Mickey Hart: ‘Grateful Dead’ Drummer Creates Painting Rhythm

Mickey Hart is legendary in the music world known for his decades as percussionist for the Grateful Dead, as well as being a pivotal innovator. Deadheads and new fans will now have a chance to experience Hart utilizing an entire new art form grown from his love of rhythm. The three time Grammy award winner embarks on premiering his pulsing works as a painter.

The Grateful Dead's Drummer Mickey Hart Paints Using Vibrations

The Dead's legendary drummer wants his paintings to get you high.

The drummer of the Grateful Dead is a multi-Grammy winner, the author of four books on musicology, and a member of revival band Dead and Company (followed by former deadheads and John Mayer fans alike). He’s also a painter—but instead of, say, brushes and pallets, he prefers drums...