This is my favorite Phish show! Maybe not the best Ive seen, but my favorite.
It seemed like that year, the Dead were zigzagging to shake people following them around. If you alternated between Phish and the Dead you could kinda go straight down the east coast.
This was not the case this weekend...
I mailordered for Phish, then the Dead announced their shows. Being more of a Dead head I was bummed to miss the RKF shows with my friends.
We did Stanhope Villiage, then went to RFk in Washington to catch the Dead, then had to drive back to philly to catch this show.
I was pissed because we partying like rock stars at the hotel bar that day since breakfast, and my friends were all staying for the next Dead show. then my GF drove us down to the mann. My buzz was waning hard, head pounding, and we pull in to the lot and Krishna sticks his head in the window, and says "hey your under arrest" I mumbled something like "get the fuck out of here" and he starts saying he can help, I was too young to be so burnt blah blah blah... So anyway, Im now even more grumpy, go into the show, dose, and by the time they played Split I was convinced Trey had sold his soul to the devil. It was a hard rockin show, and I was DIGGIN IT!
Turns out, that would be my last Dead show with Jerry dying a month later. I loved Phish in this period since 92. This show being one I will always remember. It was really never the same for me after Jerry Died. I didnt want Phish to be a replacement. I liked them as an alternative. Seen many shows, good bad and average, but this one, for me, was the BEST!
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