Category: Grateful Dead

07/24/20

Celebrating Jerry Garcia with Daze Between

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The Rex Foundation and The Jerry Garcia Family have announced that they will bring a cherished tradition to the virtual sphere for the first time, with the inaugural livestream event: “Daze Between,” featuring nine days of exclusive musical performances and storytelling to celebrate the life and legacy of Jerry Garcia. The event will run from […]

10/31/19

Join Us December 6
for “American Beauty”
with Lebo and the Arrows of Neon

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UPDATE 11/25: Thanks to your amazing support, we are now completely sold out of table tickets. There are still a few General Admission tickets at Ticketmaster, which we also expect to go pretty quickly. Thanks so much, and we can’t wait to see you! — We are very excited to announce the Annual Rex Foundation […]

03/14/19

Chicago Cubs Grateful Dead Night Returns April 24!

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Calling all Dead Heads! The Cubs are teaming up with Third Man Pressing for the second Grateful Dead Night at Wrigley Field. On Wednesday, April 24, fans can join the celebration of the iconic rock band by purchasing this Special Ticket Offer to see the Cubs take on the Dodgers. In addition to a ticket […]

09/10/18

Awesome Night at Wrigley Field!

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Thanks to the Chicago Cubs for an incredible evening at Wrigley Field on Monday, August 27, celebrating the Grateful Dead, supporting Rex, and gathering folks for a real good time! It was the first-ever Grateful Dead night at this historic ball park, and we were thrilled to be part of it. The people who scored […]

12/04/17

Dancing in the Street: Full Lineup Announced!

We’re pleased to announce an incredible roster of artists who’ll be taking the stage in this unforgettable final 50th Anniversary tribute to the Summer of Love. You won’t want to miss this–get your tickets now! Lebo & Friends with… Jay Lane John Molo Steve Adams Bobby Vega Barry Sless Mookie Siegel Roger McNamee Pete Sears […]

11/17/16

If You Get Confused, Listen to the
Music Play: A Note From
Rex Foundation Executive Director
Cameron Sears

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Dear Friends of Rex: I am sure many of us have spent some time over the past few days considering the uncertainty that has developed as a result of the recent election. I am reminded of the time I was confronting similar feelings while dealing with the passing of Jerry and the tumult that it […]

04/08/15

Rex Joins the Party in Chicago!

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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 […]

09/23/13

Guitar Lessons From Jerry

The strangest of places? At San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall preceding the Tribute to Jerry Garcia with Warren Haynes and Company this past August, Rex board member Andy Gadiel introduced JamBase’s new CEO, Sabrina Schulz, and her husband, Jim Keller, to board member Freddy Hahne. In the conversation that followed, Jim Keller divulged his experience […]

09/20/13

Robert Hunter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Our heartfelt congratulations to Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, who earlier this week in Nashville accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriter at the 12th Annual Americana Music Honors. We can all attest to the life-changing impact of Hunter’s lyrics, and how strongly they influence our outlook on the world, and it’s a delight to see […]

01/27/12

Weir Spreads Joy, Revives Sweetwater

Former Grateful Dead guitarist and current Rex board member Bob Weir made local news in the Bay Area this week with the long-awaited opening of the new Sweetwater in Mill Valley. Weir, along with other pals, helped keep the beloved local venue alive for years before it finally folded it 2007, and kept the rights […]