Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dead & Company announces July Boulder dates

Posted By on Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 9:37 AM

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Jerry Garcia may be gone, but the Grateful Dead — or at least original members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann — continue to forge onward as Dead & Company. On Thursday, Jan. 18, The psych-rock survivors announced their spinoff band will be performing July 13 and 14 at Boulder’s 53,000-capacity Folsom Field, which is home to UC-Boulder’s Buffalos football team.

This will be the third time Dead & Company have played the venue since 2016, when they broke a 15-year live music drought at the venue that was largely caused by noise complaints. Tickets to see the band, which also features pop star John Mayer on guitar, Oteil Burbridge on bass and Jeff Chimenti on keyboards, will go on sale Friday, Jan. 26.

This news follows on the heels of recent concert announcements that include Jack White, David Byrne, Bishop Briggs and Tech N9NE, a sure sign that the winter booking slump is being to thaw, even though winter itself is less than a month old.

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