Dead & Company close out their summer at Shoreline

Dead & Company (photo: Joshua Huver) After a successful summer tour, Dead & Company brought the season to a joyous close on Saturday night at Shoreline, only two days ahead of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 74th birthday. The soul of The Grateful Dead lives in Dead & Company, primarily through original members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart. Along with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti. The band has put a fresh twist on the beloved classics while remaining true to the originals — bending the borders rather than venturing outside of them. After beginning the tour with a [...]

By |August 1, 2016|Tags: |

Review + Photos: Dead & Company at the Fillmore

Dead & Company (photo: Joshua Huver) Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann, with John Mayer and featuring Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, better known collectively as Dead & Company, opened their highly anticipated Summer 2016 tour by announcing a free show at the Fillmore on Monday night. The building unofficially stands as a testament to the long-lasting and unyielding influence of the Grateful Dead, arguably the musical leaders of the counter-cultural revolution of the late 1960s, headquartered in the Haight. Dead & Company is the latest project in the name of that legacy, following the "core four" reunion of the [...]

By |May 25, 2016|Tags: |

Dead & Company kick off summer tour with free show at the Fillmore

Dead & Company, the latest revitalized legacy project in the name of The Grateful Dead, announced Wednesday afternoon that they will kick off their 25-date summer tour in honor of their humble beginnings with a free show at the Fillmore. The line-up consists of original founding members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir with John Mayer, featuring Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti. Tickets are available via LiveNation — but these are gonna go fast. The catch of it all (there is always a catch) echoes guitarist Bob Weir's parting words following the massively successful Fare Thee Well events in Santa Clara [...]

By |May 19, 2016|Tags: |
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