Update: As stated on Furthur.net, Furthur will NOT be playing the BottleRock Napa Valley festival due to Bob Weir”s current inability to play. Per the site:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Furthur regretfully will be unable to appear as scheduled at BottleRock Napa Valley on Thursday, May 9. Grateful Dead & Furthur Co-Founder Bob Weir, is unable to perform for the next several weeks.
Furthur featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir look forward to returning to the road as scheduled on July 11 in Brooklyn for their Summer tour, which carries them through early October on the West Coast.
All of us at Rex send our good thoughts, thanks and best wishes to our beloved board member Bob Weir, and hope he”s soon feeling better.
The BottleRock Napa Valley Festival is coming up May 9-12, Thursday-Sunday, in Napa, California. We”re happy to report that the Rex Foundation is designated as a non-profit partner of the Festival, so you can enjoy the great tunes, laughs, food and drinks knowing you”re helping Rex”s work at the same time!
Among the stellar lineup of some 60 featured performances are appearances by some longtime members of the Rex family: Furthur (with Rex board member Bob Weir) and Moonalice (with board member Roger McNamee and onetime grantee Pete Sears) help kick things off on Thursday, while on Sunday, Ralph J. Gleason Award recipient Michael Franti brings the sunshine with Spearhead.
The Festival producers are offering generous discounts to Rex supporters. , and you’ll receive $40 off your Thursday-only or multi-day ticket, and $10 off the Friday, Saturday or Sunday single-day ticket. The Rex Foundation will receive a generous amount from each ticket purchased with the REX promo code.
Thanks to BottleRock Napa Valley for including us, and we look forward to seeing you at the Festival!