Phil is going to have Scofield in his band for a few dates. Mike, Trey and the Duo are calling themselves G.R.A.B. haha... Phil Lesh Confirms Tour Dates with Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon and the Duo 2006-05-03 00:55:18 Phil Lesh will roundup a new group of friends for a three-week tour this summer. Following his headlining spot at Bonnaroo, Lesh will play a series of theater dates, including stops in Nashville, TN (6/20), Boca Raton (6/22), Tampa (6/23), Orlando, FL (6/24), Atlanta, GA (6/25) and Asheville, NC (6/27). While Lesh has not revealed the exact configuration of his backing band, both John Scofield and Greg Osby have confirmed that they will join the bassist for a number of dates this summer. On June 28, Phil and Friends will also linkup with G.R.A.B., a new band featuring Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento and Joe Russo, for a series of co-headlining east coast dates. Alternating closing spots, Phil and Friends and G.R.A.B will perform in Raleigh, NC (6/28), Camden, NJ (6/30), Holmdel, NJ (7/1), Saratoga, NY (7/2), Hartford, CT (7/3), Boston (7/6), Wantagh (7/7), Darien Center (7/8), Bethel, NY (7/9), Scranton, PA (7/11) and Essex Junction, VT (7/12). Each night, the Benevento/Russo Duo will also offer a solo set before performing with Anastasio and Gordon. After completing its run with G.R.A.B., Phil and Friends will perform solo dates in Columbus, OH (7/14), Indianapolis, IN (7/15), Chicago (7/16), Louisville, KY (7/18) and Kansas City, MO (7/19), closing out its summer tour at 10,000 Lakes (7/21). G.R.A.B. will also likely add a number of solo performances en route to 10,000 Lakes, where both the Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon and Trey Anastasio are scheduled to perform. Following his 10,000 Lakes performance, Anastasio will support Tom Petty in Houston, TX on August 8.