KPFA Grateful Dead marathon: Saturday, February 23, 2013

KPFA‘s annual Grateful Dead Marathon fund-raising special.
Saturday, February 23, 2913, 9 am to 1 am PST

AUCTION – photos, posters, music, memorabilia, and more! It’s happening on Facebook (sorry about that)

BROADCAST on KPFA-FM 94.1 in Berkeley and KFCF-FM 88.1 in Fresno
WEBCAST via,,, and

Join us in the chat room during the broadcast – always a good time.

Hosted by David Gans, host of KPFA’s Dead to the World (Wednesdays 8-10pm) with some help from Tim Lynch

Rare tapes from the Grateful Dead vault! Exclusive music from the Mickey Hart Band! And more recorded treats TBA…

Live in-studio performance by the Sycamore Slough String Band with Garrin Benfield and James Nash

Blue rose t-shirt design by Papa Lindsey. (shirt will be offered as a thank-you gift)

Here’s a story from the San Francisco Chronicle that ran on the day of the 2011 marathon. And here’s a preview piece that ran on 2/22/13 @ Berkeleyside.

Pledge your support to KPFA by calling 510-848-5732 or 1-800-439-5732 or donate online at You can sign up to volunteer in the phone room by calling 510-848-6767 x206. It’s fun!

Please “like” the Facebook event and help spread the word! We will auction photos and other cool memorabilia via the Facebook page.

THANKS TO: Phil Osegueda; Tony Ferro, Brendan Krepchin, and Michael Hosey (live broadcast); Lori Zook; Rita Hurault; Michael Zelner; Gary Lambert; David Lemieux; Rob Bleetstein; Stuart Steinhardt; Sandy Sonnenfelt; David Thom; Fiddle Dave Muhlethaler; Roger Sideman; Addie Corn; Wes Lang; John Whalen/; Brad Serling/; Peter Brydon/ Barlovento Chocolates; Bob Jaffe/The Grand Bakery, Oakland; John Paluska and Andrew Hoffman/ Comal; Sara Wilson, Michelle Zepeda/Cactus Taqueria; Sandy Hall/ Grateful Beans; David Raffarin and Peter Ammerall/; John Bergan/ Not Fade Away-Sundog; Meredith Melville and Rick Hackett/ Bocanova; James Nash; Garrin Benfield; Larry Miller; Eli Polonsky; Charlie Miller; Rob Eaton; Ben Yonas; Mickey Hart; Marc Allan and Kevin Monty/ Red Light Management; Trixie Garcia; Mark Pinkus, Doran Tyson, and Lauren Goldberg/ DeadNet; Joy Moore; Robin O’Donnell (brought SCONES for the phone room!); Eric Christensen (The Cover Story: Album Art and The Trips Festival); Tim Stiegler; David Nelson Band; Michael Yoshida, Deverol Ross, Joy Moore; and all the phone room volunteers!

Publicity: Tanya Pinkerton
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