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Jerry Garcia's "Wolf" Guitar Sells for $1.9 Million

Jerry Garcia’s infamous “Wolf” guitar hit the auction block at last night's Guernsey's auction in Brooklyn—and its sale will wind up raising more than $3 million for charity.The guitar was bought by Brian Halligan, CEO of marketing group HubSpot and a lifelong Deadhead.Halligan paid $1.9 million, which includes the buyer's premium, and his $1.6 million pre-premium bid was matched by an... …

Watch Chris Robinson Recount His Hilarious Grateful Dead Story

Chris Robinson recently sat down with author and journalist Alan Paul for a live interview organized by BackStory Events and Guitar World.The former Black Crowes frontman discussed his upcoming release with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Barefoot in the Head, as well as his musical background and more. Not surprisingly, the singer had a ton of hilarious stories to share.Robinson recalls one... …

Jerry Garcia's Custom "Wolf" Guitar to Be Auctioned in Brooklyn

Jerry Garcia’s infamous “Wolf” guitar will once again hit the auction block with Guernsey’s—but this time to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).Guernsey’s previously sold the guitar in 2002 at Studio 54, where it fetched nearly $1 million, more than doubling the existing world record for any guitar ever sold.Now, Wolf’s buyer, wishing to support the important efforts of the Southern... …

D’Angelico Guitars Releases Bob Weir Signature Model

Since the formation of Dead & Company in 2015, Grateful Dead fans have reveled in the return of their musical heroes.Now, the most dedicated fans in the world have yet another reason to celebrate. After more than a year of research and collaborative design, D’Angelico Guitars has released the all-new Bob Weir Signature SS.Celebrating the partnership between the legendary guitar company and... …

The Grateful Dead's 50 Best Live Performances: An Excerpt

Two years removed from the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary celebration and the triumphant “Fare Thee Well” stadium concerts in their native San Francisco Bay Area and in Chicago, the surprising, resurgent Deadmania has not subsided.Indeed, the events of that year seem to have both rekindled the ardor for the group’s music in many Deadheads who dropped off the psychedelic bus following Jerry... …

Dead & Company's Bob Weir Talks New Solo Album, 'Blue Mountain'

Bob Weir is on quite a roll. The release of Blue Mountain, his first solo album in 10 years—and his first collection of entirely new material in three decades—is the culmination of 18 very active months for the founding member of the Grateful Dead. ... …

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