Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weir ~ Atlanta April 3

Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weir will be coming to Atlanta at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on April 3! Die-hard Grateful Dead fan probably already know this, but Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are two former members of Grateful Dead. They formed Furthur in 2009 after playing together for the first time in years in 2008.

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Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weird – Fabulous Fox Theatre – Atlanta, GA

[ad#300 x 250 L-side]Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weir in Atlanta at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Atlanta on April 3, 2011! Die-hard Grateful Dead fan probably already know this, but Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are two former members of Grateful Dead. They formed Furthur in 2009 after playing together for the first time in years in 2008.  Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weir TICKETS

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In spite of the fact that Furthur is still a very young band, it’s already been through some changes. Jay Lane, who played drums and sang back up for the band, was only a part of the band for eight months before leaving to join the band Primus. Zoe Ellis was only with the band for six months before leaving in May of 2010. The band now has seven members, including Bob and Phil. Bob plays rhythm guitar and Phil plays bass. Both of them additionally sing lead vocals for the band. Lead guitarist John Kadlecik, who also sings lead vocals, has been with Furthur since the beginning. He is originally from Dark Star Orchestra, which was a popular Grateful Dead tribute band.

Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weir Tour

Furthur already has several touring dates behind them. Not long after the band got together, they traveled to no less than seven cities for the remainder of 2009. Last year, in 2010, Furthur also hit several big music festivals, including the All Good Music festival in West Virginia, which they also plan to return to this year along with Primus and Keller Williams among others. This year, their tour starts off in Virginia in March and will end up in October in Los Angeles. There’s no way to see Grateful Dead the way it was back in the day since some past members have passed on, but Furthur with Phil Lesh & Bob Weir allows fans to get pretty close!

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