MUSIC NEWS- Rockers, Furthur have canceled their appearance at the BottleRock Napa Valley music festival after guitarist Bob Weir fell onstage at a NY area concert last week. Weir said on his website Tuesday that the Grateful Dead offshoot band is "unable to perform for the next several weeks ... due to unforeseen circumstances."
Weir was quickly helped off the floor after collapsing onstage at a concert last week at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, NY. Further were scheduled to play May 9 at the Napa, CA event. The statement went on that the 65-year-old Weir plans to return to the road in late June for solo shows. Weir formed Furthur with fellow Grateful Dead member Phil Lesh. Furthur's summer 2013 tour kicks off July 11 in Brooklyn, NY.