Jerry Garcias Fayetteville B-Day
On August 1, George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, AR, will mark Jerry Garcias birthday with an appearance by a former bandmate. Martin Fierro (Jerry Garcia Band, Legion of Mary) will perform in a Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration along with Mountain of Venus Mike ‘Stingray’ Garrett and Dave Gesualdo (who recently completed treatments for Hodgkins Lymphoma and as been declared cancer-free) along with Shawn Eckels (Speakeasy). The night will open with a live interview of Fierro conducted by ‘Honest Tunes Radio Show’ host Daniel Gold on KXUA 88.3.Benevento, Bernstein, Haas, Previte and Skerik
New Yorks Blue Note will celebrate its silver anniversary beginning on September 19. That night will feature a collaboration between two longtime friends and fellow John Coltrane band members as McCoy Tyner and his Trio welcome Pharoah Sanders for a Coltrane 80th Birthday Celebration. A few days later will yield two intriguing installments in the late night groove series. On Friday September 22 and Saturday September 23 Brian Haas and Bobby Previte will be joined by Steven Bernstein, Marco Benevento and Skerik for session that will begin just after midnight. Meanwhile, additional shows are still being confirmed to mark the club’s 25th Anniversary.