Once again, Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, Pennsylvania will host Unlimited Devotion: A Celebration Of The Grateful Dead with the 2018 two-day benefit concert scheduled for June 8 and 9. The venue has unveiled the lineup for the event, which benefits Camp Winnarainbow and the Rex Foundation. Counter-culture icon Wavy Gravy will be the guest of honor.
The action starts on Friday, June 8 with performances from Tom Hamilton, Holly Bowling & Friends as well as The Wavy All Stars and Everyone Orchestra. Guitarists John Kadlecik and Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, bassist Reed Mathis, drummer Jay Lane and vocalist Hayley Jane will team as The Wavy All Stars. Matt Butler will lead guitarists Steve Kimock and Eric Krasno, keyboardist Todd Stoops, vocalist/trombonist Natalie Cressman, drummer John Kimock, banjo wiz Pappy Biondo, bassist Robin Sylvester and Hayley Jane for the Everyone Orchestra set.
On Saturday evening, the music continues with sets from the Rooster Conspiracy, Jeff Austin Band and The Gravy All Stars. Rooster Conspiracy features Eric Krasno, Todd Stoops, Reed Mathis and Jay Lane, while the Jeff Austin Band will be joined by special guests Pappy Biondo and Hayley Jane. The Gravy All Stars lineup will consist of Steve Kimock, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, Robin Sylvester, Jeff Austin, Natalie Cressman, Matt Butler, John Kimock and Pappy Biondo. Splintered Sunlight will conclude the event with a late night set.
In addition, ticketholders can attend a “Grateful Brunch” on Saturday afternoon with a performance from Steve Kimock and others to be announced. The “Grateful Brunch” will also feature a “Ramble On Panel” featuring a conversation and Q&A with Wavy Gravy. Scott Shapiro’s collection of more than 75 framed and mint condition pieces of Grateful Dead artwork will be on display.
Various ticket packages are on sale now through the venue’s website.