2001

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June: 30
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September: 09 | 10 | 15 | 17 | 28
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December: 01 | 21 | 22 | 29 | 30 | 31
Bullfrog, and then Kid Koala opened. Before “Peg,” Page announced that they had a TV tuned into Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve so they would get the countdown right, followed by Oteil teasing “Charge!”. Midnight was celebrated with pyrotechnics and a balloon drop. Page sat out for “America the Beautiful”; Oteil dedicated the song to New York City. “Light Up or Leave Me Alone” featured Trey and Mike, both playing Languedoc guitars.
This was the debut performance for Vida Blue.
This was a private show and rehearsal for the upcoming debut Vida Blue performances.
This 6th annual Zambiland Orchestra gathering featured over fifty musicians in multiple configurations playing improvised instrumentals and jam rock classics. Mike sat in during the second set, first on banjo and then later on bass. This night featured a reunion with all members of The Aquarium Rescue Unit, as well as Danny Barnes as “one man band,” Jeff Coffin, Billy Constable and Jeff Mosier on banjos, John Cowan on bass, Gary Gazaway on trumpet, Jim Hadley, Bryan Lopes, Bobby Lee Rogers, Yonrico Scott, and many others.

SET 1: Rocking Horse , Thorazine Shuffle , Mule , Sco-Mule , Banks of the Deep End [1], Time to Confess [1], Bad Little Doggie , Blind Man , Almost Cut My Hair

ENCORE: Masters of War > Rockin’ In the Free World

This Mule lineup included several special guests on bass. Mike played bass on “Banks of the Deep End” and “Time to Confess.” Oteil Burbridge played bass on “Rocking Horse” and “Thorazine Shuffle”; Dave Schools played bass on “Bad Little Doggie” through the end of the set. John Popper joined in for “Mule” while Kevin Kinney and Audley Freed sat in for “Masters of War.” This set was the finale of the annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam that also featured Drivin’ and Cryin’, Blues Traveler and Phil Lesh and Friends.
This impromptu performance took place at the wedding reception of Lisa Narodick and (Dionysian Productions’) Jason Colton. Phish used the instruments of the reception band Brave Combo. Loving Cup was a request of the bride. This was the first known Phish performance in 420 days and the only known performance by all the members of Phish together during the hiatus.
“The Power of Music” was a panel discussion sponsored by The Connecticut Forum that featured Trey, jazz trumpeter Nicholas Payton, opera star Beverly Sills, and Bob Weir. Vice President of VH1 Bill Flanagan was the moderator. Before the first half of the panel discussion Trey performed “The Inlaw Josie Wales” solo, acoustic. Before the second half of the panel discussion Bob Weir performed “Victim or the Crime?” solo, acoustic. The event concluded with a jam that featured Trey on acoustic guitar, Bob Weir on electric guitar and Nicholas Payton on trumpet.
This ad hoc lineup featured Stanton Moore on drums, Leo Nocentelli on guitar, Chris Wood on bass, and Bernie Worrell on keyboards. Mike replaced Chris Wood on bass for one song in the second set that also featured Jen Durkin and DJ Logic.
This benefit show was organized to raise money for Leftover Salmon banjoist Mark Vann, who had recently been diagnosed with melanoma. Mike played bass for an instrumental set that featured Gary “El Buho” Gazaway on trumpet, Aaron Johnston on drums, Floyd King on saxophone, and Scott Murawski on guitar. Later in the evening Mike sat in with DJ Logic in a lineup that included the Deep Banana Blackout horn section, Eric Kalb on drums, and John Medeski on keyboards.
New Orleans Klezmer All Stars opened. “Army’s on Ecstasy” included a “Moby Dick” tease; “Wield the Spade” included a “Dueling Banjos” tease. During “Little Faces” Les remarked how this had been “the funnest tour he had ever done” and he also thanked the crew. Before “Them Changes” Stewart threw a barrage of drumsticks into the crowd before settling on a pair to use.

