Bob Weir will join forces with a vast array of musicians on August 3 to celebrate what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday. The concert, titled “Move Me Brightly,” will be broadcast for free in HD video from Weir’s TRI Studios in San Rafael.
Weir's TRI Studios announced today that Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady, Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend and former Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux will join this historic one-time musical event.
The additional performers are a testament to Garcia's lasting influence on contemporary music. From indie-folk to indie-rock, Garcia has left an imprint on the minds of many contemporary artists.
Mill Valley resident and Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir . The state-of-the-art studio has the capacity to stream HD audio and video directly to the internet, creating a virtual venue where music fans can enjoy performances from just about anywhere. Every show at TRI is directed, filmed and mixed live in real-time, making each performance unique.
Check out the videos of Vampire Weekend and The Hold Steady for a preview of the rocking to come.