Category: Archived Events

06/03/13

NRPS at the The Hamilton in DC July 1: Rex Musical Caravan Rolls On!

Good news, East Coast Rex supporters! Our good friends and longtime supporters the New Riders of the Purple Sage are hitting the road later this month for a summer tour—and stopping in Washington, DC to play a Rex Musical Caravan fundraiser at The Hamilton (home to last year’s East Coast version of The Wheel…). Professor […]

05/03/13

CRYPTICAL Rolls the Caravan to Novato May 25

More Rex Musical Caravan music in the Bay Area–our good friends CRYPTICAL are at the HopMonk Tavern in Novato on May 25, 2013. Joining them for the evening will be Stu Allen on lead guitar and vocals. Tix are $15 at the door, and proceeds benefit the Rex Foundation! Many thanks to CRYPTICAL for their […]

04/26/13

Update: Mickey Hart’s Kempton Show to Help Friend in Need

The Rex Foundation wants to announce how contributions from the Flagship Music Productions May 11th show will be used to support Mickey Hart’s efforts to help his longtime musical friend and colleague Joe Bennett. Recently, Mickey Hart learned about the challenges Joe Bennett was facing.  Joe reconnected with Mickey after watching the movie “The Music […]

04/15/13

Half Step Returns!

It’s that time of year again, and our good friends Half Step are back with another Rex Musical Caravan show, coming up May 4 in Riverhead, NY. These dedicated fans and students of the Grateful Dead have been mastering their craft while winning over crowds of veteran Deadheads, not to mention newcomers and non-Dead fans, […]

04/03/13

Rex Musical Caravan Rolls Into Napa May 9-12

Update: As stated on Furthur.net, Furthur will NOT be playing the BottleRock Napa Valley festival due to Bob Weir”s current inability to play. Per the site: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Furthur regretfully will be unable to appear as scheduled at BottleRock Napa Valley on Thursday, May 9.  Grateful Dead & Furthur Co-Founder Bob Weir, is […]

03/28/13

Boris Garcia’s West Coast Tour Supports Rex

Our good friends and longtime supporters Boris Garcia make a long-awaited return to California starting next month, and a portion of each show’s proceeds go to the Rex Foundation! Adding to the joy, joining them for several shows are David Gans and the Sycamore Slough String Band, and another night the THUGZ come along. Here’s […]

03/28/13

Good News, Kempton, PA: The Mickey Hart Band Is On the Way!

We’re delighted to share this news from our friends at Flagship Music Productions, who’ve put together a Rex Musical Caravan show to remember on May 11, 2013 in Kempton, PA. Joining longtime Caravaners Mysterytrain at this notable event will be Rex board member and percussionist extraordinaire Mickey Hart, who’ll be bringing his friends the African […]

03/11/13

Olive & the Dirty Martinis Rock the Freight for Rex

Bay Area Rex fans, you don’t want to miss this one. On Friday, April 5, 2013, Berkeley’s legendary Freight & Salvage hosts Olive & The Dirty Martinis in their first Rex Musical Caravan “rock ‘n’ roots” fundraiser. Lead singer Olive, who cites Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, and Dusty Springfield as influences, is also our own […]

02/14/13

Reflections Band/McMule Join Forces for Rex

More good news for our East Coast friends, as Reflections band launches its fifth year on the Rex Musical Caravan with a show on March 22. Also, they’re bringing high energy acoustic band McMule along for the ride. Says Reflections’ John Cassano, “Reflections has been sharing the music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead […]

02/11/13

Dogpatch Junction Returns for Rex

We love to hear from our good friends Dogpatch Junction, whose most recent entry in their long career of Rex fundraisers was an awesome show in December at Berkeley’s Ashkenaz. Now comes word they’ll be returning to at the Presidio Yacht Club in Sausalito, a cool venue to hear great music and scene of a […]