Grateful Dead Nite with Uncle John's Band, plus Jay Blakesberg
Nov
29
8:00 PM20:00

Grateful Dead Nite with Uncle John's Band, plus Jay Blakesberg

Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998.

Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle John’s Band has performed hundreds of shows full of musical energy and pleasure for all those who have attended. Uncle Johns’ Band has performed a highly successful series of concerts at the State Theatre in St. Petersburg, festivals at Vinoy Park, sunsets at Clearwater Pier and numerous clubs. Since 1998 UJB has performed Thursday nights at Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa. Uncle John’s Band performs 6-10 shows per month within the Bay area. Over the last twelve plus years UJB has developed a loyal fan base in the thousands who enjoy the music, atmosphere, and experience of the Grateful Dead.

www.unclejohnsband.com

Between The Dark and Light – The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg

Please join renowned San Francisco photographer Jay Blakesberg presenting his Grateful Dead slideshow/storytelling event about his adventure photographing the Grateful Dead experience over the last 40 years. The story kicks off with Jay’s colorful teenage years growing up in suburban New Jersey in the late 1970s, where he and his friends lived for the thrill of sex, drugs and rock and roll. He describes how his love for photography began in 1978 after his father gave him an old Pentax camera to shoot the Grateful Dead performing at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Back then, Jay would develop the photos in his mothers basement so he could simply take this self-created memorabilia and plaster it on his bedroom walls.

He shares how after high school he embarked on a wild psychedelic ride, following the Grateful Dead with the music-loving circus of freaks and misfits known as Deadheads – camera in tow. In the mid-80s he settled in San Francisco and began to build a professional career as an in-demand commercial photographer whose work has been published in preeminent books and magazines - including Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, Vanity Fair, Esquire, and Relix – to name a few.

Today, Jay Blakesberg is one of the music industry’s most sought-after rock photographers, known for capturing the explosive energy of the live music experience as well as the intimate moments that happen offstage. Most significantly, Jay is a distinguished fixture on the Jam Band scene whose body of work in this arena makes up a comprehensive photographic archive of the modern day psychedelic rock-and-roll tribe.

This lively and highly entertaining presentation will take you on The Long Strange Trip YOU have all been part of for many years. http://www.blakesberg.com

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The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg in Davie, FL
Nov
28
7:30 PM19:30

The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg in Davie, FL

A 70-minute slideshow and storytelling presentation about Jay's 40-year adventure of photographing The Grateful Dead. Immediately following the presentation, there will be a sit-down, Rock n` Roll conversation with Jay & Oteil.

Doors open at 6:30 P.M.


Jay's books and photographs will be available for purchase.


$15 Member | $20 Community

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Jay Blakesberg and Unlimited Devotion + Roosevelt Collier
Nov
27
7:30 PM19:30

Jay Blakesberg and Unlimited Devotion + Roosevelt Collier

Between The Dark and Light – The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg

Renowned San Francisco photographer Jay Blakesberg presents his Grateful Dead slideshow/storytelling event about his adventure photographing the Grateful Dead experience over the last 40 years. The story kicks off with Jay’s colorful teenage years growing up in suburban New Jersey in the late 1970s, where he and his friends lived for the thrill of sex, drugs and rock and roll. He describes how his love for photography began in 1978 after his father gave him an old Pentax camera to shoot the Grateful Dead performing at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Back then, Jay would develop the photos in his mother’s basement so he could simply take this self-created memorabilia and plaster it on his bedroom walls.

He shares how after high school he embarked on a wild psychedelic ride, following the Grateful Dead with the music-loving circus of freaks and misfits known as Deadheads – camera in tow. In the mid-80s he settled in San Francisco and began to build a professional career as an in-demand commercial photographer whose work has been published in preeminent books and magazines - including Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, Vanity Fair, Esquire, and Relix – to name a few.

Today, Jay Blakesberg is one of the music industry’s most sought-after rock photographers, known for capturing the explosive energy of the live music experience as well as the intimate moments that happen offstage. Most significantly, Jay is a distinguished fixture on the Jam Band scene whose body of work in this arena makes up a comprehensive photographic archive of the modern day psychedelic rock-and-roll tribe.

