Category: Grateful Dead


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 […]


Guitar Lessons From Jerry

The strangest of places? At San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall preceding the Tribute to Jerry Garcia with Warren Haynes and Company this past August, Rex board member Andy Gadiel introduced JamBase’s new CEO, Sabrina Schulz, and her husband, Jim Keller, to board member Freddy Hahne. In the conversation that followed, Jim Keller divulged his experience […]


Robert Hunter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Our heartfelt congratulations to Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, who earlier this week in Nashville accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriter at the 12th Annual Americana Music Honors. We can all attest to the life-changing impact of Hunter’s lyrics, and how strongly they influence our outlook on the world, and it’s a delight to see […]


Weir Spreads Joy, Revives Sweetwater

Former Grateful Dead guitarist and current Rex board member Bob Weir made local news in the Bay Area this week with the long-awaited opening of the new Sweetwater in Mill Valley. Weir, along with other pals, helped keep the beloved local venue alive for years before it finally folded it 2007, and kept the rights […]