| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
We already knew that Gathering of the Vibes was going to feature ex-Grateful Dead members. But now the official lineup has been announced and the exact (re)incarnations are no longer a mystery. There's no Furthur or Rhythm Devils as there had been the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Mickey Hart's newest band, the Mickey Hart Band as it happens, is playing at the Ridgefield Playhouse this Friday night. Hart was one of the two drummers in the Grateful Dead for nearly three decades, of course, but he rarely listens back to anything...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:43 AM
The band: Kevin Scott Joiner — guitar, vocals
Vinny Carrasco — drums, percussion, vocals
Been together: 10 months
How they got started:
Carrasco and Joiner were scheduled to work together with a bass player to do a Stax Records Soul...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart may be considering an Alabama getaway after learning cops are on his tail for allegedly assaulting a fan at a recent concert. A warrant for his arrest has been issued accusing the musician of assaulting an...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Dark Star Orchestra
Dec. 7, 8 p.m., $25, Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, (203) 265-1501, oakdale.com.
The 17-year anniversary of Jerry Garcia's death came and went in August. Still, it's a good time to be a Deadhead. You've...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I grew up playing basketball and I love documentaries. The commercials for this movie looked amazing. I was thrilled about seeing it. Unfortunately, it’s a documentary that should’ve aired on ESPN at 1 a.m.
It’s not all about the 1992...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Vibes will continue to honor the legacy of the Grateful Dead this year by featuring the individual bands of four ex-members: Phil Lesh and Friends, Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby with Branford Marsalis, the Mickey Hart Band and 7 Walkers with Bill Kreutzmann....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Gov’t Mule and moe.
June 24, 7 p.m., $38.50, Toyota Presents Oakdale, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, (203) 269-8721, oakdale.com
If jam bands were NFL teams, guitarist and singer Warren Haynes would be a first-round draft pick, maybe even...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The New Riders of the Purple Sage got their start when songwriter John Dawson and fledgling pedal steel player Jerry Garcia teamed up to play some country music in coffee shops. Later that year lead guitarist John Nelson joined them, and before too long...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
For his new album, longtime Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart sought to translate the light waves of the big bang into sound waves with which to make music....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Over 100 medical marijuana enthusiasts gathered on the steps outside Los Angeles City Hall Thursday afternoon for a peaceful protest rallying against the city’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. The “Smoke Out For Safe Access Rally”...