On the Bus
On the Bus On The Bus is the premiere Washington, DC based Grateful Dead tribute band, known for its faithful recreation of the music, vibe and experience of a Grateful Dead show. On The Bus is not just a tribute to the Dead, but a tribute to the musical environment that spawned a multi-generational genre that artfully blends the essential elements of rock, blues, jazz, funk, country, bluegrass, and soul.

Founded in 2002, On The Bus has performed with Vince Welnick, Jefferson Starship, Ekoostic Hookah, John Kadlecik of Dark Star Orchestra, and many other talented musicians and bands too numerous to mention. On the Bus is the official local Dead band for Washington’s most powerful Deadhead, Senator Patrick Leahy.