A Band Beyond Description (BBD) hails from Portland, and has been a fixture in the Maine Music scene since 2000.
They are all very seasoned musicians with colorful backgrounds, who also happen share a big love for the Grateful Dead's music and spirit.Their individual professional experiences have brought them to the stage with such luminaries as: Gregg Allman - Allman Bros Warren Haynes - Gov’t Mule/Allman Bros John Popper - Blues Traveler Chris Barron - Spin Doctors Tom Constanten - Grateful Dead Vince Welnick - Grateful Dead Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski - Soule Monde, and the Trey Anastasio Band Glen Da Costa - Bob Marley and the Wailers, Jonathan Edwards Guster and Ray LaMontagne.
ABBD has a long shared love of the Grateful Dead’s songs and spirit; evident in every song they perform.
“The well-known Grateful Dead cover band might just be the last great jam band in Maine.” -Dispatch Magazine
“Soule Monde teams up with A Band Beyond Description for a night of ultimate jams over at The Big Easy in Portland tonight … So if you’re looking to get your groove on, I’d suggest getting your can down there for 9 tonight.” -Maine Today
“Funky scene, great band … Every year we come back here on a Thursday night for Band Beyond Description, a Dead cover band, and the scene … is pure Portland” -Review on Trip Advisor