Reckoning reflects the songs of the Grateful Dead by exploring new musical innovations. Each show is unique and performed with passion, joy, sadness and bliss. They express emotions through improvisation while breathing new life into timeless classics. Reckoning began in 1990 on Long Island, NY and has played over 2000 shows at festivals, theatres and clubs in the Northeast area. Expanding the mind, body and spirit are members – Charlie Mirro Guitar, Guitar Synth & Vocals, Bob Laino Guitar & Vocals, Rich Hutchinson Keys & Vocals, Jeff Goldstein Bass, William “Buzz” Abelson Drums.
Half Step is a group of dedicated fans & students of the Grateful Dead, capturing the spirit, improvisation, sound & complexity of Grateful Dead music.
Established in 2004 on Long Island, Half Step has been mastering their craft while winning over crowds of veteran Deadheads, newcomers and non-Dead fans alike.
Just like the Grateful Dead themselves, the band is constantly pushing the envelope, growing together as musicians and performers. Only true fans that have experienced and studied the music with an extreme level of dedication and passion can accurately represent the superb body of work that the Grateful Dead have to offer