1997

January: 25 | 27
February: 13 | 14 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26 | 26 | 28
March: 01 | 02 | 05 | 18 | 26
April: 12 | 30
May: 04 | 12 | 15 | 18 | 19 | 21 | 26
June: 06 | 13 | 14 | 16 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 24 | 25 | 27 | 29
July: 01 | 02 | 03 | 05 | 06 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 19 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26 | 29 | 30 | 31
August: 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 13 | 14 | 16 | 17 | 18
September: 20 | 25
October: 19 | 19
November: 07 | 07 | 13 | 14 | 16 | 17 | 19 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 26 | 28 | 29 | 30
December: 01 | 02 | 03 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 09 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 22 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 30 | 31
Ya Mar included an Auld Lang Syne tease. Mike's contained a tease of Black-Eyed Katy by Mike. Maze contained a Birdland tease and was unfinished. New York, New York made its Phish debut during the encore. My Sweet One was played for the first time since December 14, 1995 (155 shows).
Trey teased  A Night in Tunisia in Stash. AC/DC Bag included Third Stone From the Sun and Psycho Killer teases. I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) made its Phish debut, was sung by Tom Marshall, contained an A Day in the Life quote from Tom referncing Big Phil (a fan who was in attendance that night), and was part of the “Pentagram Harpua,” which also included a narrative about Lost in Space. Hood was unfinished. Pete Carini made an appearance on-stage during the encore. Frankenstein included a segment with Fish coming center stage with his vacuum. The encore was unusually long; once the band realized they were going to be fined for playing past midnight, they decided to play well past midnight. Sneakin’ Sally was played for the first time since May 28, 1989 (920 shows). Neither of the Sallys contained vocal jams. This show is available as an archival release on LivePhish.com.
Fish sat in on drums for three songs in the second set, including “Self.” Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Madison Square Garden.
Disease was unfinished. Bowie included Antelope-esque jamming and a tease from Mike of the Theme from James Bond. Possum contained a Can’t Turn You Loose jam, which was briefly reprised after the song and teased by Page in YEM. Tube featured an I Feel the Earth Move tease. The soundcheck's Funky Bitch featured Trey on vocals. This show is available as an archival release on LivePhish.com.
The Mule Duel contained Roundabout teases and a slow jam instead of the traditional duel. Between Simple and Ghost, Trey talked about feedback problems and the “ghosts in the machine.”
This setlist is incomplete, likely out of order, and includes parts of the three sets performed that evening. Fish played for most of show, which featured upwards of two dozen musicians in rotating jams including: Derek Trucks on sarod, Kofi Burbridge on flute and keyboards, Jeff Mosier on banjo, Michael Kang on mandolin and fiddle, Gary “El Buho” Gazaway and Michael Ray on trumpet, Dr. Dan Matrazzo and T. Lavitz on keyboards, Bob Baglione and Jimmy Herring on guitars, Jeff Sipe, Todd Nance and Yonrico Scott on drums, Count M’Butu on percussion, Lincoln Metcalf as conductor and on French horn, Todd Smalley, Ed Nitty and John Cowan on bass, two female vocalists, and Fish, who played drums, tambourine, congas, and vacuum. Col. Bruce Hampton was crowned “King of Zambiland” and led “Fixin’ to Die.
Ya Mar was unfinished. Mike’s Song included a Funkytown tease, Foxy Lady quotes from Fish, and some memorable vocal interplay from the band that included a chant to “Bring in the Dude.” During Hood, Trey asked Chris Kuroda to turn off the lights for a Blackout Jam and the audience responded with a shower of green glowsticks. The opening act was J. Willis Pratt & We're Bionic.
Trey teased Super Bad in 2001. Saw It Again contained an extended jam. Piper included a distinct Birds of a Feather tease, several months before the song actually debuted. The jam after Caspian ended bore a similarity to Llama. Antelope contained a Buried Alive tease from Trey. The opening act was J. Willis Pratt & We're Bionic.
This show marked the Phish debut of Roses Are Free. BBFCFM (first since August 6, 1996, or 118 shows) featured Electric Funeral teases. Footage from this show appeared in the film Bittersweet Motel.
