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Phil Lesh & Friends brought the inaugural Beach Road Weekend festival to a close on Martha’s Vineyard following sets by Grace Potter, John Fogerty, KDTU and more.
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh and his Phil Lesh & Friends ensemble featuring guitarists Warren Haynes, Grahame Lesh and John Scofield as well as vocalist Elliott Peck, keyboardist Holly Bowling and drummer John Molo closed out the 2019 Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Pennsylvania on Sunday night.
A free live stream of this weekend’s The Peach Music Festival includes sets from the Trey Anastasio Band, The String Cheese Incident, Phil Lesh & Friends and more.
Beach Road Weekend organizers revealed Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh’s Phil Lesh & Friends’ lineup for the event, which will be held on Martha’s Vineyard August 9 – 11.
Willie Nelson & Family, Bonnie Raitt and Phil Lesh & Friends are among the acts aboard for an Outlaw Music Festival stop in Darien Center, New York.
Phil Lesh & Friends teamed with Alison Krauss for two songs at the Outlaw Festival stop near St. Louis on Saturday night.
Latest Phil Lesh & Friends Setlist
Phil Lesh & Friends at Terrapin Crossroads
- West L.A. Fadeaway
- Cold Rain and Snow
- Bird Song
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.
Legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor will soon release a new album, ‘American Standard’ and tour in support of it with Jackson Browne.
The St. Louis Cardinals will once again host a Grateful Dead Night at Busch Stadium in 2020.
Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters will embark on the This Is Not A Drill North American Tour in 2020.
Listen to the Summer 2000 version of The Allman Brothers Band playing a 34-minute “Mountain Jam.”
An interview with God Street Wine guitarist Lo Faber examines the band’s past, present and future as well as his solo album, ‘Bottomland.’