Founded by Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, Furthur is something of an all-star jam band, boasting talent from RatDog, Primus, and Dark Star Orchestra. The improvisational wizards are set to perform from Sweetwater Music Hall on Friday, in association with TRI Studios and Yahoo! Music. Don't miss Furthur live streaming exclusively on Yahoo! Music.
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Primary Genre: Rock
Description: Furthur is a rock band founded in 2009 by former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh. The original lineup also included John Kadlecik of the Dark Star Orchestra on lead guitar, Jeff Chimenti of RatDog on keyboards, Jay Lane of RatDog on percussion, and Joe Russo of the Benevento/Russo Duo on drums. Named after the famous touring bus used by Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters in the 1960s, Furthur is an improvisational jam band that performs music primarily from the extensive Grateful Dead songbook, as well as their own original music and that of several other well-known artists.
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