2011

January: 01
February: 03 | 11 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26 | 27
March: 01 | 02 | 04 | 05 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 22 | 23 | 25 | 26
April: 16
May: 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 31
June: 01 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 07 | 08 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 14 | 15 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 30
July: 01 | 02 | 03
August: 05 | 06 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 12 | 15 | 16 | 17
September: 02 | 03 | 04 | 13 | 14 | 16
October: 01 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 21
November: 11 | 12 | 12 | 13
December: 09 | 10 | 11 | 16 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Fluffhead contained an Auld Lang Syne tease from Trey. Light featured Page on theremin. Prior to Steam, a steam kettle and hot plate went off on stage, with Trey acting like he was attempting to put out the steam. Shortly after the song began, steam also came from the floor near the soundboard area. An amp (with the steam kettle on it), a keytar, a bass, a vacuum, and a few lights were then lifted off the stage. A woman in the front of the stage tossed a “Steam” sign into the front row, then rose with a barricade and security guard before eventually being lifted up over the band. Several other aerialists (clothed in various casual attire, equipped with black backpacks emitting smoke and lights on their backs) subsequently rose up from the crowd and ascended and descended several times. The first aerialist counted down to midnight, at which point balloons were released from the ceiling. The aerialists later returned with lights in their hands for Down with Disease, which also featured Trey and Mike being raised up and back down a few times before finally rising several feet on hydraulic lifts. Steam contained a Spooky tease from Trey and Disease was unfinished.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Number Line contained a reference to Fish's daughter Ella, whose birthday was on December 30th. The Bowie intro and Coil contained Silent teases.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Halley's Comet contained a Streets of Cairo tease from Trey. Page teased Magilla in Simple. Character Zero contained a Jean Pierre (Miles Davis) tease from Trey and a Rhapsody in Blue tease from Page. The soundcheck's jam contained Smoke on the Water teases.

Soundcheck: Beauty of My Dreams, My Soul, Taste, 20 Years Later x2 (incomplete both times), Jam, Mound

SET 1: Free, Glide > Possum, Cities, The Ballad of Curtis Loew, Stash, Contact > Sample in a Jar, Kill Devil Falls > Bathtub Gin

SET 2: Birds of a Feather, Carini -> Tweezer > My Friend, My Friend[1] -> Rock and Roll -> NICU, Bouncing Around the Room, Harry Hood > Bug

ENCORE: Tube > Rocky Top > Tweezer Reprise

This show was webcast via LivePhish. This show featured the first ever Free show opener. Tweezer contained a Streets of Cairo tease from Trey. My Friend did not contain the "Myfe" ending. Rock and Roll contained Birds of a Feather teases and Hood contained a brief tease of Free from Trey at the end.