Hood included a brief return to the Axilla theme.
Psycho Killer was unfinished. JJLC included a Rocky Mountain Way tease. During Tube, there was a long pause before the jam out of the song began. Boogie On Reggae Woman was played for the first time since September 13, 1988 (988 shows). Reba did not have the whistling ending. Possum included "Charge!" teases and a We Will Rock You tease from Mike. This show is available as an archival release on LivePhish.com.
This show is available as an archival release on LivePhish.com.
Julius and Slave were both unfinished.
Drowned included a Couldn’t Stand the Weather jam. 2001 contained Super Bad teases from Trey. Bowie was preceded by a Charge! tease, included Take Me Out to the Ballgame and Baby Elephant Walk teases, a Simpsons signal, and was unfinished.
Disease was unfinished. Simple featured a Trey/Page musical duet. Ya Mar included a fun play on the actual lyrics and a Crosseyed and Painless tease. Dog Faced Boy was played for the first time since August 12, 1996 (109 shows).
Phish performed the national anthem before a Philadelphia Flyers hockey game.
Funky Bitch and Stash were unfinished. Wolfman’s included a heavy metal style jam, with a Heartbreaker tease from Mike, and Trey quoting the lyrics to Sanity and Esther. Them Changes made its Phish debut at this show.
This Runaway Jim is one of the longest versions of any song ever played by Phish. It ran slightly under an hour and included Beauty of My Dreams, Harry Hood, and Super Bad teases and a strong Weekapaug jam where the entire melody of Weekapaug was played. Buffalo Bill was announced as Fish’s favorite song. Moby Dick was performed for the first time since February 19, 1993 (435 shows) and featured Trey imitating Robert Plant’s intro to Moby Dick from the album The Song Remains the Same.
YEM featured Crosseyed and Painless teases, did not include the bass and drums segment, and ended with a shortened vocal jam that segued into I Didn’t Know.
Silent's lyrics were changed to "bask in morning sickness." 2001 included Super Bad teases and was unfinished. Poor Heart began as Rocky Top. Cavern included some of the original, alternate lyrics.
Disease contained a Can't You Hear Me Knocking tease. Stash and Bathtub Gin were unfinished. This show was released as part of the Hampton/Winston-Salem '97 box set.
Mike's Song and Tweezer both contained BEK teases, with the ones in Tweezer taking place well before the segue into BEK. Fans of stage banter will want to seek out the second set for Trey’s humorous response to the crowd’s Destiny Unbound chant before Halley’s. The "Marco Esquandolas" lyric in Antelope was changed to "Michael Esquandolas." This show was released as part of the Hampton/Winston-Salem '97 box set.
Emotional Rescue made its Phish debut at this show and included a San-Ho-Zay tease from Trey. Rescue was subsequently quoted at the end of Melt and Lawn Boy. This humorous Lawn Boy featured an “anti-drum solo” - an intentionally boring one. The first set ended with the delay loop ending of Caspian played until after lights were brought back up. Trey teased Yours Is No Disgrace and Call to the Post prior to Guyute. This show was released as part of the Hampton/Winston-Salem '97 box set.
The segue from Fee into Antelope included Meatstick quotes. Wolfman’s Brother contained Crosseyed and Painless teases and Taste contained a DEG tease from Trey.
Reba did not have the whistling ending and Disease was unfinished. Ghost included a Super Bad (James Brown) tease and Johnny B. Goode contained DEG teases. This show was officially released as Live Phish 11.
Mule and Poor Heart featured Pete Wernick on banjo. Mule also included a brief Foggy Mountain Breakdown tease. The jam out of Timber included a Frankie Says tease. Harry Hood was unfinished. Farmhouse was played in concert for the first time.
Maze was unfinished. Trey dedicated Guyute to Paul Languedoc in reference to Paul’s purported comment to the band that any song with whistling is a good song. Consequently, Antelope contained whistling in both the opening section and closing “Marco Esquandolas” section.
This show marked the debut of Black-Eyed Katy. The jam in Mike’s Song included Born on the Bayou teases and Weekapaug contained a brief Can't You Hear Me Knocking tease.
Phish were the musical guests on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Farmhouse made its unofficial debut.

