“PlayDead embody the spirit of the Grateful Dead, less with theater and imitation, more with improvisation and passionate risk-taking, inviting the listener to hear the music anew.”
Based in Lawrence, KS
Founded in 2014
Grateful Dead Tribute
Label/Production: Daybreak Recording Company
Brad Boerger – Guitar/Vocals
Joe Comparato – Bass/Vocals
David Cunningham - Drums/Perc
Michael Hamm - Guitar/Vocals
Bradford Hoopes - Keyboards/Vocals
Kelly White - Drums/Perc
PlayDead bursts with bluesy fire, funky abandon and mesmerizing mindmeld, aiming to inject energy into the music scene and compelling audiences to listen, dance and tell their friends!
"PlayDead is comprised of educators and innovators, engineers and artists, allowing for the full expression of their uniquely Midwestern vision."
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"PlayDead utilize turn-on-a-dime dynamics, orchestrating the music like a chamber ensemble, hitting the magical sweet spot with Midwestern sincerity and occasional rough-and-tumble ferocity, necessary along the wild ride."
Daybreak Recording/Joe Comparato