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!

04/26/13

Update: Mickey Hart’s Kempton Show to Help Friend in Need

The Rex Foundation wants to announce how contributions from the Flagship Music Productions May 11th show will be used to support Mickey Hart’s efforts to help his longtime musical friend and colleague Joe Bennett. Recently, Mickey Hart learned about the challenges Joe Bennett was facing.  Joe reconnected with Mickey after watching the movie “The Music […]

04/15/13

Half Step Returns!

It’s that time of year again, and our good friends Half Step are back with another Rex Musical Caravan show, coming up May 4 in Riverhead, NY. These dedicated fans and students of the Grateful Dead have been mastering their craft while winning over crowds of veteran Deadheads, not to mention newcomers and non-Dead fans, […]

04/08/13

John K. Band Plans Jerry Birthday Celebration in DC August 1

East Coast folks, mark your calendars now for an epic Rex Musical Caravan event at the Howard Theatre in Washington DC on August 1, 2013, featuring numerous good friends of Rex: the Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration. In addition to headliners John Kadlecik and  the John K. Band, our friends and longtime supporters On the Bus […]

04/03/13

Rex Musical Caravan Rolls Into Napa May 9-12

Update: As stated on Furthur.net, Furthur will NOT be playing the BottleRock Napa Valley festival due to Bob Weir”s current inability to play. Per the site: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Furthur regretfully will be unable to appear as scheduled at BottleRock Napa Valley on Thursday, May 9.  Grateful Dead & Furthur Co-Founder Bob Weir, is […]

03/11/13

Olive & the Dirty Martinis Rock the Freight for Rex

Bay Area Rex fans, you don’t want to miss this one. On Friday, April 5, 2013, Berkeley’s legendary Freight & Salvage hosts Olive & The Dirty Martinis in their first Rex Musical Caravan “rock ‘n’ roots” fundraiser. Lead singer Olive, who cites Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, and Dusty Springfield as influences, is also our own […]

03/04/13

Dogpatch Junction on the Road and Helping Rex

Our good friends Dogpatch Junction have announced their upcoming Dog Star Tour of the Bay Area, including several Rex Musical Caravan shows. Check it out, and thanks so much to the band for their continued support! The Semi-Official Dogpatch Junction DogStar Tour 2013 Phase 1 March 16th – Presidio Yacht Club, Sausalito (Rex Musical Caravan […]

02/14/13

Reflections Band/McMule Join Forces for Rex

More good news for our East Coast friends, as Reflections band launches its fifth year on the Rex Musical Caravan with a show on March 22. Also, they’re bringing high energy acoustic band McMule along for the ride. Says Reflections’ John Cassano, “Reflections has been sharing the music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead […]

02/11/13

Keller Williams Releases ‘KEYS’ for Rex

Hear “Terrapin Station” Download KEYS from iTunes Get the details about Keller Williams and KEYS. Musician Keller Williams has been a strong supporter of the Rex Foundation for many years. He’s done many a live show to raise funds, and he’s been generous as well with recorded tunes, most notably the REX: Live at the […]

02/11/13

Dogpatch Junction Returns for Rex

We love to hear from our good friends Dogpatch Junction, whose most recent entry in their long career of Rex fundraisers was an awesome show in December at Berkeley’s Ashkenaz. Now comes word they’ll be returning to at the Presidio Yacht Club in Sausalito, a cool venue to hear great music and scene of a […]

01/31/13

Boris Garcia’s CD Release Party to Benefit Rex

Philly’s own Boris Garcia is a longtime friend of the Rex Foundation. Many’s the time the band has raised funds for Rex through its music: the 2007 Black Tie-Dye Ball in Falls Church, VA; 2010’s Festival of Family; and this past summer’s Pinnacle Jam II. Over the course of their career, the Borises have released […]