Patrick Dahlheimer

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Patrick Dahlheimer
File:Patrick dahlheimer.jpg
Pat playing with Live in July 2009
Background information
Birth name Patrick Michael Dahlheimer
Born (1971-05-30) May 30, 1971 (age 47)
Origin York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, post-grunge, hard rock
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1980s–present
Labels Radioactive Records
Epic Records
Questionable Entertainment
Associated acts Live, The Gracious Few
Notable instruments
Lakland Jazz Bass
Vigier Arpege Nautilus bass (First two Live albums)[1]

Patrick Michael "Pat" Dahlheimer (born May 30, 1971 in York, Pennsylvania) is the bassist for the bands Live and The Gracious Few. Live have sold over 20 million records,[2] including the 8x platinum album Throwing Copper.[3]


File:Tgfpatbigclose.jpgPat is a founding member of the band Live and has appeared on all their albums to date. He met his future Live band mates 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

  • all albums to date

With The Gracious Few


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

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