Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA
Encore: Poor Heart
 No whistling.
 Trey sang verses through megaphone.
 Les Claypool on bass and Fish on vacuum; no vocal jam.
Average Song Gap: 2.84
Notes: This performance was part of the Laguna Seca Daze Festival that also included Sausage, Gin Blossoms and Freddy Jones Band. Trey teased the theme from Popeye (Sailor's Hornpipe) in Tweezer. Reba did not have the whistling ending. Trey sang the verses of Fee through a megaphone. YEM featured Les Claypool playing on a second bass guitar and Fish on vacuum, and included a band-accompanied bass duel between Mike and Les and a Gimme Some Lovin' tease from Page, Dueling Banjos teases in the jam segment, and a Yankee Doodle tease. YEM ended without a vocal jam. Dueling Banjos was also teased before and during Poor Heart.
Songs by Debut Year:
This show was part of the "1994 Spring Tour."
The second set has many individual highlights that don't create a very succinct whole. It's Ice is average. Tweezer, Reba, and YEM are all very quirky. At one point Tweezer reaches this place that, if I were to attempt to describe, I'd call Phishgrass + folk music from the alps. That probably isn't very close, but it gets different in the middle of the jam. The Reba is the highlight of the show. Despite not having the best peak, it is a very unique version that warrants multiple listens. YEM with Claypool is pretty fun. Claypool definitely adds some new flavor to it.
This is an oddball, lopsided, disjunct show. It's not *bad*, but it all doesn't work together very well. Definitely seek out the Reba though, and if you've got time, the Tweezer and YEM.