Grateful Dead bassist also discusses what fatherhood taught him, why the Dead were never the same after 1975
Clip previews new 'Fare Thee Well' box set documenting band's final Chicago shows
"I was diagnosed with bladder cancer in early October, and have spent the last few weeks at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale doing tests and eventually surgery to remove the tumors," bassist writes
Satellite radio giant announces chance to win tickets to all three Chicago shows
Building custom instruments for the Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, Fleetwood Mac and others, the Wickersham family has been on the cutting edge of sonic sorcery. But are these artisanal wizards becoming obsolete?
The recording is featured on two upcoming box sets, 'Spring 1990 (The Other One),' and a three-disc collection of that concert, 'Wake Up and Find Out 3/29/90'
The Grateful Dead bassist looks back on a life of jamming and the loss of his friend
The retirement threshold was just the beginning for these legends
North Carolina festival will feature Gov't Mule, Grace Potter and more
Performance was part of a benefit with author Ken Kesey
A new box captures the band's epic 1977 shows. But offstage, things were beginning to fray
New Virginia event will also feature Furthur, Zac Brown
Songs come from 14-disc 'May 1977' set reliving seminal tour
Guitarist is unable to finish concert in Port Chester, New York