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Phil Lesh closed out his 78th birthday run at The Cap with the help of The Terrapin Family Band and jazz guitarist John Scofield.
Watch video highlights and listen to full show audio of last night’s Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band show in Port Chester, New York.
Bassist Phil Lesh turns 78 today, celebrate by revisiting highlights of performances by the Grateful Dead in 1978.
Watch all three Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band performances this week live from The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.
The first-ever Bob Weir & Phil Lesh duo tour came to a close with help from Wally Ingram, Jeff Chimenti, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams.
Bobby and Phil brought their first ever duo tour to Chicago last night as they expanded to a six-piece band for their entire second set getting help from longtime friend Jeff Chementi.
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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.