1. Trey Anastasio Talks Grateful Dead Shows, Future of Phish in 'Guitar World' Cover Story

    December 03, 2015 5:03 PM EST 0 0 0 In a new cover story for Guitar World magazine, Trey Anastasio touches on the history and future of Phish and takes a look back at his Fare Thee Well shows with the Grateful Dead back in June and July. The Phish frontman shares an interesting story ...

  2. John Mayer Posts Thank You for 'Accepting' Him Into Dead & Company

    November 10, 2015 6:38 PM EST With the first leg of the Dead & Company's fall and winter tour nearly wrapped, John Mayer took a moment to say thank you to the Grateful Dead fans out there.  Dead & Company at Madison Square Garden: 6 Awesome Moments From Night 2 P ...

  3. One More Saturday Night: Dead & Company Go to Work with Masterful John Mayer

    November 01, 2015 3:30 PM EST Bringing new blood into an established band is a tricky proposition. Look at any number of heritage acts -- from Def Leppard to Van Halen , Kiss to the Allman Brothers  -- and their mutating lineups, some accepted more willingly by fans than ot ...

  4. Grateful Dead Shares Tracklist For 'Fare Thee Well' Box Sets

    October 15, 2015 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A bounty of footage from the Grateful Dead’s July 2015 residency at Chicago’s Soldier Field will be captured in a selection of forthcoming box sets. Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead is due Nov. 20, but the official track listing ...

  5. John Mayer Declares Himself a 'Deadhead' Ahead of Dead & Company Tour Dates

    October 07, 2015 3:45 AM EDT Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer. Mayer is rehearsi ...

  6. Dead & Company Bassist Oteil Burbridge on John Mayer, 'Intimidating' Jam Sessions & More

    August 06, 2015 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The band will make its live debut on Halloween at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Back in April, Billboard reported that John Mayer could be joining some members of the Grateful Dead for shows in the fall. On Wednesday, the rumors came to fruition ...

  7. Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart on John Mayer Shows, Nodding to EDM: 'This Is Deadtronica'

    August 05, 2015 5:43 PM EDT 1.952 k 188 31 The percussionist talks to Billboard about Dead & Company's Halloween debut at New York's Madison Square Garden and explains how show staple "Drums ­> Space" borders on electronica. Just when Grateful Dead fans ar ...

  8. John Mayer Talks Grateful Dead Legacy, Fare Thee Well and Learning to Play 'A Universe of Great Songs'

    August 05, 2015 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 How do you get to Madison Square Garden with Dead & Company? Practice, practice, practice... Rumors of a post-Fare Thee Well incarnation of the Grateful Dead have been around since the original trio of shows featuring Phish ’s Trey Anastasio wer ...

  9. The Grateful Dead Is Resurrected Once More, This Time With John Mayer: Exclusive

    August 05, 2015 11:43 AM EDT 12.419 k 1.176 k 69 Dead & Company will make its debut at Madison Square Garden on Halloween. The Grateful Dead ’s run of five sold-out shows earlier this summer, billed as Fare Thee Well and featuring Phish ’s Trey Anastasio , was not a final farewel ...

  10. Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio Bid Final Fare Thee Well at Third Chicago Show: Concert Review

    July 05, 2015 10:37 PM EDT Has this long, strange trip really come to an end? The members of the  Grateful Dead began their third and final Fare Thee Well show at Chicago's Soldier Field with a bow. Gathering at center stage, the "core four" --  Bob Weir , ...

  11. Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well: Trey Anastasio For the Win on Night Two in Santa Clara

    June 29, 2015 1:02 AM EDT After the shredding, a moment of silence to those gone before their time. Plus: John Mayer. Night two of the Grateful Dead ’s Fare Thee Well run-up got off to a funky and ferocious start. The cobwebs were shaken loose, the groove found its pocke ...

  12. Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Arrives & Thrives with Trey Anastasio on the Side

    June 28, 2015 7:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard reviews the Santa Clara, Calif. debut of the jam supergroup. Other than the lineup, there were few givens about the debut of Fare Thee Well, the five-date run of shows headlined by the “core four” of the Grateful Dead --  Bob Weir , Phil L ...

  13. Grateful Dead Reunion: Will John Mayer Be Playing With the Band?

    April 24, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 According to sources, a trek with the Grammy-winning singer and guitarist is being planned for the fall. The Grateful Dead reunion shows, five in total scheduled for June 27 and 28 in Santa Clara, Calif. and July 4-6 in Chicago, look to have a poten ...

  14. Grateful Dead Announce Additional Shows With Trey Anastasio, Address Heads & Scalpers in Letter

    April 10, 2015 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. will host two more Fare Thee Well dates on June 27 and 28. "This is it," writes the band. When 210,000 tickets to the Grateful Dead 's three-night Fare Thee Well run at Chicago's Soldier ...

  15. Grateful Dead Final Shows With Trey Anastasio Officially Sold Out

    March 01, 2015 1:56 PM EST 4.373 k 157 41 The Grateful Dead Fare thee Well concert, set for Chicago's Soldier Field July 3-5, is officially sold out. After being blown away by mail order ticket requests and VIP experience demand, producers of the concert saw general public on- ...

  16. Exclusive: Grateful Dead to Reunite, Jam With Trey Anastasio for Final Shows

    January 16, 2015 9:30 AM EST 28.461 k 612 57 In a match made in hippie heaven, Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio will join the four living original members of The Grateful Dead for three 50th-anniversary shows July 3-5 at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Dead's last performance with J ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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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  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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. ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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, ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. 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' ...

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