Deadheads are the large group of devoted fans of the Grateful Dead. Mainly Hippies the Deadheads have created a counterculture that exists at any Grateful Dead or Dead related (e.i. Ratdog) concert. Many followed the Dead on there nationwide tours trying to get tickets to all the shows. The Grateful Dead concert scene is thriving because of the Deadheads who can still have fun even f they do not score a "Miracle ticket" or a free concert ticket handed to you by a stranger. They feel the Grateful Dead concert is a freeing, awe-inspiring experience. Many Deadheads recreationally use marijuana and LSD especially during the concerts though this is not the case for all Deadheads. Many types of people are Deadheads, even some politicians such as Bill Clinton have called themselves Deadheads. Deadheads generally don tie-dyed clothes, the trade mark birkenstock sandals, and many have dreadlocks. They are laid-back and fun-loving, as well as non-judging and accepting of all types of people. The Deadhead scene has sadly shrunken is size with the death of Jerry Garcia an icon of their peace-loving counterculture.
Me "I love the band the Grateful Dead meaning I am a Deadhead.