- In 1970, the Grateful Dead entered the studio to record two landmark albums, Workingman's Dead and American Beauty. These albums have become legendary in the annals of music history and mark a departure from the band's "original" jam sound toward an exploration of folk and bluegrass traditions. Paying homage, a roster of acclaimed artists including Ollabelle, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Jim Lauderdale and Catherine Russell recreate and perform songs from both these works. The ensemble has performed at Lincoln Center in New York City (as part of the American Songbook series) as well as at Universities around the country.
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SUGAR MAGNOLIA: RIPPLE:
Here’s a nice review of the show: Set List: Friend of the Devil Sugar Magnolia Brokedown Palace Till the Morning Comes Easy Wind Ripple Candyman New Speedway Boogie Black Peter Wharf Rat Box of Rain Attics of My Life High … Continue reading
The band taped a very cool appearance on the popular NPR program, West Coast Live.. you can stream it from their site. http://www.wcl.org/about-our-show
Catherine Russell, Ollabelle and Jim Lauderdale will be joined by ace multi-instrumentalist David Mansfield (Rolling Thunder Review/Bruce Hornsby and the Range) for dates in March in Seattle (March 6th/Benaroya Hall) San Francisco (March 9/ Yoshi’s) and Oakland (March 10/Yoshi’s)
Show Date: 10/15/2010 Location: Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC Lineup: Byron Isaacs (bass), Tony Leone (drums) Glenn Patscha (piano/organ), Fiona McBain (guitar), Jim Lauderdale (ac. Guitar), Catherine Russell (mandolin), Aoife O’Donovan, David Mansfield (guitar/steel/fiddle/mando)