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 June 17-23, 2024

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1985, 1990, and 1992.

    Our first stop this week is on 11/8/85 in…

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    Week of June 10-16, 2024

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1988, 1990, and 1992.

    Our first stop is the end of the show from the…

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    Week of June 3-9, 2024

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this wee have Grateful Dead music from 1973, 1984, and 1988.

    Our first stop this week is the Dead’s first visit to…

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    Week of May 27-June 2, 2024

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week have Grateful Dead music from 1969, 1981, and 1986.

    Our first stop this week is on 7/3/69 in…

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    Week of May 20-26, 2024

    Welcome back to the Tapers’ Section, where this week we have Grateful Dead music from 1972 and a double dose of Alpine 1989 tunes.

    Our first stop this week…