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Tuesday, February 9

Dead and Company, Unofficial Tour Dates for the second leg.

Dead and Company, Unofficial Tour Dates for the second leg. Hopefully you are a believer NOW.
    

Dead and Company announced their summer tour yesterday. But for some reason there was no West Coast love. It looked like odd. Akin to a pop star filling in for Jerry. It had to be a mistake. Just as it appeared my early summer dates looked incomplete. A Dead band not playing their home town has to be one of the seven Deadly sins. Fear not my left coast friends, you may fall into the ocean one day. But two things are enternal "The music never stops" and "this song it ain't never gunna end." Here are my unofficial Dead and Company dates for the second leg of summer tour. If I saved you a plane ticket you can buy me a beer. "Let there be songs to fill the air."
Words: Kevin Long
      

K I M O C K's new band is hitting the road. You better go your country is counting on you.

K I M O C K is the band and seeing them better be your plan. Tour Dates are on the bottom of this post. 
     

How often do you get to see the best living guitar player join forces with (arguably) the bassist all others strive to emulate. Those two alone can create multiple musical orgasms. Bobby Vega has been Kimock's ace in the hole since  he permanently joined Zero after John Khan untimely death in 1995. Zero started way back in 1980 and gain a loyal fanbase including Jerry Garcia who claimed they were his favorite Bay Area band. This dynamic duo's chemistry is more connected than those poor bastards heads that exploded in the movie scanners. If only three people get that reference, I will be lucky. But missing Steve Kimock's new band would make less sense than dying over a rest area and/or beef jerky. The state of affairs has officially achieved pure lunacy. If you miss this band you will not be part of the solution. This country badly needs its population to regain sound judgement. It is not the time in history to miss this brilliant band. Kimock literally is so creative with his chops, that when it came time to name his new band K I M O C K was all he could muster. Luckily we don't dance to a band's name. On our best nights we move around the dance floor like lovers under the covers. Instinctively and with raw emotion the notes force us to dance, but only when the magic seduces us from the stage. This band will achieve that perfection and take you to that place we all chase. Joining these two virtuosos in the new band will be his son, drummer John Morgan Kimock, who currently is on the road with Mike Gordon's band and vocalist Leslie Mendelson. They will be supporting Kimock's new album "Last Danger of Frost". If you said "I am excited", I would reply......N O S H I T!  So please, do your part to slow the Romanesque behavior in this country and catch this band. You would be crazy not to. 
Words: Kevin Long

 K I M O C K Tour Dates

March 4 Santa Cruz, CA–Kuumbwa Jazz Center
March 5 Redway, CA–Mateel Community Center
March 6 Grass Valley, CA–The Center for the Arts
March 11 San Francisco, CA–The Chapel
March 18 Ardmore, PA–Ardmore Music Hall
March 19 Fall River, MA–Narrows Center for the Arts
March 20 New York, NY–City Winery
March 23 Fairfield, CT–Stage One
March 24 Shirley, MA–Bull Run
March 25 Woodstock, NY–Levon Helm Studios 
March 26 Hartford, CT–Infinity Hall
March 29 Washington, DC–The Hamilton
March 30 Shepherdstown, WV–Shepherdstown Opera House
April 1 Columbus, OH–Woodlands Tavern
April 2 Evanston, IL–Space




Monday, February 8

Dead and Company OFFICIAL tour dates.

Dead and Company OFFICIAL summer tour dates.
    

The truth was out there and we managed to bat 100 % with a ninth inning rally.  Here are the dates for the first leg of Dead and Company summer tour. How do I know there will be another leg?Because I already of the dates. So when I release them later, please don't call me every adjective that exists for dumb shit. 
Maybe, I know a little something you will never know. We can't wait to see all our Grareful friends on tour and meeting new ones. 
   
All ticketing information is available via the band's website. Consult the full schedule below. 
Dead & Company Tour Dates:

June 9 Manchester, TN--Bonnaroo
June 10 Charlotte, NC--PNC Music Pavilion
June 16 Cincinnati, OH--Riverbend Music Center
June 17 Noblesville, IN--Klipsch Music Center
June 20 Camden, NJ--BB&T Pavilion
June 21 Saratoga Springs, NY--SPAC
June 23 Bristow, VA--Jiffy Lube Live
June 25 New York, NY--Citi Field
June 26 New York, NY--Citi Field
June 28 Hartford, CT--Xfinity Theatre
July 2 Boulder, CO--Folsom Field
July 3 Boulder, CO--Folsom Field
July 7 Clarkston, MI--DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 9 East Troy, WI--Alpine Valley
July 10 East Troy, WI--Alpine Valley
July 13 Burgettstown, PA--First Niagara Pavilion
July 15 Boston, MA--Fenway Park
July 16 Boston, MA--Fenway Par
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I will release the unofficial west coast dates after Scully is done fact checking. 
Words:Kevin Long
Source: Relix 

Sunday, February 7

The Dead and Company Files! The real summer dates.

The Dead and Company Files! The truth is out there. 
I want to Believe! Dead & Company tour.
    

