Category: Rex Jam


moe.’s Rex Jam at GOTV Raises $4,500 for Local Music Education

Thanks to the help of moe., Jay Blakesberg, and generous on-site support from fans, this year’s Rex Jam at Gathering of the Vibes was a huge success! Created several years back, the Rex Jam model serves as a way to connect musicians, fans and local non-profits that support music and The Arts. Rex has been […]


Rex Jam at GOTV July 28

Festival season goes on, and so do the Rex Jams! We’re delighted to report that this weekend at Gathering of the Vibes, another Rex Jam will raise money for music programs in the local schools–in this case, Roosevelt School in Bridgeport, CT, right near the festival. On Sunday, July 28, during Max Creek’s noon-1:30 p.m. […]


Rex Jam Returns July 20

Rex Jams have become a great tradition at the All Good Festival, and this weekend Everyone Orchestra conductor and Rex board member Matt Butler has another one lined up! All contributions raised during the Jam will be given to Lakewood High School’s Music & Arts Program.  Last year’s Rex Jam contribution of $2,500 helped Lakewood […]


Rex Jam Raises Money for School Music Program

On Saturday, July 21st, Matt Butler and The Everyone Orchestra presented the Rex Jam as a featured act of the All Good Festival.  The Rex Jam is a way to demonstrate the power of grassroots giving, where contributions of $1, $5, $10 or $20 have an immediate positive impact—collected from fans during the Jam, they […]


All Good Vibes at the Rex Jam

(Scroll down to watch the video!) At 5:15 on Saturday, July 10, 2010, Rex board member Matt Butler drew a roar of cheers from the crowd as he launched the totally improvised 30-minute Rex Jam with The Everyone Orchestra. Starting with a “Welcoming Rex” segment, Matt segued to the “No Naked Guy No” portion of the […]


July 10: Rex Jam at the All Good Festival

(July 9, 2010) Tomorrow, July 10, at 5:45 Eastern time, Matt Butler conducts the Everyone Orchestra at the All Good Festival in a Rex Jam. As the band plays, volunteers will go through the crowd collecting donations, with all proceeds going to the music programs at Preston High School in Kingwood, West Virginia. Can’t be […]


Rex Jam report #4 – 10KLakes Music Festival

10KLakes Music Festival Detroit Lakes, MNJuly 23 – July 36, 2008Band: Matt Butler and The Everyone OrchestraIn support of the Detroit Lakes High School Band Musical Instrument Program The Rex Jam at 10KLakes Music Festival was one of the best yet. It was most exciting because the Rex Jam was “born” at 10KLakes, with Matt […]


Rex Jam Report #3 – All Good

All Good Music Festival and Camp-outMasontown, WV – July 10-13, 2008Band: The Bridge (and Medeski, Schofield and Dietch)In support of University High School and Morgantown High School, music and arts programs. The All Good Festival provided the Rex Foundation with some amazing opportunities to raise awareness and raise funds. The good folks at Walther Productions […]


Rex Jam Report #2 – High Sierra

High Sierra Music Festival,Quincy, CA – July 5, 2008Band: RatdogIn support of Plumas County Save our Schools, music and arts programs. While the firefighters fought to control the blazes, several thousand people found ways around the fires to make it to the High Sierra Music Festival this past weekend. This was my second time attending […]


Rex Jam Report #1 – Mountain Jam

Mountain Jam – Hunter Mountain, NYSunday June 1, 2008 8:30 pm – w/RatdogIn support of Family of Woodstock This was the first Rex Jam of the summer, and my first one ever. I think that, all things considered, it went really well. I organized my crew of volunteers – some people I’ve known for years, […]