Sunday, March 10, 2013

Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, founding members of the Dead, announced on Friday that their band, Furthur, will do a series of eight concerts at the theater starting on April 16.

In the early 1970s, the Capitol Theater, which at the time was a crumbling movie house, was one of the the Dead’s favorite concert halls because of its unusually good acoustics. The group played 18 concerts there in 1970 and 1971

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1 comment:

  1. "Got on the bus" & saw my first Dead show at that venerable venue way back in Nov. 1970. Going back for one of these Furthur shows, can't wait!