Posts Tagged ‘Dead to the World’

KPFA GD marathon results

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

The 2017 KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon raised more than $30,000 for listener-sponsored, independent radio! Thank you!

Innumerable kindnesses transpired all over the globe in service of this cause. This link will take you to a long list of people who contributed to the Marathon. Our thanks to all of them, and hooray for all of us!

Here is the playlist.

David Nelson on DTTW tonight

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

David Nelson of the New Riders of the Purple Sage will be my guest for the full two hours on Dead to the World tonight, 8-10pm PDT on KPFA 94.1 fm Berkeley CA (and streaming online at and

We’ll be sampling the new NRPS CD, Where I Come From, and we’ll also dig into the new Bob Dylan CD, Together Through Life. Nelson’s pal Robert Hunter wrote lyrics for both discs!

It’s also a KPFA fund-raising show, so we’ll be asking for your support. We’ll have NRPS and Bob Dylan CDs (and more) as thank-you gifts.

Dead to the World for May 14: late and live!

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

This week’s Dead to the World will start an hour late (9pm Pacific) and will feature a live performance by The Waybacks (9 pm to 10pm).

It’s also a fund-raiser for KPFA, so we’ll be offering the Waybacks’ new CD Loaded and tickets to three bay area Waybacks shows as thank-you gifts.

This show will be webcast via,, and

The Waybacks live on KPFA, Wednesday 5/14/08 9-10pm

Dead to the World 4/9/08

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

One More Saturday Night
Cold Rain and Snow
We Can Run
Stagger Lee
Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
Row Jimmy
Let It Grow
Grateful Dead 8/5/89 Cal Expo, Sacramento CA

AnimalJackie Greene, Giving Up the Ghost

Phone interview with Bradley Angel of GreenAction re benefit Saturday 4/12 at the Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. New Monsoon, Jolly Gibsons, Dan Lebowitz, and David Gans will perform.

TipitinaJolly Gibsons, Happy Jalopy
If We Could Do AnythingIzabella, In the West

Izabella play 4/18 at Don Quixote’s, 4/19 at the Starry Plough, and 4/20 at the Brookdale Lodge. Check their web site for details.

Me and Kettle JoeDonna Jean and the Tricksters

DJ&T play June 4 at 12 Galaxies in SF, 6/5 at Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz

It’s All Right, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)Jewels and Binoculars, Ships with Tattooed Sails

See this post for more on Jewels and Binoculars.

Sweet Sixteen – Diga Rhythm Band, Diga

Mickey Hart Band summer tour info here.