A Gathering of the Tribal Knowledge


Submitted by -Jerry Day Sat, 10/31/2015 - 10:23 am

A 2 night panel discussion and musical journey featuring Grateful Dead tribute band The Golden Rose, and covering the historical, social, archival and cultural influences and aspects of the Grateful Dead with long-time members of the Grateful Dead extended family. Joining the panel over the weekend will be:
1. Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia-Queen of the Scene (Friday night)
2. Cameron Sears-Grateful Dead manager 1988-2006, 
currently Exec Dir of Rex Foundation (Sat night)
3. Dennis McNally-Long time band publicist and noted author 
(Long Strange Trip, On Highway 61, Desolate Angel) (Friday night)
4. David Gans-Grateful Dead Hour Host on KPFA, noted author 
(Playing in the Band, Conversations with the Dead) 
and esteemed musician (Friday night)
5. Blair Jackson-Editor and Creator of the Golden Road-Grateful Dead fanzine 
and another noted author/contributor  (Garcia: An American Life, 
The Music Never Stopped, Grateful Dead Gear). (Saturday night)
6. Donna Jean Godchaux-Mackay--Band Member from 1972-1979 (Saturday night)
7. Tom Stack-Club Dead (1984-1999), Grateful Dead VP of Licensing & Merchandising (2002-2006) and the Weekend's Panel Moderator
Each night will feature different panel members and a completely different set of music from The Golden Rose, a collection of some of the finest Grateful Dead influenced musicians in all of the Bay Area! They will be joined by David Gans on Friday & Donna Jean Godchaux both nights. We will have silent auction items, our own Shakedown Street bazaar, non-hosted food trucks to feed the masses, a full cash bar, a different free giveaway poster at the end of each night, a beautifully festooned lobby and impeccable sound. This event will sell out and it promises to be a special evening, so come and join your friends and "family" for a weekend you'll never forget!
DATE: Friday November 6 & Saturday November 7, 2015.

TIME: Doors 6:00 PM/Panel Discussion 7:00 PM/Music Soon Thereafter

WHERE: Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School St, Lafayette CA 94549
Music By: The Golden Rose
TICKETS: $45.00 advance per night, $55.00 at the door, tax deductible and available now at:  www.townhalltheatre.com