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August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/


53RD ANNIVERSARY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD!
23RD ANNIVERSARY OF JERRY’S PASSING!

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We're so honored to ANNOUNCE Phil Lesh's son, Grahame Lesh, and his band, "MIDNIGHT NORTH", featuring Elliott Peck, Alex Jordan, and Connor O'Sullivan, to the 15th Anniversary celebration of the Grateful Garcia Gathering August 4th at Stonehouse Illinois in Earlville Illinois!

"If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine, and my tunes were played on the harp unstrung. Would you hear my voice, come through the music? Would you hold it near, as it were your own?"



A Grateful place where Garcia fans will be Gathering!

A Grateful place where Garcia fans will be Gathering! Jerry Garcia fans come from all around to dance and see some of the best jambands in the midwest at the 3G’s tribute, honoring and paying tribute to the Grateful Dead’s guitarist Jerry Garcia. It also marks the celebration of Jerry Garcia’s 75th Birthday, and it is the 23rd anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s untimely passing. It’s also a time when many fans pay tribute to remember other Grateful Dead members like Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, Keith Godchaux, Brent Mydland, and Vince Welnick.

Be sure to make your vacation plans now to take off work, because we lots of excitement planned for all! YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!

Tickets will be available at the gate!


“We are in reality a group of misfits, crazy people, who have come together voluntarily to work this stuff out, and do the best we can and try to be as fair as we possibly can with each other, and just struggle though life.” - Jerry Garcia



The Grateful Garcia Gathering will be awesome in 2018! Everything in life is subject to change, and we are no different. Contact the3ggg@yahoo.com with any questions or comments.

The Grateful Garcia Gathering is an ALL AGES event

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Bands

August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/


The 3G's is a tribute event honoring Jerry Garcia, his life, his music, and his fans!

It's the 23rd Anniversary of Jerry's Passing



2018 Schedule

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We're so honored to ANNOUNCE Phil Lesh's son, Grahame Lesh, and his band, "MIDNIGHT NORTH", featuring Elliott Peck, Alex Jordan, and Connor O'Sullivan, to the 15th Anniversary celebration of the Grateful Garcia Gathering August 4th at Stonehouse Illinois in Earlville Illinois!

WEDNESDAY - August 1st

  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm - Grateful Rhythm Band
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm - Chickadee Sermon
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm - Hippie Bob & Friends



THURSDAY - August 2nd

  • 3:00pm - 4:30pm - TBD
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm - Solar Pulse
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm - Josh Naylon & Friends
  • 9:00pm - 11:00pm - Northwest Corner
  • 11:30pm - 1:00am - Dave's Not Here Man



FRIDAY - August 3rd

  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm - Jaik Willis
  • 3:00pm. - 4:30pm - The Goose Miller Band
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm - Earth Mother
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm - Graciously Departed
  • 9:00pm - 11:00pm - WINTERLAND
  • 11:30pm - 1:00am - The Dylan Doyle Band



SATURDAY - August 4th

  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm - Jerry Pranksters
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm - Garcia Later
  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm - SCOTT GUBERMAN & FRIENDS
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm - MR.BLOTTO
  • 9:00pm - 11:00am - MIDNIGHT NORTH - Phil Lesh's son, Grahame Lesh, featuring Elliott Peck, Alex Jordan, and Connor O'Sullivan
  • 11:30pm - 1:00am - SUNSHINE DAYDREAM

~ALL ARTIST AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE~




Past 3G Performers Include:

  • Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band
  • David Kemper of the Jerry Garcia Band
  • Donna Jean Godchaux of the Grateful Dead
  • Mark Karan of Bob Weir & Ratdog
  • "Boots" Jaffee of the Grateful Dead Move, Merl Saunders touring manager, crew, ect.
  • Brian Lesh son of Phil Lesh, American Jubilee
  • Kevin Rosen of Dark Star Orchestra, and UJB
  • Ross James and Alex Koford of American Jubilee
  • Sikiru, of The Mickey Hart Band!
  • Roger Mcnamee
  • Pete Sears of Jefferson Airplane
  • Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane/Starship
  • G.E. Smith SNL music director 1985-1995, Bob Dylan, Moonalice, and now The Wall
  • Jackie Greene of Phil & Friends/Black Crows
  • Barry Sless
  • Mike Lawson
  • John Kadlecik of Dark Star Orchestra, and Furthur
  • Jeff Mattson of Zen Tricksters, Dark Star Orchestra
  • Dave Hebert (A'Bear) of JGB
  • Mr.Blotto
  • Stu Allen of JGB
  • Richie Shakin' Nagan of P-Funk
  • Sanjay Mishra
  • Jimmy Tebeau
  • Mookie Siegel
  • Drew Scott Noffsinger
  • Bruce Spencer.


Mike Lawson, emcee and performer



Bob Weir on the left and Mark Karan on the right



Sikuru from Mickey Hart's Global Drum Project



Doug Hagman of Terrapin Flyer and lead guitarist Mark Karan of Bob Weir and Ratdog



Mr. Blotto



"Boots" Jaffee



Bob Weir and Ratdog with Boots on the harp



Jerry Garcia and Boots Jaffee in the Grateful Dead Movie



Ross James, Brian Lesh and Alex Koford

Tickets

August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/

The organizers for the 3G Festival are very psyched
to announce this year’s festival dates:

August 1st through August 5th, 2018 at Stonehouse Farm

This event markes the 53rd ANNIVERSARY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD and the 23rd ANNIVERSARY OF JERRY’S PASSING

The Grateful Garcia Gathering is an ALL AGES event
10 and Under Free with Parent

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This years 3GS will be August 1st through the 5th.

Any that wants to play there own music in honor of Jerry's birthday on the stage in Party Central is welcome on Wednesday through Sunday. Just bring your own instruments. Let's see how many talented people we can bring together!


  • Gates open from dawn until dusk Wednesday through Monday.
  • Cash only at the Gate.

Buy Your Tickets at Stores

Visit our friends at these groovy shops below and purchase your 3G’s tickets! “Tickets are available at these shops: “SUNSHINE DAYDREAM” in MADISON, Sunshine Daydream in Chicago, and “Tree Huggers Co/Op” in La Crosse Wi. All paper tickets have a $15 fee payable at the gate when you arrive, and tickets are limited per store. Online tickets do not pay the $15 fee.

Sunshine Daydream

619 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

Tree Hugger’s Co-op

312 4th Street South
La Crosse, WI 54601



Wristbands

You will be given one wristband at the gate when you arrive. *DO NOT LOSE YOUR WRISTBAND* We will have a volunteer team out walking the campground looking for persons who do not have a festival wristband on their wrists. If you’re wearing a long sleeved shirt you might be asked to let our volunteer see your wristband. Be nice, they are only doing their job! This will be enforced throughout the weekend day and night. If you are caught without a wristband, you’ll be asked to purchase them at the gate.


Re-Entry

Your wristband will allow you to leave the festival and return. We do not reissue a wristband for any reason, so DO NOT LOSE YOUR WRISTBAND

Please check the website frequently for the most up to date information about the 3G’s Music Festival. For mail order tickets or information/questions, contact the3ggg@yahoo.com.

Please leave your campsite the way it was when you set up camp, and please leave by 5pm on Sunday.


This is a Rain or Shine Music and Camping Festival!

The Grateful Garcia Gathering is an ALL AGES event

Festival Grounds

August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/

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This is Where All of Your Memories Will Be Re-lived!

The 2018 3G Festival is proud to be at Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/!



Please help in keeping the venue clean by cleaning up your area and putting your trash in the barrels provided. If you see trash on the ground, be kind by showing you care and pick it up. Please be respectful to the people around you and look out for each other. Smiling at another person will always bring a smile back to you!

Camping is so much fun with friends, and family! Primitive camping services are provided such as bathrooms, ice, and drinking water. We have designated camping areas for RVs and this venue is handicap accessible. A wide variety of food and merchandise vendors will also be at the festival.





Together, we all work as a kind family with NO TIME TO HATE.