SET 1: You Let Me Down Again , Steady Rollin' Man , You’re The Only One , The Field > When It Comes To You > Blood Bed Roses > If You Ask Me

SET 2: Louisiana Sun > Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) [1] > Wild Side [1] > Outside of Home [1] > Just a Rose [1]

ENCORE: Lawyers, Guns and Money [1], What I Like About You [1]

Mike joined the band on a second bass after “Louisiana Sun” and played through the end of the show.
Trey sat in on guitar for the final encore, “Gimme Some Lovin'.”
Trey Anastasio and James Harvey sat in for portions of this gig.
Fish sat in for the entire show.
Fish sat in for the entire show.
This show occurred one day after The Great Went; as Fish noted, between the two gigs “the crowd went from 60,000 to 60.”
This was the second show of The Great Went festival. Tweezer featured a Cities-like jam and Simple teases, and the Digital Delay Loop Jam included London Bridge is Falling Down teases. Disease was unfinished. Bathtub Gin contained a Proud Mary tease from Page. Throughout the weekend, fans painted pieces of wood that were assembled into an Art Tower. During Disease, Page and Fish painted their portions of the Art Tower; Mike and Trey painted theirs during 2001. The Art Jam saw the crowd carry the pieces of the band’s art to the side of the venue where it was hoisted onto the Art Tower and added to the fans' art. During Tweezer Reprise, the Art Tower was burned to the ground as The Great Went came to a close. As the Hood jam kicked in, Trey asked Chris to turn the lights off and the band jammed while the front section of the audience engaged in the first Hood glowstick war. Trey remarked to the crowd at the end of the jam that the visual display was cool. Between the first and second sets, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra performed selections from Stravinsky and Debussy as a red-smoke-spewing glider synchronized its swoops and dives to the music. Buffalo Bill was played for the first time since December 31, 1994 (204 shows).
This was the first show of The Great Went festival. Harpua picked up where the Clifford Ball Harpua left off. After Chalk Dust, Trey remarked that the first three songs served as the soundcheck, which the band did not do before the show. Theme from the Bottom contained a brief What's the Use? tease from Trey. The jam out of Simple, the beginning of My Soul, and the jam before Slave included Odd Couple theme teases. The jam before Slave also contained an Entrance of the Gladiators tease. Halley’s Comet included On Your Way Down teases. The lyrics in Cities were changed to reference Fishman sleeping in the daytime. The Julius intro was partially performed a cappella with finger snaps. Funky Bitch featured a fireworks display behind the stage that culminated as the song ended. After the show, the members of Phish DJ’d under pseudonyms at a festival tent in what has become known as the “Disco Set.”
The second set featured a remarkable jam after Harry Hood ended and before Forbin’s began, as well as an appearance by Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. The Merry Pranksters Jam contained a Somewhere Over the Rainbow tease from Trey, an If I Only Had a Brain tease, a Spam Song quote, and a Frankenstein jam.
This show featured the Phish debut of Amoreena. The end of Wilson included a Little Drummer Boy tease. 2001 contained a Super Bad tease from Trey.
The “Rye Rye Rocco” section of Antelope included Page on theremin.

Soundcheck: Dog Log, Paul and Silas, Funky Bitch (slow), She Caught the Katy and Left Me a Mule to Ride, Star Trek theme jam (Page on Theremin).

SET 1: Bathtub Gin -> Sparkle > Down with Disease > Dirt, Cars Trucks Buses, Billy Breathes, Split Open and Melt , Bye Bye Foot > Ginseng Sullivan, Harry Hood

SET 2: Cities -> Good Times Bad Times -> Rotation Jam -> Rock A William -> David Bowie

