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Watch Phil Lesh & Friends featuring the Grateful Dead bassist, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, John Molo, Stu Allen and Jeff Chimenti perform at Terrapin Crossroads on Thursday night.
A free webcast of Saturday’s sold-out Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams’ show at Fur Peace Ranch is available.
Little Feat invited Warren Haynes and Larry Campbell to help them celebrate their 50th-anniversary last night at the Beacon Theatre – watch full show video.
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.
Watch video highlights and full show audio of last night’s Bob Weir & Phil Lesh duo show with guests Wally Ingram, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams
Watch highlights of Grateful Dead co-founders Bob Weir & Phil Lesh performing as a duo and with Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams last night in Boston.
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About Larry Campbell
Larry Campbell is a multi-instrumentalist who has been a studio musician, recording music with other artists on their albums, and a respected sideman, performing as a backup musician in clubs and concert venues, since the seventies. He moves freely between rock, blues, country, folk and Celtic, playing guitar, fiddle, mandolin, pedal steel, cittern, dobro and banjo. He presently has his own solo acoustic guitar album out called “Rooftops”.
Larry has had extensive experience as a studio musician as evidenced by his discography. Over the past few years, Larry has recorded with Judy Collins, Linda Thompson, Sheryl Crow, B. B. King, and Willie Nelson just to name a few.
As a sideman, Larry is probably best known for his time spent in Bob Dylan’s band. Larry was a member of Bob Dylan’s “Never Ending Tour” band from March 31, 1997 until November 21, 2004. When he joined the band, he replaced J.J. Jackson as a guitarist and his role in the band expanded to multi-instrumentalist, playing other instruments such as cittern, violin/fiddle, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, banjo and slide guitar. He also contributed vocals. When introducing Larry and the rest of the band, Bob Dylan often referred to them as some of the finest musicians in the country.
When Larry was not performing with Bob Dylan, he often made guest appearances with other artists including Richard Shindell, Buddy and Julie Miller, Levon Helm and Little Feat. Prior to 1997, Larry played on tour with other artists, including Cyndi Lauper , K. D. Lang,and Rosanne Cash.
Since Larry’s departure from Bob Dylan’s band, he continues to make guest appearances with various artists including Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, Levon Helm and Phil Lesh.
In addition, Larry has been performing with Teresa Williams. They have performed locally in New York City, on Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour and on The Blue Plate Special, a radio show out of Knoxville, Tennessee. Most recently, Larry and Teresa performed at The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia, for “Song of the Mountains” , The Lincoln Theatre’s award-winning bluegrass concert series, showcasing the best in bluegrass and old-time music. They regularly perform at Levon Helm’s Midnight Rambles in Woodstock, New York. These Rambles are held several times a month at Levon Helm’s studio. He bases his Ramble Sessions on the southern medicine shows of his youth and has invited some of the most notable blues entertainers and musicians of our time to perform at The Rambles.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band tacked on a three-night stand in Boston to their Fall Tour 2019.
Greensky Bluegrass busted out a Phish cover, dedicated a song to Jeff Austin and welcomed Billy Strings and members of his band as part of their Red Rocks Run 2019 finale on Sunday.
The Revivalists enlisted Bob Saget for a cover of The Who’s “My Generation” as part of their set on Sunday at KAABOO Del Mar.
Ween returned to the stage for the first time in 2019 on Sunday for a full performance of their 1997 studio album ‘The Mollusk’ and more at Riot Fest in Chicago.
‘Not Not Jazz,’ a documentary film about Medeski, Martin & Wood, will premiere at the Woodstock Fim Festival in New York.