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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