Dead & Company will live again this year.
The Grateful Dead spin-off group has announced a 17-date U.S. summer tour, including two-night stands at Citi Field in New York City, Folsom Field in Boulder, Col., Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisc. and Fenway Park in Boston.
The group -- which includes Dead stalwarts Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann along with guitarist John Mayer, former Allman Brothers Band bassist Oteil Burbridge and longtime Dead cohort Jeff Chimenti on keyboards -- last performed on New Year's Eve in Los Angeles.
Tickets for the tour start going on sale Friday (February 12), with a fan club presale beginning Tuesday (February 9). More information is available at DeadAndCompany.com. The group will also make its late-night TV debut on February 18 on NBC's "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon."
The full tour itinerary includes:
|Friday, June 10, 2016||Charlotte, NC||PNC Music Pavilion|
|Thursday, June 16, 2016||Cincinnati, OH||Riverbend Music Center|
|Friday, June 17, 2016||Noblesville, IN||Klipsch Music Center|
|Monday, June 20, 2016||Camden, NJ||BB&T Pavilion|
|Tuesday, June 21, 2016||Saratoga Springs, NY||Saratoga Performing Arts Center|
|Thursday, June 23, 2016||Bristow, VA||Jiffy Lube Live|
|Saturday, June 25, 2016||Flushing, NY||Citi Field|
|Sunday, June 26, 2016||Flushing, NY||Citi Field|
|Tuesday, June 28, 2016||Hartford, CT||Xfinity Theatre|
|Saturday, July 02, 2016||Boulder, CO||Folsom Field|
|Sunday, July 03, 2016||Boulder, CO||Folsom Field|
|Thursday, July 07, 2016||Detroit, MI||DTE Energy Music Theatre|
|Saturday, July 09, 2016||East Troy, WI||Alpine Valley Music Theatre|
|Sunday, July 10, 2016||East Troy, WI||Alpine Valley Music Theatre|
|Wednesday, July 13, 2016||Pittsburgh, PA||First Niagara Pavilion|
|Friday, July 15, 2016||Boston, MA||Fenway Park|
|Saturday, July 16, 2016||Boston, MA||Fenway Park|
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.