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    A lot of folks here are musicians and play in bands. Here's the place to talk about them. What kind of music you play, upcoming gigs, etc.

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  • acornaxe
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    I want to jam on GD songs with those who know the material.

    Hey now! I have been trying to get back on this site for a while. I attended the first 2 D&Co shows at the Forum, and the 3rd one in Phoenix - I was right in front of Oteil, and he saw my Fur Peace Ranch Alumni T-shirt and gave me a shout out after "Feels Like a Stranger" - big dual grin there. My wife and I went to all three of the final San Francisco shows in July. I would very much like to find some people to jam with who know and love this music. Not "fan" stuff - musician stuff, and playing it well and right. I am very much into putting on a professional show with the "right" chords, etc. I've played electric with Jorma Kaukonen, and he approved of my ability. 100 miles east of the Bay Area. I know how to "sound like the record", not just blast it out. Is there anybody out there? Help on the way? Anybody? Thanks!

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    Bay Area Americana Band Seeks female harmony singer

    Vince Charming Band is gigging all over NorCal, but we need a harmony singer. We're influenced by the Americana side of the Dead and most certainly by the Hunter/Garcia songwriting team. We have tons of gigs, but our sound really need a female harmony singer. If that person could also play an instrument well, that would be a bonus, but skilled harmony singing would suffice. Check out my band at vincecharming dot com and/or replay here.

  • rreich_69
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    I'm in the Boulder/Denver…

    I'm in the Boulder/Denver area.

    I was playing in a band called Wrecking Trains (rock/blues) for about 8-10 years, but it's kind of broken up. We released a self produced album called Hot Rod Love. I also like to play with my wife as the Tracy Weiser Project, she's got an amazing voice. All this stuff is easy to find on Reverb Nation.

    But I am looking to form more of a jam type of band, creative, original tunes. What I really need is a keyboard/piano player. I think adding those sounds to the songs I write could really evolve into something fun.

  • Gina N
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    Hi,
    I'm Gina, live in Petaluma and play drums/percussion w. home studio.
    Hit me up if you need a drummer to play some Dead songs with!
    Best, Gina

  • connorsinclair
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    Looking for San Francisco musicians to jam the Dead with!

    Hello. I'm looking for fellow San Francisco deadheads to jam with for fun / maybe to form a band simply for the enjoyment of playing and sharing the Dead's music in any form acoustic and electric. I play guitar!

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    End of the line - Jamming the Allman Bros with a bit of Dead+...

    We are called End of the Line, and we are based out of Nashville, TN.

    We reapproach the catalog of the Allman Brothers Band with fresh (young-ish) ears and minds, having cherry picked some of the best musicians from original projects in Nashville. We are all life long Deadheads, and you'll often catch tunes like the Dead's arrangement of 'Not Fade Away' and 'So Many Roads' woven into our setlists. And hardly a run goes by without a deep dive into an 'Other One' jam (that we typically connect to ABB's 'Black Hearted Woman'.) We will continue to add ABB and Dead tracks into our catalog year after year, city after city. Musicians such as Marcus King, Maggie Rose, Pete Levin from the Gregg Allman Band, Audley Freed from Black Crowes, Moon Taxi, etc. have performed on stage with us.

    Latest tour dates -

    2/24 Duluth, GA - Eddie Owen Presents the Red Clay Theatre
    2/25 Taccoa, GA - Historic Ritz Theatre
    3/3 Columbia, TN - The Mulehouse
    3/4 Knoxville, TN - Open Chord Stage
    3/11 Marrietta, GA - The Strand Theatre Marietta
    3/18 Winston-Salem, NC - The Ramkat
    4/7 Cincinnati, OH - The Southgate House Revival

    Check out End of the Line on social media and streaming services! Tickets at endofthelineband . com

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    HI. This is Trouble Ahead…

    HI. This is Trouble Ahead from Chicago. I am trying to get our videos to show in the DeadCoversProject but am not sure if I am tagging them correctly. Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks.

