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Jubilee – A Celebration of Jerry Garcia
March 30, 2018 • 7:00 pm PDT
BGS (The Bluegrass Situation), The Jerry Garcia Family, and Goldenvoice are proud to announce JUBILEE: A CELEBRATION OF JERRY GARCIA, to take place on Friday, March 30 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event continues a year of commemorations surrounding Garcia’s 75th birthday.
Featuring performances by a wide range of artists influenced by Jerry’s musical legacy before and during his time in the Grateful Dead, the full list of guest performers now includes Banditos, Sam Bush, Mike Campbell, Jamie Drake, Chris Funk, David Hidalgo, Hiss Golden Messenger, Amos Lee, Stephen Malkmus, Margo Price, Josh Ritter, Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle, and Willie Watson, all led by the Jubilee House Band featuring Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Sean Watkins, Tyler Chester, and Jay Bellerose.Additional surprise guests will also be at the event.
The event and accompanying silent auction will benefit three Garcia Family selected charities: the Rex Foundation, the Jerry Garcia Foundation, and the Center for Biological Diversity.
For more information on each organization’s mission and services, please visit the links below:
The Rex Foundation – RexFoundation.org
Jerry Garcia Foundation – JerryGarciaFoundation.org
Center for Biological Diversity – BiologicalDiveristy.org
“This is an evening to celebrate the life and legend of Jerry Garcia, a man whose career spans far beyond the Grateful Dead, spilling into various genres and countless collaborations.” says Amy Reitnouer, executive director of BGS (The Bluegrass Situation) and producer of the event. “Jerry’s life and music still resonates with the people who knew him best, and the multiple generations of artists directly influenced by his art. We could not be more excited to bring those people together to celebrate his legacy.”