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Connecticut Grateful Dead All Stars


Since 2019 Barry and Rob have been having a great time playing with the CT Grateful Dead All Stars. We have performed at The Warehouse in Fairfield, Stamford Palace and various other venues.

See the SCHEDULE page for upcoming performances or visit for more info.

Gathering of the Vibes 2014


We had a great time playing with Band Together at the Gathering of the Vibes 2014 with Pete Francis of Dispatch, Jen Durkin from Deep Banana Blackout, guitar prodigy Bobby Paltauf, Andy Abel and Ada Pasternak. Follow the link below for videos from the Vibes.

Opening for Little Feat


We were invited to open for the legendary band Little Feat. Click the button below to watch some videos from that show.

Opening for Donna Jean Godchaux


As life-long Dead fans we were blown away by the opportunity to open for Donna Jean from the Grateful Dead. The highlight of the night: Donna serenading us with Ship of Fools during dinner before the show, which she told us was her favorite Dead tune. Follow the link below to hear a live version of our original song "Too Late" from that show.

About the band
Bone Dry is an acoustic-electric band based in southwestern Connecticut.

Bone Dry plays original music as well as music by artists including Taj Mahal, Delbert McClinton, Grateful Dead, CSNY, Keb Mo, David Grey, Dave Matthews, Van Morrison and many others. Our style combines a wide range of genres including blues, roots, funk, Motown, Latin, jam band and jazz.


We have been playing together in various combinations for over 30 years and performing as Bone Dry since 2001. We've opened for BB King, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Little Feat, Donna Jean Godchaux from the Grateful Dead and have performed at many festivals including Gathering of the Vibes and Blues, Views and BBQ in Westport CT.


Bone Dry members:

Barry Blumenfield: Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Dobro, Vocals

Rob Fried: Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals

Various members: Guitar, Keyboards, Harmonica, Vocals

Barry and Rob also perform regularly with the Connecticut Grateful Dead Allstars. Visit for more info.
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