If you love dressing up yhttps://www.dead.net/features/news/socially-grateful-holidaysour profile page to display your love of all things Grateful Dead, this is the source of cool profile bling for you! These awesome Grateful Dead cover and photo art are Christmas-themed and perfect for your Facebook, Twitter and other profiles. A skeleton as Santa with dancing bear reindeer? Um, yes, please.
With the holidays coming up, many of us are turning to Grateful Dead merch for our loved ones, but what if we went a little more personal this year? In honor of the Dead, we could each tie-dye our own item to give with a personal touch. The benefits of this aren't limited to personalization, either; you can pick out just the right item for the person you're making it for, like a bag, bandana, t-shirt or hat. The question is, how will you tie-dye?
Deadheads, you know what month it is! It's time for 30 Days of Dead, when we can all get FREE downloads at Dead.net every day. Visit the site each day to find out which of the 30 tracks you can download and be sure to scoop them up while they're here. 30 Days of Dead kicked off this year with 14 minutes of "China Cat Sunflower" and "I Know You Rider." Be sure to get in on the contests and giveaways throughout the month, such as guessing which venue tracks take place in order to receive free Grateful Dead swag.
Are you a big fan of the Grateful Dead tribute band, the Dark Star Orchestra? If you're in Concord, New Hampshire this November, you might want to catch them play!
When do we ever not need a bit of hope and healing? I'd say that in times like these we need them more than ever, but I think that's probably been true in most years. Okay, maybe the year Obama was elected was full of lots of hope and good feeling, but we could always use a dose of the Dead. This group of dads from Chapel Hill, NC is keeping the spirit of the Dead alive by covering Grateful Dead songs in their cover band, the Loose Lucies.
The UCSC McHenry Library is hosting a cool new exhibit on the Grateful Dead that fans are sure to want to see. It's called "Put Your Gold Money Where Your Love Is, Baby: Counterculture, Capitalism And The Grateful Dead." You can see the exhibit beginning October 2nd.
It's coming! On April 26, Dave's Picks volume 26 will be available for order. It's the perfect chance to add to your Grateful Dead collection. The collection will go on sale at 10:00 AM PST so be sure to set your alarm! As usual, the set is very limited and it will sell out very quickly.
This volume will feature a set from Albuquerque, NM on November 17, 1971. It was at Civic Auditorium and you won't want to miss it.
If you want to stream the Grateful Dead for free, did you know that you can on Spotify? The Best of the Grateful Dead Live is on Spotify and you can listen to it on your mobile device or computer. No, you don't have to have premium to listen, but you will have commercials and limited skips.
It's here! The Best of the Grateful Dead Live is now available on Apple Music. Some of you may not enjoy the remastered sound (sometimes things just get lost in that, you know?) but you'll otherwise love this collection featuring many of your favorites. Of course there is "Sugar Magnolia," as well as "St. Stephen" and "Bertha."
What if I were to tell you that this Grateful Dead auction were special because it features jewelry made by Bear Stanley? Would you be interested?
There is art, backstage passes, posters and even a motorcycle once owned by Jerry Garcia himself. The jewelry made by Stanley will also benefit his foundation so be sure to check it out! The auction only runs from now until March 24 so be sure to take a peek before it's over.