Jerry Garcia

Grateful Dead Concert

Grateful Dead Say ‘Fare Thee Well’ To Live Touring But Leave A Musical Legacy For The Ages

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.

06/28/2015

Double red rainbow spotted over San Jose Saturday evening. The same rainbow was likely what was seen over the Grateful Dead concert, sparking speculation it was artificially created, but numerous photos like this prove that it was a real weather phenomenon enjoyed by those inside and outside the concert area. (Photo: RJ, via cbsSF.com/photos)

Rainbow Over Grateful Dead Concert Evokes Visions Of Jerry Garcia, Gay Pride During Epic Weekend

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.

06/28/2015

Black Hawk Jazz Club (Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library)

Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The Future

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.

06/15/2015

Jerry Garcia in a 1988 interview. (CBS)

Jerry Garcia Opens Up About Life In Long Lost 1988 Interview Tapes

Jerry Garcia opened up about his near-death experience, and his days with the Grateful Dead in long-lost interview tapes from 1988.

05/17/2015

Grateful Dead band members

YEAR OF THE DEAD: Grateful Dead Sing National Anthem At Giants Opening Day, 1993

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.

04/13/2015

(Getty Images)

12 Of The Coolest And Oddest Items In The Grateful Dead’s Upcoming Auction

The sale goes from April 11-12, and will offer up many items from throughout the band’s heyday that have never been on sale before.

04/08/2015

Grateful Dead band members

Whereabouts Of Jerry Garcia’s Lost Music Still A Mystery 30 Years Later, SFPD Says They Don’t Have It

Thirty years after Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead was arrested in Golden Gate Park, the mystery continues. The story involves music, drugs, and a briefcase, allegedly seized by the San Francisco police.

03/18/2015

Yuan Yuan Tan and Luke Ingham in Scarlett's Hummingbird.
(© Erik Tomasson)

Weekend Magazine: Love At The Marina Safeway, Grateful Dead History, And SF Ballet’s Yuan Yuan Tan

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

01/28/2015

Jerry Garcia (Drawn for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

Radio.com Minimation: Jerry Garcia Remembers ‘The Grateful Dead Movie’

Taken from a 1977 interview with Jerry Garcia discussing ‘The Grateful Dead Movie’

05/02/2014

elvis.jpg

Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013

more