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  • Members of The Hold Steady, Vampire Weekend + More Set for Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration

    Thu, 02 Aug 2012 15:04:14

    Members of The Hold Steady, Vampire Weekend + More Set for Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration - Watch the livestream tomorrow, Aug. 3

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    • Jerry Garcia - Max Osceola and William Osceola (L) of the Seminole Tribe of Florida hold a Hard Rock Cafe jacket next to a photo of the late Grateful Dead lead singer Jerry Garcia before the start of a news conference at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square 07 December 2006 to announce that the Tribe bought the international restaurant chain, including its massive collection of rock 'n' roll memorabilia, in a 965 million USD deal with Rank Group. The Hard Rock Cafe first opened in London in 1971.  AFP PHOTO Timothy A. CLARY

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    Bob Weir's TRI Studios announced additional participating artists and details for "Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia's 70th Birthday" tribute concert and high-definition live stream presented via TRIStudios.com and Yahoo! Music on Friday, Aug. 3, beginning at 6:30PM PT.

    The event features artists from the indie rock/folk, country/bluegrass and jam band worlds, all of whom who have been inspired by the music and lasting legacy of Jerry Garcia.

    Participants include: Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady; Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend; former Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux; Jim Lauderdale; and Sam Cohen and Josh Kaufman of Yellowbirds have joined the one-time-only group of musical performers, led by Weir, which also features previously announced artists Mike Gordon (Phish); Joe Russo (Furthur); Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood/Ryan Adams & The Cardinals); Jeff Chimenti (Furthur); Cass McCombs; Jonathan Wilson; and Harper Simon.

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