Bob Weir to Play at Gala Celebrating 50 Years of the UN Development Program

New York – Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced that the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir is set to appear for a special musical performance to celebrate the organization’s 50thanniversary.

He will perform at a star-studded fundraiser to be hosted by Emmy-nominated executive producer and host of Top Chef, and New York Times best-selling author Padma Lakshmi at Phillips (450 Park Avenue in Manhattan), a partner of the event, on the evening of Monday, December 5.

Individual tickets to the event start at $750.  Tables and sponsorships are available.  Contact Ayesha Marra at for tickets, to join the host committee or to become a sponsor.  For more information on the Global Goals Gala, please visit