Phil Lesh Confirms Summer Tour
Phil Lesh & Friends have finalized summer plans. The former Grateful Dead bassist will hit the road with Larry Campbell, Jackie Greene, Steve Molitz and John Molo for a festival-heavy tour, scheduled to run from a June 12 performance at Columbus, OHs LC Pavilion to an August 2 spot at Bridgeport, CTs Gathering of the Vibes. Along the way, the group will also make stops in Chicago (6/13), Manchester, TN (6/14-15), Glen Allen, VA (6/17), Jim Thorpe, PA (6/19), Philadelphia (6/20), Boston (6/21), Gilford, NH (6/22), St. Louis, MO (7/3), Milwaukee, WI(7/4), Rothbury, MI (7/6), Charlottesville, VA (7/8), Myrtle Beach, SC (7/9), Masontown, WV (7/11), Rochester (7/12), Wantagh, NY (7/13) and Detroit Lakes, MN (7/26). In addition, Phil Lesh & Friends will offer a free gig in Sioux City, IA on July 5 as part of the citys Saturday in the Park concert series.Still riding high from the recent success of Dirt Farmer, Levon Helm will open for Lesh in Columbus, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Gilford, Rochester and Wantagh. Campbell will pull double duty on these evenings, appearing with both Helm and Lesh.