Patrick Dahlheimer

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Patrick Dahlheimer
Pat playing with Live in July 2009
Pat playing with Live in July 2009
Background information
Birth namePatrick Michael Dahlheimer
Born (1971-05-30) May 30, 1971 (age 52)
OriginYork, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresAlternative rock, post-grunge, hard rock
Instrument(s)Bass guitar
Years active1980s–present
LabelsRadioactive Records
Epic Records
Questionable Entertainment

Patrick Michael "Pat" Dahlheimer (born May 30, 1971, in York, Pennsylvania) is the former bassist for Live and bassist for The Gracious Few. Live have sold over 20 million records,[1] including the 8× platinum album Throwing Copper.[2]


Pat playing with The Gracious Few in October 2010

Dahlheimer is a founding member of the band Live and has appeared on all their albums to date. He met his future Live bandmates at middle school in York, Pennsylvania. When vocalist Ed Kowalczyk left the band in 2009, Dahlheimer formed the band The Gracious Few along with Chad Taylor and Chad Gracey of Live and Kevin Martin and Sean Hennesy from the band Candlebox. They released their debut album The Gracious Few in 2010. In 2011, Live announced their intention to record new material and Chris Shinn was brought in as the new lead singer in 2012.


With Live[edit]

With The Gracious Few[edit]


  1. ^ "LIVE to Perform at The Pools at The Palazzo on June 11" Reuters - May 7, 2009.
  2. ^ (Gold and Platinum) (note: enter Throwing Copper in the search box to see its entry)

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