Cosmic Free Way

Cosmic Free Way

 Reno, Nevada, USA

Cosmic Free Way is a monster psychedelic frenzy of music that will rock your funky soul! Fasten your seatbelts!


Cosmic Free Way is based out of the Reno/Tahoe area. They've toured relentlessly since the late 80s and they still manage to keep the loyal following that they've had for the past 18 years or so.

They have shared the stage with such acts as Blues Traveler, String Cheese Incident, Los Lobos, Jupiter Hollow, Zen Tricksters, Rubberneck, Jerry Joseph, The Paisley Brain Cells, Jambay, Daryl Lee Thompson (El Borracho), Lost at Last, Vinyl, Vince Welnick, Canned Heat, The Byrds, Montrose, Cubensis, Melvin Seals and the JGB, and the legendary Merle Saunders.

The Cosmic Free Way have been featured in the Hightimes Hemp 100 uncountable times over the years. They also have been mentioned in Relix magazine in regards to playing the Phish lot at The Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas november 13th 1997.

Max Volume one of the Reno/Tahoe most notable top-notch DJs (105.7 K.O.Z.Z. Reno's classic rock) station has been quoted as saying. "Some of the most awesome experiences of his life have been at Cosmic Free Way shows".

Cosmic Free Way has played many venues in the Reno/Tahoe, Nevada area, which they are happy to call their home. As well as many performances across the U.S., they are grateful to have been a part of the original Gathering of the Vibes Festival in California, The World Hemp Festival in Harrisburg, Oregon in 99 and 2000, as well as several appearances at the Annual Dead In The Desert Festival in California.

Our influences include: Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers, Yes, Phish, Widespread Panic, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Led Zeppelin, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, CCR, Greyboy Allstars, Los Lobos, The Beatles, Rush, Blue Oyster Cult, Tower Of Power, Little Feat, ZZ Top, Cream, Deep Purple, Traffic, Grand Funk, E.L.P, The Tubes, Pink Floyd, The Who, Steppenwolf, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, James Brown.


Cosmic Free Way: 1991
Red Flowers: 1998

Set List

Our shows usually are 2 sets and an encore and consist of about 75% original and 25% covers. We can definately hold our own all night long.

Cosmic Free Way can also accommodate for a more intimate acoustic show aswell as a monster all night jam session.