SET 1: Bloodbuzz Ohio , Squalor Victoria , Murder Me Rachael

ENCORE: Terrible Love , Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks

Trey appeared with The National on the listed songs. The encore also featured guest Richard Parry from Arcade Fire.
This show was officially released as a 3-CD set and free MP3 download. "I'm Deranged," "Just a Rose," and "Dig Further Down" included "May The Force Be With You" ("The Force Theme" from Star Wars) teases from Tom. "The Way It Goes" contained a "Traveled Too Far" tease from Scott. "Voices" contained a "Black Water" (Doobie Brothers) tease from Scott. "River Niger" contained a "Chameleon" tease from Tom. This gig featured the Mike Gordon debut of "Dream Song 22 - 'Of 1826'," a poem by John Berryman from The Dream Songs, which was delivered as spoken word by Tom. "Suzy Greenberg" was a Mike Gordon debut and featured Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") on vocals.
This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of the instrumental "Barika" (by the band also named Barika, written by Craig Myers) and "Don't Do It" (Marvin Gaye, popularized by The Band). "The Beltless Buckler" featured a "Speak Softly Love (Love Theme from The Godfather)" tease from Mike. "Soulfood Man" and "Black Tamborine" contained "Chameleon" teases. "Jones" contained "Last Child" (Aerosmith) quotes from Mike.
"The Void" contained alternate lyrics "Sugar Shack in The Void." "She Said" contained "Susskind Hotel" teases and "Swingtown" quotes. "Hap-Nappy" contained a "Heartbreaker" tease. "Clone" contained "Sugar Shack" teases from Scott.
This performance featured the debut of "Sideways" (Gordon, Linitz) and the Mike Gordon debut of "The Way It Goes" (Gillian Welch). 
This headlining performance was part of the Bear Creek Music Festival that also featured The Funky Meters, MSM&W, The New Mastersounds, Marco Benevento and Dumpstaphunk among many others. Before "Sand" Trey introduced Tony Markellis and told the story of how they met ("I don't know if I've ever told this story" – he's told it dozens of times), and of how Trey, Tony and Russ Lawton wrote "First Tube," "Last Tube" and "Sand" on the first day they ever practiced together.
"Won't Get Fooled Again" was a Mike Gordon debut.
Mike sat in on bass (replacing Dave Dreiwitz) for the Booker T. & the M.G.'s classic "Green Onions" and Deerhoof's "Twin Killers," the latter featuring "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Bathtub Gin" teases.
Mike sat in on bass for Spin Doctor's original "Refrigerator Car" from Pocket Full of Kryptonite.
Mike sat in on bass with Jackie Greene for the Grateful Dead's "Sugaree."
This gig featured the debut of "The Land of Nod" (Trey original) and the TAB debut of "Pigtail" (Anastasio/Marshall). 
Before "Burn That Bridge" Trey joked that he wanted to say how genuinely happy he was to be playing here, without sounding like "Hello, Springton!" (from The Simpsons via Spinal Tap). This show marked the debut of "Frost" that Trey noted had been written by himself and Tom Marshall about a week previous.
This show was "A Vermont Flood Relief Benefit with Trey Anastasio Band.” This gig featured the debut of "Snake Head Thumb" (Anastasio/Pollak) and "Winterqueen" (Anastasio/Marshall). Before "Snake Head Thumb" Trey mentioned that the first TAB show (8 Foot Florescent Tubes, 4/17/98, at the old Winooski location) was only the second show ever at Higher Ground, and since they had been playing there for thirteen years the next song would have a "13-year-long jam."
Mike joined George Porter, Jr. & Friends on bass for a rendition of The Meters' "Africa."
This special performance was a benefit for flood relief efforts in Vermont in the wake of Hurricane Irene and was webcast via LivePhish. This show was preceded by an announcement from Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, who thanked the crowd for their support and spoke about additional ways people could get involved in the flood relief effort. Carini was dedicated to Pete and Tara Carini. Carini and Disease were unfinished. In the soundcheck, Silent Night featured Page on theremin with Trey joking "dude, I'm tripping on Christmas!" Peaches en Regalia was preceded by a Tom Sawyer tease and quote and was followed by a Cannonball tease.
Mike sat in on bass for covers of Allen Toussaint's "On Your Way Down" and Little Milton's "That's What Love Will Make You Do."

Soundcheck: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover Jam, The Way It Goes (attempted multiple times) [Unconfirmed and Possibly Incomplete]

SET 1: Maze, Back on the Train > Rift > Bathtub Gin, The Way It Goes[1], Halfway to the Moon, Gumbo, Halley's Comet > Tube > Timber (Jerry) > Roses Are Free > Chalk Dust Torture

SET 2: Rock and Roll -> Come Together[2] -> Twist -> Piper[3] > Harry Hood > Roggae > Ghost -> Guy Forget -> Ghost, Walls of the Cave

ENCORE: Backwards Down the Number Line

This show was webcast via LivePhish. This show featured the first Maze opener since December 9, 1995 (536 shows), the first Come Together (albeit incomplete) since December 8, 1995 (537 shows), and the first Guy Forget since October 1, 2000 (199 shows). Back on the Train contained a brief Sneakin' Sally tease from Trey. Bathtub Gin contained Low Rider teases from Trey and Twist subsequently contained a brief Low Rider tease/jam. The Phish debut of Gillian Welch's The Way It Goes included a Streets of Cairo tease from Page. Tube featured a Charlie Chan theme tease by Trey. Towards the end of Chalk Dust, Trey made an "Ssssssss" sound, referring to Friday, September 2, 2011's "S" songtitled show. Piper featured Page on theremin. Ghost contained Oye Como Va teases. After Guy Forget, the end of Ghost contained a Guy Forget quote. Walls of the Cave featured Rock and Roll quotes from Page.