SET 1: Shakedown Street > Bertha > Broken Arrow > Uncle John’s Band > Into the Mystic , Not Fade Away

SET 2: Jam > Playing in the Band > Blue Sky , Scarlet Begonias > Playing in the Band , King Solomon’s Marbles > Strawberry Fields Forever > Truckin’ Jam > Mountain Jam > St. Stephen , Liberty

ENCORE: In the Midnight Hour [1]

Page sat in on keyboards for the “In the Midnight Hour” encore.
Oysterhead was the musical guest on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos opened. A portion of the proceeds from this show were donated to the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund, and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos opened. “Shadow of a Man” contained an extended jam at the end featuring Trey on the Matterhorn and Les on the Whamola. A portion of the proceeds from this show were donated to the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund, and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
Lake Trout opened. “Shadow of a Man” contained an extended jam at the end featuring Trey on the Matterhorn and Les on the Whamola; Trey continued to play the Matterhorn on “The Grand Pecking Order.”
Lake Trout opened. “Wield the Spade” included an extended introductory jam featuring Les on the Whamola and Trey on the Matterhorn. 
Lake Trout opened. 
Dinner is Ruined opened. Rush’s “Cygnus X-1” was teased before “Shadow of a Man.” During “Birthday Boys” Trey mentioned that he wanted to play “Big Joe Mufferaw” by Canadian folk singer Stompin’ Tom Connors, but that he hadn’t learned it yet; Les then sang the opening lines to “Big Joe Mufferaw” before the encore.
Lake Trout opened.
The Codetalkers Featuring Col. Bruce Hampton opened.
The Apartment Projects opened. Jeff Sipe made a guest appearance on percussion during “Dimensions.”
Drums and Tuba opened.
Drums and Tuba opened.
Drums and Tuba opened.
Drums and Tuba opened. Trey was dressed in Fish’s frock, Les wore a pig mask, and Stewart donned camo paint to celebrate Halloween. “God Bless America” and the cover of The Kinks “All Day and All of the Night” were Oysterhead debuts. “Army’s on Ecstasy” contained a “Tomorrow Never Knows” tease. “Birthday Boys” featured Trey singing lines from a number of covers that Fish often performs with Phish: “Love You,” “Bike,” and “Cracklin’ Rosie.” “Owner of the World” included a “Stash” tease.
“Proust” featured a “Tom Sawyer” tease. “The Human Taco” won the costume contest, while “The Ugliest Girl in the Building” won a special prize… of Fish’s dirty underwear.
The “Cyclops Unicorn” won the costume contest.
Drums and Tuba opened. “Army’s On Ecstacy” contained a “Cat Scratch Fever” tease from Les. “Pseudo Suicide” contained a “Moby Dick” tease. “Mr. Oysterhead” contained “Voodoo Child,” "Another One Bites the Dust" and “Rapper’s Delight” teases.
North Mississippi Allstars opened. “Little Faces,” “Pseudo Suicide,” “Shadow of a Man” and “Radon Balloon” from this show appeared on HBO’s Reverb that first aired November 21, 2001. 
North Mississippi Allstars opened. The Residents’ cover “Hello Skinny” was an Oysterhead debut and featured Les on the Whamola and Trey on the Matterhorn. 
North Mississippi Allstars opened. “Polka Dot Rose” featured Les bantering about the first drummer he ever played with, “Kern, Kern the butter churn.” Les played both bass and banjo during “Birthday Boys.” The Oysterhead debut cover of “Them Changes” was preceded by Trey reminiscing about Phish playing this same venue in 1994. He then noted that “Them Changes” is from one of his favorite power trio albums, the Jimi Hendrix classic Band of Gypsys.
North Mississippi Allstars opened. “Owner of the World” contained an “Oye Como Va” tease, and “Shadow of a Man” contained a “Space Oddity” tease. During “Mr. Oysterhead,” Les offered to the crowd that they should “feel free to sing along because Stewart’s used to that shit with The Police.” The Oysterhead original “Wield the Spade” and the cover of The Who’s “My Generation” were both Oysterhead debuts.
Fish joined on percussion for the Drums segment. The full setlist can be found here.
Agent 22 opened.
North Mississippi Allstars opened. “Mr. Oysterhead” included a “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” tease. “Army’s On Ecstasy” included “Smoke on the Water” and “Barracuda” teases; “Polka Dot Rose” featured one verse of “Walking on the Moon.” “Oz is Ever Floating,” “Little Faces,” “Radon Balloon,” “Army’s On Ecstasy,” “The Grand Pecking Order,” “Birthday Boys,” “Polka Dot Rose,” and “Shadow of a Man” and were all Oysterhead debuts.
“Ramblin’” featured guest Rob Wasserman on upright bass
"Georgia On My Mind" featured Phat Man Dee on vocals.
This gig featured multiple guest bassists including Mike (for the songs listed), Oteil Burbridge, Jack Casady, Stefan Lessard and Tony Levin. This show featured the debut of “Banks of the Deep End.”

