Join the Jerry Garcia Family in celebration of Jerry’s 75th birthday! The celebration will be led by Bob Weir & The Campfire Band and also features the Jerry Garcia 75th Birthday Band, an all-star band featuring original Jerry Garcia Band members Melvin Seals, Jackie LaBranch, and Gloria Jones plus Oteil Burbridge, Kamasi Washington, Tom Hamilton and Duane Trucks, plus the Jerry Garcia 75th Birthday Acoustic Band featuring Kenny Kosek, Sandy Rothman, Travis Book, Anders Osborne, and Chris Pandolfi.
Join the Jerry Garcia Family in celebration of Jerry's 75th birthday! The celebration will be led by Bob Weir and The Campfire Band and also features the Jerry Garcia 75th Birthday Band, an all-star band featuring original Jerry Garcia Band members Melvin Seals, Jackie LaBranch, and Gloria Jones plus Oteil Burbridge, Kamasi Washington, Tom Hamilton and Duane Trucks, plus the Jerry Garcia 75th Birthday Acoustic Band featuring Kenny Kosek, Sandy Rothman, Travis Book, Anders Osborne, and Chris Pandolfi.
The late Jerry Garcia would have turned 75 on August 1st and 22 years after his passing on August 9, 1995, his cultural impact has yet to reach its apex. Nationwide celebrations, concerts, commemorations and archival releases continue to honor his one-of-a-kind legacy throughout the year.
It’s bewildering how many devoted fans are out there of late guitar and American music icon Jerry Garcia that never saw him play a single show. Yet they know all about the live music of Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band. They can explore the evolutions and changes in form, structure, and exploration. This is of course due to the tireless efforts of band insider sound technicians and the extended taper culture that surrounded.
On August 1st, Jerry Garcia would be turning 75 years old. Five dynamic acts come will come together at historic Club Passim, joining musicians and fans around the world to celebrate and remember the legacy of Jerry Garcia as a songwriter, guitarist, and roots music explorer– with the Grateful Dead and beyond.
In celebration of what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 75th birthday, the GarciaLive series continues on with perhaps their most diverse entry yet. On June 28th, Round Records/ATO will release GarciaLive Volume Nine: August 11, 1974 Keystone Berkeley. The iconic guitarist was on a roll, building his rapport as a solo artist separately from the Grateful Dead for the first time since his early days as a folkie, playing dozens of gigs in California and beyond.
In the continued year-long celebration of the late Jerry Garcia’s 75th birthday, a special sold-out concert celebration has been announced for August 4 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and GarciaLive Volume Nine: August 11, 1974 – Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders (Round Records/ATO Records) is set for release on July 28.
Hooteroll? + Plus! Featuring: Stuart Bogie (Reeds) Erik Deutsch (Keyboards) Jonathan Goldberger (Guitar) Dave Harrington (Bass) Kevin Kendrick (Vibraphone & Percussion) Jordan McClean (Trumpet) Joe Russo (Drums)
"A great rehearsal yesterday for Joe Russo Presents Hooteroll? + Plus! So excited to play this material with these unreal talents! This is going to be an amazing night. More to come soon!" JR
In a three-set, five hour night of music at the Warfield Theatre on February 25 that began with an unusual David Nelson Band performance, the current, proficient Melvin Seals and JGB turned in an fine set before giving way to special band roster, also led by monster organist Seals, but with the addition of Stu Allen on lead guitar, Oteil Burbridge on bass and 1980s-‘90s-era JGB v