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Bob Weir Documentary Debuting At Tribeca Film Festival

 

Deadheads will have reason to rejoice at next month's Tribeca Film Festival when the new documentary, "The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir" debuts there.

Directed by Alan Hicks, the film will trace the Grateful Dead co-founder's life and career from his upbringing in the San Francisco to his connection with Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and his subsequent time with the Dead and other musical projects, including Kingfish, Bobby and the Midnites and his current group RatDog.

Weir has also co-led the Dead spinoffs The Other Ones and Furthur. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is currently touring with RatDog, which will also perform at this year`s Mountain Jam FEstival June 5-8 in Hunter Mountain, N.Y.