Saturday, July 27, 2013

Forgotten Rock Fest

We shall never forget one of the biggest - ever - outdoor rockfest to happen back in 1973. It was bigger than Woodstock and ... the music was even more fantastic- Watkins Glens, NY. The rain and the clean muddy mud was perfect to dance deep within - all apart of gestalt of group mind experience, I suppose. The Grateful Dead, The Band and The Allman Brothers played - jamming some long ass sets in the rain. There was even a famous all jam set of  members from the three bands jamming as one on stage - it shall never be forgotten - forever one with the mud and the group mind. 

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Anthem of the Sun

 “These guys came along … went in the studio, experimenting with sound like kids in a candy store. Whatever was state-of-the-art, they were availing themselves of it.” Producer and engineer Dave Hassinger, who had worked on the Dead’s debut, was brought in for ‘Anthem,’ but as Smith pointed out, there was a new “element of chemicals involved. These guys were stoned part of the time, living in a fantasy world and looking for sounds that may not even be possible.” More of Article ...

Friday, July 12, 2013


It's Official - Bobby Weir is back! Furthur kicked off their Summer Tour last night in Brooklyn, NY. Phil Lesh and Bobby Weir were in good form as they jammed with Furthur. This band is the longest running post Jerry configuration since Jerry Garcia died in 1995. Check out some videos from last night, the set-list and Furthur's tour schedule. Right On

The Grateful Dead Return to the Garden

The Grateful Dead return to the Boston Garden after a 10 year hiatus. In September of 1991, the Dead were one of the most successful tou...