Sam Grisman

The time is almost here! Join the fun the weekend of July 13th at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley to celebrate Rex Foundation's 40 years of community, connection, and grant-making. We have an incredible lineup featuring Dark Star Orchestra and Melvin Seals and JGB, perfect for commemorating this milestone with the music that has brought us together for decades.

Terrapin Crossroads presents two days of music, community, and spirit with Sunday Daydream Volumes 3 and 4, featuring Phil Lesh & Friends and more on the gorgeous Marin County bay shoreline at McNears Beach in San Rafael on Sunday, July 21 and August 18. Inspired by the many incredible outdoor shows at the old Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, Sunday Daydream is an all-day festival centered around music, family, and fun.

Z2 Entertainment, in collaboration with 97.3 KBCO, is thrilled to announce a landmark musical event featuring the legendary Peter Rowan alongside the dynamic Sam Grisman Project. This exclusive performance, set to take place at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium on Thursday, August 22, 2024, will celebrate the seminal music of Old and In the Way, among other treasured folk and bluegrass melodies.

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The High Sierra Music Festival, one of California's longest-running annual music festivals, is celebrating its 32nd year on July 4-7, 2024, in the golden Sierra hills of Quincy. Headliners this year include Ziggy Marley, Primus, and Greensky Bluegrass. They will be joined by a wide variety of bluegrass, jam, Americana, funk, folk, and worldbeat acts on multiple stages at the Plumas County Fairgrounds.

Join the festivities underground on Sunday, June 30th, for an extraordinary evening at The Caverns as we commemorate the golden anniversary of the iconic bluegrass ensemble, Old & In the Way. This special event features a once-in-a-lifetime performance by founding member Peter Rowan and the talented Sam Grisman Project, fronted by Sam Grisman, son of David Grisman, another original band member.

Often resembling a real-life musical snow globe in the California’s high Sierra, the eighth annual WinterWonderGrass-Tahoe, April 5 to 7, brought a hardy bunch of musicians – and resilient attendees – to Palisades Tahoe ski resort, in the midst of the Olympic Village that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.

The Cosmico Music and Arts Festival, in conjunction with the 501(c)(3) organization, The Launch Pad Foundation, proudly announces the musical lineup for its 5th annual weekend, May 17-19, 2024, and its inaugural year at Dawn Ranch in Guerneville, California. This unique festival offers an immersive experience for attendees, including onsite accommodations, opportunities to connect with artists, local food and wine experiences, and programs suitable for the entire family.

New York State’s inaugural Hoochenanny Festival gains an electrifying edge with The Struts headlining. On October 21, in the Village of Geneseo, the celebration of the state's burgeoning whiskey culture promises to captivate attendees with a sublime mix of music, craft spirits, local heritage, and the unique elements that make life intriguing.

Bassist Sam Grisman, son of legendary mandolinist David Grisman, is forming a new band to honor the musical legacy of his father and his dear friend Jerry Garcia. Sam Grisman Project brings together a group of incredibly versatile and talented musicians who are also some of his closest friends. The core four members of the group, Grisman, Ric Robertson, Aaron Lipp, and Chris English will be touring heavily in 2023 and beyond.

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