Courtesy of The Grateful DeadHere’s some exciting news for Grateful Dead fans who haven’t been able to score tickets to the sold-out farewell shows the band’s surviving members will be playing at Chicago’s Soldier Field on July 3, 4 and 5: The three concerts also will be shown live in theaters across the U.S.

Each screening is slated to run for five hours, and will begin at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Tickets will go on sale on May 4 via Fathom Events, the same company that’s responsible for the one-night-only screenings of concert films like the recent Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014 and the Led Zeppelin flick, as well as the annual Grateful Dead Meet-up at the Movies event.

As previously reported, the Chicago concerts — which have been dubbed Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead — will feature Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh and drummers Bob Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart performing with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio, ex-Dead keyboardist Bruce Hornsby and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. The band has announced that the July 5 show will be the very last that the Dead members will play together. Two other Fare Thee Well concerts also have been scheduled, on June 27 and 28 in Santa Clara, California.

Meanwhile, this year’s edition of the Grateful Dead Meet-up at the Movies is scheduled for May 4, and will take place in hundreds of U.S. theaters. It will feature the screening of a previously unreleased concert film documenting a July 1989 Dead performance in East Troy, Wisconsin.

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