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Meet the Band

Michael Warren
Jimmy Zavalo
Steven Kim
Gary Lee
Danny Feist
Adam Kapucinski
Michael Berkey

Michael Berkey
Keyboards & Vocals

Michael Warren
Guitar & Vocals

Jimmy"Z" Zavala
Saxophone and Harp

Gary Lee
Bass & Vocals

Steven Kim
Lead Guitar

Danny Feist
Drums

Adam Kapucinski
Drums

Redondo Dead "Grateful Dead Tribute" – An All-Star Legacy of Psychedelic Rock

Delivering the Grateful Dead experience live in concert. A high energy Dead band made up of pro musicians from Los Angeles. The show has everyone dancing from start to finish. The band has former members from Rod Stewart, The Eurythmics, Alan Parsons Project, The Alligators, Rockestra and more.

 

Our lead singer has seen over 200 Grateful Dead shows from 1977 - 1994. "Having the experience to see the Grateful Dead live with Keith and Donna was incredible. The Brent Mydland years really rocked the band. Seeing them at Radio City Music Hall in an acoustic set was another fantastic side of The Dead. Adding Bruce Hornsby and Branford Marsalis added another level of musical blend". Redondo Dead recreates all of that and more.


For three remarkable years, Redondo Dead has been a driving force in the classic rock scene, enchanting audiences with their authentic tribute to the legendary Grateful Dead. Rooted in passion and commitment to the craft, Redondo Dead has become a staple in the jam band genre, captivating music enthusiasts with their transcendent performances that pay homage to the iconic sound that defined an era.

 

Redondo Dead is comprised with some of the finest musicians in the West Coast to create this super band.
Redondo Dead is synonymous with the classic rock and jam band genre, effortlessly channeling the improvisational spirit that the Grateful Dead pioneered. Their music is a kaleidoscope of melodic exploration, blending intricate harmonies, soulful rhythms, and electrifying solos, ensuring an immersive experience that transports audiences to the heart of the counterculture movement.
Driven by a deep-seated love for the Grateful Dead's legacy, Redondo Dead draws inspiration from the masters of improvisation, infusing their performances with a unique blend of psychedelic rock, folk, and blues influences. Their commitment to preserving the essence of the Grateful Dead's music while adding their own touch is a testament to their dedication to the art. The bold energy of the band provides an upbeat concert while the audience dances all night.


Redondo Dead's journey is marked by numerous milestones and achievements that reflect their enduring impact on the classic rock scene. The band has carved out a space for themselves among the legends they so passionately pay tribute to. Their collaboration with renowned musicians and performances at illustrious venues further solidify their status as torchbearers of the Grateful Dead's musical legacy. Their classic show at Hermosa-Fest 2022 drew thousands to see Redondo Dead deliver an amazing 2-hour concert by the ocean in Hermosa Beach, CA. Our one-year residency at the famous Rock & Brews Redondo Beach, owned by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of Kiss, became a mecca for Dead Heads in the Southbay Los Angeles. Our 2023 El Segundo Art Walk concert drew so many people, they had to close down the streets.
From intimate jam sessions to playing to vast audiences, Redondo Dead's journey is woven with stories that speak to the heart of their musical odyssey. Whether it's the exhilaration of capturing the elusive magic of a live performance or the camaraderie forged during hours of creative exploration, each anecdote breathes life into the band's narrative.


Beyond the stage lights and iconic tunes, Redondo Dead is a group of individuals driven by a genuine love for music and an unwavering connection to their audience. The band members' relatability shines through personal experiences, shared passions, and a collective commitment to creating an inclusive community that transcends generations. The band members have an incredible history. Let us please introduce them to you.

Michael Warren - Lead Vocalist and Rhythm Guitar
  o Worked with artists; Stevie Wonder, Steve Vai, Beach Boys, The Roots, more
  o USC Thornton School of Music Technical Director (2020 -current)

Jimmy Zavala - Saxophone and Harmonica
  o Recorded and Toured with: Rod Stewart, The Eurythmics, Etta James, Yes, Ringo Starr, Carole King


Gary Lee - Bass Guitar and Vocals
  o Signed to Interscope Records in 1992 by Jimmy Iovine
  o Recorded and Toured with: Moody Blues, Beck, Robin Thicke, Mary J Blige

Dan Feist - Drums and Percussion
  o Berklee College of Music graduate
  o Recorded and Toured with: BB King, Keb Mo, Robert Cray. more

Michael Berkey - Keyboards and Vocals
  o Berklee College of Music graduate
  o Keyboardist for the touring band The Alligators

Steven Kim - Lead Guitar and Vocals
  o Guitarist for the touring band The Alligators

 

Redondo Dead's music is a journey through time, a sonic tapestry that not only preserves the Grateful Dead's legacy but also serves as a bridge between the past and present. Their performances evoke a sense of nostalgia while fostering a communal atmosphere, inviting fans to share in the timeless magic of classic rock.


As Redondo Dead continues their musical voyage, fans can anticipate an exciting new project on the horizon. With a dedication to evolving their sound while staying true to their roots, the band is set to embark on a series of upcoming events that promise to be nothing short of a captivating musical experience.
Embark on a musical journey with Redondo Dead – the Grateful Dead Tribute that transcends time. Explore their concert videos, catch them live at upcoming events, and join a community that celebrates the enduring spirit of The Grateful Dead.


Website: www.RedondoDead.com


Contact: RedondoDead@gmail.com

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