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Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Announces a New Concert

Singer-songwriter-pianist Bruce Hornsby returns to the acoustically sensational Troy Savings Bank Music Hall for an intimate solo concert at 8pm on Saturday, November 1. In addition to performing his acclaimed solo shows, Hornsby's unique musical career has found him leading such bands as the Range and the Noisemakers, as well as collaborating with ... (more)

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

JamBase

Video | HeadCount Q&A With Disco Biscuits & Rhythm Devils

One of the most interesting pairings of the festival season took place earlier this month at Gathering Of The Vibes , where the Disco Biscuits were joined by special guests Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann .

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The Village Voice

Spiritual Doc Kabbalah Me Isn't Quite Transcendent

Steven Bram is a filmmaker on the cusp of 50, who has tried and failed to find fulfillment "from jumping out of an airplane to going to Grateful Dead shows."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Movies, Entertainment

Guitar World

New Book/CD: Learn Slide Guitar from Warren Haynes

Guide to Slide Guitar , the legendary guitarist of Gov't Mule, Phil Lesh and Friends, the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers Band offers instructions on choosing a slide, perfecting left- and right-hand techniques, playing rhythm and blues soloing-on electric and acoustic.

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Related Topix: Blues, Gov't Mule, Pop/Rock, The Allman Brothers Band

GigaOM

An algae startup emerges with a pilot plant in Alabama

Just a bit of information has trickled out about five-year-old startup Algae Systems over the years.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Daphne, AL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

Happiest Hour: Raising the Dead at the Top Hat

What you're listening to: On Monday nights from 5 to 7, talented Missoula bard Larry Hirshberg treats the Top Hat Lounge's Happy Hour patrons to live recordings of Grateful Dead shows.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Smooth Sailin': Respect and advice for Grateful Dead front man

One distinct advantage of being raised by and around hippies is that you have a house band.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, St. Augustine, FL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Rare Grateful Dead guitar played by Jerry Garcia at World Guitar Show

A man sits and plays one of the thousands of guitars on display at the World Guitar Show at the Civic Center in San Rafael on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, San Rafael, CA, Tiburon, CA

Forbes.com

Grateful Dead Success Secrets - Run Your Company Like A Dead Concert

Imagine the creativity and innovation you could unlock if you operated your company like a Grateful Dead concert.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

JamBase

Phil Lesh & Friends To Play Ten Shows At Capitol Theatre

Last year Phil Lesh signed an exclusive deal with Relix.com publisher/impresario Peter Shapiro to play Shapiro's venues and festival in 2014 as the Grateful Dead bassist wanted to focus on multi-night runs instead of touring.

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Related Topix: Phil Lesh & Friends, Pop/Rock, Port Chester, NY, Chester, NY

JamBase

John Mayer Shows More Grateful Dead Love

Last September we posted about a number of Grateful Dead covers played by John Mayer over the course of his summer tour.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Andrew Bernstein Releases 'California Slim: the Music, the Magic, and the Madness'

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

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Times Herald

45 years later, Woodstock still means freedom

The artist Jan Sawka in August 1969 was in a military punishment camp in his native Poland.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Pop/Rock, Sullivan County, NY

JamBase

Throwback Thursday | Grateful Dead Bust Out Box Of Rain At Hampton

While "Box Of Rain" may be Phil Lesh's signature song, there was a long point in the Grateful Dead's touring history when they didn't perform the tune.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Ratdog, Kings of Leon cancel shows here

Ratdog, Kings of Leon cancel shows here The news on the outdoor concert shows this week hasn't been good.

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PE Hub

DripDrop pulls in $5.6 mln

Today, DripDrop, the first great tasting medical-grade rehydration solution, announced that it has closed a $5.6 million round of financing.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Furthur Bus 50th anniversary tour rolls through Scranton

Kimi Nelson of Lancaster, Massachusetts, dances in front of Zane Kesey's festive bus, parked near the University of Scranton.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, University of Scranton, Ken Kesey, Pop/Rock, Jermyn, PA

JamBase

Kreutzmann & Locknstep Allstars Replace Furthur At Lockn'

One of the festivals affected by Bob Weir cancelling all upcoming dates was the Lockn' Festival , which was supposed to host a pair of performances from RatDog as well as the season's lone Furthur set.

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The Times-Picayune

What's on TV tonight? 'American Grilled,' 'Legends,' 'The Director's Chair'

Here's what's on TV tonight: New Orleans-born chef David Guas brings his traveling cooking-competition series to his hometown on " American Grilled " , as local contestants compete for a cash prize.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Television, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Bob Weir reportedly ailing, cancels tour dates through early 2015

Former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, performing here in 2008, is reportedly ill and has been forced to cancel upcoming tour dates.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ratdog, Entertainment

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