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As It Turns Out, Bob Weir was a Dominant High School Soccer Coach in Texas (Not That Bob Weir)

Names are fun and here's another Bob Weir out there in America doing great work. Weir was the head soccer coach at Plano High in Texas and had a damn impressive career dominating the high school soccer circuit. In his 35-year tenure, Weir only had two losing seasons. He collected his 500th victory in February of 2012 with a win over Richardson and would lead the Wildcats to yet another... ...

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This is the Real Life “Bananas and Blow”

Drug traffickers are continuing to find unique ways to smuggle drugs around the world and this one hits near and dear to a Ween fan's heart. Last week, the Associated Press reported that German police found 847 pounds of cocaine in cases of bananas shipped from Ecuador. Yes, that would make this a real life Bananas & Blow situation. While there was no word on the street value of the bust, the... ...

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First Look: Grateful Dead 5/8/77 Documentary to Accompany _The Grateful Dead Movie 40th Anniversary_

This Thursday over 500 movie theaters in the United States will participate in a special 4/20 40th anniversary screening of The Grateful Dead Movie. The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. local time and will also will feature an exclusive look at the upcoming Grateful Dead documentary, Long Strange Trip, directed by Amir Bar-Lev and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, as well as a... ...

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Tinariwen: Elwan

Tinariwen exists as proof that the feeling of music transcends all borders and political boundaries. The group, which hails from an area in the Saharan mountain range between Northeastern Mali and Southern Algeria, makes desert blues-rock that feels universal. Although the songs are clearly rooted in their homeland, the musicians recorded Elwan, their seventh album, between Joshua Tree and... ...

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Dennis Rodman Says Pearl Jam’s “Black” Saved His Life

Dennis Rodman will forever be one of the most misunderstood and fascinating figures in all of sports history. His story remains somewhat untold, although you can find bits and pieces of it in the incredible 30 for 30 documentary on Rodman and the Detroit Pistons, affectionately nicknamed The Bad Boys. The NBA Champion also recently sat down with sports broadcaster Joe Buck on his show... ...

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The Magpie Salute: A Collective of Souls

They were born in a crossfire hurricane. Well, not really, but you could say that Superstorm Sandy did have a hand in watering the roots of the musical collective that eventually came to be known as The Magpie Salute back in October of 2012. The New York warehouse where The Black Crowes stored their gear was one of the many devastated Northeast buildings that Sandy left behind. Much of... ...

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Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band Announce Three Nights in Boulder

Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band will visit Boulder, CO for three nights at the Fox Theatre beginning June 23, marking Lesh's first run of shows in Colorado since Furthur's 2013 Red Rocks weekend.  Formed from weekly gigs at Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads, the Family Band includes son Grahame as well as frequent collaborators Ross James, Jason Crosby and Alex Koford. The ensemble recently... ...

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Portugal. The Man is Jacked Up Over That Trey Anastasio Cover of “Feel It Still”

Trey Anastasio Band's tour opener at the Capitol Theatre was highlighted by a surprise cover of Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still," a new song that the group just released mere months ago. As the word reached the band, needless to say they were all the way jacked up. This shit is so fucking cool @treyanastasio Covering "Feel It Still" Love it!! https://t.co/I1oR44qEWw— LORDS OF PORTLAND... ...

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