Soundcheck: Brown Eyed Girl, Sweet Virginia, Low Rider, Jam (with "On Broadway" and "Close To You" with lyric alteration shout outs to production staff.) [Unconfirmed and Possibly Incomplete]

SET 1: Possum, The Moma Dance > The Wedge, Ocelot > Divided Sky, Funky Bitch, Axilla > Llama, Fast Enough for You, Wolfman's Brother

SET 2: Down with Disease[1] -> Tweezer > Golden Age > Limb By Limb, Kill Devil Falls > Also Sprach Zarathustra > Light > Julius > Cavern > Run Like an Antelope

ENCORE: Sleeping Monkey > Tweezer Reprise

This show was webcast via LivePhish. Llama included a Streets of Cairo tease. Mike teased the Brady Bunch theme before Disease, which was unfinished. Tweezer included multiple teases of Green-Eyed Lady by Page in the composed intro section, and a tease of Golden Age by Fish in the jam segment. Light, Antelope, and Tweezer Reprise contained Disease teases from Trey. Light also contained Dirt teases from Mike. Trey said, "We'd like to play a song that begins with the letter 'S'" prior to Sleeping Monkey.
This show was webcast via LivePhish and was brought to you by the letter "S." Sparks was played for the first time since November 29, 1996 (463 shows). Sweet Adeline was played for the first time since August 1, 1999 (285 shows). Silent was played without the Horse for the first time since December 13, 1999 (251 shows). Sabotage was played for the first time since November 21, 1998 (318 shows). Scents did not have the intro. Sanity contained Running Away (Bob Marley) quotes from Fish.
This show featured the first Forbin's opener since November 3, 1989 (1,249 shows). Timber, Piper and Zero all contained Crosseyed teases and quotes. Tweezer contained Tweezer Reprise and the theme from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (aka Wild Signals) teases from Trey, and a DEG tease from Page. The Makisupa lyrics referenced Trey's favorite music ("Dank Sinatra," "Herbie Hancock," "Nat King Bowl'," Harry Chronic, Jr.," and "Van Inhalin'"), as well as Page's House and Mike's House. Sleep was played for the first time since August 7, 2009 (105 shows). Character Zero contained a reference to Page's House. Antelope contained Crosseyed teases and a Fish's House reference. Funky Bitch and Tweezer Reprise also contained Crosseyed quotes.
During I Didn't Know, Trey and Mike held up t-shirts of Otis Redding for the "Is this a picture of Otis Redding?" lyric. Mexican Cousin contained a Time Loves a Hero tease from Mike. DWD contained a Leave it to Beaver theme tease from Mike and was unfinished. YEM contained Walk This Way teases and the vocal jam contained a Darth Vader quote.
This show marked the Phish debut of Babylon Baby. At the start of Alumni Blues, Trey said "that green ball came up here just enough times" in reference to a fan's ball with "Alumni Blues" on it. Undermind featured Page on theremin. The second set deliberately featured many songs relating to the elements Earth, Wind, Fire and Water.
This show was part of the Outside Lands festival.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Dogs Stole Things was played for the first time since July 12, 2003 (167 shows). The intro to Down with Disease featured a Pop Goes the Weasel tease and Also Sprach included Golden Age teases. Disease was unfinished.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Light included Timber (Jerry) and Tweezer teases. Chalk Dust included teases of Dixie and Hedwig's Theme and was unfinished. Rocket Man was a Phish debut. The soundcheck's Puff the Magic Dragon was performed a cappella by Mike.
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover was a Phish debut and featured Fish on a drumkit in front of the band.
Wolfman's contained Heartbreaker teases. The Antelope intro contained Reba whistling and Tweezer, Tweezer Reprise, Nellie Kane, Blister in the Sun, and Sand teases. The Antelope jam segment subsequently contained teases of Golden Age. Antelope's "Marco Esquandolas" lyric was changed to "Mike-O Esquandolas." Suzy contained an I Feel the Earth Move tease from Mike.
Rock and Roll featured Page on theremin.
