ...

  33. The Other Ones: Dead Again

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With a Valentine's Day benefit concert at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre, the Other Ones will abandon their name in favor of one somewhat closer to their roots: the Dead. With a Valentine's Day benefit concert at San Francisco' ...

  34. Other Ones Tour Revives The Dead

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While the chances of a full-fledged reunion (one that would include a return to the studio) are unclear at the moment for the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, percussionist Mickey Hart is hailing ...

  35. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in Califor ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Other Ones, Kids' Day, 'Lizzie McGuire'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Other Ones, Kids' Day, 'Lizzie McGuire' Following a successful weekend stand at Terrapin Station: A Grateful Dead Family Reunion in East Troy, Wis., post-Grateful Dead act the Other Ones has tentatively laid out a fall U.S. to ...

  37. The Dead Successfully Brought To Life

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead -- conquered the crowds in East Troy, Wis., over the weekend, and look likely to start a new chapter in the Dead's legac The Other Ones -- a group formed around the ...

  38. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist ...

  39. Former Dead Principals Prep For Reunion

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "stoked to the eyeballs" about the nearing Terrapin Station, his first full-fledged reunion with his former bandmates since Dead vocalis Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil ...

  40. Dead Reunion Concerts Back On

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Grateful Dead will live again, as Wisconsin's Walworth County board voted 5-0 Friday to allow the band to hold a reunion concert Aug. 3-4. Billed as "Terrapin Station -- A Grateful Dead Family Reu The Grateful Dead will live again, as ...

  41. Summer Dead Reunion Still A Possibility

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Surviving members of the Grateful Dead are keeping alive plans for a reunion this summer, now that concert promoter Clear Channel Entertainment has appealed a Walworth County (Wisc.) highway committee Surviving members of the Grateful Dead are keepi ...

  42. Dead Reunion Show Denied Permit

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wisconsin's Walworth County Highway Committee has denied a permit to the promoters of an upcoming Grateful Dead reunion concert, saying the area could not handle the enormous crowd expected. The commi Wisconsin's Walworth County Highway Co ...

  43. Surviving Dead Principals To Reunite

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The surviving original members of the Grateful Dead -- guitarist/vocalist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh, and drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann -- will reunite as the Other Ones for an Aug. 3-4 we The surviving original members of the Grateful D ...

  44. Mickey Hart Taps Into Kodo's 'Mondo Head'

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's over the top, it really is," Mickey Hart says of "Mondo Head," the Red Ink album he produced with Japanese <I>taiko</I> drum group Kodo. "It has a great spirit. It points in a new direction. I t " ...

  45. Dead Percussionists Come To Life

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Grateful Dead may have folded in the wake of Jerry Garcia's death, but life and music continues on for many of the group's former members, including drummer/percussionists Mickey Hart and Bill Kre The Grateful Dead may have folded in t ...

  46. Furthur Fest Morphs Into So Many Roads

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, the Furthur Festival will return to the road this summer under the new moniker So Many Roads. The lineup features ex-Grateful Dead principal Bob Weir's longtime side band Ra As tipped here last month , the Furthur Fes ...

  47. Elliott Deemed A Hero By Recording Academy

    March 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott will be among those honored by the Recording Academy/NARAS at the organization's Heroes Awards next week in Washington, D.C. The hip-hop star will be feted along with Sen. Missy "Misdemeanor" Elli ...