Live at the Ryman
Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros
featuring The Wolfpack
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Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros formed in 2018 by Weir along with Don Was and Jay Lane. The band set out performing the expansive catalogue of Grateful Dead, Bobby’s solo albums and more and has toured extensively throughout the US.
Bobby Weir is a founding member of the legendary Grateful Dead and Dead & Company and is one of rock’s finest, most distinctive rhythm guitarists and singers. Weir has received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, been honored by the Americana Music Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award, is a Les Paul Spirit Award recipient as well as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Weir’s Blue Mountain LP (2016) marked his first album of solo material in more than 10 years and received raves from critics.
In 2020, Jeff Chimenti joined the Wolf Bros around the same time the band started featuring The Wolfpack, a string and brass quintet which bring an orchestral, symphonic element to the music of Grateful Dead and features Alex Kelly, Brian Switzer, Adam Theis, Mads Tolling and Sheldon Brown.
Don Was is a Grammy winning producer and legendary bassist who founded the ‘80s funk-rock band Was (Not Was), known for hits such as “Walk The Dinosaur” and “Spy In The House Of Love.” As an in-demand, highly acclaimed producer, Was has been honored with four Grammy Awards for his production work in each of the past three decades, including Best Album honors for work with The Rolling Stones and Bonnie Raitt. Production credits include The Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Gregg Allman, John Mayer, and Neil Young, to name a few. Albums produced by Was have achieved dozens of multi-platinum, platinum and gold certifications and have sold more than 90 million copies worldwide. As one of music’s top bass players, Was has collaborated with countless musicians throughout his storied career, spanning a multitude of genres.
Jay Lane is a longtime Weir collaborator and prolific drummer, who played with Weir’s RatDog for more than 16 years. He was also one of the first drummers of Primus. More recently, Lane has performed with a collection of artists including Phil Lesh and Friends.
Acclaimed keyboardist Jeff Chimenti has a long history of working with former members of Grateful Dead having performed with Bob Weir & RatDog, The Dead and Further. He has been a member of Dead & Company since the band’s formation in 2015. In 2021 their tour was comprised of 34 concerts in 27 markets, performing to more than 550,000 fans.
Southern California-based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Greg Leisz sat in with the group in 2020-2021 on pedal steel and will appear on the group’s forthcoming live album, Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros: Live In Colorado. He has recorded and performed with the likes of Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen, Eagles, Joe Cocker and Emmylou Harris amongst others. Leisz received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association in 2010, and a Grammy in 2011 for his work with Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs on God Willing & Creek Don’t Rise.
Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros featuring The Wolfpack completed a slate of shows earlier this year at Red Rocks, Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and the Greek Theatre benefiting The Rex Foundation. In February 2022, Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros featuring The Wolfpack will join the National Symphony Orchestra for a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration at the Kennedy Center.
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This show is requiring all attendees to provide one of the following:
- Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (at least 14 days from final vaccination shot) along with photo ID
- Proof of negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72 hours of the event along with photo ID
Metro Public Health Department is offering free testing and vaccinations. For more info, visit ASafeNashville.org. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you in the pews!
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