Sunday Spotlight: Jerry Garcia Week!

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Today, August 1st, marks what would have been the 73rd birthday of the late great Jerome John AKA Jerry Garcia. Garcia, who passed away August 9, 1995 at the age of 53, left behind a musical legacy and fans still so dedicated that the week between his birthday and date of his death is widely known as ‘Jerry Week’.

Commemorated by deadheads, music lovers, bands, musicians, artists and artisans from all over, Jerry week activities are abundant. Since our upcoming week is related to all things Jerry (and the Grateful Dead), our Sunday Spotlight for this week is coming to you a little early. It’s a sneak peek at all of the Jerry related shows coming this week in our area.

Please check back all this week for more of One Unified’s own version of Jerry Week! The Wheel keeps turning….

Jerry’s Birthday Events starting TONIGHT!
Saturday August 1st

Pure Jerry with Box of Rain
7:00 p.m. 
TLA- Theatre for the Living Arts 334 South St. Philadelphia

Steal Your Face celebrate Jerry’s Birthday
10:00 p.m.
 The Churchville Inn 1500 Bustelton Pike Churchville

Splintered Sunlight perform tonight (8/1)
at the 30th Annual Jerry Gracia Birthday Bash 
(If you’re up for a little travelling)
The event takes place annually 7/31-8/2 at 
Trips Farm 428 Jerry Garcia Way Terra Alta West Virginia

Check out Live for Live Music’s playing of 3 iconic dead shows played on this date to commemorate Jerry’s birthday!

And there’s more…

We’re getting our Jerry on all week. Check it out!

Sunday August 2nd
A benefit for one of our favorite local deadheads, EzzoFest. 3-7 pm
Leneghan’s Crusader Inn 7412 Frankford Ave Philadelphia

Wednesday August 5th
David Gans
at Trout Brook Ampitheater Trout Falls Farms 7:00 p.m.
Middleville Rd. Stillwater, NJ

Thursday, August 6th

Steal Your Face
at The Chelsea Beach Bar Grand Opening
Steal Your Face starts at 7:30
Chelsea Avenue and the Beach, Atlantic City

Thursday August 6th- Monday August 10th
10th Annual Bears Picnic
Featuring some of your favorite dead themed bands.
Liberty Festival Grounds 173 Taylor Run Rd. Roaring Branch, PA
For complete lineup and ticket info check out their website

Saturday August 8th
Splintered Sunlight
at Underground Arts 10:00 pm
1200 Callowhill St. Philadelphia

Steal Your Face
at The Blue Grey Gettysburg, PA
(as well as August 7th)

And if you’re reading from afar, here’s some of the best birthday and tribute events going on around the country:

Jerry Birthday Celebration with the Stolen Faces
Aug 1 2015
Stickyz Chicken Shack
Little Rock, AR

8th Annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash with Flagship of Fools
Aug 1 2015
Orpheum Theatre
Flagstaff, AZ

Jerry Day 2015 @ Jerry Garcia Amphitheater
Aug 2 2015
Jerry Garcia Amphitheater
San Francisco, CA

Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash with Big Sky
Aug 1 2015
Gold Room
Colorado Springs, CO

Guanabana’s Celebrates The Days Between and the Life of Jerry Garcia
Aug 8 2015
Jupiter, FL

Jerry Jam 9
Aug 8-9 2015
Firemen’s Park
Patchogue, NY

8th Annual Jerry Day ATL
Aug 2 2015
Terminal West at King Plow
Atlanta, GA

And you can follow Deadheadland on Facebook for all things Grateful dead and Jerry related including shows, events, tributes, photos, releases, and more.

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