With 16 years of solid success and ever-wider touring, WAKE THE DEAD has burst out of the Grateful Dead songbook to become the traveling Celtic Summer of Love embrace all the greats of our youth from Jefferson Airplane to Buffalo Springfield to Dylan to The Beatles. The way this hot acoustic Bay Area sextet blends Celtic trad tunes and the best rock songs ever is delighting Deadheads, Celtoids, rockers, and folkies alike. Local fans are guaranteed many brand-new surprises.
Wake the Dead is Danny Carnahan (vocals, fiddle, octave mandolin), Sylvia Herold (vocals, guitar), Paul Kotapish (vocals, mandolin), Kevin Carr (uilleann pipes, fiddle), Cindy Browne (bass) and Brian Rice (exotic percussion). Their sound is unique, their energy extraordinary a rare collision of worlds that leaves everybody dancing and grinning.
There will be plenty of room for dancing or just sitting there and bopping along. All ages are welcome.