Join Us This Sunday For 'With The Gold of Sunshine' - A Benefit Concert Celebrating The Life and Legacy of Mike Winters

Apr 11  / Tuesday

Get ready to jam and support a great cause at WITH THE GOLD OF SUNSHINE, a benefit concert honoring the life and legacy of Mike Winters, "the heart and soul of The Capitol Theatre," featuring local bands Grateful Bro and Dead Meat. This event, commemorating Mike's birthday and marking the 5th year since his passing, will celebrate his contributions and devotion to The Capitol Theatre and Garcia's, and his love for music. Proceeds from the event will benefit SongCatchers, a music community organization that brings music into children’s lives, fostering a lifelong appreciation for the arts.


In addition to the amazing music from Grateful Bro and Dead Meat, here is a sampling of the incredible items you won't want to miss!

  • Gov't Mule Chuck Sperry poster: This stunning limited edition poster is a must-have for any Gov't Mule fan. 
  • VIP Tickets to Tedeschi Trucks Band at MSG
  • Grateful Mahalo Chuck Sperry poster: A beautiful and rare piece of Grateful Dead art. 
  • Los Lobos item: We have an exclusive item from the legendary band Los Lobos.
  • Surprise memorabilia from Mike's personal collection.
  • Tickets to The Radiators, Samantha Fish, and Lucinda Williams in New Orleans over Jazz Festival: Don't miss your chance to see these incredible acts perform live during one of the biggest music events of the year! 
  • 2-Day GA Passes to Cave Mountain Catskills Music Festival featuring Weezer, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Dinosaur Jr.Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more!
  • Capitol Theatre posters: Take home a piece of history with rare posters and from past shows at The Capitol Theatre.
  • 4 Person Booth to The Fab Faux and DSO

And don't forget to support the next generation of music lovers by bidding on or donating towards: 

  • Summer music lesson scholarships: Help a child learn to play an instrument or improve their skills with a scholarship for summer music lessons. 
  • Free lessons: Give the gift of music by sponsoring a child's music lessons for an entire year. 
  • A year mentorship for a mentor overseeing a program for 10 students: Support a music mentor as they guide and inspire the next generation of musicians. 
  • A scholarship to sleepaway camp: Give a child the opportunity to attend a music camp and learn from the best in the industry. 
  • And more to be announced: Stay tuned for additional exciting items that will be added to the auction and raffle!

Come together as a community to celebrate Mike's memory, enjoy his favorite songs, and make a difference in the lives of the next generation of music lovers. Let's make this a night to remember!