Please leave your campsite the way it was when you set up camp, and please leave by 5pm on Sunday.



For any questions about the facilities or what to bring, please e-mail us at the3ggg@yahoo.com.

All local, state, and federal laws apply.

The Grateful Garcia Gathering is an ALL AGES event

What to Bring

August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/

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Please Come Prepared for a Real Good Time!

We are excited to bring you many new changes to the Grateful Garcia Gathering in 2018. Our 14th Anniversary will be super sweet, with more freedoms without worries!



If you have been to the 3G’s before, you know that the weather can be very unpredictable, so pack accordingly. Organize with your campsite neighbors to Establish a Wook Patrol Checkpoint!



Make Sure to Iclude These Items

  • Bring Your Tickets!
  • Bring grapes and eat them all weekend long. Mosquitoes hate the scent of grapes coming from your body’s smell!
  • All tents should be 10ft. apart from each other.!
  • Bring Angel Lanterns. If the weather permits it will start 10:15pm-10:45pm during set breaks!!
  • E-Z Ups!
  • For GA Camping, a tent, teepee, shade tents, tarps, portable hammocks.!
  • Clothes including jackets, rain gear, and shoes.!
  • Food and beverages (NO glass bottles of any kind)!
  • First aid kit, and bug repellent lotion.!
  • Toiletries and toilet paper. “Is that your toothbrush?”!
  • Flashlights, cell phone, camera, radio, and batteries.!
  • Folding chairs, portable grills.!
  • Guitars, drums, and other instruments for late night jamming with your friends!!



Make Sure NOT to Bring These Items

  • No Illegal Drugs
  • No Nitrous Tanks, or Whip-its
  • DO NOT leave jewelry, wallets, lap top computers, or ANYTHING of value in your car or tents. You are responsible for your valuables, not us. If it can’t be seen, it can’t be stolen.
  • No Fireworks
  • No Firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted – this means no holster or concealed weapons
  • No glass containers or glass bottles
  • No saws or axes
  • No Pets (sorry!)
  • No ATVs, golf carts or any other motorized vehicles
  • No loud generators
  • No playing/blaring loud music in the early hours of the morning, especially electronic music. Be respectful of folks trying to sleep after the hours of 2am in the campground.
  • No bad habits allowed. Dispose of all your trash and don’t make others clean up your mess.
  • No Bad attitudes
  • Know a Dealer? Thats a no brainer, turn them in.

Speed limit is 5mph in all areas at Stonehouse Farm Campground.


ABSOLUTELY NO UNDERAGE DRINKING. Keep your ID on you when drinking at all times as you may be asked to present it if approached by security. Drink reasonable amounts of alcoholic beverages as to not make an ass out of yourself. . . KEGS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE VENUE, carry-ons are ok. NO GLASS. Save your milk and water bottles prior to coming to the 3G’s and pour your glass bottled liquor into a plastic bottle before you arrive.

Please help in keeping the venue clean by cleaning up your area and putting your trash in the barrels provided. If you see trash on the ground, be kind by showing others around you, that you care and pick it up. Please be respectful to the people around you and look out for each other. Smiling at another person will always bring a smile back to you!



Together, we all work as a kind family with NO TIME TO HATE.


For any questions about the facilities or what to bring, please e-mail us at the3ggg@yahoo.com.

All local, state, and federal laws apply.

The Grateful Garcia Gathering is an ALL AGES event

Volunteer

August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/



We’ve been hosting the Grateful Garcia Gathering for over 15 years now and have never had one complaint from a Volunteer. We insure that our Volunteer Family has the time of their lives. Just ask anybody that has attended previous 3G!

Please e-mail us at the3ggg@yahoo.com for more information.

Vending

August 1-5, 2018

Stonehouse Farm in Earlville Illinois
http://www.stonehousefarm.com/

VENDING IS NOW OPEN FOR 2018!
We will have 20 merchant venders and 4 food venders.
First come first serve!

 

We’ll be posting vendors soon! Please e-mail us at vending3gs@yahoo.com for more information.

Unauthorized vending will not be permitted anywhere at the venue.