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  1. Eye of the StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Tucson Weekly

    ... The songwriting process for what would become Gathering generated 30 songs. Newly inspired after collaborating with Bob Weir on the Grateful Dead singer's 2016 solo album Blue Mountain , Ritter sought to break away from any past expectations or old ...


  2. Josh Ritter Debuts New Single 'Miles Away' + Extensive Winter Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 |

    ... airy, propulsive and more often than not, catchy." Most recently, in 2015, Ritter began a close collaboration with Bob Weir and went on to write or co-write many of the twelve songs on Weir's acclaimed 2016 solo album, Blue Mountain . Pitchfork ...


  3. Rock Icons Bob Weir & Phil Lesh to Play as Duo for First Time EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 |

    Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, two of the founding members of the Grateful Dead, will tour together as a duo performing back to back sets of both acoustic and electric versions of Grateful Dead classics for the first time ever. The pair will play select U.S. markets including NYC, Boston, and Chicago as part of the Bobby and Phil Tour, beginning March 2 and 3 at Radio City Music Hall.


  4. Dead & Company Debut 'The Weight' As Part Of Stellar Charlotte ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | JamBase

    ... which paid off with the best performance of the tour yet. Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir along with John Mayer, Jeff Chimenti and Oteil Burbridge turned in an 80-minute first set along with a powerful second set that ...


  5. Joe Russo's Almost Dead Play First Of Two At The Fillmore In PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | JamBase

    ... began the night with a beautiful open-ended jam, which eventually found its way into a Metzger-led take on the Bob Weir solo tune "Gonesville." The stand out take on cowboy song from Blue Mountain segued into JRAD's second ever take on Jerry Garcia ...


  6. A Look At Bob Weir Band's 1978 Acoustic Show Featuring Most Of The Grateful DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | JamBase

    ... on November 17, 1978. The Dead were in the midst of a three-night run at the Uptown Theatre in the Windy City, when Bob Weir , Jerry Garcia , Phil Lesh and Mickey Hart performed an impromptu benefit gig for the college's Hunger Week . Billed as the ...


  7. Dead & Company Continues Tour In Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | JamBase

    On Tuesday night Dead & Company Fall Tour 2017 continued at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The sextet of Bob Weir, Oteil Burbridge, Mickey Hart, Jeff Chimenti, John Mayer and Bill Kreutzmann treated Deadheads in the U.S. capital to a show focusing on Grateful Dead classics from the '70s. The band opened with a Weir-sung "Feel Like A Stranger" and a Mayer-led "Bertha" that gave way to "Black-Throated Wind."


  8. Dead & Company Kicks Off 2017 Fall Tour At Madison Square Garden In NYC: Review, Photos & VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | JamBase

    ... shook off some rust and reached into the Grateful Dead repertoire to unveil a pair of debuts. Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann along wiht Mayer, Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti took the stage shortly after the 7 p.m. ...


  9. Bob Weir, Phil Lesh & More Guest With Midnight North in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | JamBase

    On Friday night Midnight North played a hometown headlining show at the Great American Music Hall. Prior to the gig historic venue on O'Farrell Street in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco the band had announced that it would be joined by a number of special guests throughout the night, revealing that both Phil Lesh and Bob Weir would sit in with them among others.


  10. Folk Icon Ramblin' Jack Elliott Heads South For November Tour DatesRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 |

    ... as he is musical, taking audiences right into the heart, soul and history of American folk music. Featured on Bob Weir's 2016 release, Blue Mountain, the two-time GRAMMY winner and National Medal for the Arts Recipient proves he's still got it. He ...


  11. Josh Ritter On World CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... the release of his record Sermon on the Rocks . The following year he co-wrote Blue Mountain, the solo album from Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead . This year, Ritter's Gathering features a duet with Weir on a song called "When Will I Be Changed"; ...


  12. Grateful Dead Selects Berkeley Show From 1972 As 'Dave's Picks Volume 24'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | JamBase

    ... an exploratory "Playing In The Band" and gorgeous versions of "Bird Song," "Black Peter," "He's Gone" and "Loser." Bob Weir also shows off some of the material from the recently released Ace including the aforementioned "Playing" as well as ...


  13. Happy 70th Birthday Bob Weir: Performing Through The DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | JamBase

    Born on October 16, 1947, guitarist Bob Weir celebrates his 70th birthday. A co-founding member of the legendary Grateful Dead, Weir's idiosyncratic approach to rhythm guitar paired with Jerry Garcia's impressive lead work was a foundation of the band's groundbreaking sound.


  14. Joe Russo's Almost Dead Play 125th Show & Welcome John Mayer In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | JamBase

    ... its way into a Metzger-sung take on "Greatest Story Ever Told." The band took the tune that first appeared on Bob Weir's 1972 solo album Ace on a wild excursion before eventually returning back to finish it off and seguing straight into a relaxed ...


  15. Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real Welcome Bob Weir In San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | JamBase

    Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real followed an afternoon set yesterday in Golden Gate Park at San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival with a show at the nearby Slim's. Guitarist Bob Weir sat-in with Nelson and POTR for a performance of a pair of Grateful Dead songs, a cover of a Bob Dylan original and more.


  16. Bob Weir, Jay Lane, Lebo & Others Cover Tom Petty At SweetwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | JamBase

    Sweetwater Music Hall hosted the "From California To Haiti" benefit on Saturday that included a concert honoring Bob Weir and his former RatDog band mate, the late Rob Wasserman. Weir led a lineup of musicians that included members of RatDog and others for a performance that saw a tribute to Tom Petty.


  17. Pro-Shot Videos & Audio: eTown Shares More Bob Weir PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | JamBase

    Back on August 2, Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir appeared and performed at eTown Hall in Boulder for the long-running eTown program. Last week, eTown unveiled a series of interviews and performances featuring Weir and today the show has shared six more videos starring Bobby as well as audio of the entire episode.


  18. Bob Weir Makes Surprise Appearance & Added To 'From California To Haiti' EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | JamBase

    Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir made a surprise appearance on Sunday at the Mill Valley Block Party in Mill Valley, California. The area native performed an unannounced four-song set while fronting an impromptu trio.


  19. Watch and Stream Bob Weir's Appearance as Guest on eTownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Live Music Blog

    Bob Weir was recently a guest on the eTown Podcast when he was in Colorado promoting the tour around his Blue Mountain LP release. Be sure to tune in to eTown this week for part one of a special two-part broadcast featuring the legendary singer/songwriter and Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir , plus Americana artist John Fullbright .


  20. Pro-Shot Videos & Audio: eTown Shares First Of Two Broadcasts Featuring Bob WeirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | JamBase

    Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir recorded an interview and performance for the long-running eTown program at eTown Hall in Boulder on Wednesday, August 2. Today, eTown has shared the first of two broadcasts featuring Weir and John Fullbright . Weir's first performance on the episode was a stripped-down solo rendition of the title track from last year's Blue Mountain LP.