Category: Archived Events


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Watch the Video: A Buck Dancer’s Choice

Our December 1, 2012 event “A Buck Dancer’s Choice,” honoring the memory of Jon McIntire, was pretty much a delight from start to finish. Now we’re happy to present this video with highlights from the show, so those who were there can relive the happy evening, and those who missed out can enjoy some of […]


A Rockin’ NYE!

They rocked past dawn to ring in the new year in Pennsylvania—and we’re very grateful to Rob and Gina Hunt of Flagship Music, the New Riders of the Purple Sage, Mysterytrain, and the End of the World Party for their generosity and hard work in raising funds for Rex. Here’s Rob’s report: We had such […]


JamBands Online Reviews ‘A Buck Dancer’s Choice’

We were delighted to read Linda R. Tulett”s review of A Buck Dancer”s Choice, our recent benefit at the Fillmore honoring the late Jon McIntire. Nice photos, many kind words.


Atlanta’s Warlocks Share the Love With Rex

We’re happy to acknowledge our great appreciation to The Warlocks: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead for including Rex in their December 15 festivities. Thank you so much to all who made this possible! Reports the band’s David Young: We had our benefit show last night at a club here in metro Atlanta, called Java Monkey, […]