Dead and Company to hit SPAC, NYC

Updated 3/14/2016: Dead & Company have added West Coast tour dates tacked on to the end of their summer tour that spans the East Cost. Tickets for the new dates go on sale this Saturday and next.

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Dead & Co. will tour this summer, making two stops in the Empire State.

They’ll play the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Tuesday, June 21, and they are scheduled for a two-night run at New York City’s Citi Field Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26.

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Previously, the only date Dead & Co. had scheduled was June 9 at Tennesse megafest Bonnaroo. The rest of the tour launches just after that, playing in North Carolina June 10. The tour spirals throughout the country, wrapping up with a two-night run at Fenway Park in Boston. Other Northeast dates include Camden, New Jersey, on June 20; June 28 in Hartford, Connecticut; and Pittsburgh on July 13.

Presale begins tomorrow morning at 9 a.m., and regular on sale begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12.

Dead & Co. launched last year as the latest incarnation of Grateful Dead-related bands. It features original Dead guitarist Bob Weir and percussionists Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, plus bassist Oteil Burbridge, keyboard player Jeff Chimenti and guitarist John Mayer. Their 2015 tour dates were wildly successful and well received by critics and fans.

Full tour dates: 

June 9 – Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, Tennesee
June 10 – PNC Music Pavillion, Charlotte, North Carolina
June 16 – Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
June 17 – Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana
June 20 – BB&T Pavillion, Camden, New Jersey
June 21 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, New York
June 23 – Jiffy Lube LIve, Bristow, Virginia
June 25, 26 – Citi Field, New York, New York
June 28 – Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut
July 2, 3 – Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado
July 7 – DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, Michigan
July 9, 10 – Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
July 13 – First Niagara Pavillon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
July 15, 16 – Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts