Bob Weir taken ill during concert

Bob Weir left the stage early last night (April 25), during a set by Further at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. According to music website jambase, Weir was seen struggling throughout the show and was eventually helped into a chair onstage by two crew members. The band left the stage, returning without Weir.

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Bob Weir left the stage early last night (April 25), during a set by Further at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.

According to music website jambase, Weir was seen struggling throughout the show and was eventually helped into a chair onstage by two crew members.

The band left the stage, returning without Weir.

Bassist Phil Lesh explained to the audience that Weir had suffered a strained shoulder earlier that day.

As members of the Grateful Dead, Weir and Lesh played the Capitol Theatre 18 times between 1970 and 1971.

Weir will play four dates on the Bob Dylan/Wilco/My Morning Jacket AmericanaramA tour. Weir will join Dylan and co on:

June 26th @ Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
June 27th @ Live Nation Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
June 29th @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
June 30th @ The Lawn at Riverfront Park – Nashville, TN

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