Steely Dead hits the Big Island

Courtesy of Dave Abear From left, Matt Abear, Dylan Teifer, Dave Abear and Chris Sheldon are Steely Dead.

Photo by Henry Hungerland Steely Dead, a cover band fusing Steely Dan and the Grateful Dead, will be touring Hawaii Island beginning Thursday.

The cover band Steely Dead — “a sonic fusion” of Steely Dan and the Grateful Dead — will be performing at four venues around the island beginning this week.