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Peter Rowan

Peter RowanWhen Peter Rowan put together the lineup for Rex’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, it was truly Sweet Music Everywhere. In a recent conversation, Rowan shares some tales of his life of musical adventure.


Desert Rocks Music Festival 5-22,23,24-2009

Desert Rocks Music Festival Moab, Utah May 22 – 24, 2009 The Desert Rocks Music Festival is on board the Rex Musical Caravan with $1 for every ticket purchased going to support the Rex Foundation. Event Bio: After the truly magical blossoming of the 2008 Desert Rocks, which featured headliners Del tha Funky Homosapien, The […]


Sweet Music Everywhere – Twenty-Five Years, So Far …

When the Grateful Dead launched the Rex Foundation in 1983, they had not yet hit the 20-year milestone. The band’s break onto the top of the pop charts and into the mainstream’s limelight was a few years away, and the taper’s section was not yet a reality. This community has come a long way! On […]


Boris Garcia

</p>Easy to Like. Hard to Define. Doo-wop, Philly soul. Jamgrass?

“There were people who yelled at us in the beginning and said, you can’t do all these different styles! And we said, well, this is just what we do. And the reality is, now that it seems to be working, it allows for license!”

– Bob Stirner


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.


Dark Star Orchestra

</p>A testament to the prophetic lyric
“The music never stopped.”

Not since the Grateful Dead’s final show at Soldier Field in 1995 has their musical legacy been so alive and dynamic. Phil & Friends, Ratdog, the Rhythm Devils and Kettle Joe’s Psychedelic Swamp Review all feature former members paying tribute to the Dead through unfettered creativity and improvisation.


Benefit Concert — Worlds Together 11-8-2003

An evening to celebrate collaborations and connections:

Saturday, November 8th 2003
Fillmore Auditorium
San Francisco, CA

Proceeds from this benefit will support art and music programs for youth


Community Engagement — Open Conspiracy to Right the Boat 10-4-2003

The Rex Foundation Conspires to Inspire

Saturday, October 4, 2003
Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco


Benefit Concert — Life, Music, and the Pursuit of Happiness 3-28-2003

A Special Evening of Acoustic Music to Benefit the Rex Foundation
Featuring Bruce Hornsby
Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman and DJ Logic
Mickey Hart and Friends…
Friday, March 28, 2003
Marin Civic Exhibit Hall and Auditorium

Drinks, Dinner, Reception with the Artists and Silent Auction at the Marin Civic Exhibit Hall Concert at Marin Civic Auditorium