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The Grateful Dead, The Days Between: Hear interviews with Jerry Garcia, live solo concerts + more

July 31, 2014

Begins Friday 8/1 at 6 pm ET on The Grateful Dead Channel, Ch. 23.

To commemorate “The Days Between,” aka the anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s birth on 8/1 and his passing on 8/9, the Grateful Dead Channel will delve into a treasure trove of music and words to celebrate Garcia’s life and musical legacy

Over the course of the week, you’ll hear archival Jerry interview segments, memorial remembrances with Grateful Dead family members, full-length Garcia solo concerts, and so much more.

You’ll also hear a special hosted by the Dead’s official archivist, David Lemieux, who will take a look at the band’s new Spring 1990 box set. Additionally, the Grateful Dead Channel’s David Gans will host a look at the latest from the Jerry Garcia live performance vaults.

Last thing! Dead Heads from all over can share their thoughts on Jerry and his music by calling The Grateful Dead Channel’s special hotline number: 877-723-5723.

For a full schedule of highlights hit siriusxm.com/gratefuldead, or scroll through the highlights below!

Wake Up to Find Out 3/29/90 Special
Airs Friday 8/1 at 3 pm and 6 pm ET
Replays Saturday 8/2 at 1 am, Sunday 8/3 at 9 am, Monday 8/4 at 5 pm, Tuesday 8/5 at 3 pm ET
The Grateful Dead Channel presents a one-hour look at the new release “Wake Up to Find Out 3/29/90.” Hosted by band archivist David Lemieux, this program looks at an incredible performance from Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum, as the Dead were joined by saxophonist Branford Marsalis. Highlights include transcendent versions of “Estimated Prophet” and “Dark Star.”

The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes with The Colorado Symphony
Airs Sunday 8/3 at 9:30 pm ET
Replays Thursday 8/7 at 3 pm ET
As part of Sirius XM’s Days Between, marking the anniversaries of the birth and passing of Jerry Garcia, we present The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes with The Colorado Symphony, live from Red Rocks in Colorado. Join host Gary Lambert as he brings you this incredible live tribute to the musical genius of Jerry Garcia.

Spring 1990 Box Set Special
Airs Wednesday 8/6 at 9 am ET
Replays Thursday 8/6 at 11:59pm, Friday 8/7 at 9 am, Saturday 8/8 at 3 pm, Sunday 8/9 at 1 am and 9 am ET
Join official band archivist David Lemieux for a two-hour look at the Grateful Dead’s new 23 CD box set featuring shows from their landmark 1990 Spring Tour. Blistering performances from Landover MD, Albany NY, and Atlanta GA are featured therein with other stops beloved that year by Dead Heads.

Garcia Live Volume 04
Airs Wednesday 8/6 at 3 pm and 6 pm ET
Replays Thursday 8/7 at 9 am, Friday 8/8 at 3 pm, Saturday 9/9 at 1 am ET
Featuring the Jerry Garcia Band recording in Sebastopol, California on March 22, 1978, Garcia Live Volume 4 showcases material by Jerry, Keith, Donna Godchaux, Maria Muldaur, John Kahn and Buzz Buchanan. Additionally, the Grateful Dead Channel’s David Gans will share some highlights from the new release, and give us a little historical context.

Days Between Concert Schedule – Friday 8/1 – Saturday 8/9

DAY 1 – Friday 8/1
3 am ET: 8/5/90 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 10/31/87 NY, NY – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 2/19/78 Santa Cruz, CA – Jerry Garcia Band

DAY 2 – Saturday 8/2
3 am ET: 2/28/80 Union, NJ – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 12/23/77 Palo Alto, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 9/11/89 Worcester, MA – Jerry Garcia Band

DAY 3 – Sunday 8/3
3 am ET: 9/1/74 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia/Merl Saunders Band
12 pm ET: 2/19/78 Santa Cruz, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 10/31/87 NY, NY – Jerry Garcia Band

DAY 4 – Monday 8/4
3 am ET: 12/23/77 Palo Alto, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 9/11/89 Worcester, MA – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 8/5/90 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia Band

DAY 5 – Tuesday 8/5
3 am ET: 10/31/87 NY, NY – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 9/1/74 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia/Merl Saunders Band
9 pm ET: 2/28/80 Union, NJ – Jerry Garcia Band

DAY 6 – Wednesday 8/6
3 am ET: 2/19/78 Santa Cruz, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 8/5/90 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 12/23/77 Palo Alto, CA – Jerry Garcia Band

DAY 7 – Thursday 8/7
3 am ET: 9/11/89 Worcester, MA – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 2/28/80 Union, NJ – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 9/1/74 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia/Merl Saunders Band

DAY 8 – Friday 8/8
3 am ET: 8/5/90 Berkeley, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 10/31/87 NY, NY – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 2/19/78 Santa Cruz, CA – Jerry Garcia Band (unreleased, direct from the Garcia Vault)

DAY 9 – Sunday August 9th
3 am ET: 2/28/80 Union, NJ – Jerry Garcia Band
12 pm ET: 12/23/77 Palo Alto, CA – Jerry Garcia Band
9 pm ET: 9/11/89 Worcester, MA – Jerry Garcia Band

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