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  1. John Mayer to tour with Grateful Dead membersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... to celebrate their milestone at Chicago, Illinois' Soldier Field, where they last played with tragic frontman Jerry Garcia, a month before his death in August, 1995. Now Billboard.com reports Weir and company are considering returning to the road ...

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  2. Fatoumata Diawara at Landmark: Banned Music Set Free to SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... style blended Malian themes designed by Diawara with a more complex spice that combined George Benson with Jerry Garcia. At some point during the show, Diawara insisted that her audience stand - "Everybody!" she commanded. And stand they did - for ...

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  3. New Phil Lesh Band Communion Plots Return To TerrapinRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JamBase

    When Phil Lesh was asked to play Dear Jerry , a tribute to Jerry Garcia held at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland on May 14, the band he picked to perform with at the event was Communion . Phil debuted Communion in January and he has high hopes for the ensemble.

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  4. Rocker John Mayer is reportedly preparing to tour with the surviving...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

    Flood Warning issued April 23 at 11:02AM EDT expiring April 24 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: Daviess, Greene, Knox Rocker JOHN MAYER is reportedly preparing to tour with the surviving members of THE GRATEFUL DEAD following the cult band's upcoming 50th anniversary shows. Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July to perform a trio of shows with Phish star Trey Anastasio to celebrate their milestone at Chicago, Illinois' Soldier Field, where they last played with tragic frontman Jerry Garcia, a month before his death in August, 1995.

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  5. The Evening Blues Weekend Edition 04-25-15 Jerry GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... one of the greatest and most beloved singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of all time, the inimitable Jerry Garcia sans the Grateful Dead. Enjoy! In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals, for Tirawa, the One ...

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  6. This Smartphone-Connected Grower Is Like A Keurig For MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fast Company

    ... "Companies are trying to rebrand what cannabis is," says Root cofounder Eric De Feo. "It's no longer this whole Jerry Garcia vibe." When Brielle Pettinelli takes the stage, a subtle, awkward laughter trickles through the room. She's here to talk ...

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  7. Pete the cobbler shines in work and familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OnMilwaukee

    ... with the Rolling Stones and that he didn't like rock music in general. "I told him that my son had a poster of Jerry Garcia in his bedroom and I had to see his face every day walking to the bathroom," says Gerasopoulos. "I said, 'I hate that Jerry ...

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  8. John Mayer To Tour With The Grateful Dead Members - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ContactMusic.com

    Bob Weir , Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July to perform a trio of shows with Phish star Trey Anastasio to celebrate their milestone at Chicago, Illinois' Soldier Field, where they last played with tragic frontman Jerry Garcia, a month before his death in August, 1995. Now Billboard.com reports Weir and company are considering returning to the road later this year to join forces with Mayer on his autumn trek, playing as his backing band.

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  9. Chill, Deadheads: John Mayer may tour with Dead members, not the Grateful DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    ... ar hero. He's good. Really good. But is he good enough to run with members of the Grateful Dead? To stand where Jerry Garcia once stood?

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  10. Report: Grateful Dead Tour in the Works with John Mayer Friday, April 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    The surviving core members of The Grateful Dead have insisted that the group's Fare Thee Well shows in Chicago and Santa Clarita, California, will be their last, but according to Billboard a tour could be in the works with pop guitarist John Mayer filling in for the late Jerry Garcia . Although a rep for the Dead tells Billboard talk of a tour is "premature," the magazine cites unnamed sources as saying Mayer already has begun jamming informally with Dead guitarist/singer Bob Weir and other band members, and that an October kick-off is being eyed for a full-fledged tour.

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  11. David Browne's 'So Many Roads' recounts Grateful Dead successes, travailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... "The Music Never Stopped") to find the group fascinating and culturally relevant. As long as Dead chieftain Jerry Garcia was alive, I would have placed the Dead on my short list of bands everyone interested in rock should try to see at least once - ...

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  12. Report | John Mayer To Team With Dead Members For TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JamBase

    ... As for now there's no word of just which members of the Dead would be part of this tour with Mayer filling the Jerry Garcia role though by all indications Bob Weir is part of the package. Recently a photo which seems to have been taken at Weir's TRI ...

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  13. CD Review: The Best of Grateful Dead - a joy for all the 'Deadheads' out thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bournemouth Echo

    ... at. However, chart success is not something Deadheads will be worrying about when they enjoy this collection of Jerry Garcia and the gang's greatest work.

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  14. Grateful Dead Reunion: Will John Mayer Be Playing With the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    ... The Dead's arsenal contains hundreds of songs and many more free-form solos, led traditionally by guitarist Jerry Garcia , who died in 1995. It's also unclear how Deadheads, the most devoted of the band's fans, would react to the lineup. Sniffs one ...

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  15. Can Adam Sandler patch things up with Native Americans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... according to a statement yesterday from the hall. This year, Bobby Braddock , Willie Dixon , Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia , Toby Keith , Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry are being inducted into the hall. Van Morrison will receive the Johnny Mercer Award ...

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  16. How a 1995 Grateful Dead concert shaped a diehard Phish fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Alabama Live

    ... having fewer band members and made "for a more direct, synchedA up style of jamming." But he admits that if Jerry Garcia hadn't died soon after the concert, he would have been a bigger fan of the Dead. He has memorized over 75 Grateful Dead songs on ...

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  17. Lady Gaga to get first 'icon' award at Songwriters HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... winner is the latest to be honored at the New York ceremony: Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon , Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia , Toby Keith , Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry are being inducted into the hall. Van Morrison will receive the Johnny Mercer Award ...

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  18. Remaking My Morning Jacket: Behind Dark New 'The Waterfall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | RollingStone

    Jim James doesn't dig pop radio: "Having a hit would be awesome, but I don't know if it's meant to happen." It was almost too good to last: In October 2013, My Morning Jacket gathered to record their seventh album, in a hilltop mansion in Stinson Beach, the Northern California town where Jerry Garcia lived for years.

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  19. Grateful Dead Reunion Shows to Air on Pay-Per-ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... Dead since their final show on July 9, 1995, also at Soldier Field. That was the last show founding member Jerry Garcia played, before he passed away a month later. These five concerts will feature Phish 's Trey Anastasio , Bruce Hornsby , and Jeff ...

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  20. Bill Walton to co-host Grateful DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    This Nov. 1, 1992 file photo shows Grateful Dead lead singer Jerry Garcia performing in Oakland , Calif. Garcia, who died on Aug. 9, 1995, Cyndi Lauper and Toby Keith will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June.

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