(UPDATE 5/7/15) The "Dear Jerry" concert in Baltimore next week continues to grow. More artists have been added to the bill, which will now see Peter Frampton, Grace Potter and Allen Toussaint grace the stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 14.
Jerry Garcia Tribute Concert in Baltimore Averaging at $150 on Secondary Ticket Market
(UPDATE 5/4/15) In celebration of the late great Jerry Garcia’s life and career accomplishments, all four surviving members of the Grateful Dead will play the “Dear Jerry” Concert Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion Baltimore on May 14. The concert series, which won’t feature a collaborative performance between all four members, will be held ahead of the Dead’s shows at Levi’s Stadium and Soldier Field this summer.
According to TicketIQ, the average price for Dear Jerry tickets is $152.48 on the secondary market. The cheapest available ticket is currently listed for $71. The concert will feature solo sets from Mickey Hart and Bob Weir while Billy & The Kids and Communion also perform. Bruce Hornsby, Jimmy Cliff, David Grisman and Disco Biscuits are also slated to take the stage in Baltimore later this month.
All Four Grateful Dead Members Reuniting for Jerry Garcia Tribute Concert This May
Grateful Dead tickets will be hard to come by when the band reunites at Soldier Field this July, but there’s hope yet for those itching to see the members play. All four remaining musicians will bring their respective bands to the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Baltimore in May to celebrate the life and music of the late Jerry Garcia in a tribute concert entitled "Dear Jerry".
The tribute will occur on May 14 and will feature an array of notable supporting acts. Mickey Hart and Bob Weir will play solo sets while Billy & The Kids and Communion pack a full band performance. Bruce Hornsby, who will play with the Dead over their three Chicago shows in July, will also be present. Jimmy Cliff, David Grisman and Disco Biscuits are also scheduled to play on the star-studded bill.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, March 13 at 10am. Fans are encouraged to act fast, however, as tickets will more than likely sell out quickly. Limited amounts of secondary market tickets can already be found below.
Nearly 20 acts will play at the tribute, which is being promoted as ‘Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia’.
View the complete lineup below.
'Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia' Lineup
Bill Kreutzmann's Billy & the Kids
The Disco Biscuits
Trampled by Turtles
Yonder Mountain String Band
Communion Ft. Phil Lesh, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Alex Koford, Jason Crosby