Follow Friday: Deadheadland
Whether you’re a die-hard Deadhead, a casual fan or curious passerby, one online resource essential for staying on top of all things Grateful Dead is the Deadheadland Twitter account – @deadheadland. Both the Deadheadland website and the site’s Twitter profile are regularly updated with news from the Grateful Dead Family, sharing setlists, photos, videos and more with the community of fans that love the band and its every growing family of associates.
For a prime example of @deadheadland’s excellent coverage of Grateful Dead members in action is the recent afternoon set Bob Weir performed with Sammy Hagar and Michael Franti at the Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco. Here are a few tweets from the event:
Many of the amazing musical moments that happen at Phil Lesh’s Terrapin Crossroads venue are captured and shared by @deadheadland. One recent example is the Phil & Friends show celebrating Terrapin All-Star Scott Law’s 50th birthday. These are a few tweets from the night, with links to audio and video of the special performance:
During the recent Dead & Company tour featuring Weir alongside fellow Dead members Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart on drums with John Mayer on guitar, Oteil Burbridge on bass and Jeff Chimenti on keys, @deadheadland kept up to date with setlists, photos, video and audio. If the band continues to tour beyond their upcoming Bonnaroo headlining appearance, expect more tweets like these:
There are plenty more informative and fun tweets coming from the @deadheadland account beyond the Dead-centric ones highlighted above. Give ’em a follow and see what you might find interesting in your timeline.