Jay Blakesberg Announces New Hardcover Jerry Garcia Photo Book, ‘Secret Space Of Dreams’

first_imgFamed rock photographer Jay Blakesberg has announced his latest project in the form of a hardcover photobook which will give Grateful Dead fans a unique look at late guitarist Jerry Garcia.Titled JERRY GARCIA – SECRET SPACE OF DREAMS, the forthcoming book will include 208-pages filled with black-and-white photos captured by Blakesberg over the years, from 1978 until Garcia’s death in 1995. In addition to featuring photographs of the Dead’s beloved guitarist, SECRET SPACE OF DREAMS will also include essays penned by Dead & Company guitarist John Mayer, Widespread Panic bassist Dave Schools, SiriusXM‘s Tales from the Golden Road co-host David Gans, and Jerry’s daughter Trixie Garcia.Related: Chris Robinson Brotherhood Recruits Jay Blakesberg To Direct New Video For “Chauffeur’s Daughter”According to the announcement shared by Blakesberg over the weekend, the book is currently in its final stages of production and is scheduled to head to the printer in the coming weeks. 175 fans will also get the chance to pre-order a limited-edition version of the book which comes with a custom clamshell box and a signed/numbered 8×10 photo of Garcia (signed by Blakesberg), in addition to autographs from Mayer, Schools, Gans, and Trixie Garcia.Blakesberg didn’t reveal the specific date on which his new book will arrive via Rockout Books, but fans who pre-order a copy should expect for it to ship out “around” September 15th. Until then, Deadheads and photography fans in the Los Angeles area can catch Blakesberg’s next scheduled photographic exhibit when his free Between The Dark and Light slideshow and storytelling event takes place at West Hollywood, CA’s Sunset Marquis Bar 1200 on Sunday, June 2nd.Fans can pre-order the forthcoming photo book for a manageable $60 here.last_img read more