    Jim

  • kittennnkat
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    NYC Show Alert!

    Hi! We will be performing next Saturday January 28th at 8pm in the East Village at the new venue The Watering Hole located at 68 2nd Ave (4th street and 2nd Ave). Tickets can be bought on eventbrite if you search for our band: Little Hickory’s Downtown Hug Champions or at the door!

    Lineup:
    Mark Mammano - guitar, vocals
    Christopher Hanson - guitar, vocals
    Kitty McTeague - vocals
    Tim Robert Fulton - bass
    Cory Metrick - drums

    Hope to see you there! 💀

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    Hey Marye! Thanks for the…

    Hey Marye! Thanks for the word and the reply. We're into the 70s mostly and the dead, JJ, Steve Miller are kindof closest to where we go. We do alot of dead, and occasionally bluegrass though not as much these days. Once you're writing songs it's hard to figure what the category is so we invented vanrock...;)

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    Meet Strarfield Cookout - Vanrock from the Monteregian Hills, Qc

    Hey folks, Hope you all don't mind a hello in the manner of a share of our musical mission, Starfield Cookout. We're a homespun original vanrock band from the Grateful Dead wasteland called the Canadian nord est. Nonetheless, we play a good "Deal" in around Montreal, and YAY, we're getting frighteningly close to releasing our second record which should be doosie. Would love to get your thoughts, and most certainly, (if you like), to help guide us toward venues in your locale. Who knows where this spring, summer tour will take us. You can find the OGs with some prerelease tracks from "Beautiful Friend" (#2 ) on Soundcloud slash tullycaster or live on the Youtube under Starfield Cookout. Thanks for the opp to present our stuff to the very best fans in the world. Cheers and Peace, Bren & Lisa

