Taper's Section

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1972, and 1989.

    Our first stop is from one of the most famous and best runs of the shows the Dead…

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    Welcome Back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1974 and 1990.

    Our first selection is this great, unique sequence from 2/28/70 at the Family Dog…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from 1971, 1981, and 1982.

    Our first selection this week is the start of the show from the first night of a six night…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1982, and 1987.

    Our first selection this week is from the lesser-known early show from 2/13/70 at…

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    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll check out some Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1970 and 1987.

    Our first stop is from 1/24/69 at the Avalon Ballroom in San…

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.