Friday, September 5, 2008

The Grateful Dead To Reunite For Obama?


From the NME: "The Grateful Dead may reunite in October, in an effort to promote the campaign of Barack Obama for President of the United States.

The legendary band will reportedly get back together on October 13 to raise money for the democrat’s campaign.

All four living original members will apparently play together — Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh and Bill Kreutzmann, reports Fox News. The story says that Allman Brothers and Gov't Mule man Warren Haynes will lead the band.

The original leader Jerry Garcia, died in 1995 after suffering a heart attack.

According to the story, the band will use the show as a test-run for a possible full tour next year."

2 comments:

philbertosophy said...

As a tie-dyed in the wool DeadHead (first show 1970) it's nice to see the guys getting behind Obama, but, I'm sorry...it just ain't the Dead without Jerry. It wouldn't have been the same without Weir, Lesh or Kruetzman either. Of course, it doesn't HAVE to be the same...but I get very melancholy thinking about attending one of the shows.
Besides, how could a person attending any manner of a Dead show vote for McCain anyway? Talk about preaching to the choir...

Nazz Nomad said...

the show is gonna be in state college, penn.