The Mickey Hart Band will release their second album in two years on August 13th, 2013, titled Superorganism, just weeks before Hart's 70th Birthday. On the band's last record, Mysterium Tremendum (2012), Hart sonified light waves from space with the help of NASA and scientists from Penn State and Lawrence Berkeley Labs. Now, with Superorganism, Hart is going even deeper. "This time we journey into the micro, the hidden worlds of rhythm within us, within our bodies," says Hart. "The brain, Rhythm Central, the place of dreams is explored.
Phil Lesh & Friends will be playing July 22 & 23 at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY; July 24 at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA; and July 26 & 27 at Gathering Of The Vibes in Bridgeport, CT. Go to phillesh.net for complete ticket information.
Dead Heads will have two reasons to check out Little Feat keyboardist Bill Payne's May solo tour. Many will know that he has recently collaborated with Robert Hunter - four songs by them, including the title tune Rooster Rag, are on last year's Feat album. In fact, the duo are now up to 15 songs together, and many of the newest are part of Bill's solo show. In addition, Grateful Dead publicist and biographer Dennis McNally will open the show with what he calls "weird - and you know that's a positive adjective in the G.D.
Furthur featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir announces Summer and Fall Tours for 2013!
July 11 – Brooklyn, NY
July 12 – Holmdel, NJ
July 14 – Cooperstown, NY
July 16 – Gilford, NH
July 17 & 18 – Boston, MA
July 19 – Canandaigua, NY
July- All Good Festival
September 19, 20, 21 & 22 – Red Rocks, CO
September 24 – Redmond, WA
September 25 – Eugene, OR
September 27, 28 & 29 – Berkeley, CA
October 1 & 2 – Las Vegas, NV
October 4, 5 & 6 – Los Angeles, CA
This year's Gathering Of The Vibes will feature two legendary nights of Phil Lesh & Friends. The Gathering Of The Vibes will take place July 25-28, 2013 in Bridgeport, Connecticut at Seaside Park. Learn more about what's in store and grab your tickets here.
The Mickey Hart Band Announces Second Leg of Worlds Within Tour
Releases Free Download of a New Live Song Feat. Lyrics by Robert Hunter
The Mickey Hart Band has announced new May tour dates for the second leg of their Worlds Within tour. The band will once again bring along Babatunde Olatunji protege's, the African Showboyz, as main support for the tour.
Bob Weir has a busy week planned at the end of February/beginning of March, with six shows during that week. Four are solo acoustic with special guest Jonathan Wilson, and two are with the RatDog Quartet.
Bob Weir (Solo Acoustic) with special guest Jonathan Wilson
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, NM
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Fox Theatre in Tucson, AZ
Friday, March 1, 2013 at The Pearl @ Palms Casino in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Majustic Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA
Mickey Hart Band Releases Free Downloads of 9/2/12 Richmond, VA Show, Announces New Tour Date & Upcoming Release
Free Downloads From The Rex Foundation Benefit Recorded at The Fillmore Dec 1. feat. Bob Weir
Credit: Tamarind Jones