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The Grass Is Dead

The Grass Is Dead

Apr 13th 2018 @ The Mousetrap

Indianapolis, IN
I Was There
The Grass Is Dead return to The Mousetrap!!
Friday, April 13th, 2018
9:00 PM
The Mousetrap
Indianapolis, IN
The Grass Is Dead return to The Mousetrap!! We love this venue and can't wait to be back for another night of psychedelic grassified interpretations of the Dead, Jerry Garcia, and so much more!!

Doors 9pm // Show 10pm // Tickets $5ADV/$7DOS // 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…