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Bill Kreutzmann was the drummer for the Grateful Dead, along with Mickey Hart. Together, they were known as the band's "rhythm devils." Kreutzmann toured with the band for 30 years.
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and keyboardist Matt Hubbard. They've toured each year since 2010.
Kreutzmann has two children, Stacy and Justin. He currently lives in Kauai, Hawaii with his wife, and has become very involved in island life. He spends his leisure time surfing and kayaking, and is involved with several ocean conservation charities. He is also an artist, primarily using technology to make digital, giclee prints.
Many have questioned Kreutzmann's religious affiliation; contrary to rumors, he has never been Jewish.
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