The Grateful Dead

President Obama calls The Grateful Dead ‘an iconic American band’ ahead of final shows

The US band marked their 50th anniversary in Chicago over the weekend

The Grateful Dead reported to have spent £30,000 making artificial rainbow appear during live show

The US band are performing five final shows to mark their 50th anniversary

The Grateful Dead perform first of final shows marking 50th anniversary – watch

The band hadn't played under the name since Jerry Garcia died in 1995

The Grateful Dead’s final concert to be screened at UK cinemas

The Chicago gig will be shown across 250 UK cinemas in July

George R.R. Martin explains how The Grateful Dead influenced ‘Game Of Thrones’

US band are among author's favourites and helped him write early novels

The Grateful Dead reportedly set to tour with John Mayer following farewell gigs

The Grateful Dead have reformed for a number of 50th anniversary shows this summer

The Grateful Dead to reform for 50th anniversary shows with Phish’s Trey Anastasio

Shows will take place at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 3-5

Martin Scorsese to produce The Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary documentary

The film will feature previously unseen footage and newly conducted interviews

Ex-The Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart wanted by US police over alleged fan assault

Arrest warrant issued following altercation at Kentucky concert