Wearing a garland of marigolds, bandmate Bob Weir waded out into the waters of India's sacred Ganges River twenty years ago and released some of the ashes of Jerry Garcia. He and Garcia's widow, Deborah Koons, traveled to India with the ashes, drawing objections from some of his family members.
With tickets to the upcoming Grateful Dead 50th anniversary reunion shows completely sold out and going for absurdly expensive prices on the secondary market, some fans have been forced to take desperate measures.
The "Visions Of Garcia" auction has been set for May 8th in San Francisco. Bonhams auction house will be offering up several Jerry Garcia treasures, including an oil painting worth $100,000 to $150,000, several musical instruments