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In 1994, he was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Grateful Dead. Frederic Utter and Eleanor Cramer Weir, in the suburb of Atherton. On New Year’s Eve, 1963, 16-year-old Weir and another underage friend were wandering the back alleys of Palo Alto, looking for a club that would admit them, when they heard banjo music. They followed the music to its source, Dana Morgan’s Music Store.
Here, a young Jerry Garcia, oblivious to the date, was waiting for his students to arrive. Weir performing with Kingfish, in 1975. Weir played rhythm guitar and sang a large portion of the lead vocals through all of the Dead’s 30-year career. The incident apparently led to a period of significant growth in Weir’s guitar playing. Phil Lesh said that when drummer Mickey Hart left the band temporarily in early 1971, he was able to hear Weir’s playing more clearly than ever and « I found myself astonished, delighted and excited beyond measure at what Bobby was doing.
In the late 1970s, Weir began to experiment with slide guitar techniques and perform certain songs during Dead shows using the slide. Weir’s first solo album Ace appeared in 1972, with the Grateful Dead performing as the band on the album, though credited individually. Included in this line-up were Keith Godchaux and his wife Donna, both of whom would be in the band by the time of the album’s release. Weir has participated in the various reformations of the Grateful Dead’s members, including 1998, 2000, and 2002 stints as The Other Ones and in 2003, 2004 and 2009 as The Dead.
In 2011, Weir founded the Tamalpais Research Institute, also known as TRI Studios. TRI is a high-tech recording studio and virtual music venue, used to stream live concerts over the internet in high-definition. Weir resuscitated Ratdog in March 2013. The Ratdog Quartet, featuring Weir, Jay Lane, Robin Sylvester, and Jonathan Wilson debuted on March 3, at the Sweetwater Music Hall.
On April 25, 2013, Weir collapsed onstage during a Furthur performance at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York. The band finished the show without him. He performed with the band two days later in Atlantic City, but on April 29 a representative announced that Weir would be « unable to perform in any capacity for the next several weeks » for unspecified reasons. On August 10, 2014, Weir abruptly canceled all of his upcoming appearances, according to The Huffington Post, « The cancellations include all shows for the rest of the year with his band Ratdog, as well as a concert with Furthur ». In early July 2015, Weir joined the other original living members of the Grateful Dead —Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, and Phil Lesh — for three shows at Soldier Field in Chicago. The reunion was 20 years nearly to the day since the band’s final concert with Jerry Garcia at the same venue in 1995. Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead » was billed as the original four members’ last-ever performance together.