Welcome folks and jamband lovers, I saw the Grateful Dead in the Summer of '89.
From thereon I was addicted to jams and improvisational music
together with the phenomenon of the trading scene.
In the last years the jamband world grew enormously
but it's not that easy to experience those live shows in Europe.
But nevertheless, I got the chance to attend a few
as you can see on my jambands ticket site.
2002 I was invited by radio DJ Nobat
for a 11-hour Grateful Dead radio marathon called "The long night of the
Grateful Dead" on Radio FSK (Freies Sender Kombinat,
During this show we conducted a phone
author of books like "Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual
Portrait of the Grateful Dead" or "Conversations with the Dead -
The Grateful Dead Interview Book" and host of famous radio
shows like "The Grateful
Dead Hour" or "Dead to
In March 2004 String Cheese Incident visited Europe.
I went to the shows in Interlaken, Hamburg and Cologne.
Before their tour I conducted a phone
interview with Michael Kang.
Another jamband from the States came to Europe in March 2004:
ekoostik hookah played a 3-night-run in Amsterdam's Melkweg.
Here you can read my phone
interview with Johnny Polansky.
In March 2005 Umphrey's McGee and the Disco Biscuits
were part of the first Jam in the Dam.
Read my phone interviews with some band members
I conducted a few days before:
Interview with Joel Cummins (Umphrey's McGee)
Interview with Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits)
Interview with Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits)