Tag: Rex Jam
KEYS’s mission is to bring one-to-one instrument lessons and group music instruction to under-served inner-city children in Bridgeport, CT who have no other access to this empowering life experience.
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 […]
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.
The Rex grant reflects the proceeds from the Rex Jam at the All Good Festival and is to be used to further support the music department at Lakewood High School.
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 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 […]
On Saturday, July 21st, Matt Butler and The Everyone Orchestra presented the Rex Jam as a featured act of the All Good Festival.Â 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 impactâ€”collected from fans during the Jam, they […]
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.
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.
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 â€œbornâ€ at 10KLakes, with Matt […]