You may have missed the Waterwheel auction, but now Sweet Relief Musicians Fund is auctioning off two tickets. Sweet Relief was founded in 1994 by Victoria Williams to provide assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems.
Phish semi-stealthily announced a last-minute show at Hampton, the Monday before Great Woods, remniscent to some of the Grateful Dead's late-announced shows performed as Formerly the Warlocks, and prompting joshing about a "Help on the Way" opener for the show. (And note that "Hope on the Way" is one of several slogans..asaw4e
The Coventry sets will be broadcast via satellite to XM Radio and movie theater simulcasts is roughly 35 markets nationwide. (Rumors of a Pay-per-View option remain unconfirmed.)
Spongebong Hemp Pants, anyone? (BTW, rumors of Phish on MTV's "Backstage" 7/30/04 are wrong.
The Caldonian Record now has a page archiving all of their stories in continued coverage of the nearby site of the forthcoming finale to Phish's career (or, at least, what they're calling the last shows ever). Note: Google's placing ads for scalpers on this page, of which you should beware, but the news is solid!
Coming on PBS, this August: "Sixty thousand loyal Phish fans trek to remote Limestone, ME, for a two-day music festival featuring the group hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as "America's greatest jam band." All of this—the music and the scene, with Phish playing at their absolute best—is captured in this 90-minute special. ... Parental Guidance Suggested" Only some dates known by us - Boston Aug 3rd and 4th; Maine August 9th at 8pm; Kentucky Aug 2nd 10pm, Aug 3rd 1am, and Aug 8th 130am. Other markets, check local listings; this thread may help.
The Mockingbird Foundation has announced an advisory panel featuring luminaries of the Phish community - fans, official folks, and affiliated friends.
Coventry Residents Against Phish (CRAP) are worried. Please be on your best behavior, and don't go without a ticket.
Phish will perform on Letterman Monday 6/21, from on top of the marquee out front, and will then play a short (half hour?) set afterwards. Key viewing spot: across the street!