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    Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:04:02

    Jerry Garcia Tribute Set for May - Find out when + where

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    On Thursday, May 14, an extraordinary collection of music stars will come together at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, for the concert event of a lifetime.

    "DEAR JERRY: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA" will honor one of the most influential musicians and cultural icons of our time.

    The concert event will feature performances by the following: Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann's Billy & The Kids, Bob Weir, Bruce Hornsby, Buddy Miller, David Grisman, Eric Church, Greensky Bluegrass, Jimmy Cliff, Jorma Kaukonen, Los Lobos, Moe., O.A.R., Railroad Earth, The Disco Biscuits, Trampled by Turtles, Widespread Panic, Yonder Mountain String Band and Communion featuring Phil Lesh, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Alex Koford, and Jason Crosby.

    "It's exciting to have so many phenomenal artists performing in this special musical tribute to my dad, Jerry Garcia!," says Trixie Garcia. "'DEAR JERRY: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA' speaks volumes to Jerry's lasting influence in the ears and hearts of his fans and fellow musicians. Join us in celebrating the legacy that inspired so many."

    "Jerry gave his heart, soul, and music to his band mates, fellow musicians, and to millions of fans around the world," said exec producer Keith Wortman. "Whether playing in the Grateful Dead, his acoustic and bluegrass bands or his beloved Jerry Garcia Band, his songs made us happy just to be alive. As all of us in the extended Grateful Dead family embark on celebrating 50 years of their music, I can't think of a more fitting way to kick-off the festivities than by honoring Jerry and his songs at this extraordinary event. I am privileged and humbled to be working with theses artists to deliver such a special event to the fans; it will be unforgettable."

    "Jerry made us fall in love with the possibilities of music," said music director Don Was. "Getting to play his songs with these artists is a dream realized for all of us."

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    —Amy Sciarretto
    03.06.15



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