A Denver area Tribute Band interpreting the music of the Grateful Dead

Special guest Melvin Seals, from the Jerry Garcia Band, performed with Juba Juba at Cervantes Masterpiece Theater, Denver, CO, at Owlsley’s Golden Road, Denver, CO, at Three 20 South, Breckenridge, CO, and at Mango’s Mountain Grill, Redcliff, CO.

Juba Juba! Performs original interpretations of Grateful Dead music, meshing new and original grooves with classic Grateful Dead songs.  Juba Juba! recently toured Colorado with special guest, Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band.  Juba Juba! is an all star band composed of members of Denver area Grateful Dead Tribute bands including, Ship of Fools, Hollow Bones, The Pranksters, and August West Band.  Members of Juba Juba! have been on the same bill with Melvin Seals, Buddy Guy, Dark Star Orchestra, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Third World, Leftover Salmon, G.E. Smith, and Sons of Cream.   Get ready to boogie to the infectious grooves of Juba Juba!

Juba Juba! has played at The Mishawaka Amphitheater, Bellvue, CO, The Little Bear and Cactus Jack’s in Evergreen, CO, Western Botanical Gardens and Bone Yard Brewery, Grand Junction, CO, The Stage Stop, Rollinsville, CO, The Sand Box in Vail, CO, Buffalo Boyd's, The Stage Coach, the Tailgate, and The War Horse in Parker, CO, The Black Nugget in Carbondale, CO, Main Street Concert Series, Los Alamos, NM, Edgewater Concerts In The Park, Memorial Park, Edgewater, CO, Longmont Library Summer Concert Series, Longmont, CO, The Goat Tavern, Keystone, CO, Fly Me To The Moon, Telluride, CO, Sherbino Theater, Ridgway, CO, Red Fish Brew Pub, Connor O’Neils, and Lazy Dog Lounge, Boulder, CO, Greenfield’s Sports Bar, Lakewood, CO, Dulcinea’s and The Moon Time Bar, Denver, CO, Jamestown Mercantile, Jamestown, CO, Andolini’s Sports Bar, Golden, CO and the Yagatta Regatta Battle of The Bands, Glenwood Springs, CO.  JUBA JUBA! was awarded an acoustic guitar as prize for 1st runner up at the Yagatta Regatta and donated the guitar to a military unit stationed in Iraq. You can hear JUBA JUBA! as part of the play list on KRFC. KRFC, RadioFreeColorado, is the number 1 rated "lo-fi" freeform broadcast on Live365.com, the world's largest internet radio network.

Steve LaZar: Guitars, & Vocals
Steve played in a number of popular local Denver bands including Ship of Fools, Radio Blue, Unifari Band, Jamaican Eclipse, Hollow Bones and Pangea.  He has performed with Grateful Dead community notables including Melvin Seals from the Jerry Garcia Band, Kevin Rosen, John Kadlecik, and Lisa Mackey from Dark Star Orchestra, and Jeff Faust from Front Street (includes Stu Allen and Mark Corsolini from Dark Star Orchestra).   Steve has been on the same bill with Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Dark Star Orchestra, Third World, Leftover Salmon, and G.E. Smith. His bands have included such notable musicians as Kevin Rosen (Dark Star Orchestra), Kofi Baker (Son's of Cream, OHM), and Malcolm Bruce (Son's of Cream).

Haven McInerney: Guitars & Vocals
Haven performed in Chicago with Stephen's Answer, performing the music of "The Grateful Dead."   Haven has also played with Ship of Fools, The Associates" (Motown), Baggs Patrick's Spud Potato Band (original novelty Rock), Wigamazoot (an original Jam band), The Zoids (original space Rock), Cocktail Crap (Jazz standards), Me From Atom, (original Pop Rock band), and many others.  He toured with Juba Juba! in 2009 as Melvin Seal’s (Jerry Garcia Band) back up band.  Haven has played on stage with Chicago Blues legend Buddy Guy, and opened for Matt "Guitar" Murphy of the "Blues Brothers."  Haven is a songwriter and a composer of New Age music and various sonic experiments. He recently composed music for the soundtrack to the documentary film, "Ripple's Cross."
(Official Website of Haven Mcinerney)

Jim Allard: Bass Guitar / Vocals
Jim comes to Juba Juba! most recently from Shakedown Street, Colorado's best known Grateful Dead tribute band.  Jim has been the driving force behind Shakedown Street, for many years.  Jim has also played with One Kind Favor(with Jeff Pevar from Phil and Friends, Crosby Stills and Nash, Ray Charles) and with Rob Eaton, Dark Star Orchestra, in both American Beauty and in The Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Review. 
RT Weber: Drums
R.T. comes to Juba Juba! most recently from Marin County, CA where he played with Jelly, a band Bob Weir has played with on numerous occasions, and also with Workingman's Ed (with Stu Allen and Mark Corsolini from Dark Star Orchestra)  He also plays with Pro Leisure, a Boulder-based groove-oriented rock band whose original music has received significant radio play in the West.