Jerry Garcia

GarciaLive Volume 7 | 11/8/76 | Review

Some years back, former Grateful Dead vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux MacKay made a remarkable discovery in the storage of the family houseboat. Boxes of reels taped by legendary recording technician Betty Cantor-Jackson. The Grateful Dead tapes were the first to be dusted off, restored, and ultimately released for the enjoyment of all. Recently Donna Jean found yet another box consisting of all Jerry Garcia Band reels.

Jerry Garcia Discography Now Made Available

Today, August 1, 2016, marks what would have been the 74th birthday of Jerry Garcia. In honor of the occasion, The Jerry Garcia Family announces the legendary artist’s live and studio catalogue is available to fans via streaming services the very first time. iTunes, Apple Music and Google Play are included in the initial rollout with additional platforms to be added soon.

GarciaLive Volume Seven Announced

On August 19, Round Records & ATO Records will release the two-disc GarciaLive Volume Seven: November 8th, 1976 – Jerry Garcia Band, a previously unreleased and uncirculated performance recorded at Sophie’s in Palo Alto, CA. The original reels, along with several other recordings, which have come to be known as the “Houseboat Tapes,” were only recently discovered by former Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux.

Garcialive Volume 6: July 5, 1973 | Review

While iconic guitarist and bandleader Jerry Garcia passed away nearly twenty-one years ago, his influence and high-esteem continues to mount. It’s miraculous that so many fans of the beloved guitarist and Grateful Dead bandleader never actually witnessed the legend perform. The expansiveness of his covers was equally impressive as his originals.

Jerry & Merl Volume Six Out June 24th

On June 24, Round Records & ATO Records will release GarciaLive Volume Six: July 5, 1973 – Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders, the latest installment of the celebrated GarciaLive archival series. The three-CD set was recorded at the 200 capacity Lion’s Share club formerly located in the small town of San Anselmo, CA, just 20 miles north of San Francisco. The performance features Jerry Garcia performing with friend, mentor and legendary keyboardist/vocalist Merl Saunders.

"A Line On Paper Is Like A Note In The Air"

Conceived in 1989 by Jorma & Vanessa Kaukonen, The Fur Peace Ranch is nestled in the rolling foothills of southeast Ohio. It is a place where both budding and seasoned musicians can immerse themselves and emerge with renewed inspiration and tangible progress in their music. Workshops are held throughout the Summer and into the Fall.  One of the highlights is Art of Jerry Garcia on exhibit now until August 1st, 2016 (Jerry's birthday).

Jerry Day 2016 - Jerry Garcia Plaques, Donor Info

Save the Dates!  

 

May 21st 

Help McLaren Park Pancake Breakfast

  Louis Sutter Playground @ McLaren Park

Near Jerry Garcia Amphitheater

10am / $10 Donation

 

June - Jerry Day Fundraiser - TBA

July 29th - Jerry Day Benefit - TBA

 

Garcia Art on display @ Psylodelic Gallery

An artist from childhood who was painting in oils by the age of seventeen, Jerry Garcia in his youth thought of himself as “an artist who played music,” Throughout the years of his prodigious musical output he continued drawing and painting.

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