Live Dead & Riders '69
Marin County, CA (Apr. 20, 2018) —LIVE DEAD & RIDERS ‘69 has announced special August shows celebrating Jerry Garcia͛s Birthday ͚week͛ which has grown to be a ͚National Holiday͛ of sorts for Deadheads, since the guitarist͛s passing in 1995. Fresh off their triumphant runs in the U.S. & United Kingdom in Jan. & Feb., the band plays West Coast shows in June before heading back East in August.
Comprised of:Mark Karan, lead guitarist with Bob Weir͛s Rat Dog and The Other Ones. Robin Sylvester, bassist with Bob Weir͛s Rat Dog. Scott Guberman, keyboardist is best known for his work with founding Grateful Dead bassist, Phil Lesh. After relocating to the Bay Area from the East Coast In 2015. Guberman was asked to join Phil Lesh's band "Communion͛͟ He now plays regularly as a member of Phil Lesh & Friends and with Lesh in other formations at Terrapin CrossroadsSlick Aguilar, played lead guitar in Jefferson Starship & KBC for 26 years and with David Crosby Band before that. Mike Falzarano, guitarist vocalist with The New Riders of The Purple Sage for 15 years and Hot Tuna before that. Joe Chirco, drummer with Bob Weir, John Kadlecilk Band
LIVE DEAD ‘69perform the classic ͞Live Dead͟ (1969) and ͞Skull & Roses͟ (1971) in their entirety, a laudable achievement unto itself applying Grateful Dead͛s zeitgeist of extemporization and interpretive improvisation beyond an ever expanding repertoire, much of which is created entirely ͚in the moment͛– without rehearsal or traditional ͚preparation.͛Longtime, New Riders front man & Hot Tuna member Mike Falzarano, also leads the ensemble through a set reprising the hits and deep cuts of the New Riders, a band that grew out of Grateful Dead͛s 1969 Fillmore era, join them.