Category: Archived Events


Mickey Hart Brings Cosmic Vibrations to the Fillmore June 30

June 30 in San Francisco, Rex board member Mickey Hart brings his band to the Fillmore for a show featuring material from his new album, Mysterium Tremendum, along with his solo hits and Grateful Dead songs. With Mysterium Tremendum, released in April, Hart is pushing the boundaries of what we know as music, creating a […]


Hamsa Lila’s July Tour Helps Rex!

We’re delighted to welcome the latest band to hop aboard the Rex Musical Caravan: World music groovemasters Hamsa Lila, who just announced a rare tour with seven West Coast stops from July 17-28, 2012. A portion of each ticket’s sale price benefits the Rex Foundation, and we’d like to thank Hamsa Lila for their kind […]


Mysterytrain’s Cosmic Jam July 12-15

Our good friends Mysterytrain, longtime regulars on the Rex Musical Caravan, are back with another festive weekend of music, this time at the Sunsational Campground in Millmont, PA. Besides Mysterytrain themselves, who’ll be playing three full sets Friday and Saturday nights, more bands including the Still Hand String Band will be there. There’s also free […]


The World As It Could Be Summer Institute July 31-August 2

Bay Area high school teachers, administrators, curriculum developers, university faculty members, graduate students and leaders of community groups are invited to apply to our third annual Summer Training Institute! After two years of successful three-day Summer Training Institutes for teachers, non-profit leaders and graduate students on The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education […]


Rex Musical Caravan: Reflections Band June 22

Good news, East Coast fans! The Reflections band is returning to Mexi Cali Live in Teaneck, NJ on Friday, June 22, 2012 for another show benefiting Rex, and we’re very grateful! The Reflections band first formed in 2004 to pay tribute to Jerry Garcia’s music, and like Jerry’s own work has grown to encompass reggae, […]


Project Avary Celebrates Crowning Achievements June 4

Rex grantee Project Avary has been making a positive difference in the lives of children with a parent in prison for some years now. On June 4, they’re holding their annual celebration of the kids and their efforts at a notable evening at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Besides dinner, wine, and […]


Thanks to the Sacramento Kings–and All of You!

On Friday, April 20th, the Sacramento Kings and Maloof Family once again provided a special occasion to pay tribute to the Grateful Dead and generously support the Rex Foundation.  At the pre-game gathering, Bill Walton orchestrated fun storytelling with Carolyn Garcia and Dennis McNally about experiences with the Grateful Dead over the years.  Susana Millman […]


The Wheel in DC–Thank You!

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO ALL WHOSE GENEROUS EFFORTS MADE POSSIBLE THE WHEEL – A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF JERRY GARCIA ON THE ROAD TO WASHINGTON, DC SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012 – THE HAMILTON, WASHINGTON, DC Presenting the March 24th benefit is a vital part of Rex Foundation efforts.  It is through events like The Wheel that we endeavor […]


Mark Your Calendars: Bonhams Visions of Garcia May 8

Original Europe ’72 artwork, a historic Harley, and Jerry Garcia artwork from throughout his life will be auctioned on May 8. On May 8 in San Francisco, Bonhams Auction House will present Visions of Garcia, a rare collection of Jerry Garcia memorabilia, including original and rare art work and guitars designed especially for him. Watch […]


Tix now on sale! Friday, April 20th Sacramento Kings 2nd Annual Grateful Dead Night

    Now on sale! Bill Walton makes the big announcement: httpv:// We are excited to announce that the Sacramento Kings will hold their 2nd Annual Grateful Dead Tribute night featuring Bill Walton and special guests on Friday, April 20th.  The Rex Foundation will receive charitable proceeds from this event and once again be able […]