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, including Josh Ritter, Amos Lee, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Molly Tuttle, Willie Watson, Hiss Golden Messenger, Jamie Drake, Banditos, and Billy Strings, all led by the Jubilee House Band featuring Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Sean Watkins, Tyler Chester, and Jay Bellerose. Additional special guests will be announced closer to 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.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, February 23 via AXS at 10am PST. Special presale tickets will be available starting Thursday, February 22 from 10am – 10pm Pacific Standard Time. VIP packages will also be available.
“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.”
A musical, multi-genre celebration of the Jerry Garcia songbook at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday, March 30th, 2018. Concert will feature performances from multiple generations of musicians who collaborated with and were influenced by Jerry.
Jubilee House Band feat. Benmont Tench, Sean Watkins, Tyler Chester, and Jay Bellerose
David Hidalgo of Los Lobos
Hiss Golden Messenger
…plus many more special guests to be announced!
Friday, March 30th, 2018
7pm – Doors
8pm – Showtime
The Theatre At The Ace Hotel // 933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
Produced by BGS, The Jerry Garcia Family, and Goldenvoice