Have you been eagerly awaiting the 2017 Grateful Dead Almanac? If so, the wait is over! In almanac you'll find the usual roundup of the Dead as well as the comics, music, goods and community news that you look forward to in the usual almanac. Among these are the 30 Days of the Dead where you can get free downloads! These downloads are unreleased from the vault so you will definitely want to check them out.
So sorry to report this to you, Deadheads, but it looks like Dave's Picks Volume 24 is already sold out! We always know that these limited edition recordings go fast but that doesn't stop us from thinking we'll have time to nab one, does it?
Most states have prolific tribute bands of some sort, and many cities have Grateful Dead tribute bands. In Savannah, you can enjoy one of the most well-known tribute bands. Known as Charlie Fog Band, the band's members all have their own personal ties to the Dead, which makes the connection much more palpable when they play.
Fans woke to terrible news earlier this week for multiple reasons, but one was the death of popular musician Tom Petty. Petty passed away after suffering cardiac arrest. He had just gone on tour and said that he would stop touring afterward in order to spend time with family.