Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Garcia’

Hidden Track has brought to my attention that Warren Haynes and the San Francisco Symphony have announced plans to honor the 71st birthday of the late, great Jerry Garcia with two special “Symphonic Celebration” performances on Thursday August 1 and Friday August 2 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, California. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning today (2/5/13) beginning at 12:00 PM PST through http://www.warrenhaynes.musictoday.com. Be on the lookout for public on-sale information, which should be announced shortly.

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Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia's 70th Birthday

Coming soon on August 3, a very special event will happen at Bob Weir‘s TRI Studios when several musician will gather to perform a free webcast in tribute to Jerry Garcia titled, “Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday.” The live stream will be in high definition and will be presented on the TRI Studios website and on Yahoo! Music on Friday, August 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. PST.

The artists confirmed to play so far are as follows:

David Crosby has written a tribute specifically for the occasion titled, “‘Cause I’m Missing Him Tonight,” which will be read during the show as well. The webcast should also include rare Grateful Dead concert footage and video tributes given by Jerry Garcia’s peers, including Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Carlos SantanaDavid HidalgoDave SchoolsKeller Williams, the 7 Walkers with Bobby Keys and others. Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School, Anchorman) will be emceeing the event, which should be amazing. I hope that you all get to watch it live online, and hope to see you in the social networking box on the right side of TRI’s video feed!