In the wake of overwhelming demand for tickets for the Grateful Dead’s July farewell shows in Chicago, surviving members of the band and others have booked a Jerry Garcia tribute show on May 14 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland.
In addition to the 4 GD members – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh – performers at the event will include Bruce Hornsby, Eric Church, Buddy Miller, David Grisman, Greensky Bluegrass, Moe., Los Lobos, O.A.R., Railroad Earth, Widespread Panic, the Disco Biscuits, Yonder Mountain String Band, Trampled By Turtles, Jimmy Cliff, Jorma Kaukonen, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Alex Koford and Jason Crosby. The show is being dubbed “Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia.”
August 9 will mark the 20th anniversary of Garcia’s death.
Tickets go on sale Friday, March 13 at noon ET via Ticketfly. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Merriweather Post Pavilion box office or at the 9:30 Club box office in Washington D.C.