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2010 Grantees

Arts for Humanity! 819 W Pedregosa Street Santa Barbara, CA  93101 805-687-6615 2010 JERRY GARCIA AWARD Arts for Humanity! empowers low-income at-risk youth and youth with disabilities through participatory performing and visual arts programs. In partnership with local artists, student interns, and community organizations, the programs cross generational, socioeconomic, physical, and developmental divides to […]


Little Kids Rock Auction

Rex grantee Little Kids Rock is currently holding a fundraising auction to support its work of bringing music instruction back to underfunded public schools. Many artists have customized Strats for the cause, among them Stanley Mouse, who’s contributed a distinctly Dead-themed image. Also up for bid: one-of-a-kind guitars by  Ziggy Marley, Jack Johnson, Michael Franti, […]



Ralph J. Gleason Award In memory of music journalist Ralph J. Gleason, a major figure in the advancement of music in America in the 1960s, whose openness to new music and ideas transcended differences between generations and styles. Bill Graham Award In memory of pioneering producer and founding Rex board member Bill Graham, himself a […]


Keller Williams

</p>…not the Same Old Cover Tunes: The “One-Man Jam Band” talks about Grateful Grass, Rex and Reinvented Traditions

“I’m one of the lucky ones who really love their job. To be able to do it and give the proceeds to worthy causes is a blessing, whether it is music or painting or carpentry or whatever.”

– Keller Williams


Rex Jam Report #1 – Mountain Jam

Mountain Jam – Hunter Mountain, NYSunday June 1, 2008 8:30 pm – w/RatdogIn support of Family of Woodstock This was the first Rex Jam of the summer, and my first one ever. I think that, all things considered, it went really well. I organized my crew of volunteers – some people I’ve known for years, […]


The Parents Circle/Bereaved Families Forum

“Peace is not a prayer, peace is in the hands of each and every one of us. Peace is not just between states, peace is between a man and his friends, man and wife, parents and their children, between neighbors, between partners, between all human beings and between states. The basis for any peace is compromise and reconciliation.”

-Yitzhak Frankenthal, The Parents Circle-Bereaved Families Forum


Rock The Earth

Rock the Earth: Defending the Planet ‘One Beat at a Time’ By Mary Eisenhart “For the environmentally-minded artist, we’re one-stop shopping – not only can we take action on the issue, but we can also conduct the necessary education, publicity and fundraising to mobilize their fanbase and fund the advocacy activities.” – Marc Ross, Rock […]


Rock the Earth

A 2005 Rex grantee, Rock the Earth uses tours and concerts of like-minded artists – dozens of shows a year – to reach the fans and spread the word, setting up information booths at shows to explain the issues and recruit new members. A relatively young organization – and, with the exception of a part-time office manager, all-volunteer – it’s successfully fostered a remarkable synergy between artists and their fans that’s become a powerful tool.