Bob Weir & Wolf Bros will revisit their orchestral arrangements of Grateful Dead classics for a one-off show with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra. Set for October 29th at Frost Amphitheater in Stanford, CA, the concert will mark the West Coast debut of Bobby’s symphony project.
Director of Orchestral Studies and Associate Professor of Music at Stanford Paul Phillips will conduct the concert as he guides Weir, Don Was, Jay Lane, and Jeff Chimenti along with The Wolfpack string and horn section and pedal steel guitarist Barry Sless through two 75-minute sets. The Frost Amphitheatre show will mark a full-circle culmination for Weir’s orchestral odyssey, as it was Stanford music professor Giancarlo Aquilanti who first helped the Grateful Dead guitarist translate his compositions for a 2011 one-off show with the Marin Symphony Orchestra.
Skip ahead a little over a decade, and Bobby and his Bros/Pack made the jump to playing a four-night residency with the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. last October. A three-night engagement followed this past February alongside the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, with Bobby now giving his California home a chance to hear the ornate arrangements.
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Fans can register here for an artist pre-sale beginning Thursday at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets for the Bob Weir & Wolf Bros show with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10 a.m. PT. Visit Weir’s website for tickets and more information. Prior to the Stanford show, Weir and Wolf Bros with special guests The Wolfpack will hit the road for a mix of headlining dates and appearances supporting Willie Nelson on his traveling Outlaw Festival tour and a set at Farm Aid. A complete list of Bob Weir tour dates is available below.
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros 2023 Tour Dates
September 8—Park City Song Summit Festival—Park City, UT
September 10—FirstBank Amphitheater—Franklin, TN*
September 12—CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park—Simpsonville, SC*
September 13—Ting Pavilion—Charlottesville, VA
September 15—Saratoga Performing Arts Center—Saratoga Springs, NY*
September 16—Xfinity Center—Mansfield, MA*
September 17—Forest Hills—Queens, NY*
September 19—The Green At Shelburne Museum—South Burlington, VT
September 20—Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater—Bridgeport, CT*
September 22—Pine Knob Music Theatre—Clarkston, MI*
September 23—Farm Aid—Noblesville, IN
September 26—Mershon Auditorium—Columbus, OH
September 27—The Met Philadelphia—Philadelphia, PA
September 28—Pier Six Pavilion—Baltimore, MD
*Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Music Festival 2023
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