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Our lovable statesman and elder , owner of the , may be teaming up ’s estate to create a themed venue in .

When asked for official comment, Shapiro told Eater nothing more than “I love .”

As many of you know, this wouldn’t be the first time Shapiro has teamed up the specifically in Chicago. Shapiro also worked as a concert promoter and was responsible for the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary shows dubbed that occurred in 2015, thanks in part to his working relations with bassist .

The tour was billed as the final set of performances for the elder jamband, but of course you know they’re still playing in one form or another as Dead and Company or as .

No news has arisen regarding the venue since the initial report, and although Shapiro has not confirmed any plans, he hasn’t denied them either.

Deadheads should keep their eyes on The West Loop in Chicago. In the meantime, you can make sure you’ve got to Dead and Company tour here.

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