Grateful Dead

The 2016 Dead Covers Project

Whether you play just like Jerry or like to give the Grateful Dead's beloved classics a unique spin, the 2016 Dead Covers Project wants you! We're calling all musicians - near and far - to share your love for the music and magic of the Dead through video. Show off your musical chops and you just might find yourself front and center on Dead.net during the month of February! The rules are simple - all video submissions must contain a song either written by or recorded by the Dead.

Dave's Picks 2016 Subscriptions: Volume 18 & Bonus Disc VOLUME 18 AND BONUS DISC REVEAL

In just a few short days, we'll be wrapping up the Dave's Picks 2016 Subscription period and with that, the guarantee that you will be the proud owner of not just all four Dave's Picks releases, but the subscriber-only bonus disc. And just what might this exclusive bonus disc contain? Here's a short note and a chilly little Seaside Chat from Mr. Lemieux with a few new details on what's to come (watch the video for the full reveal):

DSO | Electric Factory | 12/31/15 | Review

There’s something about Grateful Dead tunes that no other song, lyric or melody can really duplicate. There’s something about a Grateful Dead song that reminds you of every happy moment, every smile you’ve seen from a stranger, and makes you want to dance.

Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge Returns

As the snow piles up on the slopes, we're very pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2nd Annual Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge on April 1 in Squaw Valley!

Dead & Company Bring the Party to Frisco

Dead & Company, the latest Grateful Dead-family arena band, has made its way to California, for two shows at San Francisco’s venerable Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before heading to Los Angeles to close out the year.

Circles Around The Sun | Review

The gargantuan summer Fare Thee Well concerts represented a few milestones for the Grateful Dead.

Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews

2015 was a pivotal year for the Grateful Dead. Various important concert events marked the band’s 50-year landmark. Even more remarkable was the overwhelming fan and academic support by way of undeniably canonical releases. The finest tribute to the Dead’s late guitarist and beloved bandleader Jerry Garcia arrived a few weeks ago from one of the band’s most esteemed insiders.

Happy 50th Anniversary, Grateful Dead

On December 4, 1965, Jerry, Bob, Phil, Bill, and Pigpen first convened as the Grateful Dead to play as the house band for Ken Kesey and the Prankster's Acid Test in San Jose, California. The Dead went on to break records, bend minds, and build a community that continues to carry the torch today. Happy 50th Anniversary, Grateful Dead!

Fare Thee Well Shows Available Now

If you should find yourself hoping, wishing, wanting to obtain that visceral feeling once again, we have in mind a few audio and video offerings that might help you to preserve those transcendent vibes. Let it flow, greatly grow, with choices for all from the Best Of to the Complete to the very last show.

Coming Soon: Circles Around The Sun

The mystery of just who was behind those freewheeling tunes that kept the crowds groovin' during Fare Thee Well's intermissions has been revealed! Circles Around the Sun, a band convened by guitarist Neal Casal, formed specifically to record just for the shows and the results were so captivating, and the audience response so overwhelmingly positive, we decided to give the music a proper release.

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