This show was the third of the three-show Super Ball IX festival. The Curtain was played for the first time since September 9, 2000 (202 shows). The first Mockingbird narration since September 30, 2000 (188 shows) referenced the previous night's fourth set Storage Jam and explained that all of SBIX was merely a mental projection of a reality that the band created in 1988 on their way to Colorado. Mike teased the theme from The Twilight Zone and the theme from Leave it to Beaver during BBFCFM, Wilson contained a Mind Left Body tease, and Reba contained Dave's Energy Guide teases. A Song I Heard the Ocean Sing and Disease were unfinished. The setbreak featured All-American themed music. This show featured the Phish debut of Big Balls. Before the encore, Trey thanked each of the crew, management and artists who helped make Super Ball IX happen. First Tube was accompanied by and followed by fireworks.
This was the second of the three-show SuperBall IX festival. This gig featured the Phish debuts of Susskind Hotel and Monkey Man. Camel Walk contained a Spanish Moon tease from Mike, Piper contained a Tweezer tease from Page, and Tweezer contained Scents and Subtle Sounds teases by Mike. Runaway Jim included introductions and trophy awards for the winners of the Runaway Jim 5K road race held earlier in the day. The first Secret Language since July 3, 2000 (213 shows) was a Simpsons signal after BOAF. Scents was played with the intro for the first time since August 2, 2003 (146 shows). The Storage Jam and Sleeping Monkey featured Page on theremin for the first time since August 11, 1997 (394 shows).
This was the first of the three-show SuperBall IX festival. Life on Mars? was played for the first time since February 15, 2003 (175 shows). Simple contained Bug and Third Stone From the Sun teases.
This was the soundcheck for the Super Ball IX festival. The end of Sleep Again was repeated in order to teach Fish, who had apparently forgot the song's conclusion. Fish was yelling "Maxine don't eat rocks!" during the intro to My Soul. Georgy Girl (The Seekers) was teased before Ginseng.
Harpua featured all of the band's fathers voicing the part of Jimmy's father. For the third Father's Day in a row, Brother was performed and featured all of the band's children on stage and subsequent introductions. The theme to Leave it to Beaver was teased by Mike prior to DWD. This show marked the Phish debut of Thunder Road, which was dedicated by Trey to Clarence Clemons (who had passed away a day earlier). Near the end of Sand, there was a lengthy pause before the band finished the song.
This was the first show since November 22, 1992 (846 shows) to open with two instrumental songs. Been Caught Stealing was played for the first time since December 28, 1998 (298 shows). My Friend did not contain the "Myfe" ending.
In NICU, the lyric "Play it, Leo!" was replaced with "Leo's House!" Scent of a Mule contained a tease of The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) from Page. Trey and Mike wore identical T-shirts in the first set. Trey said he wouldn't give away who was on their shirts, but said during the beginning of Mockingbird that it was "the famous mockingbird!" (The face on the shirt was actually local musician David Mayfield; Trey and Mike had apparently seen him the previous night). The shirts were again referenced during Icculus, with the image showing on the video screens and Trey saying it was written by the man on the screen. The Rock and Roll jam featured a tease from Mike of A Love Supreme. Reba did not contain the whistling ending. Bike was played for the first time since June 18, 2009 (100 shows). During his vacuum solo, Fish teased Somewhere Over the Rainbow. After his solo, Fish forgot the words to Bike, prompting the band to play HYHU. In the soundcheck, Funky Bitch was briefly teased before Dog Log began.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Mound was unfinished and the set had to be stopped mid-stream due to a strong incoming thunderstorm. Prior to leaving the stage, Trey introduced his guitar tech, Brian Brown. Trey also repeatedly said "Storm" several times and then, apparently referring to a sign that a fan was holding, said "we will play that song but not tonight because we don't know it. And that's the honest truth. One of these days." To open set two, Mound was started mid-song, more or less where the band had left off to close set one. Tweezer's lyrics were changed to reference the weather. Funky Bitch contained Birdwatcher teases. Kung was performed a cappella.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. In Cities, "Elvis" was changed to "Mary Johnson." Light Up Or Leave Me Alone and Disease were unfinished.
