Okay, there's no Phish connection - it's not Led Zeppelin - but it's a damned fine lineup, announced just hours ago!
Trey is reportedly facing jail time for violating his probation by missing a meeting. More details as we get them.
The Mimi Fishman Foundation has just launched another auction, which concludes February 21 and includes rare and signed memorabilia donated by Phish, Oysterhead, moe., Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident), and artist Scramble Campbell among others. To view and/or bid on the auction, as well as read about the charities the auction supports, please visit the Mimi Fishman Foundation at www.mimifishman.org.
Mockingbird Foundation board member and marathon maven Charlie Dirksen will run in two more long dashes in coming weeks to help raise funds for music education. If anyone else is running and would like to help raise funds, or just get some encouragement from mention here, please firstname.lastname@example.org let us know!
Phish frontman Trey Anastasio - just a few weeks out of prison for missing a drug counseling sessoin - spent three hours with recovering teens, and performed a new untitled song, last night in Schuylerville, NY, near where he now lives.
Phish keyboardist Page McConnell was featured on Nightline, discussing favorite songs, musical influences, and more. Site includes article, interview clips, and a video clip.
The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer group of Phish fans organized in 1996, has announced seven new grants, totalling more than $25,000, to mark New Year's Eve. This twelfth round of competitive grants brings the total number of Mockingbird disbursements to 175 grants totalling more than $550,000 - and more are planned for later this year. There's still time to make a tax-deductible contribution - and The Phish Companion and Sharin' in the Groove make excellent Christmas, Channakuh, or Kwanza gifts for anyone you forgot this year!