It’s a look at where the music of the Dead stands today as expressed through the words and experiences of twenty artists who continue to preserve Garcia’s legacy.
The Sons of the Soul Revivers and Alex Jordan drop pleasing new releases.
Van Beek and his crack outfit of Tulsa-Sound practitioners echo Cale, Clapton, Leon Russell and the down-home blues grooves of sawdust barrooms across the heartland.
Ride along as Girl brushes elbows with David Crosby, Joan Baez, Michael Bloomfield, members of the Grateful Dead and marries musician David Freiberg of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
Originating in New England in 1971, Max Creek holds old-school jamband cred as being one of the original purveyors of the genre.
The audience danced, sang and grooved to the consistently inspired sound of the tight four-piece, which included Jay Lane on drums and Wavy Dave Burlingame on bass. It was a magical evening that demonstrated the power of live music performed by a talented band in a relaxed setting.