Category: Rex Musical Caravan


John K. Band Plans Jerry Birthday Celebration in DC August 1

East Coast folks, mark your calendars now for an epic Rex Musical Caravan event at the Howard Theatre in Washington DC on August 1, 2013, featuring numerous good friends of Rex: the Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration. In addition to headliners John Kadlecik and  the John K. Band, our friends and longtime supporters On the Bus […]


Rex Musical Caravan Rolls Into Napa May 9-12

Update: As stated on, Furthur will NOT be playing the BottleRock Napa Valley festival due to Bob Weir”s current inability to play. Per the site: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Furthur regretfully will be unable to appear as scheduled at BottleRock Napa Valley on Thursday, May 9.  Grateful Dead & Furthur Co-Founder Bob Weir, is […]


Boris Garcia’s West Coast Tour Supports Rex

Our good friends and longtime supporters Boris Garcia make a long-awaited return to California starting next month, and a portion of each show’s proceeds go to the Rex Foundation! Adding to the joy, joining them for several shows are David Gans and the Sycamore Slough String Band, and another night the THUGZ come along. Here’s […]


Good News, Kempton, PA: The Mickey Hart Band Is On the Way!

We’re delighted to share this news from our friends at Flagship Music Productions, who’ve put together a Rex Musical Caravan show to remember on May 11, 2013 in Kempton, PA. Joining longtime Caravaners Mysterytrain at this notable event will be Rex board member and percussionist extraordinaire Mickey Hart, who’ll be bringing his friends the African […]


Olive & the Dirty Martinis Rock the Freight for Rex

Bay Area Rex fans, you don’t want to miss this one. On Friday, April 5, 2013, Berkeley’s legendary Freight & Salvage hosts Olive & The Dirty Martinis in their first Rex Musical Caravan “rock ‘n’ roots” fundraiser. Lead singer Olive, who cites Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, and Dusty Springfield as influences, is also our own […]


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 […]


Reflections Band/McMule Join Forces for Rex

More good news for our East Coast friends, as Reflections band launches its fifth year on the Rex Musical Caravan with a show on March 22. Also, they’re bringing high energy acoustic band McMule along for the ride. Says Reflections’ John Cassano, “Reflections has been sharing the music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead […]


Keller Williams Releases ‘KEYS’ for Rex

Hear “Terrapin Station” Download KEYS from iTunes Get the details about Keller Williams and KEYS. Musician Keller Williams has been a strong supporter of the Rex Foundation for many years. He’s done many a live show to raise funds, and he’s been generous as well with recorded tunes, most notably the REX: Live at the […]


Dogpatch Junction Returns for Rex

We love to hear from our good friends Dogpatch Junction, whose most recent entry in their long career of Rex fundraisers was an awesome show in December at Berkeley’s Ashkenaz. Now comes word they’ll be returning to at the Presidio Yacht Club in Sausalito, a cool venue to hear great music and scene of a […]


Boris Garcia’s CD Release Party to Benefit Rex

Philly’s own Boris Garcia is a longtime friend of the Rex Foundation. Many’s the time the band has raised funds for Rex through its music: the 2007 Black Tie-Dye Ball in Falls Church, VA; 2010’s Festival of Family; and this past summer’s Pinnacle Jam II. Over the course of their career, the Borises have released […]