SET 1: Little Kin , Let It Rock > Walkin' , Aunt Avis , Holden Oversoul > Stop-Go > Dyin' Man , Gimme > Makes Sense To Me

SET 2: Let's Get Down to Business , Travelin' Light , Climb To Safety , Fixin' to Die [1], Wish You Were Here [1] -> Jam [1] > Drums > Bears Gone Fishin' , Blight , Coconut

ENCORE: Imitation Leather Shoes

Trey sat in for “Fixin’ To Die,” “Wish You Were Here,” and the subsequent jam; Trey and John Bell shared vocals on both songs.
Jamie Janover sat in on percussion during “Spiders.”
This was a benefit show organized by The Mimi Fishman Foundation to honor Mimi Fishman, who passed away earlier in the year. The program began with a slide show dedicated to Mimi’s life, set to the Junta version of her favorite Phish song, “Divided Sky.” Performances by Sand Bear, Col. Bruce Hampton and The Codetalkers, and Merl Saunders followed, with Fish sitting in on drums throughout the evening. The encores “The Weight” and “Turn on Your Lovelight” included all the performers from the evening. 

SET 1: Intro , Land of the Lost , Fat Albert , Warning , Jesus Ranch , Kielbasa , History of Tenacious D , Dio , The Road , Lee , Cosmic Shame , Saxaboom (toy) , G-and-R , Karate , Kyle Quit The Band , Kyle Took a Bullet , Kyle Took a Bullet , Rocket Sauce , Fuck Her Gently , Sasquatch , Tribute , Blow-Job (video) , Rock Your Socks

ENCORE: Flash [1], Wonderboy [1], Golden Slumbers [1] > Carry That Weight [1] > The End [1]

Page sat in on keyboards for the entire encore. 
Page and Oteil Burbridge – in town with (former) Papa Grows Funk drummer Russell Batiste, Jr. recording the self-titled Vida Blue album – sat in during the listed portion of the second set.
Oysterhead had originally scheduled gigs at Toad’s Place in New Haven on September 14 and Irving Plaza in New York on September 15; both shows were cancelled due to the terrorist attacks of September 11. As a tour warm-up they instead performed a private show at Trey’s Barn, and reportedly played the entire Grand Pecking Order.
Mike and Warren Haynes joined Project Logic during the second set for a half-hour long jam based on Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.” Stanley Jordan, Hope Clayburn and Casey Benjamin were also guests during this show. 
This show was a benefit for Clear Path International. Trey performed acoustic guitar for this evening of bluegrass along with John McEuen and Jimmy Ibbotson – founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. They were joined by members of opening acts The Brementown Singers, and Banjo Dan and the Midnight Plowboys for a show-closing jam: a 20-minute rendition of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “Will The Circle Be Unbroken?”
This performance was part of the Summit Music Festival that also featured The String Cheese IncidentDeep Banana BlackoutGov't Mule, and John Scofield.
This performance was part of the Summit Music Festival that also featured The String Cheese IncidentDeep Banana BlackoutGov't Mule, and John Scofield.
Big Joe Burrell and The Unknown Blues Band opened the show: Big Joe Burrell on vocals and sax, Tony Markellis on bass, Paul Asbell on guitar, Chas Eller on keyboards, Russ Lawton on drums; The Unknown Horns Section (Jennifer Hartswick on trumpet, Andy Moroz on trombone, Dave “The Truth” Grippo on alto sax and Russ Remington on tenor sax) performed on their final song.
“Mountains in the Mist” and “Bathtub Gin” were duets with Mike on electric bass and Trey on acoustic guitar. “Back on the Train” was a duet with both Mike and Trey on acoustic guitars.
“Push On ‘Til the Day” featured the Sun Ra Arkestra’s Marshall Allen on alto saxophone.

