The Grateful Useless Be a part of TikTok

Your 4/20 current has arrived: It’s The Grateful Useless, who’ve now formally joined TikTok.

In response to a press launch, The Grateful Useless’s TikTok account “will function an outlet to rejoice the a long time of music, generations of group, and countless array of creativity that has woven the band and its followers into each new period of the world’s counterculture and consciousness.” We estimate that good chunk of Deadheads are most likely too outdated to make use of TikTok, however we digress.

The band’s first publish on the platform is 30-second video compiling archival live performance footage, candid scenes from Shakedown Road, handmade art work, and extra all through the a long time, from their beginnings within the late Nineteen Sixties to their ultimate exhibits in 1995 simply days earlier than founding member Jerry Garcia’s dying.

Soundtracked by a remastered 1969 dwell recording of their music “St. Stephen” at San Francisco’s Fillmore West, the clip begins with a TV interviewer asking Garcia: “Individuals are loopy about The Grateful Useless. How will you account for that?” Garcia’s response: “What’s the query? Say it once more, actual gradual.”

Comply with The Grateful Useless on TikTok and take a look at their inaugural publish under.

So far as different unlikely artists who’ve discovered their technique to TikTok, The Grateful Useless now be a part of the likes of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Mick Fleetwood, Radiohead, and The Beatles.


Infrequently you get proven the sunshine, within the strangest of locations for those who have a look at it proper ⚡️💀🌹

♬ St. Stephen (Live at the Fillmore West San Francisco, 1969) [2001 Remaster] – Grateful Dead