Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s album ‘American Beauty’

Don’t miss exclusive specials in honor of one of the Grateful Dead’s most beloved albums, ‘American Beauty,’ which was originally released on November 1, 1970.

Matt Simeone
October 26, 2020

SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel (Ch. 23) has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the Grateful Dead’s most beloved albums, American Beauty, with exclusive programming from October 26 through November 1.

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, 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.

October 29 at 5pm

October 30 at 5am

October 31 at 12am

November 1 at 9am

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.

October 30 at 3am

October 31 at 12pm

November 1 at 9pm

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.

October 26 through November 1

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.