The confirmed lineup for Garcia Grisman Revisited was recently announced and we are extremely happy to share it with the masses. GGR will feature long-time SKULL & ROSES alum Stu Allen (Phil Lesh & Friends / Stu Allen & Mars Hotel) leading the charge, with mandolinist Ronnie McCoury (Del McCoury Band / Travelin’ McCoury’s), percussionist/multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven (David Grisman Quintet), and bassist Jim Kerwin (David Grisman Quintet)… Read more

Tickets are selling fast to SKULL & ROSES 6 and prices are going up this Sunday at midnight! Don’t miss this opportunity to join this, 3 day + bonus jam day, psychedelic explosion exploring unique interpretations of Grateful Dead music this April in Ventura California. Primo tickets with up front access to the stages and express entry only have 25 tickets left. Deluxe RV Grass Camping only have 2 spots remaining. Get them before they’re gone!

This weekend JGB takes over The Lodge Room in Los Angeles! SKULL & ROSES will be on site sharing a little taste of what to expect at SKULL & ROSES; good friends, great music and exclusive specials on merch and tickets! Be sure to stop by the merch booth to say hi and have some fun!

I grew up in the southeast. My dad was a nomadic individual and we lived in the Carolinas, North and South, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas and the longest stint was in Georgia. Kind of a big city kid, places like Charlotte, Atlanta, Richmond, that kind of thing. I am a southern boy by heritage.

Well, I was marinating in the music of my parents of course when I was really young. My dad’s playlist a curious mix of comedy records (Alan Sherman and Bob Newhart) and instrumental music, (ranging from Henry Mancini to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Bass), and V neck sweater folk revival stuff like The New Christy Minstrels & The Serendipity Singers. My mom is still alive. She lives in Atlanta and she had a lovely singing voice and she still does, although she wouldn’t think so. She sang in the church choir. She loved crooners. So between me listening to music like Henry Mancini... Read More

By Dennis McNally

I grew up in Los Angeles County and I went to school at Palos Verdes High. When I was in high school it was all ‘70s music. You know, I loved The Who, I loved the Grateful Dead, obviously, Pink Floyd… Read More

By Dennis McNally

Bob Weir at home and in the studio, November 1981

November 1981, interviewing Bob Weir for Music ExchangeRead more

Wheel To the Storm and Fly

Today we will contrast and compare versions of “Cassidy” ten years apart from one another… Read more

Darren Nelson:The Eyeball James Of Poster Art

Artist Darren Nelson was enamored by his older brother’s … Read more





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