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16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

It will be '4:20' when jam-band Moonalice takes the stage at Cutting Room

Much of the Moonalice story-high points of which include over 342,000 Facebook "likes," 67,000 Twitter followers and millions of downloads of the high-inspired, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-enshrined single "It's 4:20 Somewhere"--can be divined from the free posters for the San Francisco-based psychedelic roots-rock jam band's July 30 New York gig at ... (more)


Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock

17 hrs ago | Hypebot

How Some Managers and Agents Benefit From Piracy and Low-Paying Streaming Music

Seems like every six months or so I have friends forward me an article or interview with a manager or agent extolling the virtues of streaming Usually this comes with some note that reads something like this "Agent/Manager X thinks streaming/piracy is a good thing, Why don't you?" I am always perplexed by this.


Related Topix: University of Georgia, Pop/Rock, The Band

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Don't upstage: The state of arts-going etiquette

They wore tie-dye, danced down the aisles and reportedly smoked marijuana in the hallowed crevices of Heinz Hall.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Classical, Cellphones, Theater

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Lyricist Robert Hunter On Finding Words for the Grateful Dead

Robert Hunter was a non-performing member of the Grateful Dead , a master lyricist who wrote the words to virtually every Jerry Garcia song.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Robert Hunter, Folk, Jerry Garcia, Country, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

If you're a Grateful Dead fan, you should be truckin' to a movie theater tonight

Fans of the legendary jam band will always keep it alive, and one of the ways they do that is through an annual event called the "Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment


'California Slim: The Music, the Magic, and the Madness' is Released

Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart once said, "There was a community in need of music, and music in need of a community."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Xlibris, Jerry Garcia, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Flashback | Jerry Garcia Sits In With Sting At RFK Stadium

In an unexpected pairing, the Grateful Dead chose Sting to open 11 stadium shows on their summer tour in 1993.


Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Grateful Dead


Today in Rock: July 16

On this day in 1955 Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on the national charts as "Baby, Let's Play House" enters the Cash Box country charts at number 15. On this day in 1969 The Beatles ' "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" goes gold.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Flushing, NY


Watch Grateful Dead Groove on 'Playing in the Band' for Upcoming Movie

The Grateful Dead will march back into theaters across the country on Thursday, July 17th when their annual "Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies" series returns with a special screening of a never-before-seen 1972 performance for Beat Club , Germany's first major rock and roll TV show.


Related Topix: The Dead, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bass Player

New Rick Turner Renaissance Bass to be Distributed by Michael Kelly Guitars

Michael Kelly Guitars has been selected by industry veteran Rick Turner to debut a licensed line of his Renaissance guitars and basses.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 13, 2014

LiveDaily News

Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival final additions announced

Dispatch, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Allen Stone, and Artist at Large, Stanley Jordan will join John Fogerty, Widespread Panic, Umphrey's McGee, Maceo Parker, moe., Ziggy Marley, Disco Biscuits featuring the Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann and a host of other acts at the 19th Gathering of the Vibes at Bridgeport, Connecticut's ... (more)


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Reggae, Pop/Rock, Bridgeport, CT

Fri Jul 11, 2014


List | 10 Great Songs About Going Home

Earlier today basketball great LeBron James penned penned a poignant letter explaining the reasons why he will return home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers starting next season.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Classic-Rock, Blind Faith, Ozzy Osbourne

Nashville Scene

Golden Nuggets: Nashville Shows in Music Vault's YouTube Offerings

Happy Friday, folks! Make sure you eat the right mushroom, because we have a helluva YouTube rabbit hole for you.


Related Topix: Wolfgang's Vault, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Metal, Metallica, The Allman Brothers Band

303 Magazine

Q&A With Steve Kimock - Playing in the Band With Bob Weir & RatDog This Weekend

It's Dead time in the Mile High. Grateful Dead bassist Bobby Weir and his band RatDog are coming to town with famed guitarist Steve Kimock .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ratdog, The Dead, Pennsylvania

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Live Music Blog

PHOTOS / RECAP: RatDog + Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ The Greek Theatre, LA 7.2.14

Hard to believe that the Grateful Dead offshoot, RatDog, has been at it for almost 20 years.


Related Topix: The Dead, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia


Hear the Grateful Dead's 'Estimated Prophet' With Branford Marsalis

In March 1990, the Grateful Dead teamed up with jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis for a concert at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum, where they jammed together for most of the set.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Branford Marsalis, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment


Moon Tunes | Mingo Fishtrap, California Honeydrops & More

Last month we reported on a new video series called Moon Tunes launched by organizers of this fall's Phases Of The Moon Music & Art Festival .


Related Topix: Danville, IL, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Post and Courier

Peace, love and kindness at funky Folly

Inspired by Jerry Garcia, the late guitarist and front man for the iconic hippie jam band the Grateful Dead, a Folly Beach city councilman has succeeded in having the first week of August dedicated to the ideals of the 1960s.


Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Folly Beach, SC, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young


Ear Monitor Recordings From Jerry Garcia's Final Show Surface

During the last few years of their career the Grateful Dead used inner ear monitors and talkback microphones that allowed the members to communicate with each other without the audience hearing what they were discussing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

The Spirit of Rock CHOM

LISTEN: Former Rolling Stones and Grateful Dead Manager Sam Cutler in-studio

Rob Kemp in for Terry DiMonte. Earlier this morning the legendary Sam Cutler, former tour manager for bands such as The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead joined us in-studio to chat about his experience and shoot the breeze.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger