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Bob Weir announces Blue Mountain, first album of all-new material in 30 years

on August 04, 2016, 10:45am

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On September 30th, Bob Weir will return with Blue Mountain, his first solo album in 10 years and his first album of entirely new material in three decades.

Formerly of The Grateful Dead and current Dead & Company member, Weir recorded the LP’s 12 tracks at a variety of locales with producer Josh Kaufman (Craig Finn). Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, who recently curated a massive Grateful Dead tribute album, appear on the album, as does the songwriting of Josh Ritter.

In early October, Weir will support the record with his “Campfire Tour”, which features stops in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, and Nashville.

Below, find the Blue Mountain artwork and tracklist, followed by Weir’s upcoming itinerary.

Blue Mountain Artwork:

bob weir blue mountain album Bob Weir announces Blue Mountain, first album of all new material in 30 years

Blue Mountain Tracklist:
01. Only a River
02. Cottonwood Lullaby
03. Gonesville
04. Lay My Lily Down
05. Gallop on the Run
06. Whatever Happened to Rose
07. What the Ghost Towns Know
08. Darkest Hour
09. Ki-Yi Bossie
10. Storm Country
11. Blue Mountain
12. One More River To Cross

Bob Weir 2016 Tour Dates:
10/07 – San Rafael, CA @ Marin County Civic Center
10/08 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
10/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
10/12 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
10/14-15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre
10/16 – Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre
10/19 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

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