Grateful Dead

Record Store Day Announces Black Friday Special Releases

It may seem like Thanksgiving is a world away, but the team behind Record Store Day has released their list of Black Friday Special Releases. They categorize the releases between 3 types: EXCLUSIVES: These titles are physically released only at indie record stores. RSD FIRST: These titles are found...
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Deadheads Rejoice, Cubs & Sox To Host Grateful Dead Nights

Groovy!
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Lin's Bin

Wendy Pink of Wheeling asked this question of Lin's Bin: When should I stay, and when should I go? You should go anytime a bouncer says it’s time to go. You should stay when the person who never buys drinks starts buying drinks. You should go when the Malort comes out. You should stay when it’s the...
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Experiencing the Grateful Dead through the eyes of a teenager.

The Grateful Dead 's show at Cornell College on May 8, 1977 is considered by many Deadheads to be the band's finest live performance. I'll always be partial to their show at Rosemont Horizon on March 16, 1994. It was my first Dead show. Details on how I convinced my dad to take me and two of my...
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When There's No More Room In The Cars, The Dead Will Walk The Earth.

Opposite coasts, musical philosophies and haircuts, the same delightful results: good songs!
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Watch Dead & Company's Entire Summer Tour Opener

Get a sneak peek at Dead & Company's upcoming Alpine Valley concerts.
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A Medley of the Best Medleys

Earlier this week I played (and thoroughly enjoyed) Robert Palmer's "Sailin' Shoes Medley," which got me thinking, where did all the medleys go? A medley, or suite, is usually 3 or more songs that flow through one glorious piece of music. They tend to be upwards of 8 minutes long, and I often have...
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Unexpected Covers That Work

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and that notion definitely holds true in the world of music. Some of the best covers come from the most unexpected ideas. “In Bloom” - Sturgill Simpson (Nirvana cover) Video of Sturgill Simpson - "In Bloom" “Pale Blue Eyes” - R...
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Mar 25, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Loyola Ramblers team chaplain Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt celebrates at the Gentile Arena after capturing the NCAA South Regional Championship last night to move onto the Final Four. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TOD

Ramblin' Songs for the Loyola Ramblers (And Sister Jean)

Ramble on, Ramblers! But not literally. That would be travelling.
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Confessions Of Someone Seeing The Grateful Dead For The First (And Last) Time

The magic of the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary shows was not lost on this newcomer.
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