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Stephen Malkmus, Margo Price, Sam Bush, and The Decemberists’ Chris Funk added to all-star lineup at Jerry Garcia benefit in Los Angeles on March 30

March 12, 2018

BGS (The Bluegrass Situation), The Jerry Garcia Family, and Goldenvoice are proud to announce the next round of artists joining the lineup of JUBILEE: A CELEBRATION OF JERRY GARCIA, taking 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, the full list of guest performers now includes Banditos, Sam Bush, Mike Campbell, Jamie Drake, Chris Funk, David Hidalgo, Hiss Golden Messenger, Amos Lee, Stephen Malkmus, Margo Price, Josh Ritter, Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle, and Willie Watson, all led by the Jubilee House Band featuring Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Sean Watkins, Tyler Chester, and Jay Bellerose. Additional surprise guests will also be at 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 are available via AXS.  VIP packages are also 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.”

WHAT: 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


Sam Bush

Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Jamie Drake

Chris Funk of The Decemberists

David Hidalgo of Los Lobos

Hiss Golden Messenger

Amos Lee

Stephen Malkmus

Margo Price

Josh Ritter

Billy Strings

Molly Tuttle

Willie Watson

…plus many more special guests to be announced!

WHEN: Friday, March 30th, 2018

7pm – Doors

8pm – Showtime


WHERE: The Theatre At The Ace Hotel // 933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Produced by BGS, The Jerry Garcia Family, and Goldenvoice


Press Inquiries:

Amy Reitnouer —

Jim Flammia —