Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories  “If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.” – Woody Allen Pink Floyd In 1963, future Pink Floyd members Roger Waters and Nick Mason went through band names that included the Meggadeaths, the Screaming Abdabs, Leonard’s […]

Beachlife Festival Announces Inaugural Lineup: Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, Bob Weir Headlining CA Fest in May 2019

Beachlife Festival Announces Inaugural Lineup: Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, Bob Weir Headlining CA Fest in May 2019

There’s announcing your first lineup, and then there’s announcing your first lineup in the way the Beachlife Festival did on Monday. Set for picturesque Redondo Beach, California on May 3-5, the fest is just teeming with talent spanning genres and decades, all in the name of what’s sure to be a great weekend on the […]

Dead & Company Announce Big 2019 Summer Tour

Dead & Company Announce Big 2019 Summer Tour

Dead & Company photo: Danny Clinch Ever since Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann gathered together for their Dead & Company tour celebrating the work of the Grateful Dead, fans just couldn’t get enough — and, eventually, John Mayer Oteil Burbridge of the Allman Brothers Band and RatDog’s Jeff Chimenti joined the fray for […]

Dead and Company (Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, John Mayer and More) Announce Summer 2018 Tour

Dead and Company (Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, John Mayer and More) Announce Summer 2018 Tour

Another year rolls on, another big tour from Dead & Company in the works. On Thursday, the highly successful touring act involving Grateful Dead alumni Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart along with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge of the Allman Brothers and Ratdog’s Jeff Chimenti announced a big summer tour for 2018. They’ll play […]

Dead and Company (Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer and Bob Weir) Announce Fall Tour Dates

Dead and Company (Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer and Bob Weir) Announce Fall Tour Dates

After successful, crowd-pleasing runs around the country, Dead and Company have unveiled a fall tour schedule for 2017. The outing, which will feature Grateful Dead alumni Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, alongside John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, will hit the following cities: 11/12 – Madison Square Garden – NYC 11/14 – […]

A Q&A with Hard Rock Guitarist Joel Hoekstra of Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and More

A Q&A with Hard Rock Guitarist Joel Hoekstra of Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and More

Rock Cellar correspondent David Peers recently caught up with NYC guitarist Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) for a career-spanning chat about inspiration, guitar and a lot more. Rock Cellar Magazine: I was in Florida last April. Went to this thing called Rockfest 80’s. Walking up, I hear Nelson playing. I’m like, OK, Nelson, these […]

1 2 3