Jam_On channel will feature tributes by Garcia's friends, Grateful Dead band mates, many music artists and SIRIUS listeners.
WHO: Legendary Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia, who died on August 9, 1995.
WHAT: Day-long special tribute to Garcia will feature memories of him by his Grateful Dead band mates Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, and artists including Warren Haynes, Michael Franti, Derek Trucks, Keller Williams, members of .moe, Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers Band), SIRIUS host Buddy Cage (New Riders of the Purple Sage), John Popper (Blues Traveler), Jorma Kaukonen (Hot Tuna) and SIRIUS listeners. Jerry's music, including Grateful Dead, solo projects, and his work with others, will be featured all day, along with cover versions of his music by other artists.
WHEN: Starting at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday, August 9, 2005 (ending at 11:59 pm ET)
WHERE: Exclusively on SIRIUS channel 17, Jam_On
MORE: Commercial-free SIRIUS music channel Jam_On 17 features improvisational, eclectic rock music from today's best jam bands, including Grateful Dead, Phish, String Cheese Incident, Widespread Panic, Gov't Mule, Allman Brothers Band and many more.
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