KPFA’s annual Grateful Dead marathon: February 4, 2012

PLAYLIST is here

Hosted by David Gans since 1986

Saturday, February 4, 9 am to 1 am Pacific time. Broadcast live on KPFA 94.1 FM in Northern California and streaming all over the galaxy at kpfa.org, gdradio.net, and (eventually) nugs.net

PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT AT 510-848-5732 or 1-800-439-5732, or pledge online at kpfa.org

Featuring: Lots of rare recordings from the archive; some unreleased Jerry Garcia Band recordings; Bonnie Simmons’ January 1976 KSAN interview with Jerry Garcia; a live performance by the David Nelson Band all the way from Hawaii; The Fall Risk live in the KPFA performance studio; and surprises still to be determined.

We’ll have a commemorative t-shirt designed and produced by Papa Lindsey:

Among our thank-you gifts: Live from Berkeley, volume 2, an exclusive compilation of live performances from the KPFA studios.

Great gratitude to:
Trixie Garcia/Jerry Garcia Family LLC
David Lemieux/Grateful Dead Productions
Ann Blonston, Paul Humphrey/Festivalink
Dave Glasser/Airshow Mastering
Live music engineer: Tony Ferro, assisted by Joel Sachs, Phil Hartman, and Michael Hosey
KPFA: Phil Osegueda, Tim Lynch, Allison Rolls, Luis Medina, Roger Marquis
Relief pitcher: Jerry Lunsford, KWMR’s Hippie from Olema

Huge thanks to Dan Ward for making the David Nelson Band feed happen from the Aloha side, and to Mark Keys for producing the concert and for encouraging the webcast to happen, and Tim Stiegler for great audio as always! And to the David Nelson Band (with guest Bill Kreutzmann) for a spectacular set!

And to Jeff Pehrson and his bandmates in The Fall Risk, and to the warm and responsive studio audience that drove the band to great heights of energy!

Rhino-dead.net: Mark Pinkus, Doran Tyson, Ben Trask, Lauren Goldberg, Darren Gates, Carmie Casal
Mickey Hart Band: Rose Solomon, Howard Cohen

Music donors (Live from Berkeley, volume 2): Dan Hicks, Grandpa Banana, Galen Kipar, Caroline Aiken, Jim Page, Garrin Benfield, Del Rey and Suzy Thompson, Boris Garcia, Maurice Tani, Joe Rut, The Waybacks, Mark Karan

Photo donors: Rosie McGee, Robbi Cohn, Ed Perlstein, Herb Greene, John Rottet, and Jon Sievert

T-shirt: Papa Lindsey
Barry Barnes
Nick Meriwether/Grateful Dead Archive
Paul Grushkin/Dead Letters
David Raffarin/gnomesandhobbits.com (Furthur Live)
High Sierra Music Festival
Sandy Hall/Grateful Beans and Leaves
Peter Brydon/Barlovento Chocolates
Meredith Melville and Rick Hackett/Bocanova
Sandy Sonnenfelt/The Pasta Shop
Cactus Taqueria
Bob Jaffe/Grand Bakery
Al and Janice Lucas/Grateful Dead Tribute Bands
DeadBase
The Deadlists project

Rita Hurault, Don Mussell, Charlie Miller, Rob Eaton, Paul Scotton, Joani Walker, Mary Eisenhart, Marc Evans, Stuart Steinhardt, Steven Marcus, Blair Jackson, Addie Corn, Jeffrey Norman, Eli Polonsky, Gary Lambert, Bo Putnam/SOUNDsupport, Sycamore Slough String Band

28 Responses to “KPFA’s annual Grateful Dead marathon: February 4, 2012”

  1. Good Afternoon,
    Are you still accepting donations for your auction? I have a poster here that I believe would be well received. They are signed and numbered.

    Best,
    Una

    http://www.unatoibin.com/deadicated.html
    (the poster appears third in the cycle of images)

  2. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Auctions close on February 1. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the image you want. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  3. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Auctions close on February 1. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the image you want. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  4. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Auctions close on February 1. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the image you want. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  5. [...] bring his wonderful band The Fall Risk to the KPFA performance studio for a live set during the KPFA Grateful Dead marathon February [...]

  6. GrAte news. Looking forward to this exciting event. The Fall Risk is packed full of talented and dedicated musicians.

  7. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Auctions close on February 1. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the image you want. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  8. [...] got a photo of the 2012 KPFA marathon t-shirt from Papa [...]

  9. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Auctions close on February 1. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the image you want. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  10. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the item you want. Auctions close on February 1. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  11. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the item you want. Auctions close on February 1. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  12. Adam Dean says:

    I will be listening in from deadheadland!

  13. Adam Dean says:

    Please contact me on how to get copies of the Live From Berkeley CD’s.

  14. [...] This is the current status of all open auctions. Please click on each line to visit the individual posts, look at the items, and place your bids! Or use this tag to call them all up at once. Place your bid in the comments section of the post containing the item you want. Auctions close on February 1. More info on the February 4 marathon here. [...]

  15. tricia says:

    Hi David,
    can you give us an estimated time for the “live” dnb set from hawaii?? we’ll be listening online here in iowa! wish we could be there with everyone, our last time for the hawaii fun was in 08. please give all our dnb friends a shout out from tricia&brad! mahalo, and aloha!

  16. david says:

    The DNB is scheduled to play at around 6:30 Pacific Time, right after we break for the KPFA Evening News.

  17. [...] Plenty more info (and a photo of the wonderful t-shirt that Papa Lindsey made for us, plus a list of the fine thank-you gifts we’re offering) here. [...]

  18. Michael says:

    Can a podcast of the entire Marathon be made available for a contribution?

  19. [...] tomorrow marks radio station KPFA’s annual Grateful Dead marathon hosted by David Gans. Gans promises lots of rare recordings from the archive including unreleased [...]

  20. [...] We’ll have a chat room up throughout the KPFA GD marathon. [...]

  21. brian says:

    How do I attain one of these shirts?

  22. [...] KPFA marathon PLAYLIST 2/4/12 More information, t-shirt image, thank-yous, etc. here. [...]

  23. Drew says:

    What Brian asked. The t-shirt is not listed as a premium on the KPFA donation pages.

  24. SusieQ says:

    Ditto to Brian and Drew’s question. I need me a Papa Lindsey shirt, but it’s not listed on the web donation page. I guess I can try calling the 1-800 number if nothing else.

  25. david says:

    We haven’t been able to get the shirt u onto the web donation form – sorry abut that. We’ll keep trying But you can get it by calling 1-800-439-5732 or 510-848-5732. Thank you!

  26. Clearlight says:

    The batik shirt is available with a $100 pledge and only by calling (510) 848-5732 or (800) 439-5732.

  27. [...] Marathon will be available in the KPFA archives until February 18. The files on this page aren’t [...]

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