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The Grateful Dead, an American rock band formed in the 1960s, is an iconic figure in the counterculture movement and the world of psychedelic rock. Founded in San Francisco, they were renowned for their eclectic blend of rock, folk, country, jazz, and more, creating a unique sonic experience that resonated deeply with their fervent fanbase, famously known as “Deadheads”. Over the course of their three-decade career, the Grateful Dead performed thousands of concerts and became legendary for their improvisational live performances. Songs like “Truckin'”, “Casey Jones”, and “Touch of Grey” epitomized their free spirit and musical prowess. Spearheaded by the late Jerry Garcia’s masterful guitar work and soulful voice, the band also had the talents of Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan. Beyond their music, the Grateful Dead’s embrace of communal values and their commitment to ensuring fans had access to live recordings of their shows helped cement their legacy as pioneers in both music and the business of music. Even today, their music and ethos continue to inspire and influence bands and fans around the globe.

Elevate your event with one of our Grateful Dead tribute bands, a signature offering from Music Zirconia. Our expert performers are primed to recreate the magic of Grateful Dead, ensuring a nostalgic and powerful musical journey for your audience. Whether you have your heart set on Grateful Dead cover bands or are exploring tributes to other iconic bands, our diverse roster promises the perfect fit for your event. Dive into a world of musical nostalgia. We pride ourselves on the authenticity and quality of our acts, promising a show that will leave your audience spellbound.

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Playing Dead

Tribute to the Grateful Dead
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Long Island, New York
Playing Dead is a Grateful Dead tribute featuring former members of Dark Star Orchestra, Slipknot!, and Uncle John's Band. Their marathon sets feature music and jams from the entire Grateful Dead catalog. Playing Dead faithfully recreates the experience of a live Gratef... Read More


Tribute to the Grateful Dead
Los Angeles, California
Cubensis Offers A Live Perspective on the Dead Since 1987, Los Angeles-based band Cubensis has carried the torch in celebration of one of America’s most beloved touring bands, the Grateful Dead. Cubensis sets out to re-create the Grateful Dead experience by emulati... Read More


Tribute to the Grateful Dead
Boston, Massachusetts
DeadBeat, a jam band that brings alive the sound and style of the Grateful Dead, The Jerry Garcia Band & all of the music that Dead Heads love to hear! Performing in Greater Boston, Metro West and Southern New Hampshire since 2005, Deadbeat delivers an upbeat vibe t... Read More


Tribute to the Grateful Dead
San Antonio, Texas
Austin, Texas' Grateful Dead Tribute! Founded in 2010 by Joe Faulhaber and Shadd Scott. DeadEye has jumped down the rabbit hole with both feet. Deadicated to mastering as much of the catalog as possible and giving it a fresh, new energy. Pushing the envelope while maint... Read More