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  • Four bands to perform Aug. 4 at Jerry Bash

      Jerry Bash 2018, a community celebration featuring music, food, drinks and art, will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Pioneer Park in Nevada City. 


    Nevada City’s Grateful Dead cover band — The DeadBeats — will headline the event. The band members are Tom Menig, Eric Menig, Gary Campus, Rob Kopp, Peter Wilson, Jenn Knapp, Glenn Tucker and Lucas Weber. The hallmark of the DeadBeats is that they play through the Grateful Dead’s songbook as if it were their own, bringing new life to great old music.


    Three other bands will be playing at Jerry Bash.


    Franklin’s Tower is from the San Francisco Bay Area and plays the music of Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. The band features Duane Day, Frank Martinez and Larry Luthi.


    Joe Craven’s Jerry Bash Grass Trio will perform folk and Americana from “Garcia’s Songbook.” Joe Craven plays the mandolin, octave mandolin, fiddle, percussion and sings, Bruce MacMillan plays the guitar, dobro, lap steel and sings, and Hattie Craven is on vocals.


    Tickets are $22 and $16 for children 16 and younger. VIP tickets cost an additional $99 and include a reserved picnic table under trees, a lounge with
    a no-host bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and access to Pioneer Park pool from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Miners Foundry in Nevada City, Briar Patch Co-Op in Grass Valley or by visiting minersfoundry.org or calling 530-265-5040. 


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    The DeadBeats from Nevada City are headlining Jerry Bash 2018 in Pioneer Park