Grace Potter, Peter Frampton And Allen Toussaint Added To The All-Star Lineup For Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music Of Jerry Garcia
Additional Tickets To Be Released For Sale On May 7 Via ticketfly.Com
Grace Potter, Peter Frampton and Allen Toussaint are the latest performers announced as part of the prestigious lineup of artists taking part in DEAR JERRY: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA, a once-in-a-lifetime concert event taping honoring one of the most influential musicians of our time. The concert will take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Washington, DC, on May 14. These superstar artists will join the extraordinary lineup featuring: Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann’s Billy & the Kids, Bob Weir, Bruce Hornsby, Buddy Miller, David Grisman, Eric Church, Greensky Bluegrass, Jimmy Cliff, Jorma Kaukonen, Los Lobos, Moe., O.A.R., Railroad Earth, The Disco Biscuits, Trampled By Turtles, Widespread Panic, Yonder Mountain String Band and Communion featuring Phil Lesh, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Alex Koford, and Jason Crosby.
The Merriweather Post Pavilion parking lot will open at 4pm. Doors will open at 5:30pm and the show will begin promptly at 7pm.
Additional Dear Jerry tickets have been made available for purchase via Ticketfly.com or by phone at 877-4FLY-TIX.
Keith Wortman is the creator and executive producer of the show. Grammy Award-winner Don Was serves as music director, and will lead an all-star band backing the many performers at this incomparable concert event taping. Was and Wortman recently teamed to produce large-scale concert events, music releases, and broadcast specials honoring music icons such as Johnny Cash, Levon Helm, Dr. John, Gregg Allman, Mavis Staples and Emmylou Harris amongst others. DEAR JERRY: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA will be filmed and recorded for multi-platform distribution throughout traditional and digital media. The event will be co-produced by the Jerry Garcia family.
“ It’s so great to have a night where everyone is celebrating Jerry. It’s a stellar lineup and we can’t wait to get out there and party with everybody.” says Trixie Garcia.
“We are honored to have these very special artists on this event in honor of a very special musician, Jerry Garcia,” said Wortman. “It is a testament to how cherished Jerry was and continues to be.” “We are also proud to have worked with the REX Foundation in support of their philanthropic missions.”