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Why Even Non-Heads Should Listen To Grateful Dead’s Famous Cornell Show From 40 Years Ago Today

Conrad Doucette is a writer and percussionist (Takka Takka, the National, Bob Weir) who co-curated and performed on last year’s massive Grateful Dead comp Day
Conrad Doucette | May 8, 2017 - 11:33 am


Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

2015 In Review

Ryan Adams’ Best Non-Taylor Swift Covers Of 2015

Ryan Adams had a big 2014. His self-titled album was his best in almost a decade, and one of the best Tom Petty albums that
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

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Grateful Dead Lyricist Robert Hunter Dead At 78

Robert Hunter, the poet and musician who wrote many of the Grateful Dead's lyrics, died on Monday night, Rolling Stone reports. No cause of death…
Peter Helman | September 24, 2019 - 2:50 pm

John Perry Barlow, Grateful Dead Lyricist & Internet Rights Activist, Dies At 70

John Perry Barlow, best known in the music world as the lyricist for several Grateful Dead songs, passed away Wednesday. He was 70 years old.
Rania Aniftos / Billboard | February 7, 2018 - 10:17 pm

Watch The Empire State Building’s Lights Sync Live To Last Night’s Dead & Company Encore

The lights at the top of New York City's iconic Empire State Building sometimes change color to recognize special occasions. And last night, they were…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2017 - 6:43 pm

Summer Of Love Concert Pits San Francisco Against Promoter

It's not all love in the commemoration of the Summer Of Love.
Jocelyn Gecker / Associated Press | June 8, 2017 - 6:24 pm

Jerry Garcia’s Wolf Guitar Becomes The 3rd Most Expensive Ever Sold At Auction

Last night, as the Associated Press reports, someone paid $1.9 million for the late Grateful Dead leader Jerry Garcia's Wolf, a famous guitar that Garcia…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2017 - 9:58 am

The Guy Who Made Concert Tees Cool Looks Back On 40 Years Of Retail Hits

"Go talk to Dell." Those four words, uttered by legendary promoter Bill Graham, changed the course of Epic Rights founder and ­merchandising pioneer Dell Furano's…
Melinda Newman / Billboard | May 22, 2017 - 6:31 pm

It’s Grateful Dead Day In Ithaca To Celebrate The Band’s Famous Concert There 40 Years Ago Today

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the legendary Grateful Dead concert at Barton Hall on the campus of Cornell University, and Ithaca is celebrating! The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 8, 2017 - 3:07 pm

Watch Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, & Friends Cover The Grateful Dead With Bob Weir

A musical collective including Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, Fruit Bats' Eric Johnson, Josh Kaufman, and Joe Russo put on a trio of shows billed as…
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2017 - 3:36 pm

Martin Scorsese’s Grateful Dead Documentary Coming To Amazon In May

As we all have at one point or another, Amazon seems to be in the midst of a Grateful Dead kick, first beginning development on…
Pranav Trewn | January 18, 2017 - 3:16 pm

Watch The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir & New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Join Paul McCartney Onstage In Boston

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir and New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski joined Paul McCartney onstage last night at Boston's Fenway Park. McCartney and Weir…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 18, 2016 - 9:54 am

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra Cover Grateful Dead’s “Shakedown Street” On Conan

A whole army of indie bands took part in Day Of The Dead, the National's triple-disc Grateful Dead tribute compilation that came out last week.
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2016 - 9:57 am

Dead & Company Will Fight HB2 At North Carolina Show, Donate $100k

A slew of artists cancelled shows in North Carolina following the passage of the state's discriminatory HB2 legislation, among them Bruce Springsteen, Maroon 5, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 2, 2016 - 5:48 pm

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover The Grateful Dead On Fallon

Courtney Barnett stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to perform "New Speedway Boogie," her contribution to the National's massive Grateful Dead…
Peter Helman | May 28, 2016 - 11:35 am

Watch The National Talk, Perform Grateful Dead On CBS This Morning

Bryce and Aaron Dessner went on CBS This Morning to discuss their massive new Grateful Dead tribute album, which was released yesterday. "There is chemistry,…
James Rettig | May 21, 2016 - 11:12 am
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