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On The Bus

On The Bus

Jam / Grateful Dead done right! Takoma Park, MD  US
Mister Charlie
Mister Charlie
Cumberland Blues
Cumberland Blues
The Music Never Stopped
The Music Never Stopped


Black Muddy River - On The Bus with John Kadlecik


  • Sat

    Jun 27

    Washington, DC, US | 7:30pm
  • Fri

    May 15

    Washington, DC, US | 8:00pm
  • Fri

    May 15

    Washington, DC, US | 5:00pm

    On the Bus - Djesben On the Bus is the premier Grateful Dead tribute band in the Washington DC area, known for its faithful recreation of the music, vibe and experience of a Dead show. On The Bus is not just a tribute to the Dead, but to the entire community that spawned a multi-generational genre that artfully blends the essential elements of rock, blues, jazz, funk, country, bluegrass, and gospel. Founded in 2002, On The Bus has performed with John Kadlecik, Tom Constanten, Vince Welnick, Jefferson Starship, New Riders, Moonalice, Cornmeal, Ekoostic Hookah, and many other talented musicians and bands.

  • 2014

    Nov 29

    Washington, DC, US | 9:00pm
  • 2013

    Dec 21

    Washington, DC, US | 7:00pm

    On the Bus returns to Gypsy Sally's, the coolest new night spot in D.C. for our holiday show. Come join us for a night of Grateful Dead done right!


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  • Linus Jones (Artist)
    Linus Jones
    Great versions of Smokestack Lightning and Terrapin Station......strong musicianship!
  • LOST CITY BAND (Artist)
    Superb tracks guys, "Mister Charlie" outstanding !!!
  • Foster Mastering (Artist)
    Foster Mastering
    Thanks! Please keep me in mind if you're ever in need of mastering. I've got 17 years worth of experience, done time at Prince's Paisley Park Studios. Sony and Freq. Mastering, work with all genres of music, and have a dedicated mastering facility loaded with the best in analog and digital mastering equipment. Best, Foster Mastering Tweakin' the Freq's since '94 mastering - e-mastering -vinyl lacquers - mix consultation - replication
  • Sol Roots (Artist)
    Sol Roots
    keep spreadin the good music & good vibes!! peace
  • The Sol Bandits (Artist)
    The Sol Bandits
    Lovin' that Dead! Keep on rockin! Hope to catch you guys live sometime soon in the area! Peace, Anastasia
  • The Sol Bandits (Artist)
    The Sol Bandits
    Loving it! Especially our bass player, who used to follow around the Dead! Hope to see you out there in the DC area (maybe even play a show together)! Peace, Anastasia


  • On The Bus
  • Sen. Patrick Leahy is a fan


Sounds Like: Grateful Dead, Furthur, Dark Star Orchestra, Splintered Sunlight, Cubensis- The Grateful Dead Music Tribute

Bio: On The Bus is a premier Washington, DC-based Grateful Dead tribute band, known nationally for its faithful recreation of the music, vibe and experience of a Grateful Dead show. Since 2002, the band has delighted audiences at festivals, clubs, private parties and benefits from Baltimore to DC, Nor...See Full Bio

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Q: How about doing a, sing me back home?

A: Love that song! We'll definitely have to do it one of these shows!

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