ENCORE: Cavern

The long, involved Rotation Jam to set up Rock A William started when Page went to the theremin for a solo. Soon after, Trey took up the keys and Mike went to play guitar. Page eventually picked up Mike’s bass. After they jammed a bit longer, Mike went to join Trey on the keys. Trey then joined Fish on the drums. The two of them played on the same drum set and Mike took a piano solo. Trey eventually kicked Fish off the drum stool, and Fish picked up Trey’s guitar. SOAM contained a Third Stone from the Sun tease as well as a Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part Two jam.
Tears of a Clown was teased before Theme. Reba did not have the whistling ending. Scent featured a duel between Trey and Mike after Page’s solo. Mike and Trey started their duel facing each other and wound up on the ground doing bicycle kicks while they played. Weekapaug included Can’t You Hear Me Knocking teases. Crossroads was played for the first time since December 9, 1995 (127 shows).
The encore, which included the Phish debut of Messin’ with the Kid, featured Sugar Blue on harmonica and vocals. Hoochie Coochie Man was played for the first time since April 10, 1993 (382 shows). This was the first Phish show to be webcast live.
Trey teased Super Bad in 2001. YEM contained a 2001 tease from Trey. Antelope included a Makisupa jam with Page on the theremin and Mike on a mini-drum.
Mike sat in on bass for a 25-minute “Whipping Post” > “Stranglehold.” The Kind are now known as The Schwag
Mike and Trey sat in with the Soulard Blues Band performing jazz and blues standards. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.
Disease included teases of Three Blind Mice and Take Me Out to the Ball Game in its intro and was unfinished. Disease was subsequently teased near the end of Tweezer. During Hood, Trey asked Chris Kuroda to turn off the lights, "So we can just have the outdoor vibe here." Also, at Hood's end, Trey added "Mount Hood" once after the lyric, "You can feel good about Hood."
YEM contained strange Santa Claus is Coming to Town teases. Listen for Sweet Home Alabama teases before the start of the second set and Mind Left Body teases during McGrupp. Weekapaug included Happy Birthday teases from Trey, who later made reference to Jerry Garcia’s birthday, which was the following day. Trey noted that Phish and the rest of the music community were trying to keep Jerry’s spirit alive through music. Weekapaug ended in a Can't You Hear Me Knocking jam.
Wolfman’s included a Take Me to the River jam. The Bowie intro included a Simpsons signal; Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, was reportedly in attendance. Bowie also contained a When Johnny Comes Marching Home tease from Mike. This show was released as part of the Ventura box set.
Twist contained DEG teases by Mike.
The entire show featured Bob Gullotti on a second drum set. YEM did not contain a vocal jam and included Willie the Pimp teases just before the segue into Izabella. Bowie contained teases of the backup vocals to Rock Lobster (B-52s). Hood was unfinished.
The second set and encore featured Bob Gullotti on a second drum set. Chalk Dust was unfinished. The Drum Jam also featured Page on keys.
Ghost included Spooky and On Your Way Down teases. YEM included a Jeopardy! theme tease, a very unusual SOAMule-like jam segment, and did not have a vocal jam. Chalk Dust included Rocky Mountain Way teases.

Soundcheck: Limb By Limb (x3), Vultures, Water in the Sky, Saw It Again (first verse only)

SET 1: Runaway Jim -> My Soul, Water in the Sky, Stash, Bouncing Around the Room, Vultures, Bye Bye Foot, Taste

SET 2: Down with Disease[1] -> Mike's Song > Simple -> I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Hello My Baby

ENCORE: When the Circus Comes > Harry Hood

The first set of this show was performed during a furious lightning storm; during Taste, the band even jammed along with the thunder and lightning. Mother (Pink Floyd) was teased by Trey in Bye Bye Foot. Down with Disease was unfinished. Weekapaug also included a Hydrogen tease from Trey and closed with a Can’t You Hear Me Knocking tease. This show is also available on DVD from Phish Dry Goods.
The jam during Bathtub Gin featured Trey jumping up and down in time with a syncopated jam, as well as strong Drowned teases. Near the end of the jam, Trey mentioned how good it was to be back home and named the four newer songs that were played. The beginning of Bowie included a Birdland jam and Wolfman’s included a Bathtub Gin tease. The jam out of Theme, as well as Funky Bitch, featured LeRoi Moore on saxophone. The jam with LeRoi included a segment where he played two saxes, Trey played three guitars, Mike played two basses and the Cracklin’ Rosie cymbals, Fish had four drumsticks and Page was lying across his keyboards playing as many as possible. LeRoi also teased the Woody Woodpecker theme during the jam.
Fish sat in for one song. This gig was part of the Vermont Brewer’s Fest. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.
This single-set performance was part of the 2nd annual Doctor Music Festival that also featured Blues Traveler, Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Jim Rose, and Smashing Pumpkins. Trey teased Lazy in Johnny B. Goode. YEM contained a Wolfman's Brother tease from Trey and the vocal jam was partially based on I Wish.
Llama was unfinished and featured a long, atypical jam that wove into Velvet Sea. The jam after Velvet Sea concluded with a theme akin to Lizards. Prior to the start of the second set, Trey said that in France they love Jimi Hendrix and Danny Bonnaduce, explaining "that's why I'm here," and that he started his career as the Partridge Family's bass player. Trey subsequently quoted Point Me in the Direction of Albuquerque, remarked that the crowd was too young for that and that they didn't see the Partridge Family, but that the crowd knew it when they played Hanson the other night (see 7/6/97). Prior to 2001, Trey said they called Fish "The Orchestral Greasy Troll," prompting some impromptu singing. Trey teased Super Bad and The Star Spangled Banner in 2001. Ya Mar featured various duets by the bandmembers, contained Magilla and St. Thomas teases, and lyrics referencing "vampire children." Take Me to the River (first since November 21, 1995, or 126 shows) was unfinished. Funky Bitch featured a guest appearance by members of the Son Seals Band and teases of Take Me to the River and Bathtub Gin by the trumpet player.
YEM through Poor Heart featured Béla Fleck and The Flecktones (Béla Fleck, Jeff Coffin, Roy “Futureman” Wooten, and Victor Wooten), who were announced during the bass and drums segment of YEM and bounced along during the tramps jam. YEM contained Disease and Palmetto Quickstep teases, as well as Victor Wooten and Mike playing Mike’s bass simultaneously. Poor Heart included a Sanford and Son theme tease from Coffin, a Yakety Sax tease, and a Rhapsody in Blue tease by Page. Pierre, a local Häagen-Dazs employee who the band met the day before, was repeatedly called-out by the band and was brought up on stage and serenaded during the encore.

