ARTIST ID: 17680
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In the summer of 2010, keyboardist Don Eason set out to start a Grateful Dead Tribute Band. Don, who has played with the legendary tribute act, Cosmic Charlie, discovered Matt Armstrong, the band's lead guitarist, formerly of Viva la Muerte. Matt is a member of The Deadwood Society, a group of scholars dedicated to the impact of the Grateful Dead on American culture (composed of, among others, Grateful Dead archivist, Nicholas Meriwether, D.J. extraordinaire, David Gans, and Grateful Dead sociologist, Dr. Rebecca Adams).

The next addition was Robert Kintner, former band mate of Eason, and drummer with Chapel Hill based Blues/Rock Band Blue Diablo. Furthur On Down The Road compliments were Guitarist Steve Weinberg of Bear's Choice, and Drummer Rob Peele of Jam-Band PhatBread, and owner/director of Center Stage Music School in Raleigh, NC.

BROTHER ESAU has become a fixture in both the Triangle and the Triad, often collaborating with some of the areas finest musicians. Since the creation of BROTHER ESAU, venues played include The Cat's Cradle in Chapel Hill, NC, The Blind Tiger in Greensboro, NC, The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, NC, and where you can catch them on a regular basis, The Tavern, in Durham, NC.

Print Song List

Beat It On Down The Line
Black Muddy River
Black Peter
Box Of Rain
Brown Eyed Women
Casey Jones
China Cat Sunflower
Cold Rain Snow
Cumberland Blues
Dark Star
Deep Elum Blues
Dire Wolf
El Paso
Estimated Prophet
Eyes Of The World
Fire On The Moutain
Franklins Tower
Friend Of The Devil
Hard To Handle
Hell In A Bucket
Help On The Way
Hes Gone
I Know You Rider
I Need A Miracle
Iko Iko
Jack Straw
Let The Good Times Roll
Looks Like Rain
Mama Tried
Man Smart Women Smarter
Me And My Uncle
Mexicali Blues
Morning Dew 
New Minglewood Blues
New Speedway Boogie
On The Road Again
One More Saturday Night
Playing In The Band
Ramble On Rose
Ripple Chords
Scarlet Begonias
Shakedown Street
St Stephen
Standing On The Moon
Stella Blue
Sugar Magnolia
Tennessee Jed
The Golden Road
The Wheel
Throwing Stones
Turn On Your Lovelight
Uncle Johns Band
Alabama Getaway
Around Around
Big Boss Man
Big River
Bird Song

Brother Esau - A Grateful Dead Tribute