Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of The Grateful Dead’s ‘American Beauty’

American Beauty

SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel (Ch. 23) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the Grateful Dead’s most beloved albums, American Beauty, with exclusive programming from Friday, October 27th through Sunday, November 1st.

Throughout the week, tune in to the Grateful Dead Channel to hear a new special about the upcoming American Beauty deluxe reissue, a legendary live concert from 02/18/1971, and exclusive commentary about the album’s tracks, such as “Truckin,’” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Ripple,” and “Box of Rain.”

Check out the full programming lineup below, and listen to the Grateful Dead Channel now.

Broadcast Schedule (all times ET)


American Beauty 50th Anniversary Release Special

Grateful Dead Channel host and official band archivist David Lemieux takes you on a journey through the 50th-anniversary deluxe reissue of American Beauty.

Tuesday, October 27th at 1 am

Wednesday, October 28th at 9 am

Thursday, October 29th at 5 pm

Friday, October 30th at 5 am

Saturday, October 31st at 12 am

Sunday, November 1st at 9 am


Grateful Dead Live From The Capitol Theatre

Grateful Dead Channel host Gary Lambert presents a special broadcast of the Grateful Dead’s concert at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, on 02/18/1971. Listeners will hear the full concert, plus commentary from Lambert, who attended the show nearly 50 years ago.

Friday, October 30th at 3 am

Saturday, October 31st at 12 pm

Sunday, November 1st at 9 pm


American Beauty 50th Anniversary Music

Tune in to the Grateful Dead Channel throughout the day to hear at least one song from American Beauty every hour.

Tuesday, October 26th through Sunday, November 1st


Tales from the Golden Road American Beauty Special

During a special edition of their show, Tales from the Golden Road, hosts Gary Lambert and David Gans will play tracks from American Beauty, as well as reflect on the album with callers live. Listeners will also be able to hear special covers and live versions of the album’s songs. Dial (888) 897-4748 to call in to the show.

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