Tag: Grateful Dead

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 8: Steve Poltz

Longtime Popdose favorite Steve Poltz spent some time with us on the podcast to talk about his current tour with Grant-Lee Phillips, his...

Ramsey Lewis

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ramsey Lewis Trio, “The ‘In’ Crowd”

In 1965 the jazz pianist scored the first in a string of pop hits...

Music

Fans Beyond Description: How Deadheads Shaped the Grateful Dead’s Legacy

An affectionate tribute to the people who helped shape the music of a group whose stature seems only to grow in importance with the passage...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Allman Brothers Band, “At Fillmore East” and “The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings”

"The Vinyl Diaries" and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers's new box set!...

CD Reviews, New Artists

CD Review: Hook & Anchor, “Hook & Anchor”

Americana gets a great new voice in the debut record by Hook & Anchor...

Contests, Music

Popdose Giveaway: Grateful Dead Prize Packages

When the Grateful Dead’s long, strange trip brought them back to the states after a triumphal 1972 European tour, they immediately...

Bobby Bland - Turn On Your Love Light

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Bland, “Turn On Your Love Light”

Bobby Bland was a legend of rhythm & blues...

Los Lobos

A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Los Lobos, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA, 4/10/13

Working without a set list Los Lobos just let it rip in Fall River...

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: Pink Floyd, “Dark Side of the Moon”

The lunatic is forty years on......

Contests, Music

Popdose Giveaway – Win Tickets To Mountain Jam 2013

Win a concert/camping contest for Mountain Jam 2013 in Hunter, New York!...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: All Good Music Festival Provides Plenty of Jams and Memorable Moments

If you’re ever looking for a place to let your freak flag fly high, the All Good Music Festival takes care of that and so much more. This...

Music, Popular Culture

Rob Smith’s Media 6ix: June 15, 2012

Rob Smith's Media 6ix: Beach Boys, D'Angelo, and more....

Music

Bob Dylan: The Poet At 70

Bob Dylan is 70 years old, and the Popdose Staff has pulled together a massive post to honor him. Here are 70 of our favorite Dylan songs,...

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Contests, Music

Popdose Giveaway: Win A Whole Lotta Grateful Dead SWAG

So have you heard about that killer Europe ’72 box set that’s coming out later this year from The Grateful Dead?  22 Shows...

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Music

Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 20

This week Bottom Feeders goes all Red Square on your ass. And there's something for the hippies too in the Rock End of the '80s. ...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Grateful Dead, “Workingman’s Dead”

In 1970, the Dead threw the music world a curveball. Workingman's Dead was a complete musical departure for the band, and among...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: The Grateful Dead, “Crimson, White and Indigo”

The summer of 1989 was when the Grateful Dead got big. I mean really big. The success of 1987’s In the Dark lead to an influx of new...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Happy Birthday, Phil!

This week in Test of the Boomerang, Ben Wiser wishes a happy 70th birthday to Dead legend Phil Lesh....

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Reliving “Relix” — A Chat With Toni Brown

Relix editor Toni Brown discusses her long history with the Grateful Dead -- as well as her own musical career -- in an interview with Ben...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: The Grateful Dead, “Winterland 1977 – The Complete Recordings”

Hey gang, sorry it’s been so long since we last rapped, but things have been way hectic. I finally cut my hair and got myself a...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Eric Johnson, President and C.O.O. of Wolfgang’s Vault

Already a treasure trove for fans of live music, Wolfgang's Vault is about to get bigger and better. Find out how in COO Eric Johnson's...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Tom Constanten and Friends, “The Tarot Outtakes”

In the spring of 1971, Grateful Dead keyboardist Tom Constanten, along with the band Touchstone, produced and performed the music for an...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Phish, “Joy”

Phish is back with their first album in five years, and Ben Wiser thinks it might be their best yet. Also: A list of potential candidates...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: “A Bunch of Dead Beats!”

“But there was something else tugging at Garcia as 1964 turned into 1965. For one thing, like half of America under the age of 25,...

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Books, Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: J.J. Colagrande, “Headz”

For this week's edition of Test of the Boomerang, Ben Wiser sat down for a chat with author J.J. Colagrande to discuss his new book,...

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Jerome John Garcia, 8/1/42-8/9/95

Jerry Garcia would have been 67 on Saturday, and to celebrate his birthday, Ben Wiser has delivered another fine Test of the Boomerang mix....

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Music, Test of the Boomerang

Test of the Boomerang: Soundchecks, Rehearsals and Outtakes, Part Three

The 2009 Dead made their last stand on July 4th at Rothbury. The second year of the Michigan festival was a rousing success and the...

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Music

Versionality: “Stagger Lee”

In our new series, Kelly Stitzel and the Popdose staff bring you 27 -- count 'em! -- versions of the great blues-folk song "Stagger Lee."...