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  • Category: News

    Drake Salutes The Grateful Dead In New Song

    Late Saturday night, Drake unexpectedly dropped a 22-track “playlist” called More Life, with guest appearances from Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, and so many more. In the More Life tune “Lose You,” the one-time Degrassi actor-turned-chart-topping-rapper includes a line that shouts out Grateful Dead members Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, and Mickey Hart! Give the track a spin, and listen closely for the […]

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    Bob Weir Fills In For David Nelson For Three Nights In Alaska [Videos]

    In the beginning of March, Bob Weir announced that he would be stepping in for David Nelson for three nights in Alaska with the David Nelson Band, in light of Nelson’s colon cancer diagnosis and cancellation of several dates of the tour. The sold-out shows, which happened this weekend in Girdwood, Alaska, also saw Katie Skene take the stage, in addition to Barry Sless, […]

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    Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, & Mickey Hart React To John Mayer’s Touching Note In Billboard

    Yesterday, we reported about a note John Mayer had written to the Grateful Dead, congratulating them on the 50th anniversary of their debut album The Grateful Dead. The note spread across an entire page in Billboard Magazine, reading: “To the band that changed my life, and for the music that keeps on coloring it in.” The note received a lot […]

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    Bob Weir Joins Phil Lesh To Celebrate Terrapin Crossroads’ 5th Anniversary

    Last night, Grateful Dead founding members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh surprised fans everywhere with a free performance at Lesh’s venue, Terrapin Crossroads. The show marked the 5th anniversary of TXR’s existence, and the celebration was all-too fitting, as the Furthur members returned to the stage for the first time since Jackie Greene’s birthday party […]

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    Phil Lesh & Bob Weir To Perform Free Show Tonight

    While we were off joking about Bob Weir partying with John Mayer, the Grateful Dead guitarist was busy working out the details of his reunion with another founding band member, Phil Lesh. The two have announced a free show at Lesh’s venue, Terrapin Crossroads, tonight in San Rafael, CA. The show comes as a celebration […]

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    Sorority Girls Freak Out When John Mayer Attends Benefit, Don’t Notice He’s There With Bob Weir

    As BroBible points out, Dead & Company members Bob Weir and John Mayer turned up at an Alpha Phi sorority benefit in Orange County, California last night. Weir’s daughter, Monet Weir, is a member of the sorority, and Mayer attended as a guest of the family. Of course, when John Mayer walks into a room […]

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    Bob Weir To Fill In With David Nelson Band For Three Alaska Shows

    Late last month, David Nelson Band reported that Nelson had been diagnosed with colon cancer and would have to cancel several dates on their current tour. At the time of that announcement, the plan for the band’s three upcoming sold-out shows in Alaska was still in the works. Yesterday, the band confirmed their exciting contingency plan […]

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    Bob Weir Joins The “Alone & Together” Band At Sweetwater [Watch]

    Last night, very special guest Bob Weir joined the”Alone & Together” band, including Kevin Morby (Woods), Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson (of Fruit Bats), Josh Kaufman, and Joe Russo (of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead) for the first of three shows at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, California. While he was only added to the bill hours […]

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  • Category: Features

    The Grateful Dead Debuted “Terrapin Station” And “Estimated Prophet,” 40 Years Ago Today

    By 1977, the Grateful Dead were a phenomenon. The band grew from a psychedelic obscurity into a powerhouse of musicianship, taking the world by storm with their unique approach to the music industry. By the late 1970’s, the band was a well-oiled machine, picking up new fans wherever they may roam. “Deadheads” flocked to shows […]

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    Watch Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, And Vince Welnick Sing The National Anthem To Celebrate Welnick’s 66th Birthday

    Vince Welnick, keys player to the Grateful Dead following Brent Mydland’s death in 1990, would have turned 66 today. Welnick’s time with the Dead spanned for five years until the band disjointed in 1995 follow Jerry’s death, and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the rest of the group in 1994. Following the Dead’s […]

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