Live Alliance will produce worldwide pay-per-view of the Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well concerts from Chicago's Soldier Field (July 3-5). . In addition, all five Fare Thee Well concerts from Chicago's Soldier Field (July 3-5) and Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif, (June 27-28) will be available to watch via an online stream. A May 1-15 pre-sale will offer all five nights of the webcast for $79.95.
The Fare Thee Well shows, distributed by MultiVision Media to both satellite and cable providers, will now be available virtually on any screen. (Fathom Events announced last week that it would deliver the shows to more than 1,000 movie theaters, as well.) The pay-per-view event will be hosted by CNBC reporter Steve Liesman, with special guest host NBA great and Deadhead Bill Walton. The intermission will feature taped interviews with special guests, live fan interviews and aerial shots from Soldier Field, along with a short documentary on the Grateful Dead directed by Justin Kreutzmann. Following the shows, the special will be available through video-on-demand for 45 days. Details on how to access the broadcast can be found at Dead50.net.