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A lot of folks here are musicians and play in bands. Here's the place to talk about them. What kind of music you play, upcoming gigs, etc.
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you can email me at illuminoidal at mac dot com, or drop me a note via dead net
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Hey folks,Dennisw from DNC here. We're nose down working on our next album, and have been previewing tracks on our Facebook and website. If you "Like" the Facebook page you'll get access to free downloads, etc. http://facebook.com/voodooloons Also just loaded brand new songs, old songs, alt mixes, outtakes, experimental tracks, etc. to the free stream on the website. Just lick the Loons Radio link towards the right. http://voodooloons.com/sounds.html Finally, if you're in the Midwest we'll be playing a big St. Paddy's Day show at the historic Southgate House in Cincinnati. Lots of great music on the bill, give us a shout if you're int eh area. Take care, D
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On Monday my friend and I are going to have a jam/recording session. We are huge deadheads and have been jamming for a while. We thought it was time to honor the dead. Here are the tracks we are going to attempt to cover. Scarlet-Fire Sugaree-Bucket China-Rider Help-Slipknot!-Franklin's Ramble on Rose Viola Lee Blues Ripple Possible Darkstar
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Hello everyone. If you have the time, give my band OVERMIND a listen. Positive experimental reggae with a message. You can hear all of our songs and download our EP for free at Reverbnation.com/OvermindNJ let me know what you think, and I hope you enjoy. Feel free to "like" our facebook page also! Much respect
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We are a bunch of "old" dead heads who just love to jam as often as possible (our goal is once a week but life sometimes gets in the way) We just play for fun with no real agenda. We do the music of the Dead, Dylan, Beatles, other assorted stuff and even originals. I always like to say that we are a drum circle with a lot of guitars. But in fact we are looking for a drummer and or percussionist and keyboard player. If you are interested in joining us (even occasionally) contact me at mrgratefu@aol.com. Leave me your phone number and a little bit about you and we will contact you.
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We started covering dead tunes while in college in the mid 70s, leaning heavily on Anthem, Aoxomoxoa, and Skullfuck. 36 years later we have reunited and are at it once again. Seems we are stuck in Europe '72 and can't get out.
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We would be most grateful if you would check out our band. We are an improv band consisting of 6 members from 3 cities in 3 different states. We only get together to play live and most everything is made up on the spot, we do fall into an occassional cover by The Dead, Pink Floyd,Dylan or an old traditional and an occassional original, but nothing is ever planned or rehearsed. Because of this we have hours and hours of live recordings but very little tracked out which makes it hard to post. Two people however have posted you tube videos of us, they can be found by googling Spongecake And The Fluff Ramblers. Also, our percussionist can be found on you tube playing with Robert Randolph and The Family Band and has recorded with Rob Wasserman,Stephen Perkins, Steven Molitz, and Willie waldman. Please check out our tunes and let us know what think.Peace and Love Spun Fluffington
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I am in a band called Positive Mental Trip but this weekend, Saturday May 21st, 2011, I am playing at my festival, Positive Mental Trip Festival in Northville, NY with Tom Constanten in his band "In the Dark". A big deal for me and will be up on two songs with them. Anyone interested check out my site- www.positivementaltrip.net . 3 days of camping and music in the Adirondack mountains of New York.
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I played in a band called Single Shipper for four months. We played pop-punk/ grunge (kind of different for these forums i know lol) we didnt play any shows because of money and travel problems. But we split cos' my drummer was heavily envolving himself around drinking and pot smokeing which was affecting his playing and concentration. But also cos'..... he wanted to play speed metal. A: Not really too much into that & B: I'm not that and what I mean by "that skilled" I mean "THAT SKILLED" enough to play that kind of music haha. I'm mostly good at three/four chord progressions, covers (Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, Social Distortion, Sublime etc...) But before that and to this day I'm a solo artist and would rather prefer that over being in a band :) (PE(A)CE)
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"..one good thing, one good thing, when it hits you feel no pain..." hey now...new design for my cyber sight www.marcthemusicman.com music for kids...kids of all ages that is...
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"..one good thing, one good thing, when it hits you feel no pain..." hey now...new design for my cyber sight www.marcthemusicman.com music for kids...kids of all ages that is...
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Better late than never...Been writing songs since the early seventies, and just put out a CD "One Long Skid vol.1" I finally had time to go back to the station and pick up a few of my cars that I left off years ago! Hope some folks like it, and pass the word. A little reckoning maybe... www.onelongskid.com Keep on Skidin' Jon Clark