Soundcheck: Samson Variation -> Olivia’s Pool, Beauty of My Dreams, Hell’s Bells, You Shook Me All Night Long, MMMBop, Another One Bites the Dust, And It Stoned Me, Only Shallow, The Banana Boat Song (aka Day-O)

SET 1: Runaway Jim, The Old Home Place, Dogs Stole Things, Stash, The Horse > Silent in the Morning > Cars Trucks Buses, Scent of a Mule, Chalk Dust Torture

SET 2: Free, You Enjoy Myself[1] > Waste, Rocky Top > Funky Bitch

ENCORE: My Soul

This was an outdoor show; the afternoon soundcheck was free and open to the public. Trey began playing Hell’s Bells to the accompaniment of church bells ringing nearby. During MMMBop, Trey noted: “Fish will now do his version of James Brown singing Hanson’s MMMBop.” Fish responded in part that “I’m an 11-year-old sex machine” and that it was “too hot in the hot tub!” Another One Bites the Dust through Day-O featured the infamous Soundcheck Limbo Karaoke Contest, where fans were invited on stage to sing, while mic stands were used for the limbo contest. Page teased Let It Be at the end of And It Stoned Me. YEM did not contain a vocal jam and was unfinished.
This was a single-set, free outdoor show. Twist included a Groove Is In the Heart jam and GTBT included a Walk This Way tease. Sample and Hood contained more "worm" banter (from July 1, 1997 and July 2, 1997) with Trey saying "you're on the back of the worm!" Hood also contained Odd Couple theme teases from Mike. At the beginning of the Hood jam, Trey asked Chris to turn off the lights so that the band could see the mountains. Love You was played for the first time since December 8, 1995 (111 shows).
Ghost contained a San-Ho-Zay tease from Trey.
Maze contained a Spooky tease from Trey. The Wormtown Jam continued the stage banter of the night before. Portions of the narration were sung to the tune of Steve Miller’s Swingtown, as Trey warned the fans in attendance about the “killer worms” that inhabit the canals of Amsterdam. Mike teased Maze in the Bowie intro. This show was officially released as part of the Amsterdam box set.
Ghost began the first of two nights of the infamous "Worm" banter, with Fish saying "I think you know where you are" and Trey responding with "You're on the back of the worm!" The "Worm" was also mentioned in Ya Mar, Saw It Again, and the jam out of Cities, which also included When the Saints Go Marching In and Santa Claus is Coming to Town teases by Trey. Dirt was introduced as "Green Grass High Tides Forever." The second set began with a Fish piano solo that evolved into a jam, as the rest of the band eventually joined the stage and Fish moved to his drum kit. Bathtub Gin contained a Little Drummer Boy tease from Trey and a Simpsons Theme tease from Mike. Loving Cup contained a Frankenstein tease from Mike. This show was officially released as part of the Amsterdam box set.
This single-set performance was part of the 27th annual Roskilde Festival that also included Beck, David Byrne, Charlie Hunter, Ani DiFranco, Leningrad Cowboys & Red Army Choir, Mötley Crue, Pavement, Primus, and Radiohead. The first three songs of the set were broadcast on the festival radio station.
This single-set performance was part of the annual Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts that also included Beck, David Byrne, Pavement, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, Spearhead, and Stereolab. Phish performed on The Pyramid Stage. Wilson was an appropriate opener, as the venue was less than 50 kilometers from Stonehenge.
This show marked the debut of Meatstick and the Phish debut of Cecilia, which was performed a cappella by Fish. The jam out of Disease included Can’t You Hear Me Knocking teases. McGrupp included Makisupa teases; the subsequent Makisupa was unfinished. Antelope included crew introductions and a mention of Antelope Greg.
Guelah was aborted and scrapped. Reba did not have the whistling ending.
This single-set performance was part of the WDR Festival that also featured Ezio, K’s Choice, John Hiatt, Reef, Primus, and Steve Winwood.
Samson Variation debuted at this show. This single-set performance was part of the inaugural Hurricane Festival that also featured Ani DiFranco, Bad Religion, Ben Folds Five, Elegantly Wasted, and Primus.
Ain’t Love Funny made its Phish debut at this show and was played out of an odd, atypical jam that grew out of Horn. Antelope's lyrics were changed to "Been you to have any spike tongue" and Marco Esquandolas was changed to "The Jersey drunk." Ghost included San-Ho-Zay teases from Trey. Julius contained a brief Stairway to Heaven tease from Trey.
Stash was unfinished and Hello My Baby was performed without microphones.
I Don’t Care made its short-lived debut at this show. Reba did not have the whistling ending.
This show featured the debuts of Bye Bye Foot, Twist, Piper, and Waking Up and the Phish debuts of Dirt and Saw It Again. This show also featured unusually improvisational versions of Waste and Cavern. Bowie included a full band Dave's Energy Guide tease.
Phish continued their tradition of breaking out new songs at the beginning of a tour; Trey announced after Dogs Stole Things that the band had written 15-16 new songs in the last eight weeks and that they would be debuting many of them at this show. The show featured the debuts of Dogs Stole Things, Limb By Limb, Wading in the Velvet Sea, Water in the Sky, Vultures, Ghost and Olivia’s Pool as well as the Phish debuts of Stand and Izabella. Stash was preceded by a Tequila tease. Chalk Dust was unfinished. Character Zero included a Jean Pierre tease from Trey.
This show, referred to as “The Fourth Ball” or “Bradstock,” was played for friends before the band embarked on the European summer tour.
One Step Beyond opened.

