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Medeski Martin & Wood: The Triple Entente

Billy Martin is feeling nostalgic. Medeski Martin & Wood have just finished a blistering first set at the tiny West Village club (Le) Poisson Rouge, where the trio has been hunkered down for two nights to celebrate their 25th anniversary. After introducing his partners in crime, John Medeski and Chris Wood—as he has done diligently at every show over the last two-plus decades—Martin mentions... ...

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Watch a Trailer for the Grateful Dead’s Documentary _Long Strange Trip_

A trailer for the nearly four-hour Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip is available to view below as the film readies to come to life in theatres and on digital subscription services. "It was total chaos," Mickey Hart says at one point when describing the incredible heights of the Dead, which ultimately lead to the band's heartbreaking end with Jerry Garcia's death. Garcia is... ...

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Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Neil Young

The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for 2017, which include the legendary Neil Young, along with Bruce Cockburn, Beau Dommage and Stéphane Venne.The Hall of Fame’s Induction Ceremony, which returns this year after a five-year hiatus, will take place at Massey Hall in Toronto, ON, on Sunday, September 23. Set to perform at the bilingual event are k.d. lang,... ...

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Leslie Mendelson: Love & Murder

It’s been eight years since Leslie Mendelson released Swan Feathers, her previous solo album, and, during that time, the extended Grateful Dead family has adopted her, thanks to her work with Steve Kimock and Bob Weir (who returns the favor in this set). With Love & Murder, she continues to move away from the pop singer-songwriter path that many thought she would pursue, and presents herself... ...

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Foo Fighters Debut New Song at Acoustic-4-A-Cure Benefit Show

Foo Fighters returned to the stage last night in San Francisco as a part of the Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit show and decided to debut a new song from their yet-to-be-announced new album. "The Sky is a Neighborhood" harkens back to a sound heard on 1997's The Colour and the Shape, with a mix of blues and rock that the group since traded in for a more straightahead, garage-rock sound fit for... ...

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Happy 17th Birthday to Pearl Jam’s Most Underrated Record

By the turn of the century, Pearl Jam desperately needed a break. They emerged from the roaring success of the 90s a seasoned group that fought Ticketmaster, found themselves on the cover of TIME magazine, cycled through a few drummers and traveled all over the world selling millions of records. Those records included the commercially successful Ten, Vs. and Vitalogy along with the perfect... ...

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Let’s Check in on Chris Robinson’s Interview with Howard Stern

Well, this seems to be going swimmingly. "Trump is prez, John Mayer is in the Grateful Dead, and my bro is in a Black Crowes tribute band. Crazy world"- Chris Robinson on @sternshow— Alan Cavanna (@CopaCavanna) May 16, 2017 " The Grateful Dead has turned into this giant nipple that everyone sucks off of to get money" - Chris Robinson on @sternshow today— josh_1J (@King_Hoagie) May 16,... ...

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Chris Robinson: “I don’t like my brother, I don’t get along with him, I don’t want to be in a room with him”

Chris Robinson appeared on The Howard Stern Show for an interview with the host that spanned a wide variety of topics including his thoughts on John Mayer's version of the Grateful Dead and of course his relationship with his brother. Robinson didn't hold anything back as he plainly stated that he and brother Rich don't have a relationship these days. When asked if he would appear alongside... ...

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The Oral History of The Strokes is the Best Thing You’ll Read Today

Vulture has published this wildly fascinating excerpt from the upcoming book Meet Me in the Bathroom, which explores the rock and roll revival in New York City from 2001-2011. Author Lizzy Goodman compiled a series of interviews with musicians, publicists, managers and journalists alike to piece together a very fruitful time for rock music in New York, mostly highlighted by the emergence of... ...

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Phil Lesh Returns to Central Park This Summer with Set of JGB Featuring Melvin Seals and Nicki Bluhm

Phil Lesh will return to Central Park in New York on August 30 for a Summerstage show with the Terrapin Family Band and special guests Melvin Seals and Nicki Bluhm. The show will feature an entire set of Jerry Garcia Band music, as the band pays tribute to the Grateful Dead guitarist's solo project with one of its longtime members. Seals and Lesh recently crossed paths over the weekend when... ...

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