Dead & Company has been raising money for charity throughout their Final Tour, and now that it’s over, the totals are in — and they’re quite impressive.
According to the voting rights nonprofit Headcount, the band raised $2 million over the course of the tour. Most of that money came from auctions of guitars, with more from their Participation Row. They also donated $2 from each ticket sold throughout the tour to charity. Since the band’s formation in 2015, they’ve raised over $4 million.
Headcount revealed that the final shows in San Francisco raised over $700,000 for the organizations. Some of that money came from the auction of an official tour guitar, which sold for $275,000, as well as a guitar memorializing the San Francisco concerts, which went for $238,000.
Dead & Company announced in September 2022 that this summer’s tour would be their last. They wrapped the trek with a three-night stand, July 14-16, at Oracle Park.
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