Mickey Hart to play the Southgate House in Newport, KY on 7/2/2008


Mickey Hart (percussionist for The Grateful Dead) and his band will be performing at The Southgate House in Newport, KY on 7/2/2008. $32 in Advance, $35 at the door | 7pm Doors, 8pm Show | 18+

Mickey Hart Band Featuring Steve Kimock & George Porter Jr. Confirm Summer Run!
Grateful Dead drummer and percussionist Mickey Hart will launch a 20 city tour this summer including appearances at many of the nations premiere festivals. The outing comes on the heels of the Shout! Factory releases of The Mickey Hart Collection out this spring.

The Mickey Hart Band will feature Steve Kimock on guitar, George Porter Jr on bass, Jen Durkin on vocals, Walfredo Reyes Jr. on drums, and talking drum master Sikiru Adepoju. After headlining appearances at Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa on June 6 and Wakarusa on June 8, the group will head out on an 18 city trek beginning July 3 at the Rothbury Festival and continuing through July 24 at 10K Lakes Festival.

The shows will feature the Robert Hunter penned songs debuted by the Rhythm Devils in 2006 including Fountains of Wood, The Center, and Your House, in addition to Grateful Dead staples such as New Speedway Boogie and Fire on The Mountain. (from mickeyhart.net)

June 6 – Santa Rosa, CA-Harmony Festival
June 8 – Lawrence, KS-Wakarusa Festival
July 3 – Rothbury, MI-Rothbury Festival
July 4 – Garretsville, OH-Nelson Ledges
July 5 – Chicago, IL-Lakeview Music Festival
July 6 – Milwaukee, WI-Summerfest
July 8 – Northampton, MA-Calvin Theater
July 9 – Alexandria, VA-Birchmere
July 10 – Morristown, NJ-Morristown Community Thr.
July 11 – Jim Thorpe, PA-Penn’s Peak
July 12 – Patchogue, NY-Great S Bay Music Festival
July 15 – NY, NY-Fillmore NYC
July 17 – Buffalo, NY-Thursday in the Park
July 18 – Binghamton, NY Magic City Music Hall
July 19 – Pittsburgh, PA-Palace Theatre
July 20 – Baltimore, MD -Ram’s Head Live
July 22 – Indianapolis, IN -The Vogue
July 24 – Detroit Lakes, MN-10k Lakes Festival