SET 1: Never Too Late To Spend , Headache , Peter's Dad , Dirt [1], Big Bird , Only Shallow > The Noise of Carpet

SET 2: She's Not The One , Saw It Again [1], Timeless Melody , Stand! -> Izabella , 2000

ENCORE: Hello Violence , New York Groove [2]

This gig – the only public performance billed as 'New York!' – featured the debut of future Phish staples "Dirt" and "Saw It Again." Page sat in on keyboards for "New York Groove." 
Phish performed the national anthem before game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers.
The Drovers opened.
Fish sat in on drums for The Meters’ classic, “Cissy Strut.”

SET 1: She's Here > Six Days On The Road , When That Evening Sun Goes Down , Thoughts , Sadie , Devil's Heart > Jones > Calling Elvis > Signature

SET 2: Sailin' Shoes [1], Something Is Forming [1], Cecilia [1] > Wild Side [1] > Just a Rose [1] > Season of the Witch [1] > Just a Rose [1]

ENCORE: Ninety-Nine Years (and One Dark Day)

Mike performed on a second bass for the entire second set.

SET 1: Chalk Dust Torture , Suzy Greenberg , Their Song > Divided Sky > Their Song , Bathtub Gin , Frankenstein

SET 2: Their Song > Down with Disease , You Enjoy Myself > Their Song , Wilson [1], Funky Bitch [1], Rocky Top [1], NICU [1], Slave to the Traffic Light [1], Their Song , Poor Heart

ENCORE: Their Song [1]

Fish sat in on drums with this Phish cover band for “Wilson” through “Slave to the Traffic Light” as well as the encore.

