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Mars Hotel Band - Live Grateful Dead Tribute

Mars Hotel Band - Live Grateful Dead Tribute

Mars Hotel, just like the Grateful Dead, delivers on the promise that community, meaningful songs and amazing musicianship create lasting, memorable moments.  Watch some of those moments on our YouTube Channel or check out our FB Page.

Each member of Mars Hotel is a lifelong fan of the Grateful Dead and each has a personal connection to the band’s music. For a few, the Dead’s music was passed down from an older sibling, while others can recount personal stories of following the band on the road. The members of Mars Hotel revel in the Grateful Dead’s story, the band members’ personalities and their incredible musicianship. That’s probably why audience members say that Mars Hotel inspires such fond memories of the Grateful Dead.

The musical tone each night is set by the rhythm section, which features dual drum kits manned competently by the Lampert brothers. They play a mean ‘Drumz’. Jordan Lampert, the eldest of the brothers, counts Jerry Garcia as one of his heroes, while Lorne is a professional music educator by day.

Jake Sadikman, Mars Hotel’s towering bass player, delivers his notes from a graphite-necked Modulus, the same model bass used by the Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh. Like Phil, Jake adds rich texture to the sound through a strong yet fluid and melodic bottom end. You can often catch Jake sweating as he pours over his instrument, sweatband and all.

Creating, emulating, or even performing the work of Jerry Garcia is no easy task but Mars Hotel has two

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  • Sat March 25th 2023 - SUNSHINE DAYDREAM - The Axis Club - Toronto Ontario


  • Mars Hotel - Live at the El Mocambo - Halloween - Oct 29, 2022


  • From our 2016 Mardi Gras Show at the Mod Club.

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