Peavy excited to honor Jerry Garcia at benefit

Known for his engaging and affable demeanor off the field, Jake Peavy struggled to find words when talking about the idea of sharing a stage with a member of the Grateful Dead at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Wednesday night.
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Jim Irsay lends Jerry Garcia 'Tiger' guitar to Dead & Company

In 2002, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay paid $957,000 for the late Jerry Garcia's famed "Tiger" guitar at auction. And for most of the time since, the nearly million-dollar axe — one of nearly 200 in Irsay's extensive collection — has been on display in museums or behind Irsay's desk at Colts headquarters.But after 14 years, Tiger may soon be hitting the road again — this...
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WATCH: Grateful Dead Documentary Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Before the remaining members of epic rock band The Grateful Dead reunite this summer on tour, founding member Bob Weir is spilling details to fans in the new Netflix documentary The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir. A look inside the band’s history, Jerry Garcia, and what it was like to be part of one of the greatest rock bands in the world are all highlights. Check...
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chaco Footwear Releases Grateful Dead Sandals

In 1965, five musicians got together to form one of the most iconic bands in rock n’ roll history – the Grateful Dead. Fifty years later, after a long and prosperous career crafting some of the best jams we’ve ever heard, the Dead will return to the stage for one final stretch of shows this July in Chicago. Before he passed away, the band played its last show with Jerry Garcia...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

On the matter of Max Scherzer, Hal Steinbrenner not only invokes Yogi, but Jerry Garcia

About 40 years ago, an enterprising journalist asked Jerry Garcia why so many contradictory quotes existed among members of the Grateful Dead, when it came to explaining the meanings of certain songs. The Zen master replied that early on, the group decided that anybody should say anything in press interviews, true or not, and they wouldn't care. It just didn't matter. And to this...
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James mosaic to be created entirely out of submitted fan photos (video)

An Ohio-based company known for creating amazing portraits of mosaic art through unconventional methods is taking on a big-time, hometown hero as its next project. Fan Mosaics, based in Northfield, Ohio, about 30 minutes outside of Cleveland, has done mosaic portraits of the likes of Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Jerry Garcia, will be creating […] The post LeBron James mosaic...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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