Furthur Announces Spring 2012 Tour Dates
- Published on December 09, 2011
- By Sean Wilmsen
Earlier today, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh’s newest incarnation, Furthur (which also features drummer Joe Russo and lead man John Kadlecik) announced their upcoming spring tour, hitting California, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
The highllight of the tour is an incredible eight-night run at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, NY. The band will hit the road starting in April 2012 for an 11-show tour spanning around two weeks. For more ticket information visit their website and check out the full list of tour stops below.
Furthur Tour Dates
12/29/11 Thu Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
12/30/11 Fri Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
12/31/11 Sat Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
04/05/12 Th. Wang Theatre, Boston, MA
04/06/12 Fri. Wang Theatre, Boston, MA
04/07/12 Sat. Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT
04/09/12 Mon. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/10/12 Tue. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/12/12 Th. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/13/12 Fri. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/14/12 Sat. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/15/12 Sun. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/17/12 Tue. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
04/18/12 Wed. Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
Phil Lesh And Friends To Play Colorado In February
- Published on November 25, 2011
- By Thad Max
Phil Lesh has once again teamed up with some of the most technically proficient and biggest names in the business for three nights of Phil Lesh and Friends at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado from February 16 to 18.
The cast for this rendition of the classics includes world renowned guitarists John Scofield and Warren Haynes, Jackie Greene and drummer Joe Russo.
The internet pre-sale starts Monday, November 28 at noon EST through Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. Public on-sale starts Friday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m. MST.
Past installments of Phil and Friends have included Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell of Phish, as well as Michael Kang, Billy Nershi, and Kyle Hollingsworth of String Cheese Incident. Honorable mentions include Jorma Kaukonen, Steve Kimock, John Molo, Derek Trucks, Al Schnier, Jimmy Herring, Merle Saunders and Jeff Mattson.
These gatherings have proven to be ones of immense positive energy and vibration, not to mention the consolidation of all things Dead with a little different and modern twist to them.
Furthur NYC After-Parties
- Published on November 08, 2011
- By Julia Rickert
Don't miss two awesome after-shows following Furthur's Madison Square Garden performance this Thursday November 10.
To continue the ultimate Grateful Dead tribute night, catch Reflections at the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in Times Square. The show starts at 11:30 p.m. and tickets are only $10.00. To purchase, visit Ticketmaster.
For just an all out jam band tribute show, check out Reckoning, playing the tunes of The Dead, Phish and more at Greenwich Village's Kenny's Castaways. Tickets for this show are also only $10.00 and tickets are available via Ticket Web.
Source: CEG Presents
Deadheads To Invade Occupy Wall Street In November
- Published on October 24, 2011
- By Julia Rickert
On the night of Furthur's November 10 Madison Square Garden show, 10,000 Deadheads will take over Occupy Wall Street according to a recent Facebook page. The event was created in an attempt to motivate Deadheads and other music lovers to get more involved in politics and the current protest situation going on in New York City and various cities across the globe.
Although there isn't much information on the event page, there have been daily posts and updates from all sorts of news sources like the Huffington Post, OccupyTogether.org and YouTube. So far, only slightly over 1,200 people have "liked" the page.
Source: OWS Facebook Page
New Grateful Dead Archive Series Begins in 2012
- Published on October 24, 2011
- By Matt Tapia
If you are an avid collector of Grateful Dead commercial releases of classic shows, and you're upset over the recent halt on production of the fantastic “Road Trips” series, then you will rejoice over the new archival series known as “Dave’s Picks”.
The series is named after current Dead archivist Dave Lemieux. There will only be 12,000 individually numbered CDs made with the first show released being the May 25, 1977 event at The Mosque in Richmond, Virginia from the fantastic Spring of ’77 tour.
You can purchase a subscription to this very special collection to receive 12 CDs quarterly throughout the year and be eligible to receive a bonus disc that will be included with Volume 2. If you subscribe before December 15, 2011, you can get the early-bird subscription rate from the Dead store for $95.50, which saves you over $30.00.
Source: Grateful Dead
Furthur New Year's Eve: San Francisco
- Published on October 14, 2011
- By Sean Wilmsen
Further will ring in 2012 with a three-night run at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco from December 29 through the 31.
Mail order begins Saturday, October 15 and will continue until November 12, while Internet pre-sale begins on Monday, October 17 at Noon EDT and ends Thursday October 20 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. Public on-sale starts on Friday, October 21 at 10:00 a.m. PDT.
To check out more fall tour dates from Furthur check out their fall tour dates.
Mickey Hart Band Announce Nov.-Dec. Tour
- Published on September 29, 2011
- By Matt Tapia
Mark your calendars, folks - The Mickey Hart Band will be coming to a town near you in November and December. This lineup for The Mickey Hart Band is made up of vocalists Crystal Monee Hall and Tim Hockenberry, bassist Dave Schools, drummer Ian "Inx" Herman, guitarist Gawain Matthews, percussionist Sikuru Adepoju, keyboardist Ben Yonas and of course, former Grateful Dead member Mickey Hart.
The 14-date tour starts off in Eugene, OR at the McDonald Theatre on November 30. This is the same lineup that debuted back in August to joyous fans in New York and San Francisco. The fan club pre-sale and VIP tickets are on sale now at MickeyHart.net with all of the ticket fees going to Music Therapy and can be purchased on Mickey Hart.net with all ticket fees going to Music Therapy. The general on-sale takes place October 1.
Mickey Hart Tour Dates
11/30/11 Eugene, OR - McDonald Theatre
12/01/11 Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
12/02/11 Portland, OR - Aladdin Theatre
12/03/11 Arcata, CA - Arcata Theater
12/05/11 Solana Beach, CA- Belly Up Tavern
12/06/11 Phoenix, AZ - The Compound Grill
12/08/11 Aspen, CO - Belly Up Aspen
12/09/11 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
12/10/11 Denver, CO - Oriental Theatre
12/12/11 Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room
12/13/11 St. Louis, MO - Old Rock House
12/15/11 Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center
12/16/11 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom
12/17/11 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
Source: Mickey Hart
Furthur Announces Early Fall Western Tour
- Published on June 06, 2011
- By AUS10B
Over the weekend, Furthur, the greatest "cover" band gracing the stages today, announced a string of dates throughout the western United States with stops at iconic venues that were seemingly created for a live Furthur experience, including the storied Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO.
Furthur, featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead, will begin their fall western tour with three nights at the Cuthbert Amphitheater in Eugene, OR before heading further south for multiple night stints at Red Rocks, The Greek Theater and the Monterey County Fairgrounds.
If you have never had the chance to catch Furthur before in the live setting, do yourself a favor and make it out to one of these historic venues and witness some truly great musicians who have had such a great influence on our scene. Besides Lesh and Weir, keyboardist Jeff Chimenti and drummer Joe Russo make up an excellent percussion section and lead singer John Kadlecik channels Jerry Garcia in a manner that is unrivaled.
Tickets are available starting today via the mail order option and online on June 10. Check out more information on the band's website.
Furthur September-October Dates
Sep. 23-Cuthbert Amphitheater, Eugene, OR
Sep. 24-Cuthbert Amphitheater, Eugene, OR
Sep. 25-Cuthbert Amphitheater, Eugene, OR
Sep. 27-Adams Event Center @ University of Montana, Missoula, MT
Sep. 28-Maverik Center, West Valley City, UT
Sep. 30-Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
Oct. 1-Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
Oct. 2-Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
Oct. 4-The Joint @ Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Oct. 5-The Greek Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 6-The Greek Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 7-Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA
Oct. 8-Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA