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Furthur, members of Grateful Dead, to perform at Cuthbert



Furthur, featuring Grateful Dead founding members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, will perform progressive psychedelic music at The Cuthbert Amphitheater for three nights starting on Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25.


Concert gates and box office will open 5:30 p.m. All three concerts will begin at 7 p.m.


Advance tickets are on sale now at all Safeway Ticketswest outlets, online at ticketswest.com, and the Hult Center Box Office for $55 general admission, which includes a City of Eugene facility fee and parking.


Tickets day of show of show will cost $60 for general admission.


Founded in 2009 by Weir and Lesh, Furthur's lineup also features John Kadlecik of the Dark Star Orchestra on guitar and vocals, Jeff Chimenti of RatDog on keyboards, and Joe Russo of the Benevento/Russo Duo on drums.


The name 'Furthur" refers to 'The Bus," a 1939 International Harvester school bus purchased by author Ken Kesey in 1964. The bus was stripped down and remodeled inside and out for a psychedelic excursion across the country with Kesey and his Merry Pranksters on board. The bus was named by artist Roy Sebern, who painted the word "Furthur" on the destination placard as a kind of one-word poem and inspiration to keep going whenever the bus broke down.


For more information about Furthur featuring Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, please visit http://furthur.net.



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