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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…
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Bob Weir D'Angelico signature guitar unveiled

D'Angelico has released its  Premier SS Bob Weir Signature guitar. Check it out.  The one I linked to is just one of three price points for the guitar, which looks and sounds great. I am looking forward to trying…
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Phathers and Sons: Trey Anastasio Meets Phil Lesh

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I compiled my best Grateful Dead-releated journalism in an Amazon Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead. This interview with Trey Anastasio and Phil Lesh…
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Bob Weir - Guitar World cover story

I interviewed Bob Weir the cover story for the December 2016 Guitar World. Read the whole story below. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "alanpaulinchi-20"; amzn_assoc_search_bar_position…
Bob Weir has a new solo album coming. It's called Blue Mountain and I've been hearing very good things about it. Here's a first taste, the single "Only A River." You can preorder the album on Amazon right here. From the video post: Before…

Happy Birthday Jerry . New Garcia/Saunders soundboards!

  What better way to celebrate what would have been Jerry Garcia's 74th birthday with some newly discovered soundboard recordings courtesy of our friends at Jambase.  Scott Bernstein writes, "Nearly a dozen rare recordings from…
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Watkins Glen Story and Video

In 1973, the Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers Band and The Band teamed up for the Watkins Glen Summer Jam in New York’s Finger Lakes Region. It was the largest music festival ever, drawing about 650,000 people — nearly twice as many as Woodstock…
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Jerry Garcia - "After Midnight" 11-8-76 Newly Released

A great version of a song I love, newly unearthed: Rare 1976 Jerry Garcia Band track "After Midnight" from GarciaLive Vol. 7: November 8, 1976 Sophie's Palo Alto Featuring Donna Jean Godcheaux This release is due out in August.…

Anders Osborne with Phil Lesh and Friends 6/9/16

I really dig Anders Osborne, the Swedish/New Orleans singer and guitarist. Very cool that brought Phil has brought him into the family. Here's the full set from Terrapin Crossroads, which was a fundraiser for Phil's Unbroken Chain Foundation. Setlist:…
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An interview with Bob Weir

Today is Bob Weir's 68th birthday. Happy birthday Bob. This interview appears in my Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead, along with similarly extensive interview with Phil, Phil and Trey, Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…
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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,…