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Joined: May 24 2008
Farther than Furthur

A few friends and Myself have formed a little dead/Jam style cover band here in our home town of gainesville FL. Our last show's setlist was
AlabamaGetaway.1/2-Step.Cold Rain and Snow.Ramble on.Mr.Charlie.
Set Two: Eyes>Bertha>Werewolves.Morning Dew.Scarlet>Fire.
Encore AC/DC Bag>Psycho Killer.

We just love playing and being a part of the world of the Grateful Dead..........
"the drummer"

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Joined: Jun 7 2007
Last week's gig

I'm in this band, called "Crossroads", I play bass & sing lead vocals (a black art, like phil says in his book..), we had a concert last week in our town, Cerveteri, 40 km from Roma, Italia. We play 60'/70' music (and we're rehearsing "truckin" for some new gig in june). The place was small (about 100 people) but hot and the listeners were dancin' all night to this set list: Brown sugar, Dead flowers, Get off of my cloud (stones), The wind cries Mary (jimi), Have you ever loved a woman? (derek and the dominos version) I’ m so glad (cream), Cocaine (clapton) While my guitar gently weeps (fab four) Sharp dressed man (zz top), Fresh garbage (spirit), Little wing (jimi), Heart of stone (stones) I heard it through the grapevine (C.C.R. version), New world blues (gov't mule), Crossroads (cream version), Sunshine of your love (cream), Honky tonk women (stones), White room (cream), Badge (cream) and..
Johnny b. goode (berry) , Jumping jack flash (stones) as encores.
Almost all the songs are filled with guitars jammin', since the band's got three guitarists!
Have a nice day.

Joined: May 16 2008

I am in a band called underhill and we are heavily influenced by the Grateful Dead. We play mostly originals and are from the Chattanooga, TN area. You can check us out at or our website which is coming soon at


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Joined: Oct 24 2007
hmmm...speaking of victimless crimes...

well, bubble bubble bubble, that's a very interesting subject you raise there. There certainly are a lot of victimless acts that are labelled as crimes. And one might speculate as to their true criminality since they are victimless. Kinda thought that the phrase "witchy hairs ripping one" had an overtone of self-deprecating humor to it relating to old age and flatulance...oh well...jus' like walkin' on glass man, gotta take each step real slow and careful like...nah, life's too short!

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
At least shameless self-promotion is a victimless crime

| I'm just a, well...porpoise. |

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Joined: Oct 24 2007
while picking some brain cells...

witchy hairs ripping one...
that felt good...only I can't remember what happened.... >> witchy hairs

Joined: Apr 10 2008

hey all, saw a note on the Dead Net Central Jam in Tampa, if you're in the area it will be a great time & I highly recommend it, many of the participants are musicians from the Musicians' Lounge on DNC. I'm hoping to hit a future such event, but we have a local gig next weekend.

My band is Ghost Pilot, we opened at one of the Dead Net Central Jam shows in Chicago last Sep, you can hear our stuff at &, we play around the area for the most part, originals, eclectic covers like Echoes, Zappa's Flower Punk, b-side cuts from the Clash, Talking Heads, etc.

Joined: Dec 13 2007
Dead Net Central Jam Saturday, April 19th 2008

This gettogether/show is happening Sat April 19th in Tampa, FL. Anyone in here ever hear of Dead Net Central Jam?

Joined: Apr 4 2008
all about my band

tory i am one of the founding fathers of the band, Comfort. i was playing bass in a band called Window, when i met Kevin.we played so instinctivley toegether that we formed our own band named Comfort.(named by Daniel Carr.)anyway... here i sit in Fort Bragg CA.,happy,a little older,retired and still looking for a band-jam, you know.Close your eyes,and shut the lights,and of course add about two hours,i am a headlight on a northbound train.Get on the chat if any of this makes sense for you.

Joined: Mar 12 2008
my little plug

I'm not a band, just a solo singer/songwriter, though I play almost all the instruments on my recordings (except drums).

My new album, Playing Life by Ear, is available from the myspace page, the website, and iTunes. So far it's the best representation of the music that has been in my head, and I'm sure there's some Dead influence in there since I was practically raised on their music and have been playing it for as long as I have been able to play anything.

I also sometimes play live solo acoustic and have slipped in some Dead tunes. But honestly I'm getting a little tired of playing solo. So if anyone in the greater Philly area is interested in getting together, just let me know.


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