“THE GRATEFUL DEAD MOVIE” Back in Theaters AUGUST 1 for Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday

(JamBase) In celebration of what would have been the 70th birthday of the Grateful Dead‘s Jerry Garcia, NCM Fathom Events and Rhino Entertainment will present “A Birthday Celebration: The Grateful Dead Movie Event” on Wednesday, August 1 at 7:00 p.m. local time. During this special in-theater gathering, fans will be treated to the 1977 cinematic concert journey “The Grateful Dead Movie,” as well as a special birthday commemoration on Garcia directed by Justin Kreutzmann featuring the Dead’s Bob Weir and other surprise guests. 

Tickets for “A Birthday Celebration: The Grateful Dead Movie Event” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.fathomevents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, click here (theaters and participants are subject to change).

The pre-show birthday commemoration features Weir and other luminaries reflecting on Garcia and also gives fans an inside look at Weir’s new state-of-the-art multimedia studio, the Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI). Audiences will also see a slideshow of rare photos of the band set to a previously unreleased live track.

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