How many Grateful Dead tribute bands are there?

How many Grateful Dead tribute bands are there?

300 Grateful Dead Tribute bands
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What is the name of the Grateful Dead tribute band?

Launched in 1999, Terrapin Flyer is a long-running, Chicago-based Grateful Dead tribute band that in various points throughout its history has featured members of the extended Dead family, including Mark Karan and Melvin Seals.

What bands influenced the Grateful Dead?

Dillard Chandler was a legendary balladeer from Madison County, North Carolina, and was recorded by John Cohen in the early 1960s. (Cohen, a member of influential folk revival group The New Lost City Ramblers, is said to have inspired the Dead’s original tune, “Uncle John’s Band.”)

Who toured with the Grateful Dead?

Grateful Dead has 3260 concerts

Date Concert
Dec 18, 2019 Grateful Dead
Nov 18, 2019 Dead and Company / Splintered Sunlight / Grateful Dead / Jerry Garcia Band / Dickey Betts / Phil Lesh & Friends / Dave Matthews Band
Jul 02, 2019 Dead and Company 2019 Tour John Mayer / Grateful Dead
Oct 24, 2018 Grateful Dead

What bands lead singer died?

Died in 20s

Artist Notoriety Died
Jim Morrison Vocalist of The Doors July 3, 1971
Les Harvey Guitarist of Stone the Crows 3 May 1972
Jimi Hendrix Lead Guitarist, Vocalist of The Jimi Hendrix Experience September 18, 1970
Janis Joplin singer October 4, 1970

What is the Grateful Dead family?

In the drug lore surrounding LSD, there exists an esoteric “hippie mafia” called the Grateful Dead Family. A group of initiated Deadheads, fans of the band who sell high quality LSD at jamband concerts.

Who are the original members of the Grateful Dead?

The Grateful Dead was founded in the San Francisco Bay Area amid the rise of the counterculture of the 1960s. The founding members were Jerry Garcia (lead guitar, vocals), Bob Weir (rhythm guitar, vocals), Ron Pigpen McKernan (keyboards, harmonica, vocals), Phil Lesh (bass, vocals), and Bill Kreutzmann (drums).

What made the Grateful Dead so great?

The Grateful Dead formed in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1965 amid the counterculture of the 1960s. They had many musical influences, and their music evolved to a great degree over time. They made extensive use of improvisation, and are considered one of the originators of jam band music.

How did Grateful Dead get their name?

December: Grateful Dead born: The band changes its name after learning of another group called Warlocks. Garcia spotted the phrase “grateful dead,” which the band later discovered to be from an Egyptian prayer, in a dictionary, and it stuck.

What does Grateful Dead stand for?

Alternative Title: grateful ghost. Grateful dead, in folktales of many cultures, the spirit of a deceased person who bestows benefits on the one responsible for his burial. In the prototypical story, the protagonist is a traveler who encounters the corpse of a debtor, to whom the honour of proper burial has been denied.