Credit: Gordon Whiting
Angie Coiro - In Deep Radio live at Kepler's
Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Show starts promptly at 12:00 p.m!
In This Is All a Dream We Dreamed, two of the most well-respected chroniclers of the Dead, Blair Jackson and David Gans, reveal the band’s story through the words of its members, their creative collaborators and peers, and a number of diverse fans, stitching together a multitude of voices into a seamless oral tapestry. Capturing the ebullient spirit at the group’s core, Jackson and Gans weave together a musical saga that examines the music and subculture that developed into its own economy, touching fans from all walks of life, from penniless hippies to celebrities, and at least one U.S. vice president.
This definitive book traces the Dead’s evolution from its humble beginnings as a folk/bluegrass band playing small venues in Palo Alto to the feral psychedelic warriors and stadium-filling Americana jam band that blazed all the way through to the 90s. Along the way, we hear from many who were touched by the Dead―from David Crosby and Miles Davis, to Ken Kesey, Carolyn “Mountain Girl” Garcia, and a host of Merry Pranksters, to legendary concert promoter Bill Graham, and others.
David brings This Is All a Dream We Dreamed to Kepler's, the Dead's early old stomping ground, along with his guitar and original songs.
David Gans is a musician, songwriter, and journalist. As a guitarist, he's noted for his music loop work, often creating spontaneous compositions in performance. He is the co-author of the books Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead, and author of Conversations with the Dead: The Grateful Dead Interview Book. He hosts the weekly syndicated radio show The Grateful Dead Hour, and co-hosts Tales from the Golden Road, a SiriusXM call-in show about the Grateful Dead, with Gary Lambert.
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