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!

01/08/13

A Rockin’ NYE!

They rocked past dawn to ring in the new year in Pennsylvania—and we’re very grateful to Rob and Gina Hunt of Flagship Music, the New Riders of the Purple Sage, Mysterytrain, and the End of the World Party for their generosity and hard work in raising funds for Rex. Here’s Rob’s report: We had such […]

12/19/12

Atlanta’s Warlocks Share the Love With Rex

We’re happy to acknowledge our great appreciation to The Warlocks: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead for including Rex in their December 15 festivities. Thank you so much to all who made this possible! Reports the band’s David Young: We had our benefit show last night at a club here in metro Atlanta, called Java Monkey, […]

10/30/12

Cubensis and Rex Karaoke: A Beloved Thanksgiving Tradition

Eagerly awaited all year, the annual Cubensis Rex Benefit returns to The Mint this November 25. All part of the time-honored tradition:  a potluck feast, followed by music, including Rex Karaoke: make a $20 donation and sing the Grateful Dead tune of your choice, backed by the band! Where The Mint, 6101 West Pico, Los Angeles, […]

10/16/12

Good Vibes at Pinnacle Jam

September’s Pinnacle Jam festival in Pennsylvania, a fundraiser for the Rex Foundation, was a big success! Our thanks to Flagship Music Productions and all the great folks who made this possible. Flagship’s Rob Hunt reports: The first annual Pinnacle Jam for the Rex Foundation was a success!  A beautiful Autumn weekend in the foothills of […]

10/05/12

Dogpatch Junction Returns October 26!

We just got word that our friends Dogpatch Junction, who did such nice shows benefiting Rex during Jerry Week, are going to be doing yet another Rex Musical Caravan benefit on October 26. We love you guys! Doors open for the Trip or Treat show  at 9 p.m. at Connecticut Yankee in San Francisco. It’s […]

09/07/12

Bean Blossom Fall Camping & Picking Party

On September 28 and 29 in Bean Blossom, Indiana, there’s a Fall Campin & Pickin party, which is plenty cool enough. Participating artists include Ray Lawrence Jr., 220 Breakers, Chicago Farmer and Lexi Len Minnich, and there are plenty of opportunities to jam. But it gets better… This particular festival is being held to honor […]

07/26/12

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 […]

07/19/12

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 […]

07/03/12

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 […]

07/03/12

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 […]