2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Night of the Living Dead: The Grateful Dead + EDM

The Grateful Dead were pioneers in the touring world, and while many acts have followed in their footsteps, perhaps none have been able to take those lessons and expand upon them like today's biggest DJs.  They interact directly with their fans, they tour outside of the album cycle, and they provide a brand and experience that exists well outside of the traditional models.  A closer look will reveal that many of the leaders and pioneers in the EDM world are either graduates of the Grateful Dead system (i.e. former employees/involved in the initial innovations) or were Deadheads growing up.


Don Strasburg


AEG Live Rocky Mountain

President of AEG Rocky Mountain


Lee Anderson


AM Only

Having worked as both a promoter and an agent, Lee Anderson has over ten years of experience in the live music industry. Before joining AM Only in 2007 as an agent, Lee spent nearly six years promoting shows across the Northeast. In 2012, Lee was named one of Billboard's 40 under 40 Power Players On The Rise. His current clients include Skrillex, Wolfgang Gartner, Zedd, SBTRKT, Tommy Trash, and Dislcosure to name a few.


Rich Schaefer


The Artists Organization

Manages Soundgarden, Animal Collective, Chromeo, more

Sam Hunt


The Windish Agency

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