Bob Weir Blue Mountain album artwork. Photo by: Chloe Weir
Bob Weir Blue Mountain album artwork. Photo by: Chloe Weir

Blue Mountain Available on September 30, 2016

Bob Weir’s upcoming record Blue Mountain is set for release at the end of this month. Weir just released an audio track for ‘Lay My Lily Down’ on YouTube.

A quick note from Bob Weir‘s team on Blue Mountain:


Before he co-founded the Grateful Dead, Bob Weir spent a summer working and living on a ranch in Wyoming, sparking a lifelong fascination with the stories and songs of the American West. Blue Mountain, Weir’s first solo album in over 10 years, brings his musical journey full circle. Working with producer Josh Kaufman, acclaimed songwriter Josh Ritter,guitarists Aaron and Bryce Dessner and bassist Scott Devendorf, Blue Mountain is a moody, highly textured modern interpretation of Weir’s unforgettable experience.

“When I was 15 I ran away to be a cowboy. I found myself working in Wyoming living in a bunk house with a bunch of old cowpokes and ranch hands, and a lot of those guys had grown up in a era before radio had even got to Wyoming.” – Bob Weir

Blue Mountain is Bob Weir’s first solo release since Weir Here in 2004, and the first to feature entirely new music in 30 years. Weir continues to push himself to creative heights with each song on Blue Mountain. ‘Lay My Lily Down’ showcases powerful vocals by Weir, and a thunderous drum section from Joe Russo and Ray Rizzo.

Bob Weir - Lay My Lily Down

Bob Weir - Gonesville

Bob Weir - The Story of Blue Mountain

Bob Weir Campfire Tour

 Tour Dates

Date | Location | Venue

October 7 – San Rafael, CA @ Marin County Civic Center
October 8 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
October 10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
October 12 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
October 14-15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre
October 16 – Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre
October 19 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
October 20 – Chicago, IL @ The Chicago Theatre

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Matthew McGuire is the founder and editor of Crescent Vale News. In 2014, he acquired a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.