Any time somebody claims that an event or information is a conspiracy. I always ask, what and who have something to gain? Since 2010, we and other sites leak Phish summer tour dates early. They always come from ab unnamed source. They have been 98% correct, maybe missing the order of two cities or usually it's a festival. One of two things happen immediately. First, a segment of the fanbase gets so angry that one would think you leaked that summer tour was cancelled. This group insults you and always calls the dates bunk or click bait. Furthermore they attack your integrity, intelligence and motives. Oddly, nobody has ever apologizes for such foul comments. They seem to disappear until the next year when they arrive to cause havoc and insult you all over again.  They must suppress their ignorance so deep they have no memory of being a loud, rude, wrong troll just last year or they might have an agenda. What does a band spend money and countless man hours on before a tour starts? The publicists gets paid to create hype, recognition and excitement. Shit, Fare Thee Well achieved full blown hysteria. Bottom line they better get the news to the fans that support the machine.
    This year I got Dead and Company dates from a trusted source. But, the more I studied them. I found details that did not add up. Lots of Indoor dates in summer, dates at venues  already booked, among other glaring inconsistencies. It did achieve the same result. Facebook blew up, Dead and Company trended on Twitter. Then to keep the train rolling Bobby popped up at a John Mayer show. How convenient! I don't believe in coincidences or those dates. Then I get an email with Dead and Company tour dates that make sense. Is it some guitar tech trading information for wax, or is it something far more devious. The truth is out there and I am nobody's fool. Here are what I believe are the real Dead and Company tour dates. But then again, I want to believe.  
Words: Kevin Long
Information: Stirfry aka.(The Smoking Guy)
      
  
         

Friday, February 5

Phish OFFICIAL tour dates for summer.

Phish Summer Tour 2016
    
   


Phish Summer 2016 Tourdates

06/22 Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN
06/24 Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
06/25 Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
06/26 Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, IN
06/28 The Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA
06/29 The Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA
07/01 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
07/02 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
07/03 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
07/07 Cross Insurance Arena, Portland, ME
07/08 Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA
07/09 Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, CT
07/10 Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse, NY
07/15 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA
07/16 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA
07/17 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA
07/18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
07/19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
07/20 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
07/22 The Forum, Inglewood, CA
07/23 Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA
09/02 Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO
09/03 Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO

9/4 We Love Dick's 

Thursday, February 4

Grateful Music ventures into YouTube

Grateful Music ventures into YouTube. 
 
     
Over the past ten years we have evolved and grown from our days as a fan site. Our long time family members recall when our name was Phish and The Dead. Our domain name was even Phishandthedead.com as was our Facebook page. Sammy and myself both were writing mainly for Relix and their websites. We fell in love with the lunacy and it was only a matter of time before we had to create our own carnival. We developed great relationships with many bands and their publicists, so it was not long until we were covering concerts, festivals and conducting interviews for Phish and The Dead. In the meantime our Facebook page grew to over twenty thousands family members. Along our journey we met other contributors and soon we had a website inside a fan club.
 
   

I hate to admit it, but it was Sammy's idea to change the name. I fear even the smallest winds of change. But a broken cloak is right twice a day and Sammy's titanic vision grew faster than Barry Bond's head on steroids. Gratefulmusic.com now enjoys heavy traffic and our Facebook page has grown to well over eighty five thousand music fanatics. Our staff now covers events ranging from Boonaroo to crowded dives. In the meantime we have grown to become family. Not just our contributors but our passionate fan base is every bit a part of this circus. We are all fans dancing our troubles away and trying to have a positive effect on our sacred community. 
 
   
   Our next endeavor will make it easier to connect with you and in a more personal way. It's in its Beta stage, but we can already capitalize on our live stream. We can interview artist live from the media center at festivals. March Madness bracket show. This week in Jam. The possibilities are endless and some will blow. All the funnier! We will have some live content very soon. In the meantime enjoy concerts & songs from our favorite artists. Our playlist already has hundreds of videos, shows, interviews and it's growing daily. So subscribe to Grateful Music on youtube and let's see what happens. Nobody gets more joy from Grateful Music than Sammy & I, you're the reason our sandbox is the best. Thank you, we hope to see you on the tube. 

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Words:Kevin Long



Wednesday, February 3

Peach Festival initial line-up is just peachy!

Peach Festival initial line-up is just peachy! 
The Peach Music Festival released their line-up today hitting a home run. Besides the three headliners, Trey Antastasio Band, Gregg Allman and String Cheese Incident. It is packed full of Grateful music including The Greg Allman Incident which is sure to be the set of the festival. Umphrey's McGee, moe. and Almost Dead easily makes this the festival of the summer. 
Words:Kevin Long 

Dead and Company Tour Dates for 2016 Revealed

Dead and Company Dates Leaked

Dead and Company's  tour dates leaked for this summer. Most follow the rumored dates we released earlier this month. Gas is cheap, so fill up the tank and keep Trucking on. 
  • See a full 2016 Dead and Company tour schedule a

    DEAD AND COMPANY 2016 TOUR DATES

    DATE
    DEAD AND COMPANY 2016 TOUR
    June-August
    Dead and Company
    North American Tour

     

    June 9-12 - Bonnaroo, Manchester, Tenn.
    June 17 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park, Alpharetta, Ga.
    June 24-25 - Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Miami, Fla.
    June 28 - Ford Amphitheater, Tampa, Fla.
    June 30 - UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, La.

    July 3-4 - Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, N.M.
    July 20-- FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, Ill.
    July 23 - KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.
    July 25 - Stage AE, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    July 26-27 - Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, N.J.
    July 30-31 - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, N.Y.

    Aug. 3 - Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, N.H.
    Aug. 5 - Cross Insurance Arena, Portland, Maine

    Words: Kevin Long