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Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Return to Play Grateful Dead Songs on Spring Tour

“This is more fun than a frog in a glass of milk,” guitarist says of trio

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Singer Bob Weir (L), founding member of The Grateful Dead, and Don Was (R) of The Wolf Bros perform onstage at Ace Hotel on October 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)

Before Dead & Company embark on their 2019 summer tour, Bob Weir and Wolf Bros will hit the road for a spring jaunt.

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Before Dead & Company embark on their 2019 summer tour, Bob Weir and Wolf Bros – the Grateful Dead guitarist’s outfit with bassist Don Was and Ratdog drummer Jay Lane – will hit the road for a spring jaunt.

The trio launched their maiden trek in 2018 with a setlist stocked with Grateful Dead songs. “This is more fun than a frog in a glass of milk,” Weir said of touring with Wolf Bros in a statement. “Don is all over his upright, and Jay needs to somehow be kept in line at times, but it’s all falling together nicely.”

The spring tour begins February 28th at Ithaca, New York’s State Theatre and runs through March 30th in Charleston, South Carolina. The trio has also booked a May 3rd slot at Redondo Beach, California’s Beachlife Festival.

“For a while now I’ve been itchin’ to explore our songs in a trio setting. An upright bass, my acoustic or electric guitar and a drummer,” Weir said of the outfit in August 2018. “We did some rehearsals this past spring and it was big fun—and that’s the whole idea. We were kickin’ around Dead songs as well as tunes from my back pages. I’m pretty sure we’re gonna have a big adventure with this.”

Bob Weir & Wolf Bros Tour Dates

February 28 – Ithaca, NY @ State Theatre
March 1 – Northampton, MA @ John M. Greene Auditorium
March 2 – Wallingford, CT @ The Oakdale Theater
March 4 – Cleveland, OH @ Ohio City Masonic Temple
March 5 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
March 6 – Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
March 8 – Philadelphia, PA @ Metropolitan Opera House
March 9 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre
March 13 & 14 – Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre
March 15 – Buffalo, NY @ Shea’s Performing Arts Center
March 19 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre
March 20 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theater
March 21 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
March 23 – Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall
March 24 – New Orleans, LA @ The Fillmore
March 26 – Miami, FL @ Fillmore Miami
March 27 – Jacksonville, FL @ Florida Theatre
March 29 – Chattanooga, TN @ Tivoli Theater
March 30 – Charleston, SC @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 3 – Redondo Beach, CA @ BeachLife Festival

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