SET 1: Don’t Want You No More > It's Not My Cross to Bear , Trouble No More , Ramblin' Man , Good Clean Fun , Hoochie Coochie Man , Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’ , Seven Turns , Stand Back , Jessica

SET 2: You Don't Love Me , I Know I Oughta Leave , Blue Sky , End of the Line , Stormy Monday , No One to Run With , Southbound , High Falls

ENCORE: One Way Out [1]

Page and Duane Betts were guests on the encore “One Way Out,” with Page sharing Greg Allman’s keyboards.
This show celebrated the release of “Phish Food” ice cream and was a benefit for the then-newly formed Waterwheel Foundation. “Ben & Jerry” made a short speech before the show and free ice cream was made available for the entire crowd. I Told You So and Love Me Like a Man, both of which featured Tammy Fletcher of The Disciples on vocals, made their Phish debuts. Cinnamon Girl was played for the first time since March 1, 1989 (899 shows). Hood contained a Barracuda tease by Trey. The last three songs of the first set, as well as Funky Bitch, featured Dave Grippo on alto sax and James Harvey on trombone. Suzy Greenberg included a Chameleon tease from Grippo. Hello My Baby was performed without microphones. This show is available as an archival release on LivePhish.com.
Phish were the musical guests on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Sample contained a Creep (Radiohead) quote from Trey. Antelope was unfinished. Trey teased Super Bad in 2001.
The week-long trend of breaking out songs continued with the show-opening Cities, which was the first since July 5, 1994 (222 shows). Wolfman’s included a Dave’s Energy Guide tease. Reba did not have the whistling ending. Possum included an All Fall Down signal and a heavy metal-style intro.  The jam out of Mike’s featured teases and vocal quotes of The End (The Doors), Peace Frog, and Careful with That Axe, Eugene; The End (The Doors) was subsequently quoted in Lawn Boy and Weekapaug. Weekapaug was unfinished and ended in a Can't You Hear Me Knocking jam. Portions of this show were made available via the Slip, Stitch and Pass release.
This show included the first Paul and Silas since October 24, 1995 (120 shows).
This was an in-studio set before the Stuttgart show that evening. Between Talk and Waste, Trey noodled around to the tune of Michael Jackson’s Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough. The DJ played Michael’s version in its entirety after Waste. The Billy Breathes album versions of Free and Billy Breathes were also played during the broadcast.
This show featured the first Camel Walk since July 2, 1995 (140 shows) and first Magilla since May 4, 1994 (260 shows). Ha Ha Ha was notable for the heavy metal jam outro. YEM included Super Bad teases. The jazz jam in the Mule Duel included an ‘A’ Train tease from Mike.
One Meatball through Mojo Workin’ were Phish debuts that featured Sydney Ellis on vocals. Trey sang the verses of Fee through a megaphone. My Friend was aborted quickly and scrapped.
Carini started off as a pre-recorded tape playing through the P.A. system. Phish took the stage and picked up the song from where it was on the tape and continued to play. This show also featured the first Daniel Saw the Stone since August 28, 1993 (288 shows) and the first Why Don’t We Do It since June 25, 1995 (144 shows). GTBT contained a Tweezer Reprise tease.
2001 contained Super Bad teases from Trey. Talk featured Trey on acoustic guitar.
During the “Wash Uffize Drive Me to Firenze” section of YEM, Fish exclaimed “this is a dream come true!” Antelope was unfinished and a heavy metal jam rose from the “Rye, Rye, Rocco” segment. Wilson was subsequently performed heavy metal style. Reba did not have the whistling ending.
Taste contained a DEG tease from Trey. Sweet Adeline was performed without microphones.
Slave was dedicated to “a friend” (long-time taper Don Wright) who had been hit by a car earlier in the day. Trey teased Super Bad in 2001. Reba did not have the whistling ending.
This show marked the debut of Carini and the Phish debut of Soul Shakedown Party. Page teased Tequila in Bathtub Gin. Carini contained a YEM tease. This show was officially released as part of the Amsterdam box set.
This show was rebroadcast on German television and featured the Phish debut of Beauty of My Dreams.
Sweet Adeline was performed without microphones. Reba did not have the whistling ending. Mule was unfinished.
The European tour opener featured the debuts of Walfredo and Rock A William and the Phish debuts of Love Me, My Soul, and When the Circus Comes. Trey teased Super Bad in 2001. The jam after PYITE contained Close to the Edge (Yes) teases from Trey. Maze was unfinished.
This performance was as part of the 20th annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival that also featured Nanci Griffith, Leon Redbone and David Bromberg among many others. This was the only gig performed under the billing "The Drop Caps." This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.
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Mike Gordon: December 02, 2016
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The Cannery Ballroom

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