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Party with Pam before The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Age

Technically, the kids are all right

Cyber bullying, update-addiction, sexting - everything unpleasant about social media, from one perspective, is the fault of the Grateful Dead.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pop/Rock, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Teenagers, Yale University

WJZW-FM Washington

2014 Record Store Day Offering Hundreds of Exclusive Vinyl Releases

Spring is in the air, but if you breathe deeply enough you may also pick up the scent of fresh vinyl.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Animals, The Allman Brothers Band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Black Crowes

The Las Vegas Sun

Cutler, Foster, Derulo, Bastille, Blacc,

Happy Easter Weekend, everyone! Viva Las Vegas - it's also a rockabilly pin-up party weekend, plus a lot of music high notes.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Pop/Rock, Wine, Drink, Stratosphere, Gaming

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, now touring as The Dead.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Marijuana, San Rafael, CA, Santa Cruz, CA


Bob Weir & RatDog will play Celebrity Theatre in July

Calling all Phoenix-area Deadheads! A press release yesterday announced that Bob Weir , legendary co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, and his band RatDog are making a stop at the intimate Celebrity Theatre July 7 for a 7:30 p.m. show.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ratdog, Bob Weir, Phoenix, AZ, The Dead, Grateful Dead


Artist Carolyn Ferris kicks off a Bacchanalian feast of art, music and wine

If you are making a trip to Napa on a Sunday over the next few weeks, be sure to drop in at the " Wild Artist High Noon Deco Lounge Series " featuring art works of Bay Area rock poster artists such as Carolyn Ferris , Chris Shaw and John Seabury.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia

WJZW-FM Washington

Phil Lesh & Friends to Play First-Ever Concert in New York City's Central Park

Phil Lesh & Friends , the musical project led by the founding Grateful Dead bassist, will play their first-ever headlining show in New York City's Central Park next month.


Related Topix: Phil Lesh & Friends, Pop/Rock, Jazz


Music films hit distinct note at annual Tribeca Film Festival

Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival where the documentary lineup is heavy on musical subjects, from hip hop star Nas to shock rocker Alice Cooper.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Bjork, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts

The Washington Post

The DC Cannabis Campaign provides a legalization-themed playlist

For some, this Sunday marks the end of Lent, when self-denial gives way to celebration, and for others Sunday's a different kind of holiday.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Pop/Rock, Sports

Thu Apr 17, 2014


How 420 became code for marijuana

The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Family, Teenagers, Pop/Rock

The Mountain Times

Jim Lauderdale: A Busy Man at MerleFest

Jim Lauderdale, who is scheduled to play at MerleFest April 24 to 27, is simply one of the most prolific songwriters and performers in the roots music business.


Related Topix: Country, Pop/Rock, Blues, North Mississippi Allstars, Nashville, TN, Music, Entertainment


An interview with mystery author Alan Bradley, creator of the Flavia de Luce series

Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce mysteries revolve around an 11-year-old girl English girl with a predilection for poisons and a talent for solving murders in the early 1950s.


Related Topix: Books, The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, American Beauty, Chemistry, Science

Neville Hobson

FIR Interview: JerryGarcia.com developers Mark Silverman and Amy Haiar from Critical Mass

The websites of most musicians adhere to a highly predictable template. There's a bio, a page hosting some music, another with photos and video, a tour schedule, and a merchandise store.


Related Topix: Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock, Web Design, Arts

Wed Apr 16, 2014


How to spot a Parrothead in the wild Jimmy Buffett brings 'Songs From St. Somewhere' tour to Tampa

In Nov. 4, 2011, photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, "Parrot Heads" Amy Jamison, left, shares beads with Yvonne Schindler during a Duval Street concert in Key West.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Key West, FL, Pop/Rock


Phil Lesh's Long Strange Trip to Brooklyn

Phil Lesh opened his April 15th concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music the second of two shows there with a romp through memoir, rendered in the present tense, facing forward.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, Pop/Rock, Jackie Greene, Blues, Port Chester, NY, Theater, Arts, Music, Weird, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

With The Werks, you get more than a jam band

In this one, the group came across it name at a restaurant when ordering a dish with "the works."


Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Pop/Rock

Pacifica Tribune

Steve Brown's 'Flashback Jam - Last Licks' plays the Firehouse

This Sunday, Steve Brown's film, "Flashback Jam - Last Licks," will play the Pedro Point Firehouse Film Series.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Pacifica, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

As vinyl sales rise, Record Store Day plays it forward

Aerosmith whipped out its Big Ten Inch Record nearly 40 years ago, but this weekend, they'll be showing off an extra two as part of the worldwide Record Store Day celebration on Saturday.


Related Topix: Aerosmith, Pop/Rock, Bakersfield, CA, The Doors, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Best Bets, April 15, 2014: Dark Star Orchestra

Pulse Productions welcomes Dark Star Orchestra performing Grateful Dead songs. The band has played more than 2,000 shows and sometimes recreates entire set lists from Dead concerts.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Albuquerque, NM