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DG’s daily live performance

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

I play a live set every day!

Tuesday through Sunday 4pm Pacific time on my FB page @dgansmusic
Monday 3-4:15pm on Deadheadland’s FB page and

I play for tips! Appreciating donations via PayPal and Venmo

You can also support my music by buying books and music at

Here’s a taste of my “solo electric” style: “Not Fade Away” from August 12.

Gans on tour this week

Sunday, May 12th, 2019

North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia!

  • Tuesday, May 14, 7:30pm: The Pour House Music Hall, Raleigh NC, opening for The Sweet Lilies
  • Wednesday, May 15: Charleston Pour House, 1977 May Bank Hwy, Charleston SC. With Reckoning and Tenth Mountain Division. Advance tickets here
  • Thursday, May 16: Smokey Joe’s Cafe, 510 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte NC
  • Friday, May 17: MadLife Stage & Studios, Woodstock GA with Frankly Scarlet
  • Saturday, May 18: Local Motive Brewing Company, 123 N Dargan St, Florence SC
  • Sunday, May 19, 12:30-3:30pm: Wicked Weed Brewing Co., Asheville NC. Free show!
  • And Illinois in June!

    Hybrid Vigor 11/4/17: the recording

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

    Hybrid Vigor played at the Art House Gallery in Berkeley on Saturday, November 4.

    Terry Haggerty – guitar
    David Gans – guitar and vocals
    Katie Guthorn – vocals
    Bob Bralove – keyboards and vocals
    Dave Jess – bass
    Neil Hampton – drums

    Rich Selleseth was there to help with sound and to record the show. Listen and/or download here.

    We had a studio jam on March 7 (with Robin Sylvester on bass). One improvisation from that day, “That Strain We Like,” will appear on my new CD Drop the Bone, to be released later this month.

    DG and Garrin Benfield

    Friday, August 7th, 2015


    Ralph Milite posted this clip of Garrin Benfield and me playing together at the end of our joint show at Brook Falls Farm in Stillwater NJ on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    And here’s another song from our encore.

    Exclusive Mark Karan performance on KPFA/GDH

    Monday, June 22nd, 2009


    Because live music’s what it’s all about… Jemimah Puddleduck will celebrate the release of Mark Karan’s Walk Through the Fire by playing on David Gans’ Dead to the World show on KPFA on July 1st, 2009, from 8 pm to about 9:30 pm. You can hear the program live on; it will also be on and

    Walk Through the Fire will be released June 30th on Quacktone Records and Dig Music and will be available at stores, iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, Amazon and so forth, and at Jemimah Puddleduck and RatDog shows.

    The album features an outstanding cast of musicians, including Delaney Bramlett (in his first posthumous release), The Persuasions, Bill Payne (Little Feat), The Rowan Brothers, Mike Finnigan (CSN, Hendrix), Hutch Hutchinson (Bonnie Raitt), Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship, Rod Stewart), Wally Ingram (Sheryl Crow, David Lindley), Jimmy Sanchez (Roy Rogers), and more. It also introduces “Jemimah Puddleduck” (JP), Mark’s collaboration over the last decade with John Molo (Phil Lesh & Friends) on drums, JT Thomas (Bruce Hornsby) on keys, and Bob Gross (Albert King, Delaney Bramlett) on bass.

    Dead to the World is heard Wednesdays 8-10pm on listener-sponsored KPFA 94.1 fm in Berkeley, California – hosted by musician/journalist David Gans, who will soon be celebrating his 25th anniversary in broadcasting. More information at

    Note: all or most of this performance will also be heard on the nationally-syndicated Grateful Dead Hour in the weeks to come.

    DG at Nomad Cafe 7/12

    Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

    This just in:

    Saturday, July 12, 7:30 pm: Nomad Cafe, 6500 Shattuck Ave. (at 65th St.) Oakland, CA. David plays 7:30-8:30; Kurt Huget plays 8:30-9:30. Admission is free; you gotta buy some food and/or drink, tho.

    More DG performances at