SIRIUS Celebrates Weir at 60
Tuesday October 16th will mark the 60th birthday of Mr. Robert Hall Weir. SIRIUS Satellite Radios Grateful Dead Channel will mark the occasion with a day of programming devoted to Bobby, including a one hour program hosted by Weir himself. The action will kick off at 3 am ET as the channel will air the celebrated Grateful Dead performance that took place on Weir’s 42nd birthday, the 10/16/89 Meadowlands show that featured the second ‘Dark Star’ in five years after the band re-introduced it during its Hampton Coliseum Warlocks show on 10/9/89. Tuesday’s Weircentric offerings also will include an interview with David Gans as well as music from RatDog, Kingfish, and Bobby & The Midnights.