Lonesome Cowboy Bill was played for the first time since July 30, 2003 (141 shows).  Makisupa included lyrics referencing blunts and a moist bundt cake. 
Daniel Saw The Stone was played for the first time since August 3, 2003 (137 shows). Reba did not contain the whistling ending. Antelope included an On Your Way Down tease from Trey. Chalk Dust included a BOAF tease.
The Theme from Rocky was teased before Rocky Top and Trey teased Pop Goes the Weasel before Down With Disease. Disease was unfinished.
Weekapaug contained Golden Age teases. Also Sprach Zarathustra contained Golden Age, Happy Birthday and What's the Use? teases. In the soundcheck (which was played on Kevin Shapiro's From the Archives #15(b) show on 7/1/11 from SBIX), Funky Bitch contained alternate lyrics, Dream On contained a brief Stairway to Heaven tease and "Old Zealand" alternate lyrics, and The Pendulum had Two Princes quotes.
This show marked the Phish debut of Rhymes. Antelope contained Meatstick, Bug, and Divided Sky teases. Suzy also contained Meatstick teases. After Bug, the crowd chanted "Let's Go Bruins" prompting the band to play in rhythm with the crowd's clapping. During the "Rye Rye Rocco" segment of Antelope, Trey introduced Fish as "Ladies and Gentlemen, on cymbal, Jon Fishman!" after he had missed the band's unified stop in the song.
Reba did not contain the whistling ending. Trey sang the verses of Fee through a megaphone.
This show marked the debut of Steam. Trey teased San-Ho-Zay in Kill Devil Falls. Antelope featured a Streets of Cairo tease from Trey and saying different band members' names (including Toph) before the "Esquandolas" lyric. Sally included Manteca teases, Hood contained Have Mercy and Lizards teases, and Character Zero contained Smoke on the Water teases.
During NICU, Trey wished Mike a happy birthday. NICU subsequently contained a Happy Birthday tease from Trey. Happy Birthday was teased before and during Disease. Disease also featured a jam based on A Love Supreme and was unfinished. Also Sprach Zarathustra contained Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine and Super Bad teases from Trey.
This gig featured the Phish debut of Led Zeppelin's No Quarter. Trey subsequently teased No Quarter in both Ghost and Number Line. Carini was unfinished.
Trey dedicated Sand to "Max." YEM contained a Yakety Sax (It's Ice) tease from Mike. Fire contained alternate lyrics "move on over, let Cactus take over!"
Ya Mar included Express Yourself (Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band) teases from Mike. Antelope contained a Curtis Loew tease from Trey and Manteca teases from Trey and Page. Page teased Magilla in Simple. A fan ran across the stage during Tweezer Reprise.
Gin included a mash-up jam of Golden Age and Manteca and later closed with a Manteca quote from Trey. Disease was unfinished. BDTNL featured a DEG tease from Mike. Makisupa included lyrics referencing several band members' houses (and Trey's favorite show, House).
Wolfman's contained a Streets of Cairo tease from Trey. Before Stash, Trey teased The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus) by Yes.
This performance was from the Tech rehearsal for Phish's 2011 Bethel Woods run. This stunning version of Waves (with A Love Supreme themes) was first revealed on Kevin Shapiro's "From the Archives" #15 in the early morning of 7/1/11 on The Bunny @ SBIX.
This single-set performance was part of the Wanee Music Festival that also included Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Ween and Galactic, among many others. Oteil Burbridge performed on a second bass for "The Walls of Time" through (the second) "Black Tambourine."
"River Niger" through "Weekly Time" featured Bob Wagner on second guitar. This show marked the Mike Gordon debut of Bob Dylan's "Down in the Flood." During setbreak, front of house engineer and bass tech Rachel Bischoff was proposed to on stage (she accepted).
"Soulfood Man" contained a "Smoke on the Water" tease.
The Mike Gordon debut of "You're No Good" featured Steve Pollak (The Dude of Life) on vocals.
"The Void" included a dance "contest" with audience members. "Call to the Post" was teased before Horizon Line.
"15 Step" contained "Take Five" teases from Mike. "Suskind" featured a "Swingtown" tease and "Mound" featured an "Odd Couple theme" tease, both from Tom.
After "Another Door" Tom Cleary performed a mini "song" on the Kaossilator that he had written backstage before the show about that evening's Supermoon. Mike introduced "The Void" as a "song about the feeling the first person that ever walked on the moon had when taking that... step." Atlanta-fixture Col. Bruce Hampton provided vocals for "Fixin' to Die." 
This gig featured the debut of the Craig Myers-penned "The Spritual Jam" and the Mike Gordon debut of Bob Dylan's "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry."
This show was a co-bill with Galactic and both band's sets were streamed live on iclips. After "Andelman's Yard," Mike wished everyone a "Happy SPD." After "Walls of Time," Mike tossed a fan a Kaossilator to test out. 
"Swamp Music" contained one verse of "Possum."
Mike intrdoced the Leo Kottke original "Balloon" as a tribute to Leo, and offered that any audience member who could write a book report about what this song was about would get free tickets to the next five shows! Dumpstaphunk members Tony Hall, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and Raymond Weber sat in on "Jaded" though the end of the first set as well as the entire encore.
Victor Wooten sat in on a second bass guitar for "Meat," "Sailin' Shoes" and "Crumblin' Bones." This gig featured the debut of Mike's original "Flashback."
An incomplete "Mound" ended the first set, was completed to begin the second set, and then was reprised later in the second set including a "Got My Mojo Working" tease. "Susskind Hotel" contained "Rock On" (David Essex) quotes.
"Only a Dream" contained "Whole Lotta Love" teases. This gig featured the debut of the Craig Myers-penned "Heavy Metal" and the Mike Gordon debut of "Access Me."
This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of "Balloon" (Leo Kottke, from Sixty Six Steps) and "Going Up Home to Live in Green Pastures" (Ralph Stanley).
This gig featured the debut of the Mike original "Got Away" and the Mike Gordon debut cover of Beck's "Black Tambourine."
This tour-opening gig featured the debut of "Babylon Baby," and though played over ninety times by Phish, the Mike Gordon debut of "Mound."
Trey performed "NICU" through "Bathtub Gin" solo acoustic. "Let Me Lie" featured Trey on acoustic with Jen and Natalie on backing vocals. "Heavy Things" through "Hey Ya!" saw Trey on acoustic with full TAB; the balance of the gig was full electric TAB. Trey played "Strange Design" in honor of the end of the tour and for his excitement to be going home to see his daughters the next morning.
Trey performed "Chalk Dust" through "Wilson" solo acoustic. "Heavy Things" and "Liquid Time" featured Trey on acoustic with full TAB; the balance of the show was full electric TAB. Before "Theme," Trey talked about all four members of Phish living in an apartment off Vine near The Viper Room while recording Hoist "in 1989"; the audience corrected him (repeatedly) that this was in 1994, not 1989. After "Theme" Trey expressed further confusion by suggesting that Rift was released in 1996 instead of 1993. "Dragonfly" was played by request "because you guys have been yelling for it all night."
The first set was Trey solo acoustic except "Wading" (Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie), "Stealing Time" (Trey acoustic with Jen, Natalie, and Russ Remmington), "Hey Ya!" (Trey acoustic with full TAB), and "Push On" (electric TAB).
Trey performed "Farmhouse" through "Strange Design" solo acoustic. "Lawn Boy" featured Trey on acoustic with Russell and Tony; "Let Me Lie" featured Trey on acoustic with Jen and Natalie on backing vocals. "Heavy Things" and "Liquid Time" featured Trey on acoustic with full TAB; the balance of the show was full electric TAB. After "Farmhouse" Trey noted that it was great to be in Denver, where if he wanted any nugs he could just go a few doors down the block and buy some. "Timber (Jerry)" was a Trey debut. Before the Trey debut of "Tube" Trey told the story of the common origin of "Tube" and "Gumbo:" he and Fish were roomates in 1985, where Fish would leave his personal journals around the house; Trey would read them when Fish was away and write songs to them. Before "Gumbo" Trey told of Fishman's wheatgrass obsession and his "wheatgrass enema."