SET 1: Jam > Smelling Juda , Forget The Past , Little Tiny Buttered Biscuits , Farewell To Lemmings , Cherokee Shuffle > I Know You Rider [1] > Working on a Building [1] > Midnight Moonlight [1]

SET 2: Everchanging Moment , Highway Man , Take The Dirt > Oh Susannah! > Working On the Railroad > Oh Death > Train 45 > Orange Blossom Special

Mike sat in with Blueground Undergrass for the last three songs of the first set.
Carl “Gears” Gerhard performed on trumpet for the entire show. Before the show started, Trey introduced Carl and noted that this gig was exactly ten years to the day since the last time the entire Giant Country Horns had performed together; the actual last performance of the GCH with Phish was July 27, 1991. The “Jam” in the second set was based on the theme that emerged out of the jam in “Jibboo.” Trey performed “Ray Dawn Balloon” and “Driver” solo, acoustic.
“Ether Sunday” included band intros and a shout-out to Trey’s dad who was in attendance. 
“Happy Birthday” was dedicated to lighting director Chris Kuroda. At a shade over 48 minutes, this “Mr. Completely” jam represented almost double the previously longest TAB jam to date.
John Medeski performed on keyboards for the entire show, in addition to regular TAB keyboardist Ray Paczkowski. Trey joined in as the third keyboardist for “Sand.” 

Soundcheck: Push on ‘Til the Day, Tube Top Flop, Simple Twist Up Dave, Money Love and Change, At the Barbeque, Nothing But an ‘E’ Thing, Sidewalks of San Francisco

SET 1: Push On 'Til the Day , Tube Top Flop , Acting the Devil , Small Axe , Simple Twist Up Dave , Nothing But an 'E' Thing , Cayman Review , Last Tube

SET 2: Moesha > Quantegy , Burlap Sack and Pumps [1], Money, Love and Change , Flock of Words , Mr. Completely , At the Gazebo , Drifting

