By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival always takes place over two extended weekends in late April and early May. But that’s [...]
Deadheads young and old came out to the El Rey Theatre to see one of the original members of the Grateful Dead revive some cherished music. On March 2, 2012, The Mickey Hart Band performed in front of a packed house and delivered a night of inspired Dead classics, as well as several intriguing percussion heavy tunes.
There was a strong Grateful Dead vibe at Saint Rocke (www.saintrocke.com) in Hermosa Beach on October 25, 2010. Moonalice (www.moonalice.com) the first band on stage, is a group with obvious love and respect for the Dead. The second band, 7 Walkers (http://7walkers.com) has a real Dead connection with founding drummer, Bill Kreutzmann, putting together this new group with Papa Mali, George Porter, Jr., and Matt Hubbard. The Saint Rocke show was filled with jam-loving fans, including members of the Dead cover band Cubensis, who grooved to the music late into the night.