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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

8 hrs ago | 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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cleveland.com

Vibe & Direct blowing minds with elevator-friendly experience

Vibe & Direct - Marty Calkins, Danny Giannetto, Michael Miller and Doug Rab - is getting ready to release its next EP, "Liquid Atmosphere."

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Related Topix: Ballad, Pop/Rock, Jazz, The Wave, Music, Entertainment

JamBase

Robert Hunter Switches It Up At City Winery

Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter played his first two of three consecutive performances at City Winery in NYC on Monday and Tuesday nights.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Zephyr's 1969 Debut Album to Be Reissued on Both CD & Vinyl

Tommy Bolin fans, you are in for a treat! The 1969 recorded debut of the guitar great performing with his first major act, Zephyr, the blues and jazz influenced rock and roll steamroller fronted by powerhouse female vocalist, Candy Givens, will be reissued courtesy of Purple Pyramid Records starting August 5. With newly remixed and remastered audio ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Alabama Live

Warren Haynes, Gov't Mule rip through 20th anniversary tour stop at Sloss

Haynes, drummer and Gov't Mule co-founder Matt Abts, along with bassist Jorgen Carlsson and multi-instrumentalist Danny Louis, peppered a 2 1/2 hour show with old favorites, songs from their 2013 album "Shout," extended jams and teases to songs by rock 'n' roll's greatest bands.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

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THIS DAY IN 2011: Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London. She was 27. Her death was attributed to accidental alcohol poisoning.

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Related Topix: Amy Winehouse, Pop/Rock, California, Don Imus, Tony Joe White, Blues

JamBase

Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 11 | Wichita 1972

The Grateful Dead have announced the 11th installment of the Dave's Picks series of live archival releases, which features the band's lone performance in Wichita from November 17, 1972.

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Related Topix: The Dead, Pop/Rock, Grateful Dead

Stories

Grateful Dead Lyricist Forced to Tour to Pay Medical Bills

Touring is fun, right? Not when you don't have a choice because you have medical bills to pay and publishing isn't paying enough anymore .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, bladder cancer, Health

JamBase

Exclusive Grateful Dead Spring 1990 TOO Compilation On Beats

On September 9 The Grateful Dead will release Spring 1990 - The Other One , a 23-disc box set featuring eight complete shows played during that landmark tour.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Dead, Albany, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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)

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

'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."

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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

JamBase

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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Flushing, NY

RollingStone

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

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