Grateful Dead Academic Conference

FILE - This undated file photo shows Grateful Dead band members, from left, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh, Jerry Garcia, Brent Mydland, Bill Kreutzmann, and Bob Weir. Scholars and die-hard fans of the Grateful Dead will gather in New Hampshire for a weeklong conference that looks at the cultural impact of the band. Saint Anselm College in Manchester will host "A Long Strange Trip: The Culture of the Grateful Dead," from Oct. 22, 2019 through Oct. 25. The event will feature panels and discussions that touch on subjects such as how the iconic band with songs like "Friend of the Devil" and “Terrapin Station” influenced pop culture as well as drug culture.