Rocker Phil Lesh is to open a restaurant and performance space in San Rafael, California.

The Grateful Dead bassist has spent years looking for the ideal spot for Terrapin Crossroads, according to, and now he's ready to open business.

According to the venue's website, Lesh will open the restaurant with shows in March, before shutting the performance space down for renovations.

Terrapin Crossroads will then relaunch in spring 2013.