• January 10, 2012
    http://www.dead.net/features/news/dead-covers-project-2012
    The Dead Covers Project

    What a wonderful month it's been, sharing our love of the Grateful Dead through song and video! We applaud all the hard work and effort that you, the fans, put into the DEAD COVERS PROJECT, and we hope you'll continue to watch and support all the amazing participant videos on YouTube until we fire up the DEAD COVERS PROJECT again next February.

    Throughout the month of April, we'll be shining our lovelight on a handful of artists that really made the grade. You'll get to know each of these five artists and find out just what made them connect with the Dead in our exclusive DEAD COVERS PROJECT profiles, but for now we'd simply like to congratulate the following participants (in no particular order)...

    Now Playing In The Band...

    The project may be over for 2012, but you can continue to check out some of the "Top Rated" videos that were submitted and "Like" them here.

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What a wonderful month it's been, sharing our love of the Grateful Dead through song and video! We applaud all the hard work and effort that you, the fans, put into the DEAD COVERS PROJECT, and we hope you'll continue to watch and support all the amazing participant videos on YouTube until we fire up the DEAD COVERS PROJECT again next February.

Throughout the month of April, we'll be shining our lovelight on a handful of artists that really made the grade. You'll get to know each of these five artists and find out just what made them connect with the Dead in our exclusive DEAD COVERS PROJECT profiles, but for now we'd simply like to congratulate the following participants (in no particular order)...

Now Playing In The Band...

The project may be over for 2012, but you can continue to check out some of the "Top Rated" videos that were submitted and "Like" them here.

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What a wonderful month it's been, sharing our love of the Grateful Dead through song and video! We applaud all the hard work and effort that you, the fans, put into the DEAD COVERS PROJECT, and we hope you'll continue to watch and support all the amazing participant videos on YouTube until we fire up the DEAD COVERS PROJECT again next February.

