Category: Rex Musical Caravan


A Buck Dancer’s Choice-December 1 at the Fillmore

Special hotel rates just announced! A BUCK DANCER’S CHOICE A Benefit for the Rex Foundation in Honor of Jon McIntire Featuring  Bob Weir - Mickey Hart Band With Special Guests To Be Announced Saturday, December 1, 2012 The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Reception on the Floor with Reserved Intimate Cabaret […]


Dogpatch Junction Returns October 26!

We just got word that our friends Dogpatch Junction, who did such nice shows benefiting Rex during Jerry Week, are going to be doing yet another Rex Musical Caravan benefit on October 26. We love you guys! Doors open for the Trip or Treat show  at 9 p.m. at Connecticut Yankee in San Francisco. It’s […]


Bean Blossom Fall Camping & Picking Party

On September 28 and 29 in Bean Blossom, Indiana, there’s a Fall Campin & Pickin party, which is plenty cool enough. Participating artists include Ray Lawrence Jr., 220 Breakers, Chicago Farmer and Lexi Len Minnich, and there are plenty of opportunities to jam. But it gets better… This particular festival is being held to honor […]


Rex Jam Raises Money for School Music Program

On Saturday, July 21st, Matt Butler and The Everyone Orchestra presented the Rex Jam as a featured act of the All Good Festival.  The Rex Jam is a way to demonstrate the power of grassroots giving, where contributions of $1, $5, $10 or $20 have an immediate positive impact—collected from fans during the Jam, they […]


Atlanta’s Warlocks on the Rex Musical Caravan

OK, we love these guys, who show that the Rex spirit of grassroots giving is alive and well. We just heard from David Young of Atlanta-based Grateful Dead tribute band The Warlocks, who played a nice fundraiser for us last year. This year they collected lots of food for the local food bank, and also […]


Thanks, SF Giants, McAfee, Moonalice and Many More

Jerry Garcia’s 70th birthday celebration at AT&T Park on August 1, 2012 was a night of fun, meeting and greeting, renewing old bonds, and cheering on the Giants in an event that’s become a San Francisco tradition. Moonalice added to its legend with two memorable sets before the game, one in Triples Alley at a […]


‘There’s a Way’–or Two or Three–at the Vibes

We were delighted when Rex supporter Henry Sidle, who last year composed the human rights anthem “The World As It Could Be” and performed it to an appreciative audience at Gathering of the Vibes, sent us his latest, “There’s a Way.” One of the most gratifying things about Rex’s work is watching the next generation […]


Art Teachers Show Their Works for Rex!

Update: At the closing reception of the ARTSKOOL’D show, on Friday, September 28 from 5-7 p.m., there’s yet another way to support Rex and get cool art. Participating artist Pedro Mena also created the artwork for “An Acoustic Evening With Bob Weir” at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley. Tote bags and t-shirts featuring the […]


Great Scene at the Cosmic Jam!

The Rex Musical Caravan had a splendid sojourn in Pennsylvania July 12-15, 2012 thanks to our friends Mysterytrain, who put on the weekend-long Cosmic Jam. Music, camping, vending and good times galore, plus the good folks there raised funds for Rex, for which we are very grateful! Many thanks to Dan Klock of Mysterytrain, Rob […]


New ‘World As It Could Be’ Song Premiering at GOTV!

We’re delighted to report a particularly great upcoming convergence of benevolent forces at Gathering of the Vibes on Friday, July 20, 2012, when, after an introduction from David Gans, Henry Sidle takes to the Green Vibes Stage at 3:45 p.m. and premieres his new song, “There’s a Way,” inspired by the Rex Foundation’s The World […]