JERRY GARCIA TO BE COMMEMORATED
ON SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO AUGUST 1-9
8-day special to feature memories by musicians, Jerry's music & more
WHO: Jerry Garcia, famed musician and Grateful Dead member, who was born on August 1, 1942 and died on August 9, 1995.
WHAT: Not Fade Away: A Jam On Celebration of Jerry Garcia, an 8-day celebration of the life and music of Jerry Garcia.
WHEN: Tuesday, August 1 at 7 a.m. ET through Wednesday, August 9 (the eight-day period between Garcia's birthday and the anniversary of his death).
WHERE: Exclusively on SIRIUS Satellite Radio music channel 17, Jam On.
MORE: Friends, family members, former bandmates and other musicians, along with fans and SIRIUS listeners, will share their memories of Jerry Garcia, and Jerry’s music from the Grateful Dead, as well as his many side projects, will also be featured. Jam On on-air host Buddy Cage, who was a close friend of Garcia's and replaced him in the legendary jam band New Riders of the Purple Sage, will also contribute. Commercial-free music channel 17 Jam On features improvisational, eclectic rock music from today's best jam bands.
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