1. 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.& ...

  2. Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh Signs Unique Agreement with Brooklyn Bowl's Peter Shapiro (Report)

    November 04, 2013 1:37 PM EST Phil Lesh, bassist and a founding member of the Grateful Dead, has agreed to a unique and (hopefully) mutually beneficial touring agreement with Peter Shapiro, the Brooklyn-based owner and promoter of venues the Brooklyn Bowl and Port Chester� ...

  3. Dogfish Head Releasing Grateful Dead-Themed Beer

    October 09, 2013 10:06 PM EDT The Grateful Dead lives on with Cherry Garcia, an ice cream flavor offered by Ben & Jerry's that is named after Jerry Garcia, the band's late frontman. Now, the legendary rock band finds itself part of a drink -- an alcoholic beverag ...

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  5. Can Brooklyn Bowl Be Exported To Las Vegas?

    November 28, 2012 9:30 AM EST A Tale of Two Bowls: The original Brooklyn Bowl (left) and an artist rendering of LINQ (right), the Las Vegas entertainment complex where Brooklyn Bowl plans to open in 2014. (Photo: Courtesy of Brooklyn Bowl; Caesar's Entertainment) Within t ...

  6. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  7. The Beat: Murs on Gay Rights, Staind on Hiatus, Phil Lesh on Further

    July 23, 2012 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- all from the streets of Venice Bea ...

  8. The Beat 7/23: Staind, Phil Lesh, Murs

    The Beat 7/23: Staind, Phil Lesh, Murs

    July 23, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 7/23: Staind, Phil Lesh, Murs bob weir , jonathan brooks , sugarbabes , frank ocean , Billboard , The Bangles , Aaron Lewis , Phil Lesh , The Road , Olsen Videos Phil Lesh Murs Aaron Lewis Billboard Bob Weir Frank Ocean Grateful Dead Jonath ...

  9. Phil Lesh on Recording New Music: 'What's the Point?'

    July 21, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are in their fourth year of touring with their latest post-Grateful Dead aggregate, Furthur. And as far as Lesh is concerned, the road is where Furthur belongs, so don't expect to see the sextet in the recording studio so ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Decemberists, Thievery Corporation Top 'Last Call's' Greek (Theatre) Week

    September 15, 2011 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 NBC's music-oriented talk show "Last Call with Carson Daly" will kick off its 11th season Sept. 20 with performances filmed this summer at the Greek Theatre. Performances from last week's concert headlined by Thievery Corporation ...

  13. 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. ...

  14. Hot Tours: Michael Bublé, Furthur, Rod Stewart

    December 02, 2010 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Bublé takes the No. 1 ranking on the current Hot Tours tally with box office totals reported from the third North American leg of his Crazy Love Tour that launched in March. The Canadian singer drew over 55,000 fans to five U.S. arenas, gros ...

  15. Primus Readies First New Album in 11 Years

    September 21, 2010 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Les Claypool says Primus is "accumulating material on a daily basis" for the group's first new studio album since 1999's "Antipop," and its first new material since 2003's "Animals Should Not Try to Act Like P ...

  16. Hot Tours: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Il Divo, Andrea Bocelli

    January 05, 2010 5:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Box office totals from 19 venues on the Trans-Siberian Orchestra winter tour place the rock ensemble in the top spot of this week's Hot Tours ranking. Ticket sales topped $9.8 million based on grosses earned from 29 reported shows. Of the 19 ar ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. The Dead, Black Crowes Deliver At Rothbury

    July 05, 2009 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Forget Independence Day. Saturday was the day of The Dead at the Rothbury Festival, which came as no surprise to anyone paying attention to the plethora of Grateful Dead-related attire worn around the Double JJ ranch site or to the many Dead flags t ...

  19. Dead Members Looking Beyond Spring Tour

    May 05, 2009 7:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three weeks into its 2009 tour, members of The Dead says they're pleased with the proceedings and only expect things to get better. "It's a work in progress," guitarist Bob Weir tells Billboard.com. "It takes a lot of work t ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. Bob Dylan, The Dead Lead Rothbury Lineup

    March 16, 2009 1:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead, Bob Dylan, The String Cheese Incident, Willie Nelson & Family, and The Black Crowes are among the top acts set for the second annual Rothbury, a weekend-long festival produced by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be h ...

  23. March 15, 2009

    March 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Bob Seger, George Harrison, Jackson Browne, Prince, the Dells, Traffic and ZZ Top are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 1999 – Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Curtis Mayfield, Del Shannon, Dusty Springfield, Paul McCartney and th ...

