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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    Rolling along toward the dog days of summer, the Grateful Dead continued to perform exceptional shows around the country, and we have music from 1970 through 1989 from this week in the band’s…

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    This week we have almost 25 years of Grateful Dead music for you to hear, including plenty of material from this week in the history of the band’s recorded legacy, as well as a few other bits that…

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    There is some great music this week, so we’ll jump right in.Our first selection is from 7/3/69 in Colorado Springs, and features the best…
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    The summer months were excellent times to see the band, with not only so many shows, but with so many downright excellent shows. So, in the spirit of the wealth of music from the Grateful Dead’s…

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    June was always busy month in the Grateful Dead’s touring schedule, and we once again cover more than 20 years of recorded music. Our first selection this week is this long…