Since 2015, Dead and Company has united a trio of classic Grateful Dead members — Bob Weir, plus drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann — with the relatively young guns of Mayer, Burbridge and keyboard player Jeff Chimenti.
I saw the Friday and Saturday show of Dead & Company in Camden, NJ at BB&T Pavillion. To me, Friday (and the first set of Saturday before the show stopped bc of lightning) was by far the best I have seen this band play. They were en fuego. I’ve probably seen about half the shows Dead & Company have played live. What’s so remarkable about the band on night like Friday is the way that Dead and Company lovingly honors the 50-plus-year history of the Grateful Dead while still being unafraid to stand on its own, conjuring something singular out of the sextet’s considerable, combustible abilities.Read more Read more