Grateful Dead

A Grateful Dead fan stands in front of a bus at a concert in Santa Clara, Calif. (Getty Images)

Boers: Finally, The Grateful Dead Are Gone

The end of this musical massacre delights Terry Boers.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Police Keep Focus Elsewhere As Deadheads Light Up For Final Shows

With more than 210,000 Deadheads crowding Soldier Field for three nights over the weekend, it should be no surprise there was a pervasive smell of marijuana in the air in and around the stadium as the Grateful Dead bid a final farewell to their fans.

07/07/2015

A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Man Critically Injured In Fall At Grateful Dead Concert

A man attending the final Grateful Dead concert was critically injured Sunday night, when he fell from a railing at Soldier Field.

07/06/2015

A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Grateful Dead Shows Shatter Record For Soldier Field Ticket Sales

The long strange trip is over for The Grateful Dead, and their farewell shows have gone down in the record books as by far the most popular concerts in Soldier Field history.

07/06/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 03:  A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Dead Shows Break Concert Attendance Records At Soldier Field

Soldier Field says the 70,764 tickets sold for Friday night’s show broke a previous record. But on Saturday night, the record was broken again, with 70,844 tickets sold.

07/05/2015

Grateful Dead fans Robert and Julia McKenna. (Credit: CBS)

After Tickets Never Arrived, Couple Celebrating Anniversary Still Get To See Grateful Dead Show

CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli has the story of one Tennessee couple’s long, strange trip to the front of the stage.

07/04/2015

Grateful dead fans outside Soldier Field. (Credit: CBS)

Fireworks, Grateful Dead Concerts Highlight Busy 4th Of July Weekend In Chicago

It’s a big weekend along the lakefront– with picnics, fireworks and the grateful dead “Fare Thee Well” concerts.

07/04/2015

Got a ticket? One Grateful Dead fan hopes so, near Soldier Field. (CBS)

Diehard Dead Heads Gather In Chicago For Band’s Final Shows

Tie dye everywhere. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/03/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Joe Maddon, Theo Epstein To Become ‘Dead Heads’ This Weekend

The Grateful Dead will perform three sold-out shows at Soldier Field this weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

Tickets to the three Grateful Dead concerts at Soldier Field are sold out. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago About To Come Alive With Grateful Dead Fans

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole got inside the brain of “dead-heads” today.

07/01/2015

Photo Credit: Apollo Theater

Legendary Concert Venues In America

Five of the most legendary concert venues in America are the Apollo Theater, the Fillmore, the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and Ryman Auditorium.

02/11/2014

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013