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Phil Lesh and Bob Weir on a six-show run

Grateful Dead co-founders Phil Lesh and Bob Weir began a three-city, six-show run, dubbed the Bobby and Phil Tour, with a pair of sold-out gigs at Radio City Music Hall on Friday and Saturday. In classic Dead fashion, the concerts moved between magical jams and charming discombobulation, never losing their sense of real-time fun. During their debut as a “duo,” Lesh and Weir were augmented on and off by percussionist Wally Ingram and, for Saturday’s thrilling, improv-packed second set, Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. But even with the guests, the nights showcased a profound musical intimacy and sense of adventure not often associated with the Dead’s groove-happy, arena-filling incarnations, the opposite in many ways of Dead & Co., the stadium-touring sextet featuring Weir, the Dead’s drummers and blues-rock shredder John Mayer.

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Brooklyn Bowl To Host A 3-Day SXSW Event In Austin

Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion is set to present their first formal event in Austin, TX during SXSW in partnership with Harley-Davidson and Sailor Jerry. For three days from March 14-16, SXSW attendees can enjoy 24 musical showcases presented by music publishers including Relix, Brooklyn Vegan, This Song Is Sick and Consequence of Sound. This Song Is Sick is curating the night party on Wednesday March 13th at Austin’s Scoot Inn starting at 8pm and ending at 12am featuring an amazing lineup of music guest including a DJ set from Classixx as well as a live set from Louis Futon. Following premieres from both talented rising artists, we also have funky vocalist/production duo Party Pupils and indie R&B artist Noah Slee.

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