Bob Weir sits down with GQ magazine for an in-depth piece published May 28, 2019 © Brian Ferguson / BUT I WAS THERE 2019

Ahead of the Dead and Company tour kicking off this week at in Mountain View, the guitarist and Bro‘s frontman Bob sat down with Brett at GQ magazine for an in-depth piece that was just published.

Ask to reel off some New Orleans adventures and you’ll get not only the famous 1970 Bourbon Street drug bust, immortalized in “Truckin’,” but a much later surreal adventure involving a crawfish boil at ’s house and tearing up the French Quarter with the Bangles, who happened to be in town opening for . There are certain phrases one resolves not to use when one begins writing a Bob profile, but I don’t think I need to spell out what length the trip has been, or its relative strangeness.

The article is incredible and covers a wide-range of topics about how Weir approaches life, and it still even includes some previously unreleased details about how came to Weir in his dream the night of his passing.

He was looking really splendid. His hair was black again. He was tall. And he had a velour cape on.

That really is quite spooky and eerie.

Read more here.

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