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Hey Now! I'm an old deadhead, so glad I made it! I've been "out of touch" for a few years but so glad to be back. I'm a musician who plays a very unusual instrument, a "Prizim" which is a glorified Autoharp. 37 strings. I have just uploaded a bunch o dead tunes, including Terrapin, Eyes, Birdsong and some others. Bluesy Black Peter. take a look, enjoy. Website is coming in a few weeks. www.youtube.com/otto5ification enjoy!
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Hey now everyone,For over 15yrs I've been a gigging/session drummer from central Massachusetts who is fortunate to play in all kinds of bands and with all kinds of great musicians in the central and western portions of Mass. I play with bands/projects that range from jazz, organ funk, hyper-eclectic blues-funk-rock to bands with Dead heavy set list. I even have a couple GD/Jerry based projects in the works for next year! If you're from or ever around these areas of Mass, let me know or check out my (shameless plug) facebook page as I usually post any gigs I'm doing there. https://www.facebook.com/Drumma75 And if you or someone you know is a pro/semi-pro level player looking for a drummer in the aforementioned locations, let me know! Especially if it's Dead related ;) Thanks for your time!
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Please stop by our FB page or Web site and say hI! https://www.facebook.com/TheGarciaProject www.thegarciaproject.com The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and the fans through many years of musical bliss. Its about family, soul searching, rejoicing, contemplating, celebrating, seeking truth and loving one another. Its The Garcia Project. Kat Walkerson adds heartfelt and soulful female vocals to the mix. She brings an awesome energy to the project and you can feel her love for this music though her singing. She exudes positive vibes and her smiles are a testament to her appreciation of the music. Kat has had the pleasure of singing with Melvin Seals and JGB, Stella Blue's Band, Legion of Jerry, to name a few bands. Mik Bondy fills the "Jerry" role with modesty and an understanding that no one can replace Jerry - but that we all together can rejoice in his music. Mik has constructed two tribute guitars and a recreation of Jerry's actual guitar amps, effects and speakers. Mik loves to jam and has played with his other band "Tapestry" for over twenty years. A long time jerry-head, Mik enjoyed the last few years of Jerry's life following the JGB around whenever he could. Tom Lee has played in numerous groups from the 60's on through today. He used to have a crack equipment crew to haul his Hammond B3 and leslies back in the day but now enjoys the marvel that is the new Hammond XK3C and a new road leslie! Tom fills the keyboard role and really gets into it. Since adding some GD Jerry tunes to the mix he has added some piano sounds as well and really fills up the air with some heavy swells!
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HI guys! My name is Simon Stanley Ward. I am a 25 year old singer songwriter from London! I just wanted to share with you a little video of me attempting a cover of Standing on the Moon last night at a show in Brixton (south London)!! Anyway, here are the results below.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flgzgD4LbiE I normally peform original material (www.reverbnation.com/simonstanleyward) but I really enjoy playing this one live when I get the chance. Thanks guys and its really great to have become a member here. Best regards Simon
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My friend and I are in process of putting together a Christian jam band. We plan to play originals as well as hymns, gospel, praise and worship music, but all with plenty of jamming and jiving. We're not what you'd call "fundies." More like ecumencial, mystic Christian lefties, but who needs categories?
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old rough video of mountains of the moon. not sure how to get it into the sight to be seen
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I haven't posted in this thread since 2008! So, I figure a refresher is in order. Here's theCAUSE at our annual Potter County party. A lovely, annual gathering of 150-250 friends where we play music, hang out, eat & drink and be together for 3 days. We've tightened up the band a bit. Here, Patti Spadaro (guitar) and Andrea Pearl (backing vocals) sit in with us. Check out our site: www.theCAUSEjams.com and we hope you'll enjoy (as well as "LIKE") our videos on the Dead Covers Project!!
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Acid Rain Light Show is....well, a light show, up in South-Western British Columbia. The only bands we've worked with that you'd have heard of would be The Country Joe Band and Eric Burden and the Animals. But also several Dead cover bands over our 38 years of existence. You are invited to check us out on Facebook-just search Acid Rain Light Show.
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Hey Dead family! I have really been enjoying all the amazing covers during this months project. Thanks for the inspiration! We play original music that is inspired, in part, by the Dead's early 70's sound. We also do a yearly Halloween show as the Dead...here's a clip from 2010. If you want to hear our original music (I promise it will be worth your time!) go to themayflies dot com. All of our music is availble to stream on our music page. Peace!
