Rex Foundation

A Buck Dancer's Choice - Rex Benefit Compilation Out Today

Today the Rex Foundation releases A Buck Dancer’s Choice. The 19-song live compilation, culled from a very special December 1, 2012 performance at The Fillmore in San Francisco, features choice selections from that evening’s three sets of incredible music - opened by members of ALO, followed by an acoustic solo Bob Weir set, and then The Mickey Hart Band with Widespread Panic’s Dave Schools on bass.

Rex Foundation Jerry Garcia, Ralph Gleason & Bill Graham Award Recipients

The Rex Foundation congratulates Diane di Prima, FAIR Fund, and the San Francisco Mime Troupe Youth Theater Project, 2011 recipients of the Ralph J. Gleason Award, Bill Graham Award, and Jerry Garcia Award.

"Visions Of Garcia" Auction May 8th Supports the Rex Foundation

With appreciation for being invited to participate, we want to note that the Bonhams "Visions of Garcia" Auction takes place in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 8th at 1:00 p.m.

Sacramento Kings, Bonhams Auction & More Support Rex Foundation

Last week we announced that 15 tracks from the December 3, 2011 Rex Benefit Run for the Roses are now available for download and CD purchase.  We hope you enjoy having this extension of the unique musical occasion that took place at The Fillmore

Run for The Roses | Celebrating the Music of Garcia/Hunter Review

It’s so interesting to ponder how the Grateful Dead, despite being self-described poster children for avoiding politics and activism and concentrating on music, really aren’t that. From the beginning all members of the Dead were rooted in San Francisco’s scene and are an iconic representation of so many different facets of a humanitarian persuasion.

Run for the Roses | New Rex Foundation Benefit CD Released Today

On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 the Rex Foundation will release 15 tracks from Run for the Roses – Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and The Jerry Garcia Band. Recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco, this special live album features gifted musicians performing new and tribute renditions of long-favorite songs.

Rex Benefit "The Wheel" on the Road to Wash. DC March 24th

Some of you asked us to bring the highly regarded December 2010 Benefit The Wheel - A Musical Celebration of Jerry Garcia to the East Coast.  We are pleased to say this is happening!

Run for the Roses: A Benefit for the Rex Foundation

The three sets of music each bring their own resonance and tribute to Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and the Jerry Garcia Band.  The Mother Hips, celebrating their 20th anniversary as a soulful California rock and roll band, and well known for their extraordinary vocal harmonies, look forward to sharing their renditions of the music, including Tim's inspirations from hi

Run for the Roses Announced | The Fillmore

Run for the Roses takes place on Saturday, December 3rd at The Fillmore in San Francisco.  We look forward to a very special evening celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and the Jerry Garcia Band, featuring stellar musicians playing in an intima