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.


Taper's Section

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    Week of November 29-December 5, 2021

    Hello! And welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, as we roll into December with Grateful Dead music from 1977, 1991, and 1993.

    Our first…

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    Week of November 22-28, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1985, 1990, and 1993, three mighty fine first sets.

    Our first…

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    Week of November 15-21, 2021

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

    Our first selection this week is from…

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    Week of November 8-14, 2021

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we’ll hear some Grateful Dead music from 1970, 1981, and 1990.

    Our first selection this week is…

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    Week of November 1-7, 2021

    Welcome back to the Taper’s Section, where we have music this week from the Grateful Dead in 1970, 1973, and 1990.

    Our first selection this week is from…