Jerry Garcia

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

Musical titans Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter & Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper and Linda Perry will become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 46th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner.  These legendary songwriters wrote such mega-hits as “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “Hoochie Coochie Man,” “Dark Star,” “Should’ve Been A Cowboy,” “Time After Time,” and “Beautiful.” The star-studded induction event is slated for Thursday, June 18th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  Additional special award hono

Steve Kimock Tribute To Jerry Garcia Tour Announced

Steve Kimock will host a special tribute show to Jerry Garcia in several Northeast cities featuring an all star cast of musicians from the Grateful Dead universe including Zero bassist Bobby Vega, Jerry Garcia’s drummer Bill Vitt, Furthur/RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, Dan Lebowitz of ALO on guitar, and Kimock’s own son on drums, John Morgan Kimock.

The Garcia Project Announce Kickstarter

The Garcia Project and Acoustically Speaking is heading out to bring the experience of classic Jerry Garcia Band to the USA!

We love the music that Jerry Garcia created with The Grateful Dead and the Jerry Garcia Band created. All of us in The Garcia Project and Acoustically Speaking are huge fans and are dedicated to providing the best experience possible for everyone.

Kimock to play Garcia Tribute shows @ Sweetwater

In a repeat of last year’s memorable run, Kimock will bring an outstanding band of friends into Mill Valley’s Sweetwater Music Hall this coming December for three nights – Friday the 5th, Saturday the 6th, and Sunday the 7th – playing from the roots and R & B wing of Jerry Garcia’s repertoire.

Mik Bondy of The Garcia Project to perform with the 50th Anniversary Jerry Garcia guitar

Tom Lieber, founder of Lieber Guitars and apprentice of Doug Irwin, is recreating Jerry Garcia’s guitars in for the Grateful Dead's 50th Anniversary next year. Each of these hand-crafted masterpieces are being built in a limited edition of 12.
 

Dark Star Orchestra's 'A Very Jerry Birthday Jam'

On August 1, 1973 The Band opened for Grateful Dead on Jerry Garcia’s 31st birthday, making for one of the most memorable nights in American rock & roll history.

Grateful Web Interview with Jesse McReynolds

Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak with legendary bluegrass mandolinist, Jesse McReynolds. Jesse’s use of ‘crosspicking’, known as the ‘McReynolds style’ distinguished his picking from Bill Monroe and others. Jesse is a multiple Grammy award winner and in 1993 he was inducted into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. 

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"Dos Garcias" Mini Spring Tour Announced

The Garcia Project will be on a mini-tour called “Dos Garcias” this spring with Dave A'Bear (Melvin Seals and JGB Band) and his Grateful Dead tribute band Xtra Ticket on May 2, 3 and 4. Both bands will co-bill each show and play full sets of JGB and Grateful Dead.
 

Catch The Garcia Project @ Garcia's Tomorrow Night!

The Garcia Project is dedicated to recreating the sounds that were once heard at a Jerry Garcia Band show. In executing that purpose the band uses the same equipment that Jerry Garcia used. The Garcia Project has spent many laborious hours of love reconstructing and matching the instrumentation and electronics that The Jerry Garcia Band performed with.

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