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Monterey Pop 50 pays tribute to the Summer of Love & the festival that started it all

Monterey Pop International Festival 50

PHOTOS: We all left with a sense of gratitude for the legendary festival’s impact on contemporary culture and how we see music today.

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Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe expands at Terrapin Crossroads as Phil Lesh joins the party

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe with Phil Lesh

PHOTOS: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe brought the funk to the intimate venue for a two-set, sold-out performance that induced smiles all around.

20 predictions for Grateful Dead’s ‘Fare Thee Well’

Grateful Dead 50 - "Fare Thee Well"

With “Fare Thee Well” upon us and everyone dancin’ in the streets, it’s time to make some predictions for this one final run to be grateful for.

Loop master Keller Williams keeps his fans guessing at Sweetwater Music Hall

Keller Williams

PHOTOS: Just when you think you know how the songs are going to play out, Keller Williams spins them on their head and kills it.

RUMOR: Why not Phil Lesh or Trey Anastasio for additional Fare Thee Well Bay Area shows?

Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well"

Rumored performers for the Grateful Dead 50 shows in late June at Levi’s stadium are Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Jeff Chimenti, Steve Kimock, John Mayer and Mike Gordon.

Tickets for the last Grateful Dead shows are reselling for as much as $4,000

SHOW EXPERIENCE: “Waiting for a Miracle” just took on a whole new meaning.

Bluegrass takes center stage at The Chapel for a night

The Neckbeard Boys

PHOTOS: The Chapel hosted another night of string-picking and foot-stomping bluegrass of all tastes, as some of the best in the Bay Area played together to a packed house on a Saturday night.

Gov’t Mule pay tribute to list of legends at Orpheum

SHOW REVIEW: Hitting LA for their “20 Years Strong” tour, Gov’t Mule paid tribute to a long list of music’s biggest legends during a 19-song, two-and-a-half hour performance.

PHOTOS: Rex Foundation Benefit at The Fillmore 12/7

PHOTOS: Keller Williams, Nicki Bluhm, Tim Bluhm, Mickey Hart & members of String Cheese Incident & Yonder Mountain String Band joined forces to help continue the good vibes of the Grateful Dead.

10 best tracks about “Home”

BAM of the WEEK: It’s that time of year when we spend time at home for one reason or another. But when it comes to music, “home” can mean a lot of things.

25 of the best cover songs ever

BAM OF THE WEEK: Showbams lists the 25 best cover songs of all time, knowing full well that it is an impossible task. What did we miss?

Greensky Bluegrass throw down at The Mint

LIVE REVIEW: Greensky Bluegrass stormed into The Mint in Los Angeles on Friday Night and delivered a tasty set of foot-stompin’ originals and clever cover songs that you wouldn’t normally expect at a bluegrass show.

Dancin’ in the streets of LA with Furthur at the Greek

SHOW REVIEW: Furthur hit the Greek Theatre in LA for two nights that were filled with special guests and timeless classics.