Watch the Star-Studded Jerry Garcia Birthday Concert

Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mike Gordon among the performers in the “Move Me Brightly” concert filmed in San Rafael in celebration of Jerry Garcia’s 70th birthday.

An impressive lineup of performers, including Grateful Dead founders and Further members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, gathered at Weir’s TRI Studios in San Rafael Aug. 3 to jam in celebration of what would have been Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia’s 70th birthday.

The concert, titled “Move Me Brightly,” was broadcast for free live in HD video and has since been uploaded to YouTube.

Weir and the Jerry Garcia family joined forces for the special, one-time-only, event.

The performers included Phish bassist Mike GordonJeff Chimienti, Tom Petty and Heartbreakers’ keyboardist Benmont TenchJonathan Wilson as well as indie-rockers Craig Finn and Tad Kubler of The Hold Steady and Chris Tomson of the popular Vampire Weekend.

From indie-folk to indie-rock, Garcia has left an imprint on the minds of many contemporary artists.

Mill Valley resident and Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir . The state-of-the-art studio has the capacity to stream HD audio and video directly to the internet, creating a virtual venue where music fans can enjoy performances from just about anywhere. Every show at TRI is directed, filmed and mixed live in real-time, making each performance unique.

Weir was also one of the partners who helped in Mill Valley earlier this year.

Ross Valley resident Lesh and frequently performs both in the dining room and the live music housing “grate room.”

The “Move Me Brightly” set list and performers:

  • The Wheel & Cumberland Blues (Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Donna Jean Godchaux, Neal Casal, Jon Graboff, Jason Roberts, Joe Russo, Jeff Chimenti)
  • Loser (Casal, Russo, Weir, Mike Gordon, Chimenti, Godchaux, Jim Lauderdale, Roberts, Graboff, Adam McDougall) 
  • Mississippi Half Step (Weir, Gordon, Jim Lauderdale, Godchaux, Graboff, Casal, Chimenti, Russo) 
  • Dire Wolf (Weir, Harper Simon, Gordon, Russo, Godchaux, Graboff, Chimenti, Josh Kaufman, Sam Cohen) 
  • Dupree's Diamond Blues (Chimenti, Casal, Russo, Gordon, Cass McCombs, Sam Cohen, Josh Kaufman) 
  • Tennessee Jed (Chimenti, Casal, Godchaux, Russo, Gordon, Weir, Roberts, Graboff)
  • Ship Of Fools (Chimenti, Casal, Godchaux, Russo, Gordon, Weir, Graboff) 
  • They Love Each Other (Chimenti, Casal, Godchaux, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Jonathan Wilson, Graboff)
  • Bird Song (Chimenti, Casal, Godchaux, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Graboff)
  • New Speedway Boogie (Chimenti, McDougall, Casal, Godchaux, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Roberts, Graboff)
  • Loose Lucy (Weir Solo Acoustic), Friend of the Devil (Lauderdale, Simon, McCombs)
  • Mission In The Rain (Chimenti, Casal, Godchaux, Russo, Gordon, Wilson)
  • Ramble On Rose (Chimenti, Casal, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Wilson)
  • Catfish John (McDougall, Chimenti, Casal, Russo, Godchaux, Gordon, Weir, Wilson, Graboff)
  • Shakedown Street (McDougall, Chimenti, Simon, Godchaux, Chris Tomson, Godchaux, Gordon, Weir, Kaufman, Cohen)
  • Terrapin Station (Chimenti, Godchaux, Russo, Gordon, McCombs, Weir, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff)
  • He's Gone (Chimenti, Russo, Godchaux, Weir, Gordon, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff)
  • Eyes Of The World (McDougall, Chimenti, Simon, Godchaux, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Lauderdale, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff)
  • Scarlet Begonias (Chimenti, Craig Finn, Tad Kubler, Russo, Godchaux, Weir, Gordon, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff)
  • Don't Let Go (Chimenti, Finn, Godchaux, Graboff, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Wilson, Simon)
  • Days Between (Chimenti, Casal, Russo, Weir, Gordon, Kaufman, Wilson, Cohen)
  • Franklin's Tower (Chimenti, McDougall, Casal, Russo, Simon, Weir, Wilson, Godchaux, Gordon, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff, Tomson, Lauderdale) 
  • U.S. Blues (Chimenti, McDougall, Casal, Russo, Simon, Weir, Wilson, Godchaux, Gordon, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff, Lauderdale, Finn)
  • Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad (Chimenti, McDougall, Casal, Russo, Simon, Weir, Wilson, Godchaux, Gordon, Kaufman, Cohen, Graboff, McCombs, Lauderdale, Finn)
  • Ripple (Chimenti, McDougall, Godchaux, Simon, Wilson, Tomson, Casal, Roberts, Kaufman, Weir, Gordon, Russo, Wilson, Lauderdale, Graboff)


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