SPECIAL FOUR SHOW BENEFIT TOUR STARTS TOMORROW IN TEANECK, NJ
A special run of shows is taking place this weekend, September 23-26, to benefit Handijam. Founded in 2000 by
Charlene Raco, Handijam for Handicapped, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that serves the terminally ill,
mentally, physically and emotionally challenged in Staten Island. Its main purpose is to provide entertainment for
those who get only their basic necessities met.
Big Brother and the Holding Company|
David Nelson, the heart of
the New Riders of the Purple Sage and
longtime friend and music partner of The
Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia, is headlining a run of concerts of his all star eponymous band to benefit
The band features Barry Sless (Phil Lesh and Friends) on lead and pedal steel guitar, drummer John
Molo (Phil Lesh, Bruce Hornsby, John Fogerty), bassist Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna, Rod
Stewart), and keyboardist Mookie Siegel (Phil Lesh,Donna Jean and The Tricksters). Sless,Siegel and Molo
also lend their instrumental wizardry to opening act Moonalice at these benefits.
Sharing the bill is the classic band Big
Brother & The Holding Company, best known for their famed lead singer, the late great Janis
Joplin. Rounding out the bill is New Riders' bassist Ronnie Penque with his own band.
THUR, SEPTEMBER 23
1409 Queen Anne Rd
FRI, SEPTEMBER 24
5th & Ocean
SAT, SEPTEMBER 25
SUN, SEPTEMBER 26
60 N. Jefferson Rd.