With their weekend shows at Levi’s Stadium and another three next weekend at Chicago’s Soldier Field, the Grateful Dead’s long, strange trip draws to a close.
During an epic week in America that saw same sex couple gain equal rights to marriage on the eve of Pride weekend, and an epic week in music as the Grateful Dead play their final concerts with a show Saturday night and again Sunday at Levi’s Stadium, fans couldn’t help but embrace a rainbow over the concert as a sign of the late Jerry Garcia looking down on them, and celebrating pride.
Some of you are so excited to celebrate the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling that you already have the car packed up and ready to drive down to Sunday’s San Francisco Pride Parade. That’s a good thing. You might want to consider leaving now.
It hasn’t really been all that long since Grateful Dead ticket prices were being priced in the thousands, and yet, now you can buy a ticket for not much more than the cost of an IMAX movie ticket.
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Randy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district’s history, how it got it’s name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.
Grateful Dead fans rejoice! A huge box set commemorating the band from 1966 to 1995 is available for presale from Dead.net and Rhino Records.
Jerry Garcia opened up about his near-death experience, and his days with the Grateful Dead in long-lost interview tapes from 1988.
This is the year of the Dead, as America says farewell to the Grateful Dead 50 years after the band was founded, marks the 20th year since the passing of lead singer Jerry Garcia, and anticipates the triumphal and final return of the band to the Bay Area stage June 27th and 28th at Levi’s Stadium. This recording is a great way to count down to that concert.
After weeks of rumors, surviving members of the Grateful Dead will perform farewell shows at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara this summer, the band and stadium officials confirmed Friday.
Deadheads rejoice! The documentary ‘The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir’ will be debuting in May on Netflix.