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I think this is going to be a popular thread...
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Cool! Thanks for doing this. Can it be a JGB cover, or is it strictly Dead?
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Every June I host a 4 hour musical tribute to the Grateful Dead near Kennett Square, PA, about 40 minutes southwest of Philly and just north of Wilmington, Delaware. Last year we had 26 musicians in total perform from about ten different bands. For each song the lineup changes by one, two, or three musicians. There is no downtime between songs so the lineup is carefully choreographed. I chose musicians from all kinds of bands and they range in age from their 20's to their 60's. In many cases they have never played with each other. There are no rehearsals. Each musician is told in advance which songs he will perform in what key and what instrument he or she will play. We get over 600 people out each year and everyone, including the musicians (especially me) LOVEs IT. There are a few train wrecks, mostly unoticed off the stage, but the spontanatiety and the surprise of weaving a tune for the first time with a particular line up is a BLAST. Here is the thread for last year's show. All proceeds benefit the Brandywine Valley Association and the musicians all perform for beer and food! If you want to get on the list for next year, email me at grantini@aol.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXX14nmu4AU&feature=results_main&playnex…
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It almost feels like they made this contest specifically for me! Fortunately, I'm not that egocentric. Oh please, OH PLEASE, will some band nominate me to make their video??? All I would need is to know that your band is... a. TRUE TO THE HEART ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ b. KIND DEADHEADS c. AND HAVE MUSIC and or VIDEO for me to use for this contest. The more the better. d. HAS A WILLINGNESS to work with me through email, skype, phone, etc. to make your video SMOKIN' e. Buy me a beer at the end of it all at a show. If you'd like to see my "ametuer" work from all the things I've made from the heart just go to my vimeo site. Can we actually use vimeo, or do we have to convert to the crappy youtube????? Anyway, either way, I can convert and work with any kind of file either way. Any band interested in a high quality investment (of only time/love/and Jerry) not to mention more exposure just contact my email....I know we have a ton of really killer cover bands out here in Chicago (hey didn't John Kadlicek come from DSO in Chitown?) but I'd like to give the opportunity out there for any Dead.Netter first! So before I go off into Chitown Land and offer my services to some amazing Dead Cover Bands (ie: Mr. Blotto, Sisters and Brothers, Paradise Waits, Jack Straw, Terrapin Flyer, etc.) please accept this plea for me to make your video, I will do it justice ask anyone here. All people interested in Dead "Cover" bands around the country of America go here.......Who knows, maybe you'll make a killer video and rock the Dead.Net? Just sayin' All inquiries go to this email and write me: canyoncritter@southerntwirl.com Or as always you could PM me here on dead.net. ~Critter
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Nice to see you here!
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What about Drums>Space? May we submit a drums segment in lieu of an actual song?
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"Estimated/Eyes" from our 25th anniversary show. We play in New Bedford Mass every Tuesday. We're on FB at "I love Pearly Baker" THe vids were taken by someone else, are already up on Youtube. Can someone explain how I can re-tage them to say Dead Covers Project? Not familiar enough with the youtube landscape to navigate those waters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnTRcr3o2hk&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhgqgMfQSfM&feature=related
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Just making sure here... Whereas we are loving this enthusiasm, we refer you to the actual directions for the contest, posted above, which involve posting your videos on YouTube: "Upload your video to YouTube, tag it “DeadCoversProject,” then we’ll make it available to view on the band’s official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/gratefuldead." (For the person who sent me a PM wondering if his video that's on Vimeo rather than YouTube will work, I think not, given the above reality.) Now if you just want to tell folks to check out your video, posting about it here is excellent, but for the contest, see above. We would hate to have some really cool video miss out because of this... Thanks, and on with the Dead Covers!
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I hope you enjoy our attempt at a video here... Just highlight, copy, and paste one of the 2 following links into your browser to find the video. Afblu-Smokestackltnin.wmv www.youtube.com OR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOvUyeiuO74 It's the closest I could come to being creative. (PS)" I aint often Right... "(So I corrected the previous link... this will bring you to the video)
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You will need to PM me here on dead.net....just click my name and PM me. PM=Private Message I can teach you how to embed videos....and thank you Marye for clearing that up. I'll post two from Vimeo (I think it is a better site, and actually adheres to alot of our Deadhead principles) but when I make your song, YES THIS MEANS YOU BANDS~The Critter is offering his services for FREE!, I will be sure to post it on somethingtube....I mean Glewtube, oh wait I really mean FLEWtube, or YouTube or something of the like. P.S. I've gotten a couple of submissions so far, but I'm asking you Cubensis, The Maykers type bands from the west coast to get off your California Lag Time and start pulling for my help. Videos to follow (ie: how to embed videos on this site or show your video) examples: Dead.Net 2011 Contest for 30 Days of Dead #1 Dead.Net 2010 Contest for 30 Days of Dead #2 Love is Real, ~Critter
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Is there a limit on submissions?
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As I posted on Youtube: very cool arrangement of Smokestack. Chicago blues feel mixed with what sounds like a ska-like sound, in terms of the 'distant' voice of the sax. Nice!
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Paradise Waits is Chicago's Grateful Dead Experience, and had hosted "Grateful Dead Night" in Chicago for over 2 years. They've been joined by Tom Constanten, John Kadlecik, members of JGB and over a hundred local Chicago musicians over their 7-year history of playing Grateful Dead music!
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Here's our lil' ol' band from one of our parties up in Potter County, PA doing a twist on an old GD classic. I completely blow the 3rd verse...lol. Complete w/ a false start, too! How GD-like! ;0P The band: Mike South - Drums Mike Tony - Keyboards David Tauberg - Bass Eric "Pappy" Weingrad - Guitar, Vocals
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theCAUSE with Cherylann Hawk & Jill Paone Simmons on vocals, Patti Spadaro joins us on guitar and Doug McMinn on saxomophone....
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Jack StrawtheCAUSE at The Altar Bar in Pittsburgh with Jill Paone Simmons on vocals & Matt Montgomery (from FUNGUS) on drums!
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Hey everybody. Thanks for the kind words on my Row Jimmy video! I felt like doing an "I Know You Rider" cover today. Hope you enjoy.
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Great idea! I can't wait to see and hear my fellow Heads...Dave's Picks and (hopefully) a ton of great videos for 2012 - my cup runneth over!
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