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“Hi, folks: On August 3rd, we’re going to be hosting here at TRI Jerry’s 70th
birthday show, and you’ll want to see that,” said Weir in a video greeting.

“The Garcia family is proud to join with TRI for this special event honoring Jerry’s 70th birthday,”
added Trixie Garcia. “Please join us in this celebration of Jerry’s enduring brilliance.”

Bob Weir’s TRI Studios Reveals Additional Artists and Details for ‘Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday’ Tribute Concert and Live Stream, August 3

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (July 23, 2012) – Bob Weir’s TRI Studios today announced additional participating artists and details for “Move Me Brightly:  Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday” tribute concert and high-definition live stream presented via www.TRIStudios.com and Yahoo! Music on Friday, August 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. PST

Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady;
Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend;
former Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux;
Jim 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 McCombs; Jonathan Wilson and Harper Simon.

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.

“Move Me Brightly:  Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday” is produced by Matt Busch, Laurence Freedman, Justin Kreutzmann and Chris McCutcheon.  The webcast will be directed by Kreutzmann, who has directed numerous projects with the Grateful Dead, The Who, Pete Townshend and, most recently, a documentary focused on Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.

More information is available at www.TRIStudios.com.

About TRI Studios

Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI) is the vision of Bob Weir, a founding member of the Grateful Dead.  TRI is a virtual venue where fans can gather and enjoy the performances in the comfort of their own homes, or anywhere they have Internet access.  Weir and his team have built a state-of-the-art performance studio for broadcasting live HD video and audio streams directly to the Internet.  The main performance space at TRI houses a Meyer Sound Constellation System — a revolutionary acoustic modeling technology which has the ability to dramatically change the acoustical properties of the room.  With the touch of a button, an artist can instantly change the sonic environment from that of a small intimate club to sounding like a theater, an arena or even a cathedral.  Each show is directed, filmed, and mixed live in real time. Every care is taken to provide the highest possible upstream bandwidth to transmit high quality HD video and audio to the end user. The live stream is accessible by and tailored to a variety of viewing equipment such as mobile devices, streaming players, game consoles, computers, Internet ready HDTV’s as well as home theaters.  All of this takes place in a small, intimate setting in front of a live studio audience.



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