This lively and highly entertaining presentation will take you on The Long Strange Trip YOU have all been part of for many years.

Roosevelt Collier


Soft-spoken by nature, south Florida-bred Roosevelt Collier does his hollering on the sacred steel guitar. Brought up in the tradition of the House of God Church, Roosevelt built his reputation alongside his uncles and cousins in The Lee Boys, known for their spirited, soul-shaking live performances. Seated front and center, "The Dr." leaves an indelible mark on listeners, flooring audiences with his lightning-fast slide work on the pedal steel. At festivals, he is a regular "Artist at Large," performing alongside many of music's most prestigious acts, from the Allman Brothers, to the Funky Meters, to Los Lobos to the Del McCoury Band. Whether on tour with the Lee Boys, bouncing from stage to stage at festivals, or hosting an allstar get down in Miami, when Roosevelt takes the stage, the ear-to-ear grins can’t help but be contagious.

Unlimited Devotion

Since their inception, Unlimited Devotion has developed a devoted fan following and a reputation as one of the America's most popular Grateful Dead inspired musical ensembles. Improvisation at its finest. Unlimited Devotion provides their own interpretation of the Grateful Dead songbook. Strong Jazz and Funk influences are evident in their performances. Unlimited Devotion is not a “clone band” and prefer to provide their own take on the music. Currently, UD is on tour with Roosevelt Collier throughout the southeast peforming the best of The Grateful Dead.

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Dirt Farmer Festival
Aug
19
9:00 AM09:00

Dirt Farmer Festival

Levon Helm Studios presents the inaugural...

DIRT FARMER FESTIVAL

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Arrowood Farms, Accord, NY

Featuring:
Midnight Ramble Band
w/ special guests Jackson Browne, William Bell, Jimmy Vivino, & Tash Neal

Amy Helm • Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams • Hiss Golden Messenger (solo) • Terry Reid • The National Reserve • Gail Ann Dorsey • Zach Djanikian • Brendan McDonough

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Peach Music Festival (inside the Lodge)
Jul
19
to Jul 22

Peach Music Festival (inside the Lodge)

In the LODGE.
We are very excited to announce two special events at #ThePeach 2018!

On Friday, Jaimoe will join celebrated author Alan Paul for a discussion of ABB's legacy!

HIGH NOON 12 p.m. Saturday, renowned photographer Jay Blakesberg will share a presentation & slideshow depicting his adventures photographing the Grateful Dead over the last 40 years! 🍑✌️.

COME SEE Jay BLAKESBERG'S photo exhibit open from 10 a.m. till 11 p.m. Thursday through Sunday!

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Green River Festival 2018
Jul
13
to Jul 15

Green River Festival 2018

  • Greenfield Community College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Named one of “fifty essential summer music festivals” by The New York Times, Green River Festival celebrates thirty two years with three days of music: a spectacular lineup of over 40 acts on four stages, the best in local food, beer and wine, handmade crafts, a wide array of kid's activities, camping, and hot air balloon rides and a balloon illumination, for Western Massachusetts' largest outdoor event of the summer. This is the only music festival in the country that features hot air balloons.
 

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Grateful Getdown III
Jun
29
to Jul 1

Grateful Getdown III

  • South Mountain Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This year's Grateful Get Down will be back at South Mountain Fairgrounds in Biglerville, PA. (7 miles from Gettysburg, Pa) on June 29 - July 1, 2018. There will be plenty of room to spread out camp on flat ground, 2 stages with music running until 4:30 a.m., flush toilets, plenty of shade, electric and water sites available, family camping area, craft & food vendors. This is a BYOB event.

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Jay Blakesberg: Chasing the Light - Rock and Roll Photography
Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Jay Blakesberg: Chasing the Light - Rock and Roll Photography

Thursday October 26 at 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Woodstock Artist Collective will be hosting a storytelling event about Jay Blakesberg's 35-year journey in rock and roll photography, from documenting the Grateful Dead to his latest books "Hippie Chick: A Tale Of Love, Devotion & Surrender" and the newly published "Eyes of the World."

