Dead & Company Launch Digital Concert Series With 2018 Playing In The Sand Shows

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Rhino To Release All 19 Shows From The Band's Fall/Winter 2017-18 Tour Over a Two-
Month Period Starting Today

Shows Will Be Available On All Digital Download And Streaming Services,
With Apple Lossless And FLAC Formats Offered From

Three Full Shows From 2018 "Playing In The Sand" Available Today

LOS ANGELES - Dead & Company has launched a digital concert series that will feature all 19 complete shows from the group's fall/winter 2017-18 tour. The series begins today (January 10) with the digital release of all three of the original February 2018 "Playing In The Sand" shows, and in advance of the second annual "Playing In The Sand" all-inclusive concert vacation in Riviera Maya, Mexico next weekend, January 17-20, 2019.

Over the next two months, Dead & Company will release two more complete live shows digitally every week. (Full details of the release schedule are listed below.) The shows will be available through all digital download and streaming services. In addition, the concerts will be offered in Apple Lossless and FLAC formats from

Live audio for these recordings was mixed and remastered by Dead & Company's Front of House Engineer, Derek Featherstone, and the band's Recording Engineer, Ross Harris.

The digital concert series will lead up to the band's 2019 Summer Tour, which will begin on May 31 at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, and finish on July 6 at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.

Dead & Company was formed in 2015 when the Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with artist and musician John Mayer, Allman Brothers' bassist Oteil Burbridge, and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. The result was one of the most successful touring bands of the decade. The inaugural tour kicked off in the fall of 2015 with two sold-out shows at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City and ended with two sold-out performances at the 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood, California.

Since then, the band has completed five tours, playing to more than 1.5 million fans, and has become a record-breaking stadium act. Dead & Company has headlined iconic stadiums across the country including Folsom Field, Autzen Stadium, Citi Field, Fenway Park and Dodger Stadium. Additionally, the band broke Wrigley Field's all-time concert attendance record in 2017. Dead & Company's 2018 Summer Tour ranked in the top 25 of the Top 100 Worldwide Tours and for the past two years, their Summer Tours ranked in the top 15 of the Top Global Concert Tours.


Digital Concert Series Release Schedule

January 10
Playing In The Sand, Riviera Maya, MX (2/15/18)
Playing In The Sand, Riviera Maya, MX (2/17/18)
Playing In The Sand, Riviera Maya, MX (2/18/18)

January 18
Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI (11/24/17)
Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH (11/25/17)

January 25
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA (11/16/17)
XL Center, Hartford, CT (11/22/17)

February 1
Capitol One Arena, Washington, DC (11/21/17)
Spectrum Center, Charlottesville, NC (11/28/17)

February 8
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY (11/12/17)
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY (11/14/17)

February 15
Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX (12/02/17)
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX (12/01/17)

February 22
BB&T Center, Sunrise, FL (2/26/18)
Amway Center, Orlando, FL (2/27/18)

March 1
Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GA (11/29/17)
Smoothie Kind Center, New Orleans, LA (2/24/18)

March 8
TD Garden, Boston, MA (11/17/17)
TD Garden, Boston, MA (11/19/17)


2019 Summer Tour Dates

31       Mountain View, CA            Shoreline Amphitheatre

1         Mountain View, CA            Shoreline Amphitheatre
3         Los Angeles, CA                Hollywood Bowl
4         Los Angeles, CA                Hollywood Bowl
7         George, WA                       The Gorge Amphitheatre
8         George, WA                       The Gorge Amphitheatre
12       Noblesville, IN                    Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
14       Chicago, IL                         Wrigley Field
15       Chicago, IL                         Wrigley Field
18       Saratoga Springs, NY        Saratoga Performing Arts Center
20       Camden, NJ                       BB&T Pavilion
22       Foxborough, MA                Gillette Stadium
23       New York, NY                     Citi Field
26       Bristow, VA                         Jiffy Lube Live
28       Charlotte, NC                     PNC Music Pavilion
29       Atlanta, GA                         Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

2          Dallas, TX                         Dos Equis Pavilion
5          Boulder, CO                      Folsom Field
6          Boulder, CO                      Folsom Field


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