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Bob Weir Collapses Onstage, Keeps on Playing—Watch Now

"Unbroken Chain" looked a little rusty last night.

Guitarist Bob Weir collapsed during a Furthur (a Grateful Dead offshoot) show at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y., a startling slide that was handily caught on video by one of the dozens of Deadheads probably bootlegging the show for posterity. 

A stagehand helped the 65-year-old musician up and tried to escort him off the stage, but Weir insisted on staying put and closing out the tune—though he ultimately did so while sitting down in a chair that was provided for him.

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Weir ultimately left the stage after "Unbroken Chain" and did not return.

Phil Lesh, who kept singing while the action was unfolding just to his right, told the crowd that Weir had injured his shoulder, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

Furthur is slated to play Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall tomorrow, but Weir's manager reportedly was not commenting on whether the show would go on as scheduled.

Before the Port Chester show yesterday, the Weir had retweeted a post announcing that the enduring artist would be opening for Bob Dylan, Wilco and My Morning Jacket in several cities this summer.

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