Some classic rockers are coming to movie screens near you. If you can't see a band in person, sometimes the next best thing is watching them captured on film. Movies featuring the Grateful Dead and Prince are hitting screens this week.
Have you ever heard of songwriter John Perry Barlow? He not only co-wrote Grateful Dead songs, he co-founded an organization to protect the internet, is vice president of Algae Systems, is a retired cattle rancher and is the son of a former Wyoming legislator.
Will you sign the petition to have the Grateful Dead play at next year's Super Bowl? A Dead Head started a petition recently to coax the NFL into asking the remaining Grateful Dead members to play the halftime show at next year's big game, so far it has over 12,000 signatures.
Were you hoping to get a chance to still see the Dead? The surviving members of the Grateful Dead performed three sold-out shows in Chicago this summer and now they've teamed up with John Mayer to form Dead & Company, coming to the 1st Bank Center in November.
Did you score a miracle ticket to the Grateful Dead concerts? If you didn't happen to get any tickets to the Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well shows in Chicago, they'll be simulcast at Fathom Theaters including some in Ft. Collins, Colorado.
Do you need a Grateful Dead fix to hold you over until their Fare Thee Well concerts? On Monday, May 4, you can Meet-Up at the Movies and watch a never before seen concert from 1989 at select theaters in Colorado.
The Grateful Dead song "One Thing to Try" cautions listeners "Don't be a collector of more than you need," but that doesn't apply to tickets to the band's 50th anniversary reunion shows, which are fetching absurd prices on the secondary market.