Taper's Section

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    Week of June 17-23, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have music from the Grateful Dead’s final decade and a half, from 1981, 1982, and 1993.

    Our first…

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    Week of June 10-16, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1981, 1988, and 1993, including a couple of repeated songs, but quite…

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    Week of June 3-9, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1981, and 1988.

    Our first selection is from 2/28/70 at the Family…

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    Week of May 27-June 2, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1973, and 1990, three very distinct and exciting periods of Dead…

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    Week of May 20-26, 2019

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1973, and 1980.

    Our first stop this week is in Austin, TX, on 2/…

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.