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3 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

'Dead' lyricist Robert Hunter a crowd-pleaser

Armed with just an acoustic guitar and harmonica, Robert Hunter brought the timeless tunes of the Grateful Dead to life.

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Related Topix: Robert Hunter, Folk, Pop/Rock

4 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont-made custom selfie toasters

There's a reason the word "selfie" was added to the Oxford Dictionary-- almost everyone takes them and even if they don't, almost everyone knows what they are.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rutland, VT, St. Albans, VT, Albany, VT, Fire

8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Cosmic Charlie's Grateful Dead revival celebrates 15 years with Athens show

For Michael Wegner, it's the Grateful Dead. As a teenager, Wegner learned to play guitar by listening to Jerry Garcia's licks.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

10 hrs ago | The Larchmont Daily Voice

Larchmont 'Dead Head' Takes Ride Of Her Life

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. Ruby Engel rolled into Port Chester's Garcia's partying on the roof of the magical Furthur Bus on Tuesday night, July 29, giving new meaning to the "Dead Head" mantra of "being on the bus."

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Related Topix: Port Chester, NY, Larchmont, NY, Chester, NY, Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WPLR

This Day in Music History: July 29th

1987: Jerry Garcia reached an agreement with Ben & Jerry's over the introduction of the Cherry Garcia flavor.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Jerry Garcia, Thin Lizzy

Style Weekly

Talking Dead

Smell the patchouli from here? Dark Star Orchestra drummer Rob Koritz stands to the right of vocalist Lisa Mackey, who sings the parts of former Grateful Dead backup vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux.

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Related Topix: Dark Star, Punk, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Chesterfield, VA, The Band

SFGate

Jerry Garcia childhood homes may be commemorated

Jerry Garcia may be most closely linked in many people's mind with the Haight-Ashbury, but the Grateful Dead front man and San Francisco native actually grew up in another neighborhood - and the supervisor who represents that area wants to make sure he's remembered there.

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Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Haight (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

DNAInfo.com

Phil Lesh & Friends to Perform at Forest Hills Stadium

Phil Lesh & Friends , a jam band led by the former bassist of the Grateful Dead , has been added to the summer lineup at the recently renovated Forest Hills Stadium , organizers announced.

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Related Topix: Phil Lesh & Friends, Pop/Rock, Queens, NY, New York, NY, The Replacements

CTNow.com

This Year's Gathering Of The Vibes Features New Dead Tribute Act

Gathering of the Vibes was founded in 1996 as a tribute to then-recently-deceased Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Bridgeport, CT, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Hundreds of VW buses converge on Ashe County2:01 pm

Twin Rivers Family Campground in Crumpler looked more like the parking lot at a Grateful Dead concert over the weekend, as the 18th Annual High Country Bus Festival rolled into town.

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Related Topix: Crumpler, NC, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Grateful Dead release Coliseum shows

Several concert recordings from the Nassau Coliseum that began as bootlegs eventually became official albums.

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Examiner.com

Radio Free Arizona: The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

When an artist enters the studio intent on "experimentation," the results will be unpredictable.

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Related Topix: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Folk-Rock, Pop/Rock, The Black Crowes

JamBase

Stormy Mondays | Grateful Dead 1974 Retrospective Part 5

Welcome to Part Five of the Stormy Mondays' Grateful Dead in 1974 retrospective , in which we'll focus on the songs .

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Contra Costa Times

Today's Music Picks: Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration comes to Greek Theatre

Here's one that Deadheads definitely won't want to miss: The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration is set for Friday at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Symphony, Arts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KAZR-FM Des Moines

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THIS DAY IN 1987: The Beatles sued Nike and Capitol Records over the use of the song "Revolution" in shoe commercials.

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Related Topix: Capitol Records, Media, Music, Watkins Glen, NY, Pop/Rock, Jim Davis, Linda Kelsey, Folk, Jonathan Edwards

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Observer

Sherman's illuminating tourist attraction returns for 6th year

Imagine walking on a one-mile trail in the forest at night, where the landscapes are transformed with ever-changing colorful lighting that highlights the various aspects of the plant life and the forest.

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Related Topix: Sherman, NY, Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead - Dave's Picks, Volume 1

And so a series of live archival Grateful Dead concert releases begins under the moniker of Dave's Picks .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Richmond, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Dead tribute plays Grandview Live A tribute band will celebrate the...

A tribute band will celebrate the birthday of Jerry Garcia, the late head of the Grateful Dead.

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Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Daytona Beach, FL

Cape Gazette

One of the area's - hoppiest' personalities

I recently had a chance to speak with Calagione and find out some little-known facts about one of our area's "hoppiest" personalities.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

The Music Issue 2014: Skipper's Smokehouse

Iconic North Tampa venue Skipper's Smokehouse has long been a refuge for peanut-butter crunchy and strawberry jammy vibrations, and one of its longtime residents, Uncle John's Band, has been drawing hundreds of warm bodies to the scuffed, plank-boarded Skipperdome dance floor for upwards of 15 years.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Pop/Rock

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