On May 8, 1977, the Grateful Dead performed a legendary show at Cornell University’s Barton Hall in Ithaca, NY. After being traded for decades as a bootleg among fans, that concert is now getting its first official release for its 40th anniversary. The entire performance has been remastered from the original recordings and will be available in a 3xCD and 5xLP set. It will also be released…
12/02/2016 by PeekYou Team
Author: Althea Legaspi / Source: Rolling Stone
Dead & Company have unveiled the dates for their 2017 summer tour, which actually kicks off in late spring.
The returning band – Grateful Dead members singer-guitarist Bob Weir and drummers Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart; singer-guitarist John Mayer; former Allman Brothers Band bassist Oteil Burbridge; and keyboard player Jeff Chimenti – will revisit several of the iconic venues they’ve performed at previously, including a two night stand at Boston’s Fenway Park. They will also perform for the first time at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl and Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
Each evening, Dead & Company will play two sets comprising material from the Grateful Dead’s vast catalog.
The group’s cross-country jaunt begins on May 27th in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena. They perform eight dates on the West Coast before heading south to…