October 9th – 3-11 aprx.


145 Westchester Ave, Port Chester, New York 10573

While fanboys flock New York Comic Con, A-Sides with Jon Chattman Presents a Grateful Dead-themed convention with live music, book signings, panel discussions, speakers, food, games, and possibly the first ever Jerry Garcia look-a-like contest.

What’s the deal on this long, strange trip?

Two sets by Stella Blue’s Band

A cavalcade of entertainment, eats, and swag. Oh, and that aforementioned Jerry Garcia Look-a-Like Contest. Be creative! Winners score tickets to a future Phil Lesh show at The Capitol Theatre! Email thisisasides@gmail.com to enter and/or if you’re interested in being a vendor!

Cosplay welcome!

Our participants thus far (more to come)
Michael Benson, author of Why the Grateful Dead Matter, leads a discussion and signs books.

Jim Dale, author of Grateful Memories; Ten Years on the Road signs copies of his book.

DEAD AIR with Uncle John hosts our “Name That Tune” contest

Fortune teller Krystal Madison reveals your future.

Our sponsors thus far (more to come)
Abby’s Dessert Bar
A Party With A Plan
Cafe Mirage – Port Chester
Max Steiner Design Studio
Sweets by Alissa
Woodstock Arts Collective

Judges for the Jerry Look-a-Like Contest include:
Todd Carey
Genoveva Rossi