The first set was Trey solo acoustic except “Let Me Lie” through “Wading” (Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie) “Heavy Things” through “Hey Ya! (Trey acoustic with full TAB), and “Push On” (electric TAB). “Wading” was dedicated to Tom Marshall.
"Sample in a Jar" through "Backwards Down the Number Line" were solo acoustic by Trey. "Hey Ya!" was performed acoustic by Trey with the rest of TAB joining him.
"Backwards Down the Number Line" through "Down with Disease" were performed solo acoustic by Trey. "Heavy Things" through "Let Me Lie" were peformed acoustic by Trey with the rest of TAB joining him.
The first set was Trey solo acoustic excepting “Lawn Boy” (with Russ Remington on tenor sax and Tony on bass), “Liquid Time,” “Heavy Things” and “Hey Ya” (full TAB with Trey on acoustic). The second set and encore was electric TAB. “Wilson” contained “a shout out to the King of Prussia Mall, the greatest mall in the northeast.” “Twenty Years Later” was a TAB debut.
The first set was Trey solo acoustic excepting “Wading” (with Jen and Natalie), “Heavy Things, “Peggy” and “Hey Ya” (full TAB with Trey on acoustic). The second set and encore was electric TAB. “Down with Disease,” “Meatstick,” “My Problem Right There” and the cover of Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” were all TAB debuts. “Camel Walk” was dedicated to Fishman, included a “going downtown to Morocco” alternate lyric and was noted to be “the shortest version of that song ever.” “Cavern” included the alternate “bitch” / “dung” lyrics. “Jibboo” included a “Streets of Cairo” tease. After “Burn That Bridge” Trey noted the song's co-author, Amanda Green, and the "Hands on a Hard Body" play for which the song was written.
The first set was Trey solo acoustic excepting “Lawn Boy” (with Russ Remington on tenor sax and Tony on bass), “Let Me Lie” and “Hey Ya” (full TAB with Trey on acoustic). The second set and encore was electric TAB. After “PYITE” Trey noted that he liked the room, even better than “the one across the street” (Boston’s House of Blues is directly across the street from Fenway Park). “Strange Design” was dedicated to Trey’s wife, Sue, and eldest daughter, Eliza, who were both in attendance; the song itself was stopped and re-started.  “Carini” and “Shine a Light” were TAB debuts. “Lawn Boy” was dedicated to Kris Kristofferson, Page, and Janis Joplin.
The first set was Trey solo acoustic excepting “Wading” (with Jen and Natalie), “Black” (with Jen, Natalie and Ray), “Valentine” and “Devil Went Down to Georgia” (full TAB with Trey on acoustic). The second set and encore was electric TAB. Before “Number Line” Trey noted that the song was written “right down the road from here.” After “Limb By Limb” Trey offered that the line “Tossed with the salad and bailed with the hay” was his all-time favorite Tom Marshall lyric. “Guelah Papyrus,” “Halley’s Comet” and “Ocelot” were all Trey solo debuts. There was a brief P.A. drop-out at the beginning of “Done Done It.” The cover of Gorillaz’ “Clint Eastwood” was a TAB debut. “Windora Bug” contained alternate lyrics about bumblebees and Batman.
The first set was Trey solo acoustic excepting “Water in the Sky” (with Jen and Natalie), “Spin” (with Jen, Natalie and Ray), “Liquid Time” and “Hey Ya” (full TAB with Trey on acoustic). The second set and encore was electric TAB. “Theme,” “Cavern,” “Gumbo”  and the cover of OutKast’s “Hey Ya!” were all TAB debuts. After “Kill Devil Falls” Trey told a story about the old Tree Café venue in Portland and how the back cover photo of Fishman on the vinyl Lawn Boy was taken backstage there.
Mike and his band were the musical guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
This was a benefit show with proceed going to Pete's Greens. The farm, managed by Amy Skelton, had a barn burned down in a fire the previous month.
This show was webcast via LivePhish. Reba did not have the whistling ending. Round Room was played for the first time since July 13, 2003 (140 shows). Twist contained Manteca quotes from Trey. Makisupa included the lyrics "I went home late last night after doing the New Year's stunt, laid back on my couch and rolled myself a blunt" and also featured a "kick drum solo." Frankenstein featured Page on keytar.
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This project serves to compile, preserve, and protect encyclopedic information about Phish and their music.

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