Rock n Roll Resort Finalizes Lineup for Grateful Dead Themed Weekend Getaway

With the final lineup announced, Golden Gate Wingmen and Melvin Seals & JGB will headline the 8th annual Rock n Roll Resort. The “Grateful Escape” weekend takes place from Friday, March 23 to Sunday, March 25. It will be held in the Catskills at the Hudson Valley Resort & Spa in Kerhonkson.  Each year attendees return for a multiday indoor concert experience that’s reminiscent of an outdoor music festival – but with all the conveniences and added perks of beautiful resort. Rock n Roll Resort features multiple stages with dozens of musical acts, art, vending and activities – all in one weekend, under one roof.

The full lineup includes multiple sets from “lethal-funk” pioneers Kung Fu throughout the weekend, and a rare performance from psychedelic funk-rockers The Breakfast. Gratefully Yours, Jen Durkin & The Business plus Jen Durkin’s Soul Power, Cousin Earth, Tweed, The Screamin’ J’s, Mammal Dap, Scott Pemberton Band, Beau Sasser Trio, Lord Electro, Kind Budd, Craig Greenberg, Scott Hannay, Creamery Station, Escaper, plus performances by Cosmic Karma Fire and a special Cousin Earth kids set on Saturday round out the weekend’s lineup. Follow Rock n Roll resort on Facebook for updates.

Headliners Golden Gate Wingmen have been jamming imaginative interpretations of Grateful Dead music since 2014. The stellar line-up is comprised of guitarist John Kadlecik (Furthur, Dark Star Orchestra, Phil and Friends), bassist Reed Mathis (Billy and The Kids, Electric Beethoven), keyboardist Jeff Chimenti (Dead and Company, Fare Thee Well, RatDog, Furthur, The Dead, Phil and Friends), and drummer Jay Lane (RatDog, Furthur, Primus, Electric Beethoven).

Melvin Seals renown for his funky-blues rock-gospel fusion, played with the Jerry Garcia Band from 1980 to 1995. His band Melvin Seals and JGB pays tribute to Garcia, and is known as “Keepers of the Flame.” In addition to Seals, the band features the talent of Cheryl Rucker, Shirley Starks, Peter Lavezzoli, Zach Nugent, John-Paul McLean.

Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is located just 90 miles from Albany and New York City. The fully renovated vacation destination features many on-site amenities including a modern spa and fitness center with Jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms, an arcade center and game room. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit the Rock n Roll Resort online.

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