Latest Phil Lesh & Friends Articles
Listen to all three recent Phil Lesh & Friends shows at The Capitol Theatre in honor of the bassist’s return to the venue in May.
Phil Lesh wrapped a run of Phil Lesh & Friends shows at The Capitol Theatre celebrating the Grateful Dead bassist’s 77th birthday.
Watch highlights from the second of two Phil Lesh & Friends shows in honor of Phil’s 77th birthday.
Listen to and watch Phil Lesh celebrate his 77th birthday with a shred-heavy show in Port Chester, New York.
Full Show Friday revisits a Phil Lesh & Friends concert celebrating Phil Lesh’s 60th birthday with Mike Gordon and others.
Watch Phil Lesh & Friends featuring Cass McCombs, Lebo, Ross James, Holly Bowling and Jay Lane play a pair of Grateful Dead classics.
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Latest Phil Lesh & Friends Setlist
Phil Lesh & Friends at Capitol Theatre
- Cold Snow and Rain
- Alabama Getaway
- Next Time You See Me
- Viola Lee Blues
- He's Gone
- Casey Jones
- Dear Mr. Fantasy
- St. Stephen
- Unbroken Chain
- All Along the Watchtower
- Morning Dew
- Little Wing
- The Wheel
- In the Midnight Hour
- U.S. Blues
About Phil Lesh & Friends
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.