Truckin’ Down The Golden Road
Local Music ShowPat Owen
“Truckin’ Down The Golden Road” explores all genres of music that stem from the diverse catalog of The Grateful Dead. We discover musicians that are influenced by The Grateful Dead’s music and musicians who are similar to The Dead. Music genres range from rock, folk, country, bluegrass, reggae, and soul. Although Jerry Garcia left the world in 1995, his music still lives on and his musical style is being spread to musicians young and old. The Dead’s music has been around for over 50 years and is still being played today. “Truckin’ Down The Golden Road” goes beyond music, as we tell the story behind the music being played. Each artist and each song is hand picked to unravel a theme of sorts that represents the influence of The Grateful Dead to the music world. As Jerry Garcia said, “If you get confused, listen to the music play…”.