Tag: Rex Musical Caravan
For several years, the Rex Musical Caravan has been a vehicle that allowed us to collaborate with musicians, artists, and others to raise funds and help good causes in their communities. With this focus on the arts, we have a great opportunity to demonstrate the power of the musical community and beyond to make a difference.
Check out these events and other creative contributions from some of the Rex supporters already on board!
Join us in Pennsylvania for a weekend-long event entitled “Unlimited Devotion,” as lifelong Dead Head Scott Shapiro brings his massive Grateful Dead Poster Collection to the Main Line Art Center in Haverford, Pennsylvania. The main event starts Friday evening with “An Evening of Goodness,” featuring special guest Wavy Gravy, who will be celebrating his 80th birthday party-East […]
Longtime Rex supporters the Kind Buds take their audiences on a roller coaster of tension and release, trading fiery-sweet guitar licks with raucous, wide-open acoustic jams and stunning guitar interplay. Tight vocal harmonies compliment and complete their polished sound. The Buds are grass roots to the core. The music they play is solely acoustic – they […]
For most of us, DeadBase needs little introduction: it’s been the go-to resource and reference for tapers, historians, archivists and other serious students of the Grateful Dead for decades. Perhaps less well known is DeadBase’s long support of the Rex Foundation, which continues with the latest edition, DeadBase 50. Co-author and longtime Rex supporter Stu […]
As you may have heard, this Fourth of July weekend, Chicago hosts the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Grateful Dead, and it’s going to be quite a party. We’re delighted to announce the first of numerous Rex benefit events happening around town during the festivities: two concerts to kick off the weekend on Thursday, July […]
We’re delighted to announce the first Rex Musical Caravan event of 2015, as Jeff Stange’s Organ Odyssey brings a mighty Hammond Organ and an impressive roster of Bay Area musicians to Silo’s in Napa Valley for an evening of blues, R&B, classic rock, and more. Pat Nevins joins the fun for a special set from […]
The Rex Musical Caravan rolls into the Presidio Yacht Club in Sausalito on Friday, December 12, with three bands playing and the proceeds going to Rex. The Tie-Dye Blues Band headlines, with help from Skiffle Symphony and Burt and Kelton. Tickets are just $7 for a great evening of music! Thanks to the artists and all […]
We just got word from Dallas, PA that rock/Americana artist Mike Mizwinski, aka MiZ, will be playing a special acoustic Halloween show: American Beauty from beginning to end! It’s a no-cover event at the Metro Bar & Grill, with a portion of the evening’s proceeds going to Rex. Thanks so much to MiZ and the […]
Second night added: November 22! We just got word from our good friends the New Riders of the Purple Sage that they’re headed across the border to British Columbia, to raise funds for Rex! They’ll be playing at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, November 21, with a portion of each ticket’s price going to Rex. […]
More details (and poster art) coming soon, but we wanted to let you know that our good friends Cubensis have announced the 2014 version of their annual Thanksgiving Feast, Concert, and Grateful Dead Karaoke event, a beloved holiday tradition in the Los Angeles area for many years now. Feast with friends old and new, then […]
East Coast folks, heads up: We just heard from Stella Blue’s Band that they’d be playing a holiday fundraiser for Rex in New York City on November 26. It’s at the Cutting Room at 44 E 32nd St., and music starts at 10 p.m. 1st Annual Grateful-Giving Dead Bash w/ STELLA BLUES BAND Portion of the Proceeds will go […]