Category: Current Events


Supporting Rex-On Wall Street

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  Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places… Even Wall Street, as investor Deb Solomon discovered a few years back when she found her networking resources falling a bit short. “I needed to meet new people on Wall Street,” she recalls. “Every networking event I went to started […]


St. Louis Cardinals Support Rex!

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And now, a message from the St. Louis Cardinals! Dead Freaks Unite! Who Are You? Where are You? How Are You?! Head on down to Busch Stadium on Wednesday, September 2, as we celebrate 50 years of the Band Beyond Description. With the purchase of your special Grateful Dead Night Theme Ticket you will receive […]


Join Us in Venice!

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Yes, it’s the Rex residency in Venice, thanks to Portland-based Innovative Giving Enhancement, which has chosen Rex as this year’s partner beneficiary. Join us October 8-18 for a once-in-a-lifetime experience! IGE orchestrates experiential residencies that meld art and music in diverse international locales for benefit of artists, non profit arts organizations and local communities. In October […]


Not Fade Away!

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With all the celebrations around the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary, we’ve just heard from the folks at, who’ve taken on the mission of “Thanking the Grateful Dead for 50 Mind Bending Years!” As part of this noble goal, they’re planning a few appearances of The Chant at the Fare Thee Well shows. They’re also trying […]


Rex Joins the Party in Chicago!


As you may have heard, this Fourth of July weekend, Chicago hosts the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Grateful Dead, and it’s going to be quite a party. We’re delighted to announce the first of numerous Rex benefit events happening around town during the festivities: two concerts to kick off the weekend on Thursday, July […]


Rex Announces
Fire on the Mountain
Vertical Challenge, March 20


Some rise, some fall, some climb… To benefit the Rex Foundation at our first-ever ski race, taking place this March as part of WinterWonderGrass in Squaw Valley, CA.  Get your team together and sign up now!


Tix Now on Sale: Standing on the Moon, December 6


We’re delighted to announce our annual gathering and celebration at San Francisco’s historic Fillmore Auditorium on December 6, 2014. Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne headline, and Amy Helm and the Handsome Strangers open. Get the details. Poster art (detail): Darrin Brenner


Rex Founders, Friends and Family to Speak at So Many Roads Conference


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 […]


Jerry Day Returns to McLaren Park August 3

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Rex grantee Jerry Day returns to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre at San Francisco’s McLaren Park in Jerry Garcia’s old neighborhood on Sunday, August 3. Melvin Seals and the JGB, Stu Allen and Mars Hotel, Tea Leaf Trio and special guests will be playing music all day, starting at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free; for a donation of $100 […]


SF Giants Announce Jerry Garcia Tribute Day August 12


A beloved San Francisco tradition returns! On August 12, 2014, the San Francisco Giants host Jerry Garcia Tribute Night at AT&T Park. Preceding the interleague game with the White Sox, there will be a VIP party and meet-and-greet with members of the Garcia family, and a portion of ticket proceeds goes to the Rex Foundation. […]