Category: Rex Musical Caravan

11/30/16

Amy Helm on Ramble On Rose

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Check out this great interview with Amy Helm about her father, Levon Helm, as well as the Midnight Ramble Band and their upcoming appearance at The Fillmore! (Amy Helm photo © Rich Gastwirt)

11/17/16

If You Get Confused, Listen to the
Music Play: A Note From
Rex Foundation Executive Director
Cameron Sears

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Dear Friends of Rex: I am sure many of us have spent some time over the past few days considering the uncertainty that has developed as a result of the recent election. I am reminded of the time I was confronting similar feelings while dealing with the passing of Jerry and the tumult that it […]

09/12/16

#VotePeavy: Jake Peavy Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

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We’re happy to pass along the news that SF Giants pitcher and Rex partner Jake Peavy (recently of Can’t Stop The Train fame) is in the running for Major League Baseball’s Robert Clemente Award — and that your vote can help him win! Named after the late, legendary Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder, who was known for […]

05/18/16

A Great Night in Boston!

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Thank you to the Boston Red Sox and all who made Grateful Dead Tribute night at Fenway Park on April 28, 2016 such an awesome event. Thanks to the Kind Buds, who played the pregame VIP reception, and Fennario, who rocked Yawkey Way. The event raised over $10,000 for the Rex Foundation, and we’re very […]

08/18/15

DeadBase: Rex Musical Caravan Pioneers!

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For most of us, DeadBase needs little introduction: it’s been the go-to resource and reference for tapers, historians, archivists and other serious students of the Grateful Dead for decades. Perhaps less well known is DeadBase’s long support of the Rex Foundation, which continues with the latest edition, DeadBase 50. Co-author and longtime Rex supporter Stu […]

07/17/15

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 […]

07/14/15

Thanks for Two Awesome Nights!

We’re so grateful to the artists, the multitalented crew, and all of you who made it possible to share an incredible evening of music and community at Let It Rock and High Steppin’ Into Town.  Check out the photos and event coverage in JamBase! Let It Rock: The Warfield High Steppin’ Into Town: The Chicago […]

07/13/15

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 […]

04/10/15

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 NFADead50.net, 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 […]

04/08/15

Rex Joins the Party in Chicago!

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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 […]