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Hey now, everyone!! Every year for the past 13 years, our bassist David Tauberg, has organized a benefit for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank called "D-JAM". For the past several years it's been a show where theCAUSE plays with tons of guests and it's always a fun and productive evening. THIS year's D-Jam will be theCAUSE playing all night long with very special guest, STEVE KIMOCK!!! We will have a few wonderful guest vocalists throughout the night, but it will predominantly be KIMOCK & theCAUSE!. Saturday, March 31st FRANKIE & GEORGIE'S D-JAM 2012 theCAUSE with SPECIAL GUEST - STEVE KIMOCK!!! Benefit for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank 5832 Forward Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Donations: http://www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/Details.aspx?RecId=127&type=calendar www.theCAUSEjams.com www.kimock.com
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Hey all! Discovering the DeadCoversProject led me to discovering this forum so let me introduce The Likely Hoods from Brooklyn NYC! Please dig into our DCP video, "Like" it on YouTube if you do, share it far and wide and then check out what else we do at http://www.thelikelyhoods.com - Cheers! Direct YouTube link: http://youtu.be/iM3wzHqEr3I
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G'day, eh? Grateful We're Not Dead is a country, party band that will entertain for food and beer, not necessarily in that order. We are located in the Ottawa, Canada area and entertain for free at charity events, fund raisers, peace concerts, seniors' residences, nursing homes, private parties, etc. All funds raised are donated to charity. The two main charities we support are Mufindi Orphans Canada and Ottawa Valley Aid for Chernobyl Children. When we perform for a private party, the organizers are required to make a donation to the charity of their choice. All band expenses are paid out of our own pockets so I guess you could say, "We pay to play for you". :) The youngest member of the band is over 50 and the oldest is just under 70. You might say we're getting a little "long in the tooth"; however, we're having fun and will likely continue at it until we can no longer load the equipment in the truck. You can check out our website at http://gratefulwerenotdead.com which in turn links to more Grateful We're Not Dead web presence. If you wish, you can check out a video of the band doing its theme song: Direct Youtube link: http://youtu.be/aiSgujXRiV4 Thank you for your indulgence. :)
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My band Corkscrew is a Dead friendly band. We play all sorts of Classic Rock and originals. We all love the Dead, and play many tunes. Corkscrew will be recreating this most epic album Europe ’72 live on Friday 4/20 to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the release. Ditto's 342 Bantam Rd, Litchfield, CT @ 9:30 Special guests $5
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Pittsburgh Grateful Dead band, theCAUSE played a wonderful show with the legendary, incredible, fantastic, amazing - and all around great guy - STEVE KIMOCK, sitting in with us all night. The whole first set has been put up on YouTube in a playlist, if you wanna check it out: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA54C7AAE0BA73080&feature=plcp The audio is pretty chatty - we are getting a soundboard recording soon, but not for video. Here's one for you to check out - a riproaring Sugaree, featuring Steve Kimock (far left, stage right) on guitar and our own Jill Paone Simmons on vocals. Second Set coming soon!
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We are a Ft. Worth, Texas based band. Play some Dead tunes, as well as some other covers. Mainly play original music though. We blend rock and roll, folk, country, blues and soul all into one. We are all about the moment with each song and where it can take us live with each other and the crowd. You can check us out at www.ppmband.com or on facebook at www.facebook.com/pistolpackinmamaband .. Hope to meet some new friends from joining this awesome site! Peace and piece. ;-)
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Mountains of the Moon, an acoustic, Americana-themed cocaine cowboy celebration of the Good 'Ol Grateful Dead, performs at Brix in Sunset Beach, CA Come holler, sing along, and share your stories about truckin' up the coast with some of LA's finest players and pickers http://www.facebook.com/events/399993226707506/?ref=ts
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Video Playlist for Set I (with soundboard audio)...http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA54C7AAE0BA73080&feature=plcp Video Playlist for Set II (with soundboard audio)... http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC3480548C5ABB184&feature=plcp The whole show (soundboard audio) on ARCHIVE.ORG.... http://archive.org/details/theCAUSE2012-03-31.theCAUSEwSteveKimock2012-… And here's LOOSE LUCY...
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cool!
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The Window Panes are a five-piece ensemble, based out of Winchester, VA, that performs in the acoustic rock / folk / jam genre. We are a middle-aged group of dead heads that have found a blend of acoustic guitars and mandolin with full drum kit and bass backbeats. Drawing from Grateful Dead roots this band has multiple singers in the band, singing originally written material, as well as favorite covers of jam bands of our time. There are links to our upcming shows, ReverbNation.com site, as well as entire shows on archive.org (click on Set Lists) on our home page at: http://www.thewindowpanes.com ...feel free to download free poster art by our mandolin player, Vince. We are hoping to expand our reach to the extended family. We appreciate your support (mailing list sign-up) and any feedback you may wish to dish. Thank you. -ddp, (~);}