Kimock to Sub for Karan on RatDog Tour
A day after news spread that Mark Karan would be sitting out RatDogs July tour for medical reasons, the group has confirmed that Steve Kimock will tour in his place this summer. The docs want to have a close look at our brother Mark over the next
few weeks, and we’re gonna have to go with that, Bob Weir says. Our old friend Steve Kimock has graciously offered to cover for him for this tour, and so we’re thinking we should go with this. We’ll be in touch with Mark daily, and if his docs cut him loose, we’ll bring him out. The show must go on, I think, in everyone’s best interest. Heres to Healing
Kimock and Karan have played together on occasion, including throughout the 1998 Other Ones tour. I really appreciate all the love and good vibes Ive received since announcing my need to take a healing break. Ill be very sorry to miss all these great summer shows this July, but Ill be back ASAP and Im sure my ol TOO-mate Senor Kimock will do his best to add something special to this run, Karan says. Keep me in your prayers, and meantimeHey, heycome right awaycome and join the party everyday. As previously reported, RatDogs summer tour will kick off July 5 in Milwaukee, WI.