Oh 2016 …..

I See Dead People - This twitter conversation sums up 2016 so well


Super Bowl Rant

The infamous Super Bowl is coming to the area and I felt compelled to pass along a few things. I'm not a big fan of the game itself and my bucket list never contained "go to a Super Bowl" but I do know some of you will make the trek and again, I felt compelled … Continue reading Super Bowl Rant

Happy New Year

What a fantastic couple of New Year shows by Dead and Company at Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco! For those of you confused by this statement (um, and the New Year shows were in LA no?) read on. You see, part of the legacy of the Grateful Dead includes their infamous New Year's shows … Continue reading Happy New Year

Newest Member of Club Dead

John Mayer Terrapin Crossroads

Anyone Who Sweats Like That Say what you will about John Mayer, but you have to hand it to the kid. Mayer rambled into Terrapin Crossroads this weekend as an invited guest of Phil and showed nothing but class and respect. Mayer joined this weekends Phil and Friends lineup as they paid tribute to 1977 - … Continue reading Newest Member of Club Dead

What’s A Deadhead To Do?

The News Is Out Deadheads received some great news today - authors Blair Jackson, Peter Richardson and Dennis McNally assured us that a multitude of books and scholarly papers about the Grateful Dead are still on the horizon, reminding us that not only are The Dead still relevant (Fare Thee Well anyone), but due to … Continue reading What’s A Deadhead To Do?

Ratdog is Alive and Kicking

Igniting our hope for a Ratdog 20th reunion, the band (minus Was & JC) played a benefit for Marin Academy at Sweetwater Music Hall on 5-28-15. Bobby and the gang sounded in great form and were joined by fan favorite Leslie Mendelson, who added her tasty vocals to the mix. Fresh off an appearance with Bill … Continue reading Ratdog is Alive and Kicking

Sunshine Garcia Band – Review and Setlist

Originally appeared in Deadheadland.com on Mar 16, 2015 Sunshine Garcia Band 3-14-15 Sunshine (Garcia) Becker vocals Jay Lane drums Robin Sylvester bass Stu Allen guitar Brad Shulak guitar Guests: Bill Becker bass Chris (CB) Burger vocals   Good crowd on hand for the second appearance of The Sunshine Garcia Band last night at 19 Broadway, … Continue reading Sunshine Garcia Band – Review and Setlist

Grateful Dead For Dummies – Vol VII – Wake Now Discover

Right outside the lazy gate Of winter's summer home  Wake Now Discover Dog paddling in the spinning sea surrounding our band's 50th celebration, I seek out a life jacket, something to cling to in hopes to avoid drowning.  A bit dramatic, yes, but I'm determined to light out and see what's around. There Comes A … Continue reading Grateful Dead For Dummies – Vol VII – Wake Now Discover

Grateful Dead For Dummies – Vol VI – Days Between

There were days, and there were daysAnd there were days betweenNo One Knows Much More Of ThisQuestions, questions, questions with no answers.  Feeling blindfolded in a real life game of pin the tail on some tickets?  Me too.  Fear, anxiety, feelings of scarcity are quite evident in my scattered worldview.  Whoever thought it would come … Continue reading Grateful Dead For Dummies – Vol VI – Days Between