A Fusion of Brass and Dead: Grateful Brass Featuring Jefferson Bergey & Jules Leyhe at the Ivy Room

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Saturday, February 17, 2024

Mr. Hat Presents an evening with Jazz Mafia's Grateful Brass featuring Erin Honeywell, with very special guests Jefferson Bergey from The Freestone Peaches and Jules Leyhe, at the Ivy Room, East Bay, this coming Friday, April 19th. This event promises to be a magnificent celebration of the music of the Grateful Dead, reimagined with a vibrant brass twist.

Doors open at 8:00 pm, with the musical journey beginning at 8:30 pm with Jefferson Bergey and Jules Leyhe serenading the audience with a set of Allman Brothers and Grateful Dead classics. At 9:30 pm, attendees will be treated to a Setbreak Smokeout Giveaway, followed by two sets of Grateful Brass from 9:45 pm to 12:20 am, featuring lead vocalist Erin Honeywell and under the leadership of Adam Theis of Bob Weir & The Wolf Brothers fame.

Grateful Brass offers a fresh take on the iconic Grateful Dead discography, blending elements of New Orleans Second Line, Afrobeat, Balkan music, and Afro-Cuban rhythms with a solid foundation of funk. The band, led by renowned musician Adam Theis, includes some of the finest West Coast musicians who have deep connections with the Grateful Dead community.

This event not only celebrates the legacy of the Grateful Dead but also showcases the creativity and versatility of the Bay Area music scene. Attendees can expect a night filled with imagination, creativity, and musical adventures that pay homage to over 50 years of Grateful Dead music.

Event Details:

    Date: Friday, April 19th
    Location: Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA
    Time: Doors open at 8:00 pm. Music starts at 8:30 pm.
    Tickets: Available at https://e.sparxo.com/GratefulBrassIvy