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Phil Lesh

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Phil Lesh was the bass player for the Grateful Dead. Since the death of Jerry Garcia he has performed with numerous different artist, and worked on many projects. His two biggest projects are “The Dead” which is the surviving memebers of the Grateful Dead. He also has his band which is known as “Phil Lesh & Friends”.

Phil Lesh turned 75 on March 15th and “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.”

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  • David4realz

    http://www.last.fm/group/Dead%2ATruckers

    26 Sep 2010 Reply
  • punkasss

    should be merged with phil lesh & friends... (2) phil hasn't released anything as just phil...so why does this page exist ?

    23 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Concert_photos

    New Phil Lesh & Friends photos from All Good Festival on July 11, 2008 - Just released at Performance Impressions - http://www.performanceimpressions.com/Phil_Lesh_&_Friends_All_Good_Friends/index.html

    14 Mar 2010 Reply
  • mosaiclegends

    Fans of the Grateful Dead and their friends will love the iPhone and iPoud touch applications that Mosaic Legends has made available on the iTuneStore. [url= http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grateful-dead/id304228554?mt=8/]The Dead Tour 2009 App provides fans with an All Access Pass to The Dead’s Spring 2009 tour. Bob, Phil, Bill and Mickey are joined by keyboardist Jeff Chimenti and Allman Brothers Band/Gov’t Mule guitarist Warren Haynes on their first official Dead tour in over five years. Join Jay Blakesberg, the official tour photographer. Features include streaming audio from all the shows, video and photo blogs from rehearsals, backstage and concert footage, an interactive Photomosaic of The Dead 2009 tour logo made up of over 500 photographs of the band, set lists from each concert, and an MP3 download consisting of two hours of live music from the tour. "With this new App Mosaic Legends is bringing us the future earlier than expected." said Phil Lesh.

    24 Feb 2010 Reply
  • leshtricity

    should be merged with phil lesh & friends...

    20 Feb 2010 Reply
  • ravenmoon86

    I watched Phil & Friends in Charlotte,NC two days ago & they were awsome. I am glde there around in my day. Love & Peace

    6 Oct 2008 Reply

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