ENCORE: First Tube

John Medeski performed on keyboards for the entire show; regular TAB keyboardist Ray Paczkowski did not perform at this gig. During “Last Tube,” Trey thanked the audience, calling Alpine Valley “the best place to play in the whole world.” “Burlap Sack and Pumps” contained an extended (~five minute) jam with just Trey and John Medeski.
John Medeski performed on keyboards for the entire show; regular TAB keyboardist Ray Paczkowski did not perform at this gig. 
Trey performed “Ray Dawn Balloon” and “Bathtub Gin” solo acoustic. “Moesha” contained the following added lyrics: “Moesha me down, Moesha me up, Moesha me Avalanche, Moesha me cup, Moesha me rocks, Moesha me red, Moesha me live, Moesha me dead, Moesha me straight, Moesha me gay, Moesha me Jerry, Moesha me Trey.”
“Come On Baby Let’s Go Downtown” was dedicated to “Jill.” “First Tube” began as “Push On ‘Til the Day” until Trey corrected the band.
During “Samson Variation” Trey playfully chided Andy Moroz, who had to run back to the band room to get his music for the song; Trey suggested that the audience focus in on the trombone part to make sure it is perfect. This gig featured the debut of “Plasma,” that Trey said was written backstage that very day.
After “Money, Love and Change” Trey offered his thanks to the audience “for supporting the important cause of new music” and supporting their performance of an almost entirely new repertoire. Tony started “Push On ‘Til the Day” by playing “Sand” instead.
Trey dedicated “Last Tube” to the surfers catching the “last tube” of the day. This show marked the debut of “When.”
Seth Yacovone Band opened. This show was quasi-stealth and announced only 24 hours in advance. Though members of Trey’s summer touring ensemble, Russell Remington and Ray Paczkowski were absent from this one show. “Alive Again,” “Cayman Review,” “Every Story Ends in Stone,” “Flock of Words,” “Mr. Completely,” “Moesha,” “Money, Love and Change,” “Quantegy,” and “Simple Twist Up Dave” were all debuts.  Trey humorously mis-identified the debut of “Every Story Ends in Stone” as “Every Story Has a Stone.” Before “At the Gazebo” Trey told of watching that morning’s Forth of July parade and having a fantasy about taking the TAB horns section on a float, moving along and playing this song.
This gig headlined the inaugural Tulsa Jam Festival that also included Barefoot Revolution, Sun Cured Red, Magpu, and Whirligig. "The Phoenicians" was aborted due to a technical malfunction and was followed by extensive banter.
This setlist is incomplete and possibly out of order. Page, along with Gov’t Mule drummer Matt Abts, sat in with John Entwistle's band for “Long Live Rock” and “Johnny B. Goode.” Mike then took over for John Entwistle on bass for a portion of the set including on “Red House.”
Fish sat in with the GOrdon Stone Band for an extended version of “Magilla.” 
The Alan Hertz Project consisted of Alan Hertz on drums, Ed Ivey on bass and horns, Tal Morris on guitar, Byron Rynes on bass and guitar, and Joel Behrman on trombone and trumpet. Trey and Les Claypool sat in on guitar and bass, respectively, for the 3rd set that included a version of The Meters’ “Cissy Strut,” along with several improvosational pieces.
Trey sat in on guitar for “Lie In Our Graves.”
Mike and Page sat in during the evening’s first encore, “Jesus Just Left Chicago.”
“The Jaques-Imo’s Café Allstars” lineup for this show and the previous night included Fish, Jamie Masefield, Gregory Davis, Kirk Joseph, Lucien Barbarin, and Tim Laughlin. The shows were billed as “An Evening of Traditional New Orleans Jazz.” There is no known setlist and recordings do not circulate of these shows.
“The Jaques-Imo’s Café Allstars” lineup for this show and the following night included Fish, Jamie Masefield, Gregory Davis, Kirk Joseph, Lucien Barbarin, and Tim Laughlin. The shows were billed as “An Evening of Traditional New Orleans Jazz.” There is no known setlist and recordings do not circulate of these shows.
This was a CD release party for Scott Murawski’s Scottness. The core lineup featured Mike on bass, Scott Murawski and Jeff Pevar on guitars, Lee Shusterman on keyboards, and Greg DeGuglielmo on drums. "Outside of Home" was performed by Scott Murawski, Jeff Pevar and Mark Mercier. "Columbus Stockade Blues" featured Mark Mercier on keyboards and Tony Betancourt on guitar. "I Wish I Could Say" and "Don't Tell Me About love" featured Mark Banspach and Tony Betancourt on guitars.  Justin Kolak replaced Mike on bass for “Use Me” and was joined by Vykki Vox on vocals. Frank Messina performed the poetry reading during the encore.
This evening began with a screening of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike, and finally a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar for the majority of the show. This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.
This evening began with a screening of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike, and finally a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar for the majority of the show. "Outside Out" contained tap dancing from Jeannie Hill and a "Theme from I Dream of Jeannie" tease.This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.
This evening began with a screening of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike, and finally a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar for the majority of the show. Page made a (very) brief appearance on keyboards during “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.” This show featured the first known live performance of “Destiny Unbound” by a member of Phish since 11/15/91. This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.
This evening began with the world premier of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike and a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar and vocals. This show featured the debut of Mike originals "Outside Out" and "Soulfood Man." "Outside Out," "Yield Not to Temptation," and "Soulfood Man" featured tap dancing by Jeannie Hill.
Fish sat in during the third set on the songs “You Bet,” “Sex Machine,” and “Cold Sweat.” 

