All-Star Grateful Dead Fundraiser: Keller Williams, Circles Around the Sun, Steve Kimock, Bill Nershi, George Porter Jr, Amy Helm & More

Article Contributed by Ardmore Music Hall | Published on Thursday, March 14, 2019

Ardmore Music Hall proudly reprises their annual 2-night fundraiser and concert event, Unlimited Devotion, on May 31st and June 1st with iconic social activist and “official clown” of the Grateful Dead, Wavy Gravy, as the guest of honor and yet another star studded lineup of musicians and bands to celebrate the music, spirit and generosity of the Grateful Dead community; The Unlimited Devotion event has raised over $80,000 in charitable donations so far - and counting.

Unlimited Devotion: A Rex Foundation fundraiser will include performances by George Porter Jr, Steve Kimock, Keller Williams, Circles Around The Sun, Amy Helm, John Kadlecik, members of The Disco Biscuits, String Cheese Incident, Railroad Earth, RatDog and many more.

The weekend festivities also include an extraordinary concert poster art exhibit, supergroup sets performing improvised music and the music of the Grateful Dead, and enhanced VIP experiences. Proceeds from the weekend will benefit the Rex Foundation, founded by the Grateful Dead, and Camp Winnarainbow, Wavy Gravy's summer camp for kids.

The weekend kicks off on Friday, May 31 with an exclusive performance from the following lineups:

The Wavy All Stars - performing Dead-centric music and more featuring: George Porter Jr (The Meters), Steve Kimock, Aron Magner (Billy & the Kids / Disco Biscuits), Dan Lebowitz (ALO), Kenny Brooks (RatDog) and more TBA.

Acclaimed instrumental improvisation masterminds Circles Around The Sun

Dead supergroup Fellowship of the Wing: John Kadlecik, Jay Lane (RatDog), Todd Stoops, and Reed Mathis (Electric Beethoven).

The lineup for Saturday June 1 will include performances from:

Keller Williams, a one-man band who plays "jazzfunkraggaelectronicagrass"

The Gravy All Stars: Keller Williams, Bill Nershi (The String Cheese Incident), Amy Helm, Pappy Biondo (Cabinet), JP Biondo (Cabinet), Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth) & more TBA

George Porter’s Funk Revue: Steve Kimock, Dan Lebowitz, Amy Helm, Todd Stoops, and more guests TBA.

Continuing the tradition set by previous years, Philadelphia’s own Grateful Dead tribute Splintered Sunlight will perform late and close things out in style featuring special guests John Kadlecik + Pappy Biondo (Cabinet).

The Unlimited Devotion celebration weekend will also include VIP ticketing options that come with:

VIP Pre-Show Exclusive sets at the start of each night featuring the following lineups:

5/31 VIP American Beauty with Steve Kimock, Bill Nershi, Aron Magner & more TBA

6/1 VIP Workingman’s Dead with Keller Williams, John Kadlecik, Todd Stoops, Amy Helm & more TBA

Early entry with guaranteed seating for the show

Three hour open bar

DogFish Head’s American Beauty Happy Hour (Friday)

Seated dining experience with a special Dogfish Head beer pairing (Saturday)

Tickets for the 2019 Unlimited Devotion celebration go on sale Friday, March 15 at 12pm at www.ardmoremusic.com/unlimited-devotion