Al Schnier Performs With Terrapin Family Band & Phil Lesh

Jam stalwarts moe. headed out to the West Coast over the weekend for a one-off performance at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Saturday night as part of High Times’ Medical Cannabis Cup. moe. guitarist Al Schnier made the most of his trip by heading over to Terrapin Crossroads on Sunday afternoon for a special Happy Hour performance with Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band.

Schnier teamed with Phil Lesh, Grahame Lesh, Ross James and Alex Koford for a 75-minute performance at the San Rafael, CA venue. Al handled lead vocals on both “Deal” and “Sugaree” during the lone set, which also featured covers by the likes of The Band (“Up On Cripple Creek”), Bob Dylan (“Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues”), Neil Young (“Down By The River”) and The Velvet Underground (“Sweet Jane”). Outside of “Deal” and “Sugaree,” “Dire Wolf” was the only other Grateful Dead song played.

Watch exceptional fan-shot footage of “Sugaree” thanks to nowiknowuryder:

Here’s a look at the setlist from yesterday afternoon’s performance:

Set: Up on Cripple Creek gl > Deal as, Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues pl, Dire Wolf gl, Sugaree as, Down By The River ak gl, (Grahame – band intros), Sweet Jane rj

Phil Lesh (pl) – bass, vocals
Grahame Lesh (gl) – guitar, vocals
Al Schnier (as) – guitar, vocals
Ross James (rj) – guitar, vocals
Alex Koford (ak) – drums, vocals

[Setlist compiled by Rob Scalcione via]