SET 1: I’m Coming Home , Flare , Hippie Dream , Natures Way , Appreciate , Kiss Me Like You Kissed Me In The Van , Ribbon of Sun , Ouch! , No Promises

SET 2: Jam -> Now I’m Freaking Out , Mesopotamia , Unless You Wanted Me To , Elevate Me Later , To Be Real , Into The Universe , In Love with This World , Thesba [1], Strange Design [2], McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters [2], Grind [2], Driver [2], Wading in the Velvet Sea [3]

ENCORE: Leaf of Fall [4], Farmhouse [5]

ENCORE 2: Olivia's Pool [5]

“Thesba” through “Driver” were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and vocals and Tom Marshall on vocals; Stephen “Tebo” Thomas also added vocals on “Thesba.” Tom, Trey, Matt Kohut, and Pete Cottone performed “Wading in the Velvet Sea”; this constituted first live performance by the band UTALK. All the members of Amfibian performed the encores, with Trey on electric guitar.
Trey dedicated “Come on Baby Let’s Go Downtown” to his friends Chris and Kevin. Trey performed “Back on the Train” and “Bathtub Gin” solo, acoustic. This second Fox Theatre show was not originally scheduled as part of the tour; it was added the day before, with tickets going on sale at midnight the day before the gig. “Sand” included extended thanks from Trey to Paul, the crew, and the fans.
Joey Sommerville added an extra trumpet from “Burlap Sack and Pumps” through “Mellow Mood.” During “Last Tube” Tony announced that since they were having such a great time on tour that TAB would play again the next night and that tickets would go on sale at midnight. 
The Phish original “Quadraphonic Toppling” and The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” were TAB debuts. Trey performed “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Back on the Train” solo acoustic. “Ray Dawn Balloon” was an acoustic duet with Trey and Tony.
The band marched in through the crowd wearing marching band uniforms for the opening “When the Saints Come Marching In,” which was a TAB debut. Trey performed “Mountains in the Mist” solo acoustic. THe debut of “Sweet Dreams Melinda” was introduced by it’s original name, “Til I Met You.” Mike sat in for the entire encore. Mike and Trey only performed on ”Hard Hearted” (a TAB debut) and “Possum,” both on acoustic guitars. Following the TAB debut of “Yellow Submarine,” the crowd continued to sing the chorus as the entire band marched out the same way they came in.
The TAB debut of “The Landlady” contained an instrumental intro section. Dave Matthews performed on “Everyday” through the end of the show; this was the debut performance of “Everyday” by Trey or Dave. Both Trey and Dave performed “Everyday” and “Three Little Birds” on acoustic guitar; Trey also played acoustic on “At the Gazebo.” “Three Little Birds,” “Whatever Gets You Through the Night” and “I Want to Take You Higher” were TAB debuts.
The cover of James Brown’s “The Chicken” was a TAB debut. Trey performed “Back on the Train” and “Wading in the Velvet Sea” solo acoustic.
Trey and Tony performed “The Inlaw Josie Wales” as an acoustic duet. Trey performed “Bathtub Gin” solo, acoustic.
The Really Big Show is an annual event sponsored by The  Northampton Arts Council. After Kurt Vonnegut performed a prelude to Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, Vonnegut “scatted” and Fish joined in on vacuum, backed by Vonnegut’s grandson, Max Prior, and his band, Special K and His Crew.
Stevie Wonder’s “Signed Sealed Delivered, I’m Yours,” the instrumental version of Bob Marley’s “Small Axe,” and Trey’s original “Nothing but a ‘G’ Thing” were all TAB debuts. “Nothing But an 'E' Thing” was dedicated to Trey’s dad. Trey performed “Ray Dawn Balloon” through “Strange Design” solo acoustic. While tuning before “Driver” Trey noted his two “tuning heroes” – Leo Kottke, and “the greatest tuner ever,” Jimi Hendrix.
Trey played on acoustic guitar with the full band on “At the Barbeque” and “At the Gazebo”; Trey performed “Back on the Train” solo, acoustic. Page sat in playing Trey’s keyboard on “First Tube” and the encores, and added vocals on “Will it Go Round in Circles?”
TAB were the musical guests on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. After “Push On ‘Til the Day,” Conan thanked the band, which then played the first few bars of “Tube Top Flop” as the show cut to commercial.
After TAB had performed earlier that evening at the Landmark Theater, Trey joined Strangefolk on acoustic guitar for the above-listed songs. The end of "Neighbor" featured a "Norwegian Wood" tease.
Covers of Professor Longhair’s “In the Wee Wee Hours,” Bob Dylan’s “Rainy Day Women #12 and 35” and Bob Marley’s “Mellow Mood” were TAB debuts, as were the Trey originals “Happy Coffee Song” and “Nothing But an ‘E’ Thing.” "Gotta Jibboo" contained "Burlap Sack and Pumps" teases. Trey performed “Guyute” solo acoustic. The “Happy Coffee Song” was dedicated to sound engineer Paul Languedoc.
This tour opening performance included the debuts of “Acting the Devil,” “At the Barbeque,” “At the Gazebo,” “Burlap Sack and Pumps,” “Drifting,” “Ether Sunday,” “Noodle Rave Daddio,” “Push On ‘Til the Day,” “Sidewalks of San Francisco,” “The Way I Feel,” “Tube Top Flop” and “Ray Dawn Balloon,” as well as the TAB debuts of “I Done Done It” (Billy Barton) and “It Makes No Difference” (The Band). Trey performed "Back on the Train" solo acoustic. Trey and Tony played acoustic on “Happiness in My Pants” (a duet) and “At the Gazebo” (with horns). This show marked the first TAB performance with horns.

