Tag: Gathering of the Vibes

08/11/14

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 […]

06/05/14

Roosevelt School Music Program

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The Rex grant reflects the proceeds from the Rex Jam at the Gathering of the Vibes and is to be used to further support the music department at Roosevelt School.

07/23/13

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. […]

08/28/12

Watch the Video: “There’s a Way” at the Vibes!

David Gans introduces Henry Sidle, who sings his original compositions and talks about Rex’s work in human rights. Henry says: “It was such an honor to be up on the Green Vibes stage a few weeks ago. Not only was it an amazing feeling to be sharing my music with fellow music lovers, but it […]

08/13/12

‘There’s a Way’–or Two or Three–at the Vibes

We were delighted when Rex supporter Henry Sidle, who last year composed the human rights anthem “The World As It Could Be” and performed it to an appreciative audience at Gathering of the Vibes, sent us his latest, “There’s a Way.” One of the most gratifying things about Rex’s work is watching the next generation […]

07/19/12

New ‘World As It Could Be’ Song Premiering at GOTV!

We’re delighted to report a particularly great upcoming convergence of benevolent forces at Gathering of the Vibes on Friday, July 20, 2012, when, after an introduction from David Gans, Henry Sidle takes to the Green Vibes Stage at 3:45 p.m. and premieres his new song, “There’s a Way,” inspired by the Rex Foundation’s The World […]

08/28/11

Sweet Vibes: “The World As It Could Be”

david and henryAt this year’s Gathering of the Vibes, young singer/songwriter Henry Sidle, who’s been inspired by the Rex Foundation’s work, performed his original composition “The World As It Could Be” and was interviewed by GOTV performer and longtime Rex supporter David Gans. Then the two of them played “Ripple.” Does it get much sweeter? We don’t think so… Check out the audio…

06/08/09

Rex Jam Helps Kids Make Music

Thomas Hooker School Band

A near show-stopping thunder-and-lightning storm couldn’t stop generous souls from giving during the New Riders’ Rex Jam at Gathering of the Vibes. Thanks to their kindness, eight first-time musicians now have instruments and are playing in the (school) band.

10/18/08

2008 Summer Festivals

The Rex Foundation would like to thank the following festivals for including us as one of their non-profits at their 2008 Festivals! It is with collective efforts we are able to give back to the communities in their areas.

The Rex Community Caravan went on Festival Tour this summer with Rex Jams at many of the following Festivals. Proceeds totaling $10,709 went to support Music and Arts related programs in their communities.

WHAT IS A REX JAM? A Rex Jam is a specified tune or “jam” designated by the band. During the jam, Rex Volunteers circulate through the audience collecting donations for the designated grantee.

The Rex Community Caravan is our virtual grassroots community, where together, we further what the Grateful Dead started 25 years ago.