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W.N.Y. Dead is a Grateful Dead tribute band in Buffalo and Western New York.

Whether it’s journeying through an inspiring tune, or improvising music from the heart, the band members of WNY Dead emulate the vibrancy, passion, and high-spirited energy that The Grateful Dead brought through the music, movement, connections, and artistic expressions of that era. Even if you don't consider yourself a "Deadhead," there is a groove for everyone to jive along to. WNY Dead plays the sounds of psychedelic rock, blues, jazz, folk, and funk.

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 07, 2024, 7:00 PM
    The Hilltop Inn & Grove, 11389 Genesee St, Alden, NY 14004, USA
    $10 at the door
  • Jun 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    6204 Goodrich Rd, 6204 Goodrich Rd, Clarence Center, NY 14032, USA
    ⚡️Come enjoy the summer night outdoor with us at Music in the Center in Clarence, New York! 🌞🎶 All ages welcome! There will be food trucks, games & activities. Located in front of the “Zang Agency” building at 6204 Goodrich Rd, Clarence Center, New York 14032
  • Jun 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Ration Ales, 5444 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221, USA
    Ration Ales is a restaurant and brewery on Main Street in the village of Williamsville. We’ll be playing on the outdoor patio from 6-9pm. All ages welcome! Enjoy the delicious menu of food and tasty drinks as you groove. See you there! ⚡️🤘🏼🎶

"Once in awhile you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right..."

Band Members (from left to right):

Mike Mosher (Bass Guitar and Vocals)
Jocelyn Grimaldi (Vocals)
Mark Freeland (Drums)
JT Kasperek (Rhythm Guitar and Vocals)

Adam Schmidt (Keys and Vocals)
Dan Pinti (Lead Guitar)
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