Furthur has just announced plans for their 2012 summer tour, kicking off July 5th at McCoy Stadium Pawtucket, RI. Other stops on tour will include Philly, Chicago, Atlanta, GA, Columbia, MD, two nights in Coney Island at MCU Stadium and ending up in July 18th in at Meadowbrook Music Festival, in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
Other stops on tour include: Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center in Canandaigua, NY, Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, NC, and the Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center in Bethel, NY.
Furthur is a rock band founded in 2009 by former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh. The band's lineup also includes John Kadlecik of the Dark Star Orchestra on guitar, Jeff Chimenti of RatDog on keyboards, and Joe Russo of the Benevento/Russo Duo on drums. Jay Lane left Furthur after the March 12, 2010 show to rejoin American funk metal/rock band, Primus.