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Dead and Company Announce 2017 Tour

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Grateful Dead are hitting the road again with John Mayer as Dead & Company in 2017. The dates can be found below.

    05-27 Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
    05-28 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
    05-31 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
    06-03-04 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
    06-07 West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
    06-09-10 Boulder, CO – Folsom Field
    06-13 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
    06-15 Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
    06-17-18 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
    06-20 Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
    06-22 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
    06-24 New York, NY – Citi Field
    06-25 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
    06-28 Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
    06-30/07-01 Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field

  2. Tata Toothy


    Not a huge dead fan, but it would be cool to see them in fenway.. sadly tickets will be well out of price range
  3. Tim McCall


    Go to one of the area bars and sit outside and listen. This isn't much of an act to see.
  4. elemenohpe

    Irregular Prestigious

    Damn, closest date to me is like 6 hours away...

    still going to see how much tickets are. I'd really like to see this... glad it wasn't just a rumor like I was starting to think.
  5. Behind the Barricade

    Saw this at MSG last year. It was a really good show if you're into the Dead. I'm not the biggest fan but a casual listener would definitely enjoy it.
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  6. quietwords

    RIP EmoPunkKid28: 2002-2016 Prestigious

    John Mayer also posted this on his social media:

    "And so there's no confusion: The Search For Everything -> spring solo tour -> Dead & Co. summer tour -> solo summer tour -> tour tour tour. "
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  7. Behind the Barricade

    He just doesn't quit! Good for him for still having time to write new music, tour on that, learn basically every Dead and Weir/Garcia solo song, tour with Company all without a break!
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  8. benschuyler

    Regular Prestigious

    Saw this in Washington and it was unreal. Obviously you have to enjoy the Grateful Dead and 30 minute jam sessions. Mayer fit right in. Was an incredible show and worth the chunk of change to see it.
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  9. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

  10. Ryan

    Might be Spider-Man...

    This would be cool to see
  11. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    Really recommend anyone considering it to go. All 4 D&C shows I've been to were prime. I'll be at Citi if anyone else will be.

    Also, come hang Band - The Grateful Dead Thread
  12. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    Even more impressive is that he isn't a life long head. He discovered the dead in 2012 and has immersed himself and learned all of it since then. And he plays like the songs are natural to him. It's amazing
  13. Behind the Barricade

    Holy shit that's just insane! They really should make a documentary about John learning all of these songs and footage of him jamming with Bob. Judging from what I know about Bob, you have to have your shit together due to the way he plays.
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  14. thisisacting__

    Regular Supporter

    Where should I begin if I've only heard one of their songs? I know there's quite a discography to dive into but I figured I'd ask a Deadhead.
  15. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    American Beauty and Workingman's Dead. They don't sound much like anything else they ever did, but they're awesome folk rock type stuff
  16. xburningcoffin


    The studio recordings aren't considered their best output by fans alike. As far as live recordings go start with: Europe '72, The Closing of Winterland and Dick's Picks Vol 4
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  17. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    Oh yeah I meant to give some live stuff as well. Good choices, especially volume 4, that's a favorite for sure.
  18. Brian Schantz


    Saw this last summer in Camden with my dad, fantastic show.
  19. nickdr921


    This band genuinely makes me happy. Everyone take a break from the emo creeper stories and listen to Franklin's Tower :)
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  20. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    Good timing, was just at the show last night. Awesome