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misngfingr's picture
Joined: Jun 25 2007
Fat Wednesday

Is the name of my current outfit.
check us out @

we're a 60's through 90's cover band specializing in private parties, weddings, graduations, anniversaries, etc...but we do a few bar gigs for fun too!

We camp pretty heavily on the 70's, and do abut half a dozen Dead covers.

Been a musician professionally for 20 years, but it's grown into a side project for me since I now have a family to feed and mortage to pay!

I've recorded and played live with Steve Kimock on a number of occasions and shared the stage with acts such as Dinosaurs, Robert Hunter, Kingfish, Zero, Phish, WSP, SCI, & Blues Traveller.

That's it in a nutshell.

Jerry Roskin's picture
Joined: Jun 26 2007
Alone & Acoustic

I have just been doing the Solo thing lately.....Alone & Acoustic.............doing lots of Dead, Dylan, Stones, Band, Cash, etc. Nothing new, just the solid gold classics from 50's through 70's, except for all GD music. Come check some out if you are into it.

Let There be Songs To Fill The Air!

marye's picture
Joined: May 26 2007

now there's a name from our past... Wonder how he's doing.

Joined: May 26 2007
Awesome Light Band!

I think I saw the Awesome Light Band at the Ashkenaz a few times. Was Clayton Call the drummer in that band?

Grateful Dead Hour blog:
Station list:

Llabmiko's picture
Joined: Jun 23 2007
Blue Rose rocks NW WA

If some of you remember King Fish and gigs they did in the Bay Area, you probably remember Black Rose. They opened the show for Kingfish and Garcia Saunders and played at Chateau Librete' , Keystone Berkley and placed up near Sonora and all over North California. I was the bassist, vocalist, songwriter guy in the band. Other bands I'd been in- Awsome Light Band, Point La Hasche, George Haggerty Band, Sacred Ground and The Treatment. I live north of Seattle now and my band , Blue Rose, gigs around here. It's funny, this place fits a song I wrote along time ago - Wrinkled Sunshine. I'm currently making a new website for Blue Rose and will post the URL, soon.

paparooster's picture
Joined: Jun 16 2007
Lookin for Bass player in South Florida

Looking for DeadHead Bass players to play dead and Dylan We currently have Lead and rhythm guitars,and drums we have much experience at doing the Dead thing did it in the 90s up north NJ/NY area very successfully need a bass guitar we can go out and play with very little rehearsal or

magnetosphere's picture
Joined: Jun 22 2007
Tangleweed / Magnetosphere

Hey all, I saw about 40 GD/related shows between '85-'95, and have kept up with the boys in the years since, as well. I play in two Chicago groups you may be interested in:

Tangleweed is a bluegrass band with a huge bag of bluegrass and jazz traditionals, rock covers and a growing list of originals. Our first two cd's have been played in over 20 countries. We recently played Wakarusa Fest in Lawrence, KS (Widespread, Sam Bush, Claypool, Stringcheese, etc...). Check us out at:

Magnetosphere is a space-rock group playing most original material. We do a few shows a year, make a record now and then, and mostly jam weekly in my attic for our own sanity and enjoyment. We and combine GD-influenced inprovising with Crazy Horse's epic two-chord jams and Sonic Youth's noise freakouts, among many other influences and styles. Check us out at:

There's plenty of free tracks for the taking on both sites, and Tangleweed has a couple shows on the site.

Please drop me a line if you happen to be interested in any of this!

Peace from Chicago,


Scott Judd
Chicago, IL

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
Cubensis-LA area's Grateful Dead Music Tribute Band

Celebrating 20 years deadicated to playing music from the Grateful Dead, and Jerry Garcia Band. Check out Cubensis on for live aud recordings and some sbd's as well. Look for us if your in the LA area. for a list of upcoming shows and more. Cubensis is unique in the way they approach GD music. Craig (lead guitarist) plays different era jerry guitar styles, sometimes not corresponding to any recorded or live version of the same era...Tom (Keys) plays and sings most like Brent...but also sings Jerry songs, and with a Brentlike voice sings Jerry and Pigpen tunes also. Nate (Bob Weir Guy) sings and screams, and plays guitar like bob, but also sings Jerry Tunes and plays Jerry leads (he's done a national Jerry Garcia guitar licks DVD to prove his worthiness) Larry (Phil Lesh) sings Pig songs as well as dropping the Philbomb as needed....Steve- (Mickey and Billy stuff) is prolly the hardest working of all...besides playing all the drum parts...sings a lot of Jerry Tunes while not missing a beat playing the part of 2 drummers, adding all that up creates a sort of "fantasy grateful dead" experience, while on occasion having members of the extented GD family join in playing with them makes it that more special. Come check us out if you can and enjoy all the great music out there...

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Joined: Jun 13 2007
all about my band

Our band is called "Grooveyard" ( ). We exist in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. It's a beautiful place to live, wine country, a couple of driving hours north of the Washington border. That said, there's precious few heads in the area.
Our band's line up is: bass, drums, percussion, lead vocal, guitars X 2. The set list used to be all Dead tunes. Now it's expanding outward somewhat. (Stevie Wonder/Allman Bros./Original tunes...) For gigs we mostly do a few of the summer festivals held in our area. Check out the 'Festival of Freedom' at Grand Forks, B.C., or the 'Life and Arts Festival' held annually in Kelowna, B.C.
I look forward to checking out the myspace links I see in these posts!

All the best everyone,

Joined: Jun 13 2007
e & My Band

If you're in and around LI, NYC, come out and see The Jason Ferguson Project (JFP). We are currently the core of musicians who recently left Halfstep. Check out our website at and see what we do. As the elder statesman of the group (Gary on piano and organ) (my first show was Nassau Coliseum March '73), I know if you're a deadhead, you'll really enjoy our shows. I HATE PLAYING MUSIC WHEN NO ONE SHOWS.


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