Dear Jerry: Let’s Play 2 – Two All-Star Tributes Oct. 14th & 15th In Washington DC & VA
Blackbird Presents and the Jerry Garcia Family are proud to announce Dear Jerry: Let’s Play 2, two epic concert events honoring the diverse musical talents of Jerry Garcia. Set to take place Friday, October 14, 2016 and Saturday, October 15, 2016 in the MD/DC/VA metropolitan area, the milestone events pay tribute to the iconic musician with two-nights of unprecedented performances by an extraordinary lineup of musicians.
Tickets for Dear Jerry: Let’s Play 2 go on sale Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10AM via ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 and all Ticketmaster locations. A special Jerry Garcia fan club pre-sale will begin Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12PM ET, and run through Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10PM ET via http://jerrygarciafanticketing.shop.ticketstoday.com. For additional details go to http://DearJerryTwo.com.
DEAR JERRY: LET’S PLAY 2
TWO EPIC CONCERT EVENTS
NIGHT ONE – JERRY UNCOVERED: EXPLORING JERRY GARCIA THROUGH THE JGB SONGBOOK
Dear Jerry: Let’s Play 2 kicks off Friday, October 14, 2016 at Washington, DC’s DAR Constitution Hall with an evening of performances highlighting material famously played by Garcia throughout his remarkable three-decade career. Jerry Uncovered: Jerry’s Favorite Cover Songs & Other Assorted Matters, a once-in-a-lifetime concert event, will showcase Garcia’s voluminous range of styles, spanning rock to R&B, bluegrass to blues, with GRAMMY® Award-winning guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes (Gov’t Mule, The Allman Brothers Band, The Dead) and GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Don Was serving as Music Directors, along with a stacked lineup that includes Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, John Medeski, Raymond Weber, and more to be announced.
NIGHT TWO – THIS IS 30! A FULL PERFORMANCE OF A CLASSIC JERRY GARCIA BAND SHOW FROM OCTOBER 1986 & MORE
Night two of Dear Jerry: Let’s Play 2 will be This Is 30! A full performance of a classic Jerry Garcia Band show from October 1986 & more, featuring The Avett Brothers and very special guest Warren Haynes on lead guitar and vocals. Slated for Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Fairfax, VA’s EagleBank Arena at George Mason University, This Is 30! will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Garcia’s historic return to the concert stage by recreating a classic Jerry Garcia Band show from October, 1986 as well as other Garcia classics.