As you may have heard by now, the Grateful Dead plan to wrap up their career with five upcoming concerts…
“I don’t recommend near death experiences as a way to motivate yourself,” Garcia told KPIX.
Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Jerry Garcia are the newest songwriters to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
“We’re on stage. We don’t really see the show. We don’t know what it’s like to go to a Grateful Dead concert. We’ve never had that experience.”
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Instead of doing an album of duets, on “Shout!,” Gov’t Mule took a novel approach, removing Warren Haynes’ vocals from the record and replacing them with an all-star cast of singers like Dr. John, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Dave Matthews, Steve Winwood and Elvis Costello.
During their discussion from May 23, 1988, Garcia tell Smith about some of the most fun he ever had: The Acid Test.
One of the biggest jam band festivals of the summer kicked off yesterday. Mountain Jam, held at Hunter Mountain in New York, is curated by guitarist/singer Warren Haynes, who is front man of Gov’t Mule, a member of the Allman Brothers Band, and a solo artist.
“The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration” kicks off June 18 in Pittsburgh, where Haynes will be joined by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Fellow musician – and a man who has dealt with demons of his own – David Crosby paid his respects to the former Grateful Dead frontman and guitarist by penning a poem in his memory, titled “Cause I’m Missing Jerry Tonight.”