Category: Current Events

06/27/14

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 […]

06/27/14

SF Giants Announce Jerry Garcia Tribute Day August 12

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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. […]

03/04/13

Dogpatch Junction on the Road and Helping Rex

Our good friends Dogpatch Junction have announced their upcoming Dog Star Tour of the Bay Area, including several Rex Musical Caravan shows. Check it out, and thanks so much to the band for their continued support! The Semi-Official Dogpatch Junction DogStar Tour 2013 Phase 1 March 16th – Presidio Yacht Club, Sausalito (Rex Musical Caravan […]

02/06/13

The World As It Could Be: Rites of Passage, March 4

  The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program invites you to a special presentation at Balboa High School in San Francisco on March 4, 2013. Featured speaker is noted Hoop Dreams producer/director Frederick Marks, who’ll talk about his current project. Says Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot: “I had the pleasure of […]

12/18/12

Mickey Hart Band’s 2013 Tour Dates, So Far

The Mickey Hart Band announces their first tour of 2013 with special guests The African Showboyz from Ghana. The African Showboyz are four brothers from the northern part of Ghana who fuse a unique blend of West African rhythm, dance, and raw energy. Originally discovered by Grammy-winning virtuoso Babatunde Olatunji, the African Showboyz have shared […]

12/13/12

The New Riders et al. Rock in the New Year for Rex!

Our good friends at Flagship Music Productions have put together an amazing New Year’s celebration to raise funds for the Rex Foundation, featuring The New Riders of the Purple Sage, The MiZ Band, Mysterytrain and Pan. It’s all happening December 31, 2012 in Kempton, PA, starting at 5 p.m. There’s also a Rex raffle with […]

11/15/12

Rex Names First Grant Recipient for NYC Event

Given the enormous challenges to recover from the recent storms, the Rex Foundation and Hot Tuna are collaborating to encourage generous contributions for 100 premium seating concert tickets at the band’s December 1 concert at the Beacon Theatre so that the proceeds can go directly as grants to local area grassroots programs serving the community […]

12/21/11

What touches your heart about Rex?

Personal testimonials recorded at the Rex event Run for the Roses at The Fillmore San Francisco

11/28/11

How Sweet It Is to Support Rex

Lillie Belle Farms of Central Point, Oregon, announces a great way to delight your loved ones (and yourself!)  this gift-giving season: the Holiday Cheer Chocolate Collection, a special assortment of delectable chocolates designated to raise funds for the Rex Foundation–$10 from the sale of each box goes to Rex. Each box includes a dozen gourmet […]

12/01/10

Black Muddy River Revisited

Bluegrass legend Jesse McReynolds, 81, covers a little more ground with his Garcia/Hunter tribute album By Mary Eisenhart (December 1, 2010) Mandolinist Jesse McReynolds and his late brother Jim were already stars of the bluegrass world in 1964 when young Jerry Garcia and his pal Sandy Rothman took to following them around with a tape […]