Tomorrow (Thursday, August 9) marks the 23rd anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s tragic death. Garcia’s Grateful Dead band mate Mickey Hart continues a tradition by calling for a global moment of gratitude in honor of Jerry.
Fans are asked to participate in the fourth annual Jerry Garcia Global Moment Of Gratitude by completing a “#bekind” action at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET on Thursday. “Call your mom, forgive an old friend, purposefully send light and love out into the universe in honor of Jerry, the music, mother Earth and mankind,” are a few of the suggestions proposed.
Hart began the tradition in 2015 and over 500,000 Deadheads virtually participated in the 2016 Global Moment Of Gratitude. Mickey is aiming to get over one million fans to take part this year. Read Team Mickey’s 2017 Facebook post about the Jerry Garcia Global Moment Of Gratitude: