Bob Weir has canceled a fall tour by his band Ratdog due to exhaustion. Ratdog -- the side project from the singer/guitarist for the Grateful Dead and the Dead -- was expected to kick off the tour tom

Bob Weir has canceled a fall tour by his band Ratdog due to exhaustion. Ratdog -- the side project from the singer/guitarist for the Grateful Dead and the Dead -- was expected to kick off the tour tomorrow (Oct. 7) in Ridgefield, Conn. The outing was scheduled to wrap with a Nov. 26-27 stand in Camden, N.J.

According to a statement, Weir has "reached a point of complete physical exhaustion" following months of touring with the Dead and Ratdog, other appearances and promotional work related to the March release of the career retrospective "Weir Here" (Hybrid).

Weir hopes to return to performing in the spring. It is unknown if this tour will be rescheduled at that point or later in the year.

The Dead staged at two-leg summer tour that played to more than 400,000 fans across 34 shows that grossed $18.5 million, as reported to Billboard Boxscore.

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