Bob Weir, Phil Lesh Head Out On Tour This Fall
[lastfm]Grateful Dead[/lastfm]‘s [lastfm]Bob Weir[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Phil Lesh[/lastfm] have announced that they will hit the road this fall with [lastfm]Furthur[/lastfm].
The band will kick things off September 16 in Eugene, Oregon, before playing a string of shows in the Midwest and wrapping things up with back-to-back shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden on November 20 and 21.
This time around the band has welcomed [lastfm]RatDog[/lastfm]‘s keyboardist [lastfm]Jeff Chementi,[/lastfm] guitarist [lastfm]John Kadlecik[/lastfm] from [lastfm]Dark Star Orchestra[/lastfm], drummer [lastfm]Joe Russo[/lastfm] from [lastfm]Benevento[/lastfm]/[lastfm]Russo Duo[/lastfm] and backup singers [lastfm]Sunshine Becker[/lastfm] ([lastfm]SoVoSo[/lastfm]) and [lastfm]Jeff Pehrson[/lastfm] ([lastfm]Box Set[/lastfm]).
Tickets for the September shows have already gone on sale, while those for the November shows become available August 20 through Ticketmaster.
A full schedule of tour dates appears below.
16-17 – Eugene, OR – Cuthbert Amphitheater
18 – Redmond, WA – Marymoor Amphitheater
20 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara County Bowl
21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theater
22 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
24-26 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks
8 – Minneapolis, MN – Northrup Auditorium
9 – Ames, IA – Stephens Auditorium
11 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
12, 13 – Chicago, IL – UIC Pavilion
14 – Cincinnati, OH – U.S. Bank Arena
16 – Reading, PA – Sovereign Center
17 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
19 – Worcester, MA – DCU Center
20, 21 – New York NY – Madison Square Garden