  24. Festivals Returning Despite Struggling Economy

    February 09, 2009 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 The international music festival market took a hit last week with the cancellation of the Langerado Music Festival in Miami and the Hydro Connect Festival in Scotland, but other large-scale fests are returning for a second year despite a struggling ...

  25. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 1:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sales, ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 11:27 AM EST 0 0 0 Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporation ...

  28. Jerry Garcia Biopic In The Works

    November 12, 2008 11:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran producers Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa and Eric Eisner are going truckin'. The trio have signed on to produce a biopic about Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia that will aim to offer a revealing look at the roots of the counterculture icon ...

  29. Jerry Garcia Biopic In The Works

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran producers Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa and Eric Eisner are going truckin'. The trio have signed on to produce a biopic about Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia that will aim to offer a revealing Veteran producers Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa a ...

  30. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and peop British singer Joss Stone is playing her pa ...

  31. Langerado Festival Headed To Miami In 2009

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2009 edition of Florida's annual Langerado Music Festival will be held at Bicentennial Park in Miami, marking the event's fifth venue change since launching seven years ago, according to festival The 2009 edition of Florida's annu ...

  32. Phish Members Jam Together At Rothbury Festival

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Phish fans got their wish, or at least a portion of it, yesterday (July 6) at the Rothbury Festival in Michigan, as three members of the band performed live together in two separate incarnations. Phish fans got their wish, or at least a portion of i ...

  33. Organizers: Rothbury Festival To Return Next Year

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The show will go on in Rothbury next year, and for many more if organizers of the Rothbury Festival have their way. The show will go on in Rothbury next year, and for many more if organizers of the Rothbury Festival have their way. Festival producer ...

  34. Jam-Heavy Rothbury Fest Gets Underway In Michigan

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth, the latest entry in the burgeoning U.S. concert festival scene got underway yesterday (July 3) in w With a hearty "here we go, R ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Rogue Wave

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The only thing bands like to do less than be an opening band is be the first band to play at a festival. The only thing bands like to do less than be an opening band is be the first band to play at a festival. It doesn't matter what festival it ...

  37. Organizers: Bonnaroo A Success Despite No Sell-Out

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An ambitious lineup helped the seventh Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival overcome inflated gas prices and a more crowded North American festival scene to post attendance of more than 70,000. An ambitious lineup helped the seventh Bonnaroo Music &am ...

  38. Plant/Krauss, Panic Bring Bonnaroo Back To Its Roots

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play the seven-year-old festival, the final day of music was a relatively sedate one focusing on American roots, If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured ...

  39. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonna ...

  40. Metallica, My Morning Jacket Sizzle On Bonnaroo Day One

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In its first major U.S. outdoor festival date in several years, Metallica ran through a blistering, two-hour set Friday (June 13) to headline the first official day of music at the seventh Bonnaroo mu In its first major U.S. outdoor festival date in ...

  41. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among ...

  42. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be held July 3-6 in Rothbury, Michigan, about three hours ...

  43. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Fes ...

  44. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Lead Bonnaroo Line-Up

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival rolls out its most diverse lineup yet, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket among the acts on the bill for the June 12-15 event in Manchester ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Langerado Festival, John Mayer, Howlin' Rain

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311, the National, Phil Lesh, Matisyahu, !!! and the Walkmen are confirmed to perform at the 2008 Langerado Festival, to b R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Be ...

  47. Haynes Promises Surprises At Allmans' NYC Run

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band returns to New York's Beacon Theatre this week for its annual residency, a stand which guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes promises will be full of special guests and plenty of " The Allman Brothers Band returns to Ne ...

  48. Bonnaroo Nails Down Dates For 2007 Fest

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The sixth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be held June 14-17, 2007, at its familiar 700-acre site in Manchester, Tenn., 60 miles southeast of Nashville. A small supply of pre-sale tickets will The sixth Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival wil ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Phil Lesh, AOL Music, Tokio Hotel

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grateful Dead principal Phil Lesh has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to a post on his Web site. Grateful Dead principal Phil Lesh has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to a post on his Web site . The 66-year-old artist, ...

  50. Dylan Sets Album Track List, Inspires NYC Tribute

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan has finalized the track list for his new album, "Modern Times," due Aug. 29 via Columbia. Four of the 10 cuts push the six-minute mark, including the nearly eight-minute "Spirit on the Water Bob Dylan has finalized the track ...

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