Tag: Grateful Dead Archive

Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Jake Sherman, Politico

The people who shape the political landscape are as passionate about music as they are about politics. In our new blog series Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers, we’ll be talking to them about the bands they love and the shows that changed their lives.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Headliners

Grateful Dead Archivist Chosen

The University of California, Santa Cruz, has announced the winner of the world’s most-reposted help-wanted ad (at least until that Denver pot-tasting gig opened up). Nicholas Meriwether, an oral historian for the South Caroliniana Library, will be the Grateful Dead Archive‘s first archivist. Meriwether has edited several books about the band – including All Graceful…

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

Empire State Building Lights Up For Grateful Dead

Tonight the Empire State Building dons “Psychedelic Tie-Dye Colors” in honor of an upcoming exhibit, “The Grateful Dead: Now Playing at the New-York Historical Society,” which opens at the Historical Society on March 5, 2010. The exhibit will display material from the extensive Grateful Dead Archive housed at the University of California-Santa Cruz. The lights…