Grateful Dead

Woodstock at 50: 7 Performers Who Are No Longer With Us

It has been 50 years since just a few more people than expected made a pilgrimage to the middle of nowhere in upstate New York for Woodstock. By the time the music and arts festival that lasted parts of four days was over, an estimated 400,000+ had unknowingly taken part of history. From August 15-...
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[Video]: Nirvana/Grateful Dead mash-up rocks the Showbox

Anytime a band covers Nirvana in the city of Seattle, the crowd responds with a roar, and this past Sunday, Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead) and The Terrapin Family Band took one of Seattle's most treasured songs for a spin. At the end of the evening, the band started into a mash-up of 'Friend of the...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 8 EXCLUSIVE Record Store Day Releases You'll Dig

Allof us at KISW are STOKED for next Saturday and the superb tradition of supporting independent record stores. On Record Store Day, you'll find all sorts of great deals on records, merch and memorabilia! But you'll also find exclusive releases to commemorate this holiday. Here are 8 exclusive...
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Rock Blog: 50 Years of Grateful Dead

I was a teenage Dead Head. I was familiar with 'Casey Jones' and 'Truckin' from hearing them on the radio, but I remember one day after a bunch of bong hits, a friend turned me on to 'American Beauty'. I was hooked. On the Dead…but probably the bong hits, too. From 1975 to 1982, I saw about 100...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Dead & Co. Play The Desert

Over the weekend, we road tripped across the mountains to George with awesome friends to see Dead & Company take over The Gorge Amphitheater. This would be my first ever Dead show, and to say my mind was blown would be an understatement. We camped in the Premier Camping section at The Gorge and...
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