Austin, TX’s Carson Creek Ranch has announced Day of the Deadhead, a festival paying tribute to the Grateful Dead and the life of revered late guitarist, Neal Casal. The one-day event will be held on Saturday, November 2nd.
Carson Creek Ranch Presents has recruited an all-star lineup for the special festival including Casal’s band, Circles Around The Sun, as well as Dark Hallow featuring George Porter Jr., Steve Kimock, Papa Mali, Matt Hubbard, Terrence Houston & Friends, Nicki Bluhm with Scott Law and Ross James, Roots of Creation, The New Bohemians, Deadeye, and DJ ZAPOT of Golden Dawn Arkestra.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). HAAM provides access to affordable healthcare for Austin’s low-income working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. By resolving challenges such as long-neglected teeth to hearing loss, heart problems and depression, HAAM and their partners improve and save musicians’ lives and enhance Austin’s economy and quality of life.