First, I was hoping to hear Halley's... check.
Second, I was hoping to hear Limb as it was one of my favorite tunes at the time... check.
Third and most important, I was hoping to see my musical heros on stage for the first time, and reaffirm everything I've heard to that point on bootleg and CD.
From this point forward, I knew that I had found my band. I've only atttened a few shows since this one, but there has not been a day that has gone by since 1998 that I have not at least listened to Phish if only for a few minutes.