SET 1: First essay for Orchestra, Op. 12 , Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11 , Chat Rooms [1]

SET 2: Samson Riffs [1], Pavane pour une infante defunte , Guyute (Orchestral) [2]

ENCORE: The Inlaw Josie Wales [3]

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy provided introductory remarks before the first set. Elements of this performance were officially released as a now out-of-print VHS. The Vermont Youth Orchestra conducted by Troy Peters performed Samuel Barber’s “First Essay for Orchestra,” Richard Strauss’ “Horn Concerto No. 1,” Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une Infante Defunte" and "Guyute" without Trey. Trey joined the VYO on electric guitar for the Ernie Stires composition “Chat Rooms” (i. The Blue Room; ii. The Green Room; iii. The Red Room) and the Stires/Anastasio composition "Samson Riffs" (i. “Samson Riff,” ii. "Samson Variation,” iii. “Samson Counterpoint”). Trey performed acoustic guitar for “The Inlaw Josie Wales” with featured accompaniment by Adriane Post and Jane Kittredge on violins, Anja Jokela on viola, and Indigo Ruth-Davis on cello. 

SET 1: First essay for Orchestra, Op. 12 , Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11 , Chat Rooms [1]

SET 2: Samson Riffs [1], Pavane pour une infante defunte , Guyute (Orchestral) [2]

ENCORE: The Inlaw Josie Wales [3]

The Vermont Youth Orchestra conducted by Troy Peters performed Samuel Barber’s “First Essay for Orchestra,” Richard Strauss’ “Horn Concerto No. 1” and Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une Infante Defunte," without Trey. Trey joined the VYO on electric guitar for the world premiere of the Ernie Stires composition “Chat Rooms” (i. The Blue Room; ii. The Green Room; iii. The Red Room) and the Stires/Anastasio composition "Samson Riffs" (i. “Samson Riff,” ii. "Samson Variation,” iii. “Samson Counterpoint”). The debut of “Guyute (Orchestral)” – on which Trey did not perform – featured a reintegration of this original 1992 piece that had in the Phish repertoire evolved as “My Friend My Friend.” Trey performed acoustic guitar for “The Inlaw Josie Wales” with featured accompaniment by Adriane Post and Jane Kittredge on violins, Anja Jokela on viola, and Indigo Ruth-Davis on cello. This recording of “Guyute (Orchestral)” was later released on The Mockingbird Foundation's Phish tribute album, Sharin' in the Groove.
Mike sat in on bass for a rendition of “High-Heel Sneakers.” The remainder of the setlist is unknown and there is no known circulating recording.
Trey joined The Dude of Life and his band for the listed songs; “Chrome Car Reflections” was an acoustic duet with Trey and The Dude.
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