Furthur announces two-night stand at Wang Theatre

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Road warriors Furthur have revealed plans for their first tour of 2012. Led by former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh & Bob Weir, the band will continue their musical adventures this spring with a special two night stand at Boston’s Citi Wang Theatre on Thursday, April 5 and Friday, April 6. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $49.50 to $59.50, will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Telecharge.

Fans, new and old, can expect Lesh and Weir to “furthur” explore some of the Grateful Dead’s classic songs with help from an all star band featuring keyboardist Jeff Chimenti (Rat Dog), drummer Joe Russo (Benevento – Russo Duo, Trey Anastasio), and guitarist John Kadlecik (Dark Star Orchestra) and vocalists Sunshine Becker and Jeff Pehrson.

The band was last in New England last month for shows at the Mullins Center in Amherst and the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. In July, Further headlined the Comcast Center in Mansfield and also performed at the Gathering of the Vibes music festival in Bridgeport, Connecticut. They also delivered a three-night stand at Boston’s Oprheum Theatre in March.

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