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!

11/28/11

Jerry Jams for Rex II: Even More Great Tunes!

Check out the press coverage!   You know you loved Jerry Jams for Rex, which included some of the sweetest tunes ever collected, and for such a great cause… Well, good news! With Jerry Jams for Rex II, stellar musicians honor Jerry Garcia’s continuing musical and community contributions with generous contributions of noteworthy live performances […]

11/28/11

How Sweet It Is to Support Rex

Lillie Belle Farms of Central Point, Oregon, announces a great way to delight your loved ones (and yourself!)  this gift-giving season: the Holiday Cheer Chocolate Collection, a special assortment of delectable chocolates designated to raise funds for the Rex Foundation–$10 from the sale of each box goes to Rex. Each box includes a dozen gourmet […]

11/22/11

Rex Musical Caravan: CRYPTICAL With Stu Allen, December 9

Our good friends and great supporters CRYPTICAL and Stu Allen converge on George’s Nightclub in historic San Rafael for CRYPTICAL’s  annual Holidaze Show of Grateful Dead jams. Proceeds will benefit the Rex Foundation. CRYPTICAL is Barry Erde (rhythm guitar/vocals), Mitch Stein (keyboards/vocals), Stephen Ramirez (bass), and Mark Corsolini (brums)—and, as noted, Stu Allen will be […]

11/18/11

Rex Musical Caravan: Cubensis, November 27

We”re delighted to report that longtime faithful Rex supporters Cubensis are back this Thanksgiving with a reprise of their time-honored tradition in support of Rex! Yes, once again they return to The Mint in L.A. with a potluck feast, followed by music, casino jameshallison a beloved highlight of which is Rex Karaoke: make a donation […]

11/16/11

Buy Tunes, Support Rex!

Thanks to the generosity of many musicians over the years, we have several CDs and downloads of some great musical moments available for purchase in support of Rex. Check out this page for a list of the current offerings!

11/11/11

Rex Musical Caravan: Mysterytrain, November 19

We’re delighted to report that faithful Rex supporters Mysterytrain are back this year with another great event in support of the Rex Foundation! Saturday, November 19, at the PPG Pavilion in Tipton, PA. Once again there will be great bands, camping and vending inside the building, a great scene–and $5 of each ticket sold goes […]

10/05/11

Rex Musical Caravan: Bud & Budd, October 22 in Brighton, MA

We’re delighted to report that stalwart Rex supporters Bud & Budd, the Kind Buds, will be playing another Rex Musical Caravan show! This one’s in the Boston area, too, which is good news for folks in the Beantown area who rarely get a chance to see the Buds… It’s all happening Saturday, October 22, at […]

09/28/11

Rex Musical Caravan: CRYPTICAL in Sebastopol, October 22

An Evening With CRYPTICAL With Special Guest Stu Allen We’re delighted to report that CRYPTICAL has hopped on board the Rex Musical Caravan with a great event coming up on Saturday, October 22, in beautiful downtown Sebastopol, California. Adding excitement to the occasion: special guest Stu Allen joins the band (Barry Erde, rhythm guitar/vocals; Mitch […]

09/27/11

Rex Musical Caravan: Legendary Photographer Herb Greene

Since the days when he he chronicled the emerging Haight-Ashbury scene during the Summer of Love, Herb Greene has been responsible for untold numbers of iconic images of San Francisco’s musical legends, including the Grateful Dead. He’s also been a constant supporter of the Rex Foundation from the beginning, regularly contributing his gorgeous images to […]

09/22/11

Dead Letters Event for Rex November 3

By now, you may have heard about Dead Letters, Paul Grushkin”s new book that”s just starting to hit bookstore shelves. (Paul, you”ll remember, co-authored Grateful Dead: The Official Book of the Dead Heads, a definitive classic that endured for 26 years and 16 printings…) It”s all about the fabulously decorated envelopes in which Dead Heads […]