Alphonso Johnson and Jazz Is Dead Announce Winter Tour

Alphonso Johnson

Jazz Is Dead has announced a new set of tour dates for 2023 that will begin a celebration of the Grateful Dead tribute act’s 25th anniversary. It will also coincide with the 50th anniversary of the album Wake of the Flood. As such, they’ll perform Dead tunes from that record as well as other favorites.

The current lineup of the band includes Steve Kimock, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Pete Lavezzoli, and Alphonso Johnson. The bassist, known for his work with everyone from Weather Report and Santana, co-founded the band in 1998. He also performed in Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir’s solo projects in the ’80s, as well as the Dead spinoff band The Other Ones.

Jazz is Dead will kick off with a string of dates in California before heading into the Midwest. After a week on the East Coast, they’ll wrap things up in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, on January 28th.

Jazz Is Dead 2023 Tour Dates:

Jan 10The Coach HouseCapistrano, CA
Jan 11The CanyonMontclair, CA
Jan 12The CanyonAgoura, CA
Jan 13The Regency BallroomSan Francisco, CA
Jan 15The ParamountDenver, CO
Jan 17Celebrity TheatrePhoenix, AZ
Jan 19Barrymore TheatreMadison, WI
Jan 20Des Plains TheatreDes Plaines, IL
Jan 21The ArcataSt. Charles, IL
Jan 22The AgouraCleveland, OH
Jan 24The WilburBoston, MA
Jan 25The Keswick TheatreGlenside, PA
Jan 26Tarrytown Music HallTarrytown, NY
Jan 27The Palladium at Times SquareNew York, NY
Jan 28Penns PeakJim Thorpe, PA

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