Stefan Lessard Archives
Dave Matthews Band Adds Fall Tour Dates to Itinerary
Dave Matthews Band is currently on tour, but they’ll be hitting the road again this fall with dates in the U.S. and Canada. DMB continues to be anchored by the great Stefan Lessard, who has been dishing out bass lines for the band since he was 16.
Jeff Coffin’s “Between Dreaming and Joy” Features Stacked Bass Lineup
Jeff Coffin has released a new solo album called “Between Dreaming and Joy,” but it’s far from a solo effort. The saxophonist, who many know from his work with Dave Matthews Band, has an absolutely stacked lineup to fill out the music.
Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci to Host “Giants of Rock” Webinar
The Berklee Bass Department’s weekly hangout will continue tomorrow. Hosted by Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci, the session this week will feature “Giants of Rock” with rhythm section members from four major bands.
Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten to Host Free Webinar with Justin Chancellor, Mike Gordon, Stefan Lessard, and Mike Inez
Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten are continuing their Zoom webinar series this week with a roundtable of rock legends. The free event takes place tomorrow and will feature Justin Chancellor, Mike Gordon, Stefan Lessard, and Mike Inez.
Dave Matthews Band Announces 2019 Tour Dates
The Dave Matthews Band has announced a new set of tour dates for this summer that will span North America. The band is anchored by bassist Stefan Lessard, who has been laying down the low end for them for 28 years.
Dave Matthews Band: Again and Again (Live)
The Dave Matthews Band made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in support of their latest album, Come Tomorrow, performing “Again and Again.” Stefan Lessard backs the tune with a growly slap groove.
Dave Matthews Band Releases “Come Tomorrow”
Dave Matthews Band has returned with his ninth album, entitled Come Tomorrow. The record is their first since 2012, but hardcore fans will recognize nine of the fourteen tracks from live performances over the past decade. Matthews worked in a variety of locations with four producers to expand the sonic palette. “Working between tours at studios in Seattle, Los Angeles...
Dave Matthews Band Announces Massive Summer 2013 Tour
Dave Matthews Band has announced a Summer 2013 tour, set to kick off May 17th at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas. The tour, which spans five months, will feature support from Snoop Dogg, Gogol Bordello, Mariachi El Bronx, and more. The band, anchored by bassist Stefan Lessard, dropped their latest album, Away from the World in...
Dave Matthews Band Releases “Away from the World”
Dave Matthews Band has released Away from the World, the band’s eighth studio effort and first since the 2009 release, GrooGrux King. Matthews, who formed the band in 1991, recently told NPR that he’s surprised he’s made it this far. “I can remember saying ‘I can’t imagine that I’m going to be doing this when I’m 45’ — and I’m...
Stefan Lessard Announces 2012 Dave Matthews Band North American Tour; Band Announces New Album is Coming
Dave Matthews Band bassist Stefan Lessard recently tweeted that the band is gearing up for its 2012 North American tour, and the band followed with an official announcement. The tour kicks off May 18th in Woodlands, Texas and will include two-night shows in many cities, following a hiatus in 2011. The tour will also include the band’s first headline appearance...
Dave Matthews Band: Europe 2009
The Dave Matthews Band released a new box set called Dave Matthews Band: Europe 2009 this week, featuring the tasty bass lines of Stefan Lessard. The live box set contains 3 CD’s from a show in Lucca, Italy on July 5 and a DVD of the June 26 show at O2 Academy Brixton in London, England. Also in the packaging...
Stefan Lessard joins Little Kids Rock
Dave Matthews Band bassist Stefan Lessard has been made an honorary board member for the musically focused national non-profit Little Kids Rock. Little Kids Rock works to transforms children’s lives by restoring and revitalizing music education in underfunded public schools. Dave Wish, who founded the organization in 2002 and is the executive director, had the following to say about Lessard...