Darkside’s Dave Harrington Announces Grateful Dead-Inspired Concert With All-Star Musicians

first_imgWith Darkside coming to a close last year, fans of Dave Harrington have been curious as to what the guitarist’s next project will be. Today, we’ve learned that Harrington has assembled a group called the Merry Pranksters, honoring the Grateful Dead tradition with a late night performance post-Dead & Company in New York, NY.On June 25th, just after Dead & Co hits Citi Field, fans can catch Harrington’s Merry Pranksters at Rough Trade NYC. The show promises to carry on the “spirit of the 60’s counterculture that birthed the Grateful Dead,” with music influenced by the Dead, as well as freakier sounds of Santana, The Allman Brothers Band, and more.Check out the full lineup for the show below, and head here for tickets and more information.Dave Harrington’s Merry Pranksters BandDave Harrington – guitar (Darkside / Nicolas Jaar / El Topo)Spencer Zahn – bass (Twin Shadow)Will Epstein – sax & synths (High Water / Dave Harrington Group / Nicolas Jaar)Jeff Tobias – alto & bari sax (Sunwatchers)William Shore – vibes (Tomboy)Nate Sloan – keys (Gideon & Hubcap)John Stanesco – bass clarinet & tenor sax (Friend Roulette)Tlacael Esparza – drums (Friend Roulette / Sunhouse / Nicolas Jaar)Nick Kinsey – drums (Kinsey / Elvis Perkins)last_img

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