July 24, 2012 - This year's Gathering of the Vibes, the 17th of these multi-day showcases originally conceived by promoter Ken Hays as a way to remember and memorialize the late Grateful Dead co-founder Jerry Garcia, was a triumph of sorts--while not without a few disappointments.
July 8, 2010 - Jerry Garcia, who sang the national anthem at 1993's opening-day game of the San Francisco Giants, will be honored at the Giants-Cubs game on Aug. 9, the 15th anniversary of the Grateful Dead co-founder's death.
October 14, 2008 - It was hard to tell the Deadheads from the Democrats as the highly anticipated, one-off concert in support of presidential candidate Barack Obama, brought the surviving members of the Grateful Dead to the heart of Pennsylvania Monday (10/13).
September 26, 2005 - Everything felt so familiar--the songs, the players, the venue and the crowd. But someone was clearly missing from Saturday's (9/24) "Comes a Time - A Celebration of the Music and Spirit of Jerry Garcia" show at the U.C. Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA.
February 1, 2001 - Bob Weir's Ratdog will kick off a month-long set of dates at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium on March 28. The group's itinerary, which includes a stop at the Three Rivers Festival in Columbia, S.C., will visit several small markets.