Category: Rex Musical Caravan


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 […]


Dogpatch Junction Announces Rex Shows!

We’re delighted to welcome San Francisco’s own Dogpatch Junction to the Rex Musical Caravan. These guys combine jazz, blues, rock and folk in a very danceable jam-band style, and two of their upcoming Bay Area gigs are fundraisers for the Rex Foundation. Thanks so much! First up, July 27 at the Presidio Yacht Club in […]


The THUGZ Return for Rex!

Our friends the Tribal Hippie Underground Zone (THUGZ), Sonoma County’s own legendary jam-dance band, are longtime strong supporters of the Rex Foundation. You loved ’em at the Giants game last year… Now here they are again with an awesome night of Jerry Week music at the Rio Nido Roadhouse. It’s the band’s annual celebration of […]


Pinnacle Jam II Raising Funds for Rex

As the festival season gets under way, we’re delighted to report that thanks to our friends at Flagship Music Productions, the upcoming Pinnacle Jam II in Kempton, PA September 14 and 15, 2012 is going to be a fundraiser for the Rex Foundation! Tickets are $45 for the entire weekend, which includes music by Juggling […]


SF Giants Celebrate Jerry’s 70th Birthday!

Join us at AT&T Park August 1 as the San Francisco Giants salute Jerry Garcia on his 70th birthday! A portion of all ticket sales benefits the Rex Foundation and other Grateful Dead related charities, so come on down, celebrate Jerry, and cheer the Giants against the Mets! Moonalice rocks the ballpark with pre-game music […]