Last night, the surviving "core four" members of the Grateful Dead began their three-night stand at Chicago's Soldier Field after two earlier, quasi-warmup shows in Santa Clara, California, the weekend before. With it came the return not only of a certain sound — in last night's case, the loose-and-nimble jamming...
This week, we have witnessed the ending of the 50-year journey of the Grateful Dead. The culmination of the shows at Santa Clara, Calif. and the three shows this weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. will mark the end of a quite a musical and cultural legacy. Show More Summary
There is no better place to get a finger on the pulse of the flash world than the upcoming Flash Memory Summit 2015 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, from August 11-13.
I wait with excited and eager anticipation to enjoy the final fare-thee-well festivities in Soldier Field, the final run of the Grateful Dead. A great deal has been said already about the quality of the shows in Santa Clara and the imminent ones in Chicago. Show More Summary
For about 10 minutes on Sunday morning, I regretted not going to Santa Clara to hear the Grateful Dead. This was after I saw the set list from the first of the five “Fare Thee Well” shows scheduled to conclude July 3, 4 and 5 at Chicago's Soldier Field.
The surviving core members of the Grateful Dead played the first show of their Fare Thee Well tour last night in Santa Clara, CA, and a rainbow appeared over Levi’s Stadium during an extensive rendition of “Viola Lee Blues” at the end of their opening set. While many fans likely believed that the rainbow was […]
photos by Jay Blakesberg There are two kinds of Deadheads. Those who think the Grateful Dead experience should have died with Jerry Garcia. And those who think it can go on with a pinch-hitter in the band's MVP seat. If...
The VW buses were supplanted by Ubers. Marijuana was more often vaporized than burned. And bright iPhone screens replaced Bic lighters during "Morning Dew." But the music was nearly the same: the Dead, jamming in (mostly) perfect harmony. No Jerry Garcia hologram necessary.
The cost of the ticket became low as the event drew near.
The Grateful Dead @ Levi's Stadium 6/27/2015 (photo via @lishkersch) "I can't tell you how good it is to see all of you all again, this has been so magical for us," Lesh said before delivering his well-known donor rap...
On Saturday night in Santa Clara, Calif., the Grateful Dead opened the first of a series of farewell concerts with one of the band's most recognizable songs, "Truckin." To a capacity crowd of Deadheads giddy to find themselves once again before the altar of their favorite musicians, the band that...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Twenty years after the death of legendary guitarist Jerry Garcia, the four surviving members of the Grateful Dead reunited Saturday for the first of five concerts in their "Fare Thee Well" tour. Mashable ventured...Show More Summary
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The four surviving members of the Grateful Dead are launching their farewell mini-tour on Saturday in Northern California, where the legendary jam band got its start 50 years ago. The first of the Dead's five...Show More Summary
A new rumor percolating Friday is that Taylor Swift is in "final talks" to be chosen to headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show in Santa Clara, California, on Feb. 7, 2016 Some observers are quick to shoot down this rumor because Swift...Show More Summary
A few of us here at The New Yorker recently recorded a podcast about the Grateful Dead, on the occasion of a series of five farewell performances (this weekend in Santa Clara, California, and next weekend in Chicago) by the band’s four surviving members. Show More Summary
You know what they say: A Deadhead is better than a cold neck! As any fan of The Grateful Dead knows, the band is embarking on a final five-day Fare Thee Well tour this summer, with two dates in Santa Clara and three in Chicago. NotShow More Summary
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The Grateful Dead is finishing up its 50-year career as one of the most well-known rock bands of the past century. However, not all of the band’s fans can get to its final concerts in Santa Clara, California or Chicago, Illinois. ToShow More Summary
One bright spot amidst the closures and budget cutbacks hitting California's State Parks is the opening of a new nature preserve in Santa Clara County. Called Coyote Valley Open Space, the preserve comprises some 348 acres of rolling hills, oak woodland and serpentine rock outcroppings. Show More Summary
This weekend the remaining members of the Grateful Dead will take the stage at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara to commemorate 50 years as a band. After three nights of shows in Chicago over the Fourth of July, it is said they will never play together again. You don’t need me to rhapsodize about the band’s weird country boogie. Show More Summary