The volumes of colorfully decorated envelopes and letters that flooded the Grateful Dead Ticket Service reflect the tie-dye-hard devotion that the band’s fans always embodied.
For collectors of 1960s psychedelic artifacts, the greatest prizes are often original copies of the posters that promoted concerts in the San Francisco area.
Thirty-eight hours. It’s not much, really, not when you compare it to the months, even years, worth of Dead audio that’s out there. But still, a day and a half’s worth of Dead video is something to be both grateful for and perhaps a little overwhelmed.
Any music act with a sizeable following likely has a cult of devotees. Jimmy Buffet has Parrotheads. Phish has Phishheads. And then there’s the granddaddy of them all: The Deadheads.
Latest batch also includes works by Parliament, Bo Diddley and Booker T. and the MG’s
Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir guitars will be among the items on display
You’d think that San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury scene would have been, like, totally happening during the Summer of Love. That’s what rock lore would have you believe, anyway. Not according to The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir.
Elvis Costello and Jane’s Addiction are among the confirmed acts for July festival in Connecticut
Ex-Grateful Dead members carry on, together and apart.
New band gives Dead’s drummer a chance to revisit his musical and personal New Orleans roots.