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 […]

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 […]

Special ‘Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music of Jerry Garcia’ Tribute Gig Set for May 14 (Details)

Special ‘Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music of Jerry Garcia’ Tribute Gig Set for May 14 (Details)

Grateful Dead fans have July 4th weekend marked down as the BIGGEST day of 2015, since that’s when the special ‘Fare Thee Well’ 50th anniversary gig takes place at Chicago’s Soldier Field. But there’s now another event to mark as a ‘can’t-miss’ Dead Head party: a special tribute gig honoring Jerry Garcia, taking place at […]

Tickets for Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’ Festival in Chicago Are Very, Very Expensive

Tickets for Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’ Festival in Chicago Are Very, Very Expensive

When word was announced that the Grateful Dead were planning a July 4th weekend farewell concert event at Chicago’s Soldier Field, most probably assumed tickets would be hard to come by. They didn’t, perhaps, realize just HOW hot a ticket it’d be. Currently, tickets for the three-day fest will set you back at MINIMUM $1,300 (for […]