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  • Category: Announcements

    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Announce 2018 Red Rocks Show

    The 2018 calendar for Red Rocks Amphitheatre is rolling out, and we’re thrilled to see Joe Russo’s Almost Dead on it! On Thursday, August 16, the Grateful Dead-inspired quintet will headline the famed Morrison, Colorado venue–marking the band’s second headlining performance on the Rocks to date, and third time total. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead opened […]

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  • Category: Jam

    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Plays “Standing On The Moon” After 2-Year Gap [Videos]

    On Saturday night, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead closed out their two-night run at Boston’s House Of Blues, marking the group’s final performances of 2017. Characteristic of the innovative Grateful Dead-inspired act, the final Boston show saw the group in proper form, offering up an energized mix of Dead tunes and other choice covers along with countless teases of other artists ranging […]

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  • Category: Audio

    Tom Hamilton Uses Jerry Garcia’s “Wolf” Guitar In Boston Opener [Full Audio/Video]

    Last night, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead hit the House of Blues in Boston, MA in the shadows of historic Fenway Park. For their first of two shows in Boston this weekend, the band (Joe Russo, Scott Metzger, Marco Benevento, Dave Dreiwitz, and Tom Hamilton) featured a very special “guest”: Jerry Garcia‘s “Wolf” guitar, played by Hamilton throughout the show. Jerry Garcia Wolf Guitar […]

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  • Dominican Holidaze @ Punta Cana, DR

    Dance in the sand and relax in paradise as Umphrey’s McGee​ (x3), STS9​ (x3), The Disco Biscuits​ (x3), GRiZ​, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Lotus​, The Motet, TAUK, Spafford, Sunsquabi, Wolf + Lamb, and Brendan Bayliss (Poolside Set) provide the ultimate soundtrack to your vacation! Book your all-inclusive concert adventure now at dominicanholidaze.com/

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  • Category: Audio

    John Mayer Joins Joe Russo’s Almost Dead At 2017 Fall Ball [Soundboard Audio]

    On the fifth night of “Fall Ball” 2017, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead welcomed a familiar face to the stage, the one and only John Mayer. Almost exactly a year after their first-ever collaboration, Joe Russo, Marco Benevento, Tom Hamilton, Dave Dreiwitz, and Scott Metzger welcomed the Dead & Company guitarist and vocalist to close the first set with an 18+ minute “Althea”. Appropriately, fans were giddy in shock and […]

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  • Category: Jam

    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Offer Up Covers Of The Band For Philly Run Closer [Videos]

    On Saturday night, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead returned to the Fillmore in Philadelphia for the second and final night of their Thanksgiving run. Obviously, the project led by Joe Russo offered up primarily classic Grateful Dead tunes highlighting Almost Dead’s characteristic energy and innovative style. However, showing that the group’s musical expertise is not limited to the Dead’s catalog, Joe Russo’s […]

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  • Category: News

    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Offers Jam-Heavy Start To Philly Run [Videos]

    Following the Thanksgiving break, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead kicked off a two-night stand at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last night, with the group returning to the renowned venue again tonight. The beloved act led by Joe Russo offered up one of their characteristic high-octane performance re-imagining the tunes of the Grateful Dead, with last night’s show focusing heavily on showing off […]

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  • Category: Features

    PHOTOS: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Drops Tease-Filled Show In Second LA Gig

    On Friday night, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead performed their second sold-out show at the Teregram Ballroom in Los Angeles, California. Keeping it to the core five, Joe Russo, Marco Benevento, Tom Hamilton, Scott Metzger, and Dave Dreiwitz delivered two sets of pure ecstasy with their signature takes on Grateful Dead classics, stuffed with teases of The […]

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  • Category: Features

    Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Debuts Pink Floyd Cover & More In First LA Show [Photos]

    If imitation is, in fact, the sincerest form of flattery, the Grateful Dead—living and otherwise—have been rosy in the cheeks for decades. Spinoffs aside, perhaps no act in music history has spawned so many cover bands as have the Dead. And, perhaps, no group has done it better–without trying to be the Dead–than Joe Russo’s […]

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  • Category: Features

    Mike Gordon Joins The Benevento Russo Duo At Hulaween [Full Video]

    It’s certainly a rare occasion for Joe Russo and Marco Benevento to reunite as a duo. While the Joe Russo’s Almost Dead bandmates have mostly dedicated their time to the Grateful Dead-inspired band, as Benevento tours his own band throughout the year, the drummer and keyboardist reunited for their fourth show this year after a […]

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