Music fans woke up on Tuesday morning to the shocking and somber news that Neal Casal, guitarist for bands including The Chris Robinson Brotherhood and Circles Around The Sun, had died at age 50 on Monday.

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While fans around the country have posted their thoughts and condolences on social media in tribute to the late musician, many of Casal’s friends and colleagues also shared their heart-warming messages of both sadness and love. Some of them had even shared the stage with Neal just this past weekend during Virginia’s LOCKN‘ Festival.

Scroll down for a mix of memorials and tributes shared by artists and industry friends ranging from Bob Weir, Chris Robinson, Oteil Burbridge, Joe Russo, Greensky Bluegrass, Jason Isbell, Robert Randolph, in addition to music events like LOCKN‘ and The Peach Fest.


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Thank You, Neal. May Your Circles Around The Sun Glow Forever. Love, Your LOCKN’ Family ⭕️🌞💔 📸: @jayblakesberg

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My last memory of Neal will be the smile he left me with… 📸: Kraig Fox

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Neal Casal 💜

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Our dear friend Neal Casal has gone on to the great gig in the sky. Rest easy, brother. It won’t be the same without you. 💔💔💔

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Rest in Peace, Neal Casal. Thank you for the music ✌️

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Crushed. Rest easy, @nealcasal… . . #nealcasal #circlesaroundthesun #chrisrobinsonbrotherhood

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