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Phil Lesh & Friends kicked off a two-night stand at Terrapin Crossroads with a lineup that includes moe. guitarist Al Schnier and North Mississippi Allstars’ Luther and Cody Dickinson – watch full show video.
A new graphic novel entitled ‘Grateful Dead Origins’ documents the legendary band’s early days and formation. A deluxe edition comes with previously unreleased music from the era.
- Phil Lesh's Friends In Las Vegas Include Blind Boys Of Alabama, Luther Dickinson, Jackie Greene & Others
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh will be joined by Blind Boys Of Alabama, Luther Dickinson, Jackie Greene, John Medeski and others for a Phil Lesh & Friends’ concert in Las Vegas on May 4.
Watch clips of Phil Lesh & The Family Band, Yonder Mountain String Band and Brock Butler performing the theme to the HBO series ‘Game Of Thrones.’
Phil Lesh presented “Life Is A Carnival: Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band & Special Guests Celebrate Jazz Fest” last night at Terrapin Crossroads mixing Grateful Dead classics with a selection of covers – watch full show video.
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh revealed the rest of his band for a pair of upcoming Phil Lesh & Friends’ shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York featuring Jorma Kaukonen.
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Latest Phil Lesh Setlist
Phil Lesh at Levon Helm Studios
- Jack Straw
- Like a Rolling Stone
- Cumberland Blues
- I Shall Be Released
- Eyes of the World
- Uncle John's Band
- It Makes No Difference
- Help On The Way
- Wharf Rat
- Will The Circle Be Unbroken
- Attics Of My Life
- 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.
JamBase will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a special show featuring The Camp Harry All-Stars, Big Light and Ron Artis II & The Truth at San Francisco’s The Chapel.
Young guitar prodigy Taz Niederauer was joined by P-Funk’s Eric McFadden and Dead & Co.’s Oteil Burbridge on Monday night.
The Flaming Lips will hit the road with The Claypool Lennon Delirium and Particle Kid for a 12-show summer tour.
Phish will soon release an official recording of their November 11, 1998 show at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan via LivePhish.
Episode 35 of ‘The JamBase Podcast’ features a double dose of “Tour Stories” segments after “The Rundown.” Zach Gill tells tales of a wild “BBQ” at an ALO show, meeting the president and jamming with Eddie Vedder, while Son Volt’s Jay Farrar recalls a pair of weird incidents during his time on the road.