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“I’m a sovereign soul/ And I do what I can to make sense of it all,” proclaims David Gans in one of his songs. As a singer and songwriter, he attempts to make sense of our crazy world through his perceptive lyrics.
His contributions and significance within the Grateful Dead community are noteworthy: as a journalist he contributed insightful interviews, books, and entertaining analogies for our passion; he also hosts the nationally syndicated weekly radio show Grateful Dead Hour, listened to by Deadheads across America.
At this year’s Gathering of the Vibes, young singer/songwriter Henry Sidle, who’s been inspired by the Rex Foundation’s work, performed his original composition “The World As It Could Be” and was interviewed by GOTV performer and longtime Rex supporter David Gans. Then the two of them played “Ripple.” Does it get much sweeter? We don’t think so… Check out the audio…
(Check out photos and videos from this incredible event here!) Rex Executive Director Cameron Sears says: We really had a terrific night December 9 at the Fillmore as we came together and celebrated the Summer of Love — a great reason to assemble the stellar cast of musicians on the stage. What a joy it […]
We’re pleased to announce an incredible roster of artists who’ll be taking the stage in this unforgettable final 50th Anniversary tribute to the Summer of Love. You won’t want to miss this–get your tickets now! Lebo & Friends with… Jay Lane John Molo Steve Adams Bobby Vega Barry Sless Mookie Siegel Roger McNamee Pete Sears […]
Rex is a beneficiary of the Skull & Roses Festival April 7-9 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, a Grateful Dead-oriented event with 48 bands, takes place on the 30th anniversary of the last Grateful Dead shows here. Friday 2pm to Sunday 7pm. All ages, children 12 and under free. Three stages on grass-covered areas and a […]
Longtime Rex supporters the Kind Buds take their audiences on a roller coaster of tension and release, trading fiery-sweet guitar licks with raucous, wide-open acoustic jams and stunning guitar interplay. Tight vocal harmonies compliment and complete their polished sound. The Buds are grass roots to the core. The music they play is solely acoustic – they […]
We’re pleased to share with you this bit of history from the Rex benefit concerts at the Greek in Berkeley in August, 1989. Bari Scott of KPFA interviews Bill Graham, legendary concert promoter and Rex Board Member. We still miss Bill, and it’s a treat to hear him again, as he talks about Rex’s […]
For most of us, DeadBase needs little introduction: it’s been the go-to resource and reference for tapers, historians, archivists and other serious students of the Grateful Dead for decades. Perhaps less well known is DeadBase’s long support of the Rex Foundation, which continues with the latest edition, DeadBase 50. Co-author and longtime Rex supporter Stu […]
The Rex Musical Caravan goes back in time… Mark Karan, Robin Sylvester, James Nash, Neil Hampton, David Gans, “Totally Dead,” and many special guests recreate the memorable August 13, 1975 “Make Believe Ballroom” show at the Great American. A portion of ticket proceeds goes to Rex! All ages (6 and up). Doors 8 p.m.; music […]
On Saturday, November 8, Rex co-founder and Board Member Carolyn Garcia, Executive Director Cameron Sears, and Sandy Sohcot, Executive Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program, will take part in a roundtable discussion of “‘The More That You Give’: Philanthropy, Philosophy, and the Rex Foundation.” Chaired by Rex Advisory Board […]