Members of The Hold Steady, Vampire Weekend and Yellowbirds Among Additions to TRI Studios’ Jerry Garcia Tribute

More artists have been added to the already stacked lineup for the Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday Tribute webcast originating from TRI Studios on August 3rd as members of The Hold Steady, Vampire Weekend and Yellowbirds are among the addtions, along with Donna Jean Godchaux.

Here’s the full list of artists scheduled to perform:

Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady;  Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend; former Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band vocalist Donna Jean GodchauxJim Lauderdale; and Sam Cohen and Josh Kaufman of The Yellowbirds have joined the one-time-only group of musical performers, led by Bob Weir, which also features previously announced artists Mike Gordon (Phish); Joe Russo (Furthur); Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood/Ryan Adams & The Cardinals);  Jeff Chimenti (Furthur);  Cass McCombsJonathan Wilson and Harper Simon.

This is another TRI event that brings together members of the indie and jam worlds to celebrate the music of the Grateful Dead. But wait, there’s more…

The broadcast also will include rare Grateful Dead concert footage and video tributes given by Garcia’s peers, including Mickey Hart, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, Bill Kreutzmann, Carlos Santana, Dave Schools, Keller Williams, 7 Walkers with Bobby Keys and others.  David Crosby’s moving tribute, “’Cause I’m Missing Him Tonight,” penned specifically for the occasion, will be read during the show.  Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School, Anchorman) will take a moment away from his day job to emcee the event.  Special guest Bill Walton also will pay tribute to Garcia.

This free webcast starts at 6:30 PM PDT on August 3.

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