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Conversations With Sammy Hagar, Chick Corea and Tom Rush, Plus a Manicanparty Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."

My Grateful Dead

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Joanna Colangelo

Twenty-six years ago, in June 1987, I sat in our family's blue Volvo station wagon, my six-year-old legs sticking to the vinyl seats of the car. I had tagged along with my mom to go grocery shopping, and as we pulled onto our street, a song came on the radio.

Mickey Hart's Love Song to Jersey Shore Supports Sandy Survivors

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Mickey Hart's childhood memories of the Jersey Shore inspired him to write a benefit song (HERE) for victims of Hurricane Sandy, and it's coming in a ...

PHOTOS: Six Feet Under With Jewish Deadheads

Josh Fleet | Posted 12.04.2012 | Religion

Every version of the tale is different, but certain elements persist: A wanderer encounters somebody disrespecting a corpse that, in life, had not pai...

Mickey Hart's Brain on Drums -- Interview at AARP in New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 11.23.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

By the time Mickey Hart finished his AARP convention appearance in New Orleans yesterday, we had quite literally seen his brain on drums as his brain waves were projected onto a screen by neurologist Dr. Adam Gazzaley through the magic of electrodes and computer modeling.

Warrant Out For Former Grateful Dead Drummer

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Celebrity

HARRODSBURG, Ky. -- Police in Kentucky have a warrant for the arrest of former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart stemming from an alleged assault afte...

Electronic Dance Music and Jam Bands Tap the Same Fan Vibe

David Meerman Scott | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
David Meerman Scott

The music pumps and pulses while tens of thousands of fans all tune into the vibe, dancing, becoming one organism where the line between artist and audience blurs.

Concert Whereabouts (April 16 - April 22)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 06.17.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Back to nearly a full week of music in D.C. for me. Cheyenne Marie Mize at Black Cat, Möbius Strip and The Andalusians at Crooked Beat Records, Shpongle at the 9:30 Cluband and the list goes on...

Artists on a Mission

George Heymont | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Two hugely inspirational documentaries recently screened at the San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival (Third i) examine artists who have found themselves (quite unexpectedly) on a mission that may well keep them occupied for the rest of their lives.

Business Is Booming For The Grateful Dead

www.rollingstone.com | Posted 01.20.2012 | Fifty

Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart admits his band has always been wary of plastering its name or likeness onto products. "People would bring us sugges...

There's a Fire on the Mountain

Mickey Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Mickey Hart

The rhythm of the conversation for how we should educate our children, which tends to focus on science, technology, engineering, and math, is missing a beat: STEM needs an A, for the Arts.

From The Grateful Dead to Rhythm Devils: A Conversation with Mickey Hart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, who make up the Rhythm Devils, are on the road with a gaggle of friends.

Thank God It's Thursday: Miles Davis, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Charles Mingus, Tito Puente and Babatunde Olatunji

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mostly celebrating jazz's 1959 frontier, six classic albums have been re-imagined as Legacy Editions, expanding each of the originals by adding an extra disc.

The Dead Return ... and the Kids They Dance and Shake Their Bones

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

Does anyone want to hear Phil Lesh pontificate about organ donation? Possibly, but most really just want to hear the Dead classics.

Grateful Dead Alum To Tour

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — It looks like the old Dead are gettin' on. Surviving members of the Grateful Dead say they'll regroup for a 19-city tour, their f...