Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

Gig offer in China

I thought this email I received from a booking agent in Beijing was pretty warped on a few different levels. Read it over and see if you can see why. Dear Alan,How are you? I hope you are having a great summer!I am looking for musicians for…

Back in the Saddle

So I did my first proper performance in town on Friday. I have played with my friend Dave's band a few times, but this was my gig. I had Dave Gomberg on lead guitar and Rick Wagner on bass -- two of my best, oldest friends around here -- and…

Letters from my last column

Because I really don't have anywhere else to post them.When you sit around as a writer and send these things out into cyberpsace, there is nothing more satisfying than realizing people have actually read them and they have had some impact.I…