Live Dead ’69 play The Grateful Dead
Thursday 13th April 2023
Doors at 7:30pm
Live Dead ’69 play the music of The Grateful Dead, with 2 completely different sets over 2 nights, featuring members of The Grateful Dead.
The band features:
Tom Constanten, original Grateful Dead pianist, who played all the keyboards on the original “Live Dead” recording, inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and was essential to Grateful Dead’s first 2 ambitious/ experimental studio recordings “Anthem of The Sun” and “Aoxomoxoa.”
Mark Karan, lead guitarist with Bob Weir’s Rat Dog and The Other Ones, is also a founding member of The Gilmour Project–quickly amassing a major reputation in North America. He has also played with Dave Mason, Phil Lesh & Friends and is Marin County, composer, producer and recording artist.
Pete Lavazzoli who currently performs with Oteil Burbidge& Friends, The Airplane Family and with Melvin Seals &JGB for 12years. His book on Ravi Shankar is critically acclaimed, and his Grateful Dead music &history scholarship is renowned.
Richard Hill first heard the Grateful Dead one late night when the Touch Of Grey video turned up on Channel 4 and never looked back. He was a member of the Cosmic Charlies regularly from 1987 until 1999 & played with Merl Saunders in 1994 on his only European tour and then founded the Shotgun Ragtime Band in 1996 and then co-founded The Grateful Dudes in 2013
Andy Scoffin started playing guitar at age 13, and grew to love andbe inspired by guitarists such as Hendrix, Garcia, Steve Hillage, Frank Zappa and many others. He became a Deadhead in the mid 80s but had to wait until 1990 to see them in Paris and London. He played Grateful Dead music with the Cosmic Charlies before joining the Dudes in 2015