Taper's Section

  • newsdefaultimage

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1984, 1988, and 1991.

    Our first selection this week is from the start of the second set of the final…

  • newsdefaultimage

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1976, 1987, and 1992.

    Our first stop this week is at the Boston Music Hall, where we have the end of…

  • newsdefaultimage

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1978, and 1990.

    Our first selection is from RFK Stadium in Washington, DC, on 6/10/73, one of the…

  • newsdefaultimage

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1978, 1982, and 1984.

    Our first stop this week is at the Philadelphia Spectrum, where we have the end…

  • newsdefaultimage

    Our first stop this week is on 5/29/71 at Winterland, where we have this classic ’71 sequence of…

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.