Dead & Company Adds Dates For Final Tour

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Dead & Company, Citi Field, NY, July 15, 2022 (Photo: Thomas Falcone; used with permission)

Dead & Company, the Grateful Dead successor that includes core GD members Bob Weir (guitar, vocals), Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart (drummers), has announced additional shows to what will be their final tour under that name and configuration, in the summer of 2023, with 29 concerts running from May to July, where it ends, fittingly, in San Francisco. See the updated itinerary below. The tour is produced by Live Nation.

The group, founded in 2015, two decades after Jerry Garcia’s death ended the 30-year run of the Grateful Dead, also includes John Mayer (guitar and vocals), Oteil Burbridge (bass, percussion, and vocals) and Jeff Chimenti (keyboards).

The band has toured regularly since its inception, kept from the road by the pandemic in 2020. In 2021, drummer Jay Lane subbed for Kreutzmann on some dates while the latter recovered from Covid-19. Lane again sat in for Kreutzmann during some 2022 shows. The band has not disclosed its reasons for shutting down following the 2023 tour.

The original dates were shared on Oct. 6. From that announcement: To ensure that tickets get directly into the hands of fans, advance presale registration is now available here, powered by Seated. The Artist Presale takes place Oct. 20 from noon and runs through 10 p.m. local time. Advance registration does not guarantee tickets. Supplies are limited. Tickets will be available to the general public on Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. local time here.

The three Grateful Dead members of Dead & Company have worked together and separately in various configurations since Garcia’s passing. Weir is currently involved with Bobby Weir and Wolf Bros, a band that includes Blue Note Records president and noted producer Don Was on bass.

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Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh, who performs with a revolving cast of musicians as Phil and Friends, has never been a member of Dead & Company.

Dead & Company 2023 Tour (Tickets will be available here and here)
May 19 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum
May 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum
May 23 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
May 26 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
May 28 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
May 30 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Jun 01 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park
Jun 03 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
Jun 05 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Jun 07 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Jun 09 – Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
Jun 10 – Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
Jun 13 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Jun 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Citizen’s Bank Park
Jun 17 – Saratoga Springs, NY – SPAC
Jun 18 – Saratoga Springs, NY – SPAC
Jun 21 – New York, NY – Citi Field
Jun 22 – New York, NY – Citi Field
Jun 24 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park*
Jun 25 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park
Jun 27 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center
Jul 01 – Boulder, CO – Folsom Field
Jul 02 – Boulder, CO – Folsom Field
Jul 03 – Boulder, CO – Folsom Field
Jul 07 – George, WA – The Gorge
Jul 08 – George, WA – The Gorge
Jul 14 – San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
Jul 15 – San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
Jul 16 – San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park*

*Added on Oct. 19

Watch Dead & Company perform “Not Fade Away” in 2021

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