Dead and Company sold outfinish the tour” raised $2 million for charity, thanks to memorabilia auctions specially curated by the group. Funds go to not-for-profit voter registration pollalong with environmental group Reverb and numerous other organizations.
Summer walk that started earlier May Has original members in Los Angeles Bob Weir and with Mickey Hart john mayer, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Chimenti, and Jay Lane, and officially closed on July 16 with a sold-out show at Oracle Park in San Francisco. According to HeadCount, the show has raised $700,000 – $275,000 from the sale of the official touring guitar, and more than $150,000 from the sale of fine art by Hart.
Dead and Co.’s $2 million is more than the band’s previous touring charity auctions combined. Since 2015, the group’s total money from souvenir sales is over $4 million. This tour and auction has stopped in Colorado, Washington, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois and more.
HeadCount has partnered with several chart-topping musicians and their tours over the past few years; Harry Styles and Lizzo hired the organization for their trip around the world. (Weir is a board member of HeadCount.)
Other items sold on Dead and Co.’s tours include illustrated guitars by poster artist AJ Masthay, official tour posters, and more. In addition to auctions, Dead and Co. donated two dollars from each ticket sale to HeadCount.
The “Final Tour” was announced last September with the band’s announcement that Dead and Company was about to end, with an official statement.
“As we put the finishing touches on the reservations and realize that word is spreading fast, we wanted to be the first to let you know that Dead and Company will be departing for our final tour next summer.” To read.