Bob Weir‘s team has just announced that all upcoming RatDog dates have been cancelled, including their Jamaica event set for January, 2015.
Circumstances have necessitated that all scheduled tour dates for Bob Weir & RatDog are being cancelled. This applies to all dates on the summer tour starting on Thursday, August 14 in Boston through September 14 in Nashville and also includes the Jamaica event in January of 2015. Full and complete refunds are available at place of purchase. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
More on this when it becomes available.
Update: Bob Weir’s manager issued a statement to Rolling Stone today:
“I love the guy and wish nothing but good health,” Weir’s manager John Scher tells Rolling Stone. “He’s an extremely talented and very underrated musician. He’s an important guy. Bobby’s been having health problems for a while and now there are plenty of people who support him and want to help him get the care he needs.”
Also, Tim Flannery of the San Francisco Giants shared a personal email he received back from Bobby after the news sparked a concerned email to his friend. See below (via JamBase):
“Thnx, I’m doing fine, just a bit too much work and especially travel. This year has been especially busy; I’ve put in more miles in the first six months than I normally do in a year. Taking some time off, which I haven’t done in 50 years…”