Tom Marshall has posted new songs on his MySpace page, and is slated to release the next album in June at the World Cafe in Philly.
It's International Women's Day. Drink some chardonnay, listen to some Page tunes, and think about Tela.
Trey attended his arraigment hearing with wife Sue today, having instructed his attorney "not to fight the charges", according to the Burlington Free Press, which reports his attorney Steve Coffey as saying he had told him, "I’m here to face the consequences and work it out with the court and go on with my life." He plead not guilty, however, was released on bail, and is scheduled to return to Washington County Court on March 27.
John Langenstein, Director of Security for several prominent bands has teamed up once again with David Shulman and The Mimi Fishman Foundation (MFF) to raise money for The Station Family Fund (SFF). The auction, which coincides with the 4th anniversary of the horrific fire, will be the sixth in a series of fundraisers organized by Langenstein/Shulman to benefit the SFF. To date their efforts have raised over $75,000 for the SFF. The auction include items donated by a wide spectrum of artists including Phish, String Cheese Incident, Roger Waters, .moe, BB King, Bon Jovi, Ben Harper, Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio, Fallout Boy, The Disco Biscuits, and many others. The auction can be viewed until March 12 at www.mimifishman.org
The Burlington Free Press has reported that Trey has been indicted on seven counts - three felonies, three misdemeanors, and a traffic violatoin and faces up to 14 years in prison.
We try to stick with news and not be marketers, but several DryGoods (Phish merchandise) items are noteworthy. First, there are several dozen new items that may be of interest. Second, there's a big sale, up to 50% off and some items (mostly stickers, but also includes Mike's OutsideOut video) as low as $1.
Trey will host a Q&A tomorrow night at the 92nd St Y in NYC, scheduled prior to his bust and already sold out but could be interesting. (This editor would ask if he's written anything since December 15th and, if so, what he can say about it.)
Phish has released the University of Central Florida Arena show, in video and audio, via the growing LivePhish.com catalog, featuring "crystal clear, mastered soundboard audio". Get the full show in MP3s for 9.95, FLAC files for $12.95, or fifteen videos for $19.95. The videos will play on any player that supports MPEG-4, and users can freely transfer videos onto popular portable video players, including Apple's video iPod. Other recent released include 12/29/07 at Madison Square Garden; and the historic "Headphones Jam", recorded near the beginning of the Undermind album sessions (and from which proceeds go to Ocean's Harbor House in New Jersey)
A Washington County, NY, grand jury filed a felony drug possession charge against Trey yesterday. The degree of the charge is not yet public, but represents an upgrade from misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance and indicates a grand jury finding that there was sufficient evidence for the DA to bring a felony case.As reported earlier (see below), Trey was arrested December 15th with 60 pills (prescribed to someone else) and heroin, after crossing into the wrong lane, while driving with a license that had been suspended because he failed to show up for a previous court date.