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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…

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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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.…
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Fromthe archives: in-depth Bob Weir interview

A lengthy 2001 interview with Bobby, when Ratdog was kicking hard. This interview appears in my Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead, along with similarly extensive interview with Phil, Phil and Trey, Robert Hunter,…