Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Miami, FL
 Trey sang some verses through megaphone.
 Trey on acoustic guitar.
Average Song Gap: 3.22
Notes: Trey sang some of the verses of Fee through a megaphone. Fee also contained an Entrance of the Gladiators tease from Page. Stash featured a Buried Alive tease from Trey. The Horse featured Trey on acoustic guitar. It's Ice contained a Munsters theme tease from Page.
Songs by Debut Year:
This show was part of the "1993 Summer Tour."
THE BAD: The band left it all out on the floor the night before and this show is somewhat moderated as a result. Set 1 has a particularly tepid setlist, while the second set only runs about 25 minutes until YEM starts, and is somewhat short in general. A Sparkle in the meat of set 2 doesn't help much, either.
ETC: The amphitheater in Miami is right on the water, but also just a few miles East of the Miami-Dade airport; you can hear jets roaring overhead in both Foam and Golgi. Listen for an "Entry of the Gladiators" tease in Fee by Page (2:00) and the crowd cheer when Trey relents and sings the verses through a megaphone. The crowd sings along to Lengthwise and continues even though Fish drops out to start Maze. The band teases "Could you Be Loved" by Bob Marley at about the 12:05 mark - this YEM also features eerie whistling in the nirvana section, something that would pop up throughout the rest of the summer.
BOTTOM LINE: 3/5 A few strong points, but this one is pretty straight-forward with an uneventful setlist.
Well, I imagine it is hard to get into specifics about something that happened 21 years ago, but some moments do stand out to me. AS great as the band sounded, it was interesting (to me at the time) that the band pushed the limitations of their sound system and you could hear it clip/distort and times.
The Jim opening, well it became a game in my head as ever first show I went to from that point on until a show in '95 opened with Jim. I recall the 2nd set just sort of started and caught a lot of folks off guard as Jon just walked out and started singing (Lengthwise).
It was a nice night out and was not crowded out all (for what the venue can hold), I imagine they did not play out doors that often back then, but a brief light rain came as Jon went into Purple Rain.
Anyway, I just wanted to put some words down about an event 21 years ago that had a huge impact on my life. I have moved on (in the sense that I won't run out of town to catch a few shows these days) and I am way out of the loop. I am really glad they came to FL for the NYE run when they re-grouped as that run left better memories than Coventry did and if a never get the opportunity to see them life again, well, like I mentioned Miami left me OK with the idea that I may not see another show, but wow, 21 years ago started a journey that went real strong up to '04...and thanks to this community for reminding me of my anniversary! ;-)