David Gans is an American musician, songwriter, and music journalist. He is a guitarist, and is known for incisive, literate songwriting. He is also noted for his music loop work, often creating spontaneous compositions in performance. He is the co-author of the book Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead, and the host of the weekly syndicated radio show The Grateful Dead Hour. He currently co-hosts a radio show with Gary Lambert on Sirius XM's The Grateful Dead Channel called Tales from the Golden Road, a call-in show about the Grateful Dead.
“Gans puts a twist on the music of the Grateful Dead while still staying true to what the music is all about. His original material is imaginative and energetic, and perfect for anyone looking for laid-back vibes and memorable choruses that stick like glue. If you’re a Deadhead, David's show is for you.”