MUSIC: RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

Turns out, Grateful Dead front man Jerry Garcia hasn't let his death last year hold him back. You can still hear him in the mellow sounds of the Furthur Festival, a touring concert extravaganza that will visit 31 cities this summer. Furthur--a reference to the destination posted on Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters bus--features former Dead guitarist Bob Weir's countrified-blues group Ratdog as well as former Dead drummer Mickey Hart's percussive world-beat ensemble Mystery Box. (The lineup also includes Hot Tuna and Los Lobos.) Crowds at the shows range from teens to 60-year-olds, but most are under 30. Weir makes clear his...

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