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Bill Kreutzmann Plots ‘Grateful Mantra’ Hawaii Benefit Shows With Members Of ALO, Circles Around The Sun, More

After adding two California shows to Billy & The KidsDaze Of The Dead Halloween Run, Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann has announced two benefit shows in Hawaii, dubbed Grateful Mantra, with a one-time-only all-star band featuring members of Billy & The Kids, ALO, Circles Around The Sun, and Stephen Inglis, plus an opening set from Kanekoa.

Presented by Anaina Hou Community Park, the Grateful Mantra benefit shows are set for September 22nd and 23rd at The Porter Pavilion in Kilauea on the island of Kauai, which Kreutzmann calls home. Among the lineup are Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz (ALO), Adam MacDougall (Circles Around The Sun), Reed Mathis (Billy & The Kids), and local Honolulu-born singer-songwriter Stephehn Inglis (Stephen Inglis Project).

The event description included in the announcement reads: “A fundraiser for a community member’s medical needs, expect these evenings to be dance celebrations while this one-time-only all-star band explores the Grateful Dead songbook.”

Tickets for Grateful Mantra Hawaii benefit shows featuring Bill Kreutzmann are on sale now. For more information and to purchase tickets, head here.

This announcement comes weeks after Billy & The Kids’ Dead on the Pier two-night run in the port cities of Baltimore and New York City. Those shows, which featured Daniel Donato throughout, also saw the introduction of Kanika Moore and Sierra Hull to the extended B&TK family tree. Revisit Live For Live Music‘s full coverage of the Baltimore and NYC shows.