Taper's Section

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    Our first stop is on 9/27/76 in Rochester, NY, where we have this terrific second set featuring…

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    Our first selection this week is from 9/10/72 at the Hollywood Palladium, the final time the Dead would play there. From the first set, we have…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1972, and a double dose of late-Brent material, from 1987 and 1988.

    Our first stop this week is on 9/9/72 at the…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have a double dose of 1988 Grateful Dead music, and music from Vince Welnick’s second show with the Dead.

    First up is the entire…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this we have Grateful Dead music from 1983, 1988, and 1990.

    Our first selection this week is from 9/4/83 at Park City, UT, here we have the…

In this space, every Monday, you will find information on the recorded history of the Grateful Dead’s music as it pertains to that week, specifically focusing on the shows for that week, through the band’s 30 year performing history, that reside in the Grateful Dead's storied tape vault. Although not everything is in there, with more than 1,600 of the band's 2,400-odd shows represented, there is plenty about which to talk. Check back weekly for new entries and insight into the vault, as well as exclusive audio clips relating to that week in the Grateful Dead’s recorded history.