SANTA BARBARA (AP) — Grateful Dead founder Jerry Garcia’s guitar-picking hand with a missing portion of his middle finger has been enshrined with a bronze sculpture at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
The sculpture is part of the newly named Jerry Garcia Glen at the wooded entry bowl renovations paid with a $1 million gift from the Brittingham Family Foundation.READ MORE: Residents Call For Change Following Death Of ER Nurse Sandra Shells
Garcia performed at the concert venue and the sculpture by artist Tom White is designed as a tribute to the musician.READ MORE: LeBron Scores 25 As Lakers End Three-Game Skid, Beat Jazz, 101-95
Capital Campaign Cabinet foundation chair and self-described Deadhead Scott Brittingham told the Santa Barbara News-Press on Tuesday that Garcia would have appreciated the glen, which has been rehabilitated with indigenous vegetation and a new path along an enhanced nature creek bed.MORE NEWS: Rams Fans Flood The Stands For First Ever Playoff Game At SoFi Stadium
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