Jerry vs. Bobby: Reuben’s Painted Mandolin and Gettin’ Weir’d

Ages 21 and up
Friday, May 05
Doors: 7pm
Jerry vs. Bobby: Reuben’s Painted Mandolin and Gettin’ Weir’d

Friday, May 5, 2023 

Thunderbird Music Hall
4053 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Doors @ 7pm
Show @ 8pm


Reuben’s Painted Mandolin:
Reuben’s Painted Mandolin is a musical tribute to the Jerry Garcia Band catalogue featuring Eric “Pappy” Weingrad (from theCAUSE) along with a rotating lineup of Pittsburgh’s finest.  

Tonight’s lineup: 
Pappy – guitar, vocals 
Al Reiber – vocals  
Cherylann Hawk – vocals 
David Tauberg – bass 
Davis Raborn – drums
Skip Sanders (Norside Organ Trio) – keyboards 

Gettin’ Weir’d:
Gettin’ Weir’d, a tribute to Bob Weir’s musical legacy, is the mid-Atlantic region’s premiere Bob Weir Tribute band. Together since 2016, the seven-piece group was started by Patrick Higgins (Splintered Sunlight, Last Fair Deal, Beggar’s Tomb) to bring more attention to the vast catalogue encompassing Bob Weir’s musical career. Along with his work in the good ole Grateful Dead, they also feature Bob’s work in Kingfish, Bobby and the Midnites, Ratdog and solo projects right up to the present day. Often mixing in acoustic and electric instruments during a performance, they can provide a wide variety of musical styles in an evening’s performance. Of course, they always keep the dancing going. It’s an honor and joy to bring the music we all love to a venue in your town. 

Patrick Higgins – Vocals, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar (Splintered Sunlight, Last Fair Deal, Beggar’s Tomb)
Janeeda – Vocals, Bass, Zils (Zydeco Cats, Isis Rising Dance and Drum Ensemble, Cymaticats)
Dana Smith – Vocals, Elec. Bass, Acoustic Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar (New Potato Caboose, Beggar’s Tomb, Oxymorons)
Paul Goldstien – Vocals, Drums, Percussion (North Star Band, The Bob Band)
Peter Kahn – Vocals, Piano, Organ (The Bob Band)
Tom Jaffe – Vocals, Guitar
Michael Murphy – Pedal Steel, Dobro (on select shows) 

Each show will tribute a different era of the JGB and finish with a Twist. The encore will be a song pulled from all sorts of musical genres.

Ticket Tier Info:
General Admission Tickets – Standing Room Only

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