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The Grass Is Dead

The Grass Is Dead

Jan 30th 2018 @ Nectar's

Burlington, VT
I Was There
Jan
30
The Grass Is Dead takeover Dead Set Tuesdays at Nectar's
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
9:00 PM
Nectar's
188 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401
The Grass Is Dead take over Dead Set Tuesdays at Nectar's!! Don't miss out on what is sure to be a bone shakin' good time. Bringing their signature blend of psychedelic grassified interpretations of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, and much more, this will be a night to remember!! Doors 9pm // Show 9:30pm // Tickets $5 // Ages 21+ What’s in a name? Sometimes, everything… The Grass Is Dead are a bluegrass combo paying homage to the music and cultural legacy of The Grateful Dead, arguably America’s first folk rock band and one of the most influential musical artists of the last 50 years. The catalogue of the Dead’s music is a gold mine for string bands and story tellers, and The Grass Is Dead have established themselves far and wide as premiere purveyors of this rich tradition of Americana music. Pickin’ and grinnin’ is what they do best, and they have been adapting Grateful Dead songs in their own bluegrass style since 1998. A festival favorite, The Grass Is Dead has built a loyal following from their home state of FL throughout the Eastern United States through burning live shows, and well beyond, through word of mouth, social media and old fashioned taper trees. The demand for Grateful Dead music is seemingly endless, and there are countless cover bands satisfying that demand on the local level, but there are not many artists out there approaching the music from the perspective of The Grass Is Dead. It is not complicated or artsy: this is a straight forward hootenanny built to last, and fans of either bluegrass music, The Grateful Dead, or both always leave happy, because sometimes there’s nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile… www.grassisdead.com