Category: Archived Events


Rex Jam Returns July 20

Rex Jams have become a great tradition at the All Good Festival, and this weekend Everyone Orchestra conductor and Rex board member Matt Butler has another one lined up! All contributions raised during the Jam will be given to Lakewood High School’s Music & Arts Program.  Last year’s Rex Jam contribution of $2,500 helped Lakewood […]


Rex Musical Caravan: THUGZ Play Jerry Celebration August 3

A beloved tradition since 2010: Tribal Hippie Underground Zone (THUGZ) playing a Jerry Garcia Celebration to raise funds for Rex. The tradition continues as THUGZ return to the Rio Nido Roadhouse  on August 3, 2013, with their fourth consecutive Rex Musical Caravan shows, an all-ages party from 6 to 10 p.m.  Tix are $7 at […]


SF Giants Grateful Dead Night Returns August 5

Once again, a beloved Jerry Week San Francisco tradition — Grateful Dead Tribute Night at the SF Giants — returns on August 5 at AT&T Park, as the World Series Champions take on the Milwaukee Brewers. And once again, we’re delighted that the Rex Foundation will receive a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales. In our experience, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Rex Musical Caravan Rolls Into Napa May 9-12

Update: As stated on, 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]