Come join us at the Ramapo High School Media Center, located at
331 George Street
Frankin Lakes, NJ 07417

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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LOCKN' Festival 2017
Aug
24
to Aug 27

LOCKN' Festival 2017

he 2017 Lockn’ Festival will take place at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia between August 24 – 27. Today, festival organizers revealed the initial lineup for the fifth annual Lockn’ Festival throughout the day with the promise of more to come.

The Avett Brothers will make their Lockn’ debut at the 2017 festival. Additionally, Grateful Dead tribute act Joe Russo’s Almost Dead will return to the event after making their debut with two late night performances in 2016. The third act announced today was Brandi Carlile, who was on the 2016 lineup but was unable to perform. We also have our first musician to play each and every installment of Lockn’, Keller Williams. Williams is listed both as a solo performer and as Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel. The second musician to play all five Lockn’s is Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh. Lesh will perform with Phil Lesh & Friends as well as with The Terrapin Family Band for a tribute to the 40th anniversary of Terrapin Station.

It was hard not to note Warren Haynes’ absence from Lockn’ 16, but he’ll be back in August with Gov’t Mule. The same can be said of The String Cheese Incident and Widespread Panic, who despite absences in 2016, are returning in 2017.

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Peach Music Festival
Aug
10
to Aug 13

Peach Music Festival

The 2017 Peach Music Festival will be held on August 10 – 13 at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Organizers have revealed the lineup of performers for the event celebrating its sixth anniversary.

Headliners include Widespread Panic who will play two nights, My Morning Jacket, Gov’t Mule & Friends and Joe Bonamassa. This year’s Peach lineup also features Umphrey’s McGee, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Lettuce featuring Chaka Khan, Mike Gordon, Les Brers, Jaimoe’s Jassz Band, Dark Star Orchestra, The Magpie Salute, God Street Wine, Steve Kimock & Friends and many others. View the complete lineup below.

Tickets, camping passes and travel packages for the 2017 Peach Music Festival can be secured via this link.

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The Green River Festival
Jul
14
to Jul 16

The Green River Festival

  • Greenfield Community College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Green River Festival is Western Massachusetts' signature summer event. For one weekend every July, Greenfield Community College hosts an outrageous celebration of world class music, great local food, beer & wine, a handmade craft fair, and lots of family games and activities. We top it all off with four hot air balloon launches and a spectacular Saturday night balloon glow. 

 

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moe.down
Jun
30
to Jul 2

moe.down

moe. is excited to announce that after nearly a 3 year hiatus, moe.down 16 will return over Fourth of July weekend, June 30 – July 2, to its home at Snow Ridge Ski Resort in Turin, NY for three days of music, camping and fun, with moe. scheduled to play seven sets over the entire weekend.

Blackberry Smoke

Fishbone

Railroad Earth

Ryan Montbleau

Twiddle

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Dead & Company
Jun
24
to Jun 25

Dead & Company

Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir and drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann along with guitarist John Mayer, bassist Oteil Burbridge and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti will bring
Dead & Company back on the road next year. The band has announced their third tour, which currently consists of 19 shows.

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Mountain Jam 2017
Jun
16
to Jun 18

Mountain Jam 2017

Woodstock Arts Collective will be rocking Mountain Jam 2017 and showcasing works from the legendary photographer Jay Blakesberg and prolific artist Mike Dubois. Other Woodstock-based artists include Elliott Landy, Kelly Sinclair, and more.

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Susquehanna Breakdown 2017
May
19
to May 20

Susquehanna Breakdown 2017

(SCRANTON, PA) Cabinet, the nationally acclaimed bluegrass outfit hailing from Pennsylvania, announced the lineup for the 5th Annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival taking place Friday, May 19 to Saturday, May 20. A family friendly gathering in a picturesque location, Susquehanna Breakdown is returning to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA for 2 days of music, camping, family fun, food, beer and more! This year’s lineup includes performances by: Greensky Bluegrass, The Wood Brothers, Keller Williams, Cabinet, Turkuaz & many more.

In past years, Susquehanna Breakdown featured performances by an eclectic collection of Americana, roots, bluegrass, funk, jam and folk artists. And continuing in that spirit, Susquehanna Breakdown will present a variety of musical acts (local, regional and national), craft and food vending and much more to keep fans occupied all throughout the day.

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