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John Mayer on Dead & Company Tour, Honoring Jerry's Legacy

June 21, 2016

"It's 2016, and a lot of things are gone," singer-guitarist John Mayer told Rolling Stone in advance of his current tour of amphitheaters and stadiums with the Grateful Dead-offshoot band Dead & Company. "A lot of the norms, as we know them, are gone....

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D'Angelo, Wu-Tang Clan, David Byrne Join the Roots for NYC

June 6, 2016

The week after wrapping their ninth annual Philadelphia Picnic festival, the Roots have unveiled the eclectic lineup for their inaugural New York City edition, scheduled for October 1st and 2nd in Manhattan's Bryant Park. The first night will...

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Dead & Company Talk Summer Tour, Possible Studio LP

May 25, 2016

One night on their debut tour last fall, the Grateful Dead-offshoot band Dead & Company were closing a show with "Brokedown Palace," a country-soul ballad from the 1970 LP American Beauty, when singer-guitarist John Mayer looked out at the crowd...

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James Hetfield, Sammy Hagar Prep Acoustic-4-a-Cure Concert

March 29, 2016

Metallica's James Hetfield and Sammy Hagar have tapped John Mayer, Melissa Etheridge and more for their third annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure charity concert, benefitting the Pediatric Cancer Program at the University of California,...

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Dead & Company Announce Summer Tour

February 8, 2016

After securing a headlining slot at Bonnaroo, Dead & Company will head out on the road for a summer tour kicking off June 10th in Charlotte. The group, which features John Mayer alongside Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann...

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Bob Weir on Dead & Company's Future, John Mayer's Strengths

May 31, 2016

It was as simple as this, according to Bob Weir: "We all liked the look in each other's eyes. What eventually rattled out was this band." The Grateful Dead singer-guitarist was speaking on the eve of his second road trip – 24 dates in U.S....

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Shawn Mendes: The Superstar Next Door

April 13, 2016

Before Shawn Mendes makes it onto the stage at Radio City Music Hall for his sold-out, early March performance, the 17-year-old has already performed in the ballroom twice. His afternoon began with a private show for his "Shawn Access"...

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Watch Dead & Company Play Grateful Dead Classics on 'Fallon'

February 19, 2016

Dead & Company brought deep funk and soul to Thursday's Tonight Show, performing two Grateful Dead classics – "Shakedown Street" and "Brown-Eyed Women" – in their first television spot.  The supergroup – which features...

2015

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John Mayer, Dead & Co. Rekindle Grateful Dead Flame at MSG

November 1, 2015

In the years immediately following Jerry Garcia's death, the sight of a singer-guitarist onstage with the surviving members of the Dead, attempting to fill in for their newly departed leader, was never less than jarring. But now that 20 years have...

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John Mayer and Bob Weir Talk Upcoming Dead & Company Tour

October 9, 2015

A couple years ago, John Mayer was recording a solo album, trying to channel the Grateful Dead's sound. "You should have seen me some of those days," he says. "I was going behind the drums trying to do a loping drum beat, and then trying...

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Dead & Company Add Free MSG Show to New York Run

October 5, 2015

Dead & Company, the collaboration between John Mayer and three-quarters of the Grateful Dead's surviving Core Four, have added a third Madison Square Garden concert to their inaugural tour, but this time the band is giving away 5,000 pairs of...

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Grateful Dead Members, John Mayer Form Dead & Company

August 5, 2015

UPDATE: Dead & Company have added a second Madison Square Garden show for November 1st. A pre-sale for the new show is available on Ticketmaster.com.  The Grateful Dead may have ceased to exist following their Fare Thee Well shows, but...

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John Mayer Says He's a 'Recovered Ego Addict'

March 9, 2015

John Mayer is a Grammy-winning pop-rock songwriter and one of the most acclaimed guitarists of his generation. But in recent years, his tabloid-bait relationships and controversial statements (most famously in a 2010 Playboy interview) have turned the...

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John Mayer Teases Unique Deadhead Experience in MSG Trailer

November 3, 2015

Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer discuss the experience of playing for hordes of Deadheads in a new trailer for Dead & Company's upcoming American Express Unstaged livestream event. Mayer, who will be filling in for the late...

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John Mayer Talks Finding Balance Before Dead & Company Shows

October 24, 2015

With just five days to go before John Mayer teams with the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann to form Dead & Company, the guitarist appeared on Andy Cohen's SiriusXM show to discuss trying to settle into a mindset...

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John Mayer Defends Dead & Company Tour After Farewell Gigs

October 6, 2015

John Mayer defended members of the Grateful Dead, whom he'll be joining on tour this fall, for regrouping after the legendary band played what were billed as their final shows this summer, The Associated Press reports. "I don't...

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Dead & Company Expand Tour, Add New Year's Eve L.A. Show

August 25, 2015

Dead & Company, the Grateful Dead offshoot featuring three of the Core Four surviving members alongside John Mayer, have expanded their maiden tour. On top of their previously announced, now-sold out Madison Square Garden dates on October...

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Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder Lead Hall of Fame Speakers

March 18, 2015

UPDATE 2: Legendary psychedelic art painter Peter Max has designed the official poster and program cover for the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Check out the front and back images below. The art is available for purchase at the...

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