Archive for February 3, 2010

Furthur Winter Tour Preview!

This Friday, February 5th, Furthur kicks off a lengthy winter tour in Miami, FL at the Bayfront Park Amphitheatre. The tour runs from Feb. 5th to Mar. 12th (see dates below) and treks all the way up the east coast before making a few stops in Chicago, Oregon, and a final blow-out 70th Birthday celebration for Phil Lesh in San Fran. The band’s recent ‘public rehearsals’ included many first takes on not-yet-Furthur’d dead tunes and covers including On the Road Again (Traditional), Get Back (Beatles), Hurricane (Dylan), No More Do I (Phil n Friends), Maggie’s Farm (Dylan), and  the pigpen classic I’m A King Bee (Blues Traditional).

In case you didn’t catch these guys in 2009, here’s some of the best jams from the Oakland shows and December run:

TRACK 1: Bertha (9/19/09)
TRACK 2: The Eleven (12/09/09)
TRACK 3: Shakedown Street (12/11/09)
TRACK 4: Passenger (12/12/09)
TRACK 5: Wharf Rat (12/12/09)
TRACK 7: Jack Straw (12/31/09)

Also, be sure to check out Welcome To Now’s coverage of Furthur’s first three shows in September including pics, vids, setlist, and downloads form all 3 nights – it’s all here:

Night 1 – 9/18/09
Night 2 – 9/19/09
Night 3 – 9/20/09


Fri, 2.05 – Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, Miami, FL
Sat, 2.06 – Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL
Mon, 2.08 – The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
Tue, 2.09 – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC
Wed, 2.10 – Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte, NC
Fri, 2.12 – Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA
Sat, 2.13 – Patriot Ctr at George Mason Univ., Faifax, VA
Sun, 2.14 – Barton Hall @ Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY
Mon, 2.15 – Stabler Arena @ Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA
Wed, 2.17 – Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Thu, 2.18 – Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH
Fri, 2.19 – Mullins Center @ Univ of Mass, Amherst, MA
Sat, 2.20 – Utica Auditorium, Utica, NY
Mon, 2.22 – Bob Carpenter Ctr @ Univ of DE, Newark, DE
Tue, 2.23 – Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
Wed, 2.24 – Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
Fri, 2.26 – Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT
Sat, 2.27 – Trump Taj Mahal @ Estess Arena, Atlantic City, NJ
Tue, 3.02 – Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL
Wed, 3.03 – Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL
Mon, 3.08 – Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
Fri, 3.12 – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA