New York Press' Becca Tucker tracked down Phish lyricist Steve Pollak, now a schoolteacher and suburban dad, and interviewed him alongside his three-year-old daughter Jamie (not to be confused with Jim) and five-year-old son Jesse. Good stuff, and some surprises - from him now being "the responsible one" to his continued plans to conquer the rock world (or at least his "mid-life crisis"). .. And, by the way, it is "just a matter of time"... dammit!
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.