The rocker is working with bosses at Internet streaming site Amazon to adapt longtime roadie Steve Parish's 2003 book Home Before Midnight: My Life on the Road with The Grateful Dead into a series.

Parish began working with the band's road crew in 1969, and followed the band for more than 30 years.

Weir will executive produce the project and oversee all the music for for the show.

The Grateful Dead ended their 50-year career with three sold-out concerts in Chicago, Illinois in July (15).