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Phil Lesh & Friends featuring Stu Allen, Adam MacDougall, Sean Nelson and Scott Law recreated a Grateful Dead show played on Phil’s birthday in 1969 on Monday night at Terrapin Crossroads.
Suwannee Rising organizers revealed the Phil Lesh & Friends’ lineup for April’s festival.
The Grateful Dead unveiled previously unreleased video featuring their performance of “They Love Each Other” from December 27, 1983 in San Francisco.
The Grateful Dead will soon issue ‘June 1976,’ a box set featuring five previously unreleased full shows recorded by Betty Cantor-Jackson.
Listen to an officially released soundboard recording of a Phil Lesh & Friends show that featured Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio’s surprise sit-in.
Phil Lesh & Friends performed the same setlist the Grateful Dead did on Phil’s 50th birthday in 1990 over the past two nights at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California.
Latest Phil Lesh Setlist
Phil Lesh at Marin Country Mart
- Casey Jones
- Big Railroad Blues
- Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo
- U.S. Blues
- The Weight
About Phil Lesh
Phil Lesh is entering his 15th year of playing with a rotating mix of Friends, both old and new. Phil began playing under the moniker Phil Lesh and Friends in 1998, after he’d returned to performing following the death of his friend and bandmate Jerry Garcia in 1995. With a varied mixture of some of the best performing musicians in the live music universe, Phil has kept his musical journey fresh by constantly and consistently putting together bands featuring dynamic, exciting musicians and singers working together toward keeping the music of the Grateful Dead moving forward into the future.
Musicians who have joined Phil Lesh and Friends over the years include a who’s who of performers: Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell of Phish, Jorma Kaukonen, David Nelson, John Molo, John Scofield, Greg Osby, Ryan Adams, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, Joan Osborne, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Bill Payne and Paul Barrere of Little Feat, Chris Robinson… and the list goes on and on. Phil is continuing the journey with some more recent friends of the past few years: Joe Russo, Jackie Greene, John Kadlecik, Jeff Chimenti and Adam MacDougall. With the opening of Terrapin Crossroads in 2012, Phil has signaled his intent to keep playing with friends old and new for many years to come.
Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard added dates to her 2020 tour in support of her debut solo album, ‘Jaime.’
Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio will bring the Trey Anastasio Band on the road for a nine-show tour in late-May and early-June that includes a date with Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit.
The String Cheese Incident added a pair of multi-night runs to their 2020 summer tour.
Neil Young said “anything is possible” when it comes to a CSNY reunion and noted he doesn’t plan to tour in 2020.
The Wood Brothers added seven shows to their 2020 spring tour in support of ‘Kingdom In My Mind.’