On the next "Tales From The Golden Road" - The Trips Festival (encore presentation)
On Sunday, May 4th, "Tales From The Golden Road" reprises its debut program from this past January. The subject is the Trips Festival, the watershed cultural event held at San Francisco's Longshoremen's Hall over three days in January 1966, which helped put the Bay Area psychedelic rock scene, and especially the Grateful Dead, on the national map.
Hosts David Gans and Gary Lambert speak to filmmaker Eric Christensen, who attended the Trips Festival as a teenager and recently made a fascinating documentary on the subject. Other expert witnesses include Bob Weir and Carolyn (Mountain Girl) Garcia, both of whom where there, and Grateful Dead historian/biographer Dennis McNally.
As this is a rerun, we won't be taking phone calls. But listeners are invited to join the discussion every other Sunday from 4 to 6 pm ET, when "Tales From The Golden Road" is broadcast live on Sirius 32, the Grateful Dead Channel.
I too caught the "Leadheads" and was very impressed with their playing. To be so talented and so young is fantastic. I look forward to the time they'll go on the road and hopefully play at a venue where I can see them.
Oooooohhhh...it's Leadheads! I would definitely recommend to everyone to check them out!
Hi. I was blown away by the recent Golden Road guests The Wetheads. At least the word "Wetheads" is what my ears heard, so I'm hoping I got their name right. I would really like to share them with family and friends, but can find no mention of them on Youtube (as suggested on the show) or anywhere else. Does anyone know where to find a sample of their music?
I travel a great deal and LOVE having the Grateful Dead channel available. I cannot begin to tell you how it helps make an 11 hour drive feel like a pleasure cruise. The only gripe I have (apologies for sounding petty, but I think you would rather hear from me than have the thoughts of a fan/customer go unheard) is that the "Tales" is replayed too often for a two hour show. While I do love the talk and subjects greatly, it can sound a little monotone and be a let down in the car (especially when it is the third time I have heard it. P.S. I know I can change the channel but would prefer not to have to.)
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Thank you for the time. Have a great day!