Giants Mascot, Lou Seal and Furthur’s Jeff Pehrson Have you ever stood in a place larger than life, surrounded by larger than life characters, listening to them talk about an even larger than life character, and found yourself wondering…. How…
As the Days Between come to a close, the LA Dead fans have but one more opportunity to get out there and dance and shake their bones to the music of the beloved Jerry Garcia. Southern California’s premier Grateful Dead Experience, CUBENSIS, will perform the final show of the Day’s Between on Sunday, August 8th at the Waterfront in Marina Del Rey for a special afternoon Marina Meltdown show dedicated to the Grateful Dead’s fallen saint.
Ever since 2008 when the University of California, Santa Cruz announced they were taking over the vast collection of Grateful Dead memorabilia amassed by the band over their 40+ year long strange trip, Deadhead archivists have been patiently waiting to see who would be given the key to wonderland. On April 7th, UC Santa Cruz announced that Nicholas Meriwether will be the key-master. UCLA archivist Lance Watsky was also in the running for the position.
Christmas comes early for Deadheads this year. According to Dead.net, the Grateful Dead will be giving select cities a sneak preview of the movie release of their July 7th, 1989 concert at RFK stadium in Washington, DC.
The news is out and Shakedown News is loving it. LA’s hottest rising star of Americana Roots Rock, the Nate LaPointe Band has put the signed, sealed and delivered stamp of approval of their second album, Speaking of It. The album isn’t due out to the general public until April 25th but we’ve got a sneak preview copy in our grubby little mitts and all I can say is “YEAH!”
Here at Shakedown News we love our Grateful Dead music. No one in So. Cal does it better than Cubensis. After 22 years, they’re still going strong and this weekend, they’re doing it by the beach!
We’ve all done it…just some of us deny the strangeness of it….synced up Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd with the Wizard of Oz movie. You don’t have to believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny or Jesus. …
Since this week is going to be an epic Bob Weir week for me, Bobby’s playing in San Diego AND Los Angeles, I thought I’d post this most wonderful version of Bob Weir performing “Desolation Row” by Bob Dylan at…
Jamband, Phish has announced they are coming to Southern California in October…Halloween to be exact. It’s going to be called “Festival 8” and if it’s certain to be one heck of a party in Indio, CA at the Empire Polo Club. This is the same location used by the Coachella Music Festival. The dates are 10/30, 10/31 and 11/1.
If I told you that for the Fourth of July next year, you should go to central Michigan for four days, you’d likely call me crazy. I’d call me crazy, but nun the less, that’s what I did and I’ll never be the same again. I attended the Rothbury Music Festival.
In a giant pot, put in a heaping helping of The Dead, String Cheese Incident, Keller Williams, The Black Crowes, and Willie Nelson. Then slice up some Railroad Earth, STS9, Ani DeFranco, Yonder Mountain String Band, Toots & The Maytals and Damian Marley & NAS. Finish it all off with a big dollop of Bob Dylan serve it up with some Disco Biscuits and garnished with 20 other great bands and you’ve got yourself a Rothbury Stew. Yes, Varuka, the Rothburies do taste like Rothburies.