Jerry's Birthday


Oct 14, 2008
Have they announced any specials on the Dead Channel for Jerry's Birthday ?
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Oct 10, 2008
South Louisiana
Lots of special progamming...
SIRIUS Satellite Radio - The Grateful Dead Channel

Jerry Week
August 1 - 9
Jerry Week on the Grateful Dead Channel
Join in the celebration of Jerry Garcia when we mark the "days between" August 1st and August 9th with concerts, archival interviews, music from Jerry's side projects and special contributions from those inside his closest circle.

August 1 (4th, 5th, 7th, 8th) 4 pm ET
Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia Remembers Jerry
Hear from the woman who was by Jerry Garcia's side during much of his long, strange trip on this earth as his wife, companion and cherished friend. Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia shares her unique perspective on a different area of Jerry's musical career, like his bluegrass, jug band and pedal steel guitar influences! You'll be enthralled with Mountain Girl's stories, as well as her shared memories with Jerry's closest friends.
Rebroadcast Tuesday, Aug. 4 9 am ET, Wednesday Aug. 5 12 midnight ET, Friday Aug. 9 at 9 am ET, Saturday Aug. 8 4 pm ET

August 1 - 9 8 am ET & 8 pm ET
Archival Jerry Garcia Interviews
During Jerry Week, we're celebrating all aspects of Jerry Garcia - his life, his music and his words. Hear what Jerry has to say in archival audio with daily features at 8 am and 8 pm ET featuring Jerry from different eras of his career with the Grateful Dead. Don't miss it!

August 1 - 9
Share Your Jerry Memories!
All throughout Jerry Week, you'll hear special memories from those who loved Jerry Garcia - whether they are his family, friends or fellow musicians. Join in the celebration by calling 1-877-767-DEAD to share your thoughts about Jerry with the world.

August 2 (& 3rd) 4 pm ET
'Tales from the Golden Road'
Listen to a special, Jerry Week edition of Tales From the Golden Road, as hosts David Gans and Gary Lambert discuss the man who meant so much to so many, Jerry Garcia. They'll share stories and take calls from Deadheads like you who want to remember Jerry!
Rebroadcast Monday, August 3 at 9 am ET

August 9th 10 am ET
Jerry Garcia Vigil
Remember Jerry Garcia's legacy on the anniversary of his passing with a recording of the 1995 vigil held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park just four days after Jerry passed. This powerful and cathartic celebration featured music, stories and poems from Jerry's friends, families, bandmates and collaborators.
Rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 6 pm ET


Oct 19, 2008
Sweet. They always do a great job at remembering Jerry

I agree. Jerry Week is a great time at the GD channel. I actually wish they'd throw in more JGB throughout the year. It's a nice change for that 12:00 EDT concert. Thanks to everyone at the GD channel for helping us remember Jerry every year!