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Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 02/18/2011
State Theatre, Portland, ME

Set 1: Theme From the Bottom[1], Cavern[1], NICU[2], Bug[2], My Friend, My Friend[2], The Horse[2] > Silent in the Morning[2], Gumbo[1], Suzy Greenberg[2], Kill Devil Falls[2], Water in the Sky[3], Spin[4], Liquid Time[5], Hey Ya![6]

Set 2: Cayman Review, Mozambique, Gotta Jibboo, It Makes No Difference, Acting the Devil, Alaska, All That Almost Was, Words to Wanda, Push On 'Til the Day, The Birdwatcher, Sand, Wherever You Find It, Plasma > Tuesday

Encore: In the Wee Wee Hours > Dragonfly

[1] Trey solo acoustic. TAB Debut.
[2] Trey solo acoustic.
[3] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals.
[4] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals and Ray on keys.
[5] Trey on acoustic.
[6] Trey on acoustic; TAB Debut.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 02/19/2011
Palace Theatre, Albany, NY

Set 1: Free[1], The Wedge[1], Prince Caspian[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Limb By Limb[1], Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan[1], Guelah Papyrus[2], Buffalo Bill[2], Joy[1], Halley's Comet[1], Wading in the Velvet Sea[3], Black[4], Valentine[5], The Devil Went Down to Georgia[5]

Set 2: Money, Love and Change, I Done Done It > Ocelot[6], Clint Eastwood[6], Night Speaks to a Woman, Sweet and Dandy, O-o-h Child, Windora Bug, The Birdwatcher, Sand, Drifting, The Way I Feel, Push On 'Til the Day

Encore: Cayman Review

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey solo acoustic. TAB debut.
[3] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals.
[4] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals and Ray on keys.
[5] Trey acoustic with full TAB.
[6] TAB debut.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Sunday, 02/20/2011
House of Blues, Boston, MA

Set 1: Sample in a Jar[1], Punch You In the Eye[1], Strange Design[1], AC/DC Bag[1], It's Ice[1], Bathtub Gin[1], Carini[2], Dog Faced Boy[1], Shine a Light[2], Sleep Again[1], Wilson[1], Chalk Dust Torture[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Lawn Boy[3], Let Me Lie[4], Hey Ya![4]

Set 2: I Done Done It > Valentine, In the Wee Wee Hours > Gotta Jibboo, Sweet Dreams Melinda, Burn That Bridge, Simple Twist Up Dave, Small Axe, O-o-h Child, Tuesday, Ocelot, Ether Sunday, First Tube

Encore: Magilla, Black Dog

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
[3] Trey acoustic with Russ Remington and Tony.
[4] Trey on acoustic.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Tuesday, 02/22/2011
Terminal 5, New York, NY

Set 1: Down with Disease[1], Wolfman's Brother[2], Theme From the Bottom[2], Camel Walk[3], Kill Devil Falls[2], Meatstick[1], Halley's Comet[2] > Bouncing Around the Room[2], Cavern[4], Prince Caspian[2], Limb By Limb[2], Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan[2], Wading in the Velvet Sea[5], Heavy Things[6], Peggy[6], Hey Ya![6]

Set 2: In the Wee Wee Hours, Valentine, Ocelot, It Makes No Difference, Gotta Jibboo, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Clint Eastwood, Cayman Review, Sand, Sweet and Dandy, Burn That Bridge[7], My Problem Right There[8], Tuesday, First Tube > Empire State of Mind[9]

Encore: Sultans of Swing

[1] Trey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
[2] Trey solo acoustic.
[3] Trey solo acoustic. For Fish. "Going downtown to Morocco" lyric. "Shortest version of that song ever."
[4] Trey solo acoustic; with "bitch"/"dung" lyrics.
[5] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie.
[6] Trey acoustic with full TAB.
[7] After the song Trey noted the song's co-author, Amanda Green, and the "Hands on a Hard Body" play for which the song was written.
[8] TAB debut.
[9] TAB debut; incomplete.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Wednesday, 02/23/2011
Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Back on the Train[1], Free[1], Sample in a Jar[1], The Wedge[1], Wilson[1], Strange Design[1], Twenty Years Later[2], Suzy Greenberg[1], Twist[1], Theme From the Bottom[1], Carini[1], Waste[1], Lawn Boy[3], Liquid Time[4], Heavy Things[4], Hey Ya![4]

Set 2: Push On 'Til the Day, Tube Top Flop, Night Speaks to a Woman, O-o-h Child, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Ocelot, Shine, Dark and Down, Mr. Completely > Ether Sunday, Acting the Devil, I Done Done It, Sand

Encore: At the Gazebo, The Birdwatcher > Tuesday

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
[3] Trey acoustic with Tony and Russ Remington.
[4] Trey acoustic with full TAB.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 02/25/2011
Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA

Set 1: Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Gumbo[1], Farmhouse[1], Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan[1], The Horse[1] > Silent in the Morning[1], Talk[1], Driver[1], Theme From the Bottom[1], Down with Disease[1], Heavy Things[2], Liquid Time[2], Let Me Lie[2], Show of Life, Push On 'Til the Day

Set 2: Night Speaks to a Woman, Valentine, Cayman Review, Alaska, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Gotta Jibboo, Goodbye Head, Mozambique, Clint Eastwood, Money, Love and Change, Magilla, Sand

Encore: First Tube

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey acoustic with full TAB.

Notes: "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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 02/26/2011
Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, Columbus, OH

Set 1: Sample in a Jar[1], Wilson[1], Cavern[1], Joy[1], Sleep Again[1], Bug[1], Chalk Dust Torture[1], Limb By Limb[1], Harry Hood[1], Strange Design[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Hey Ya![2], Valentine, Cayman Review, Burn That Bridge, Ocelot, First Tube

Set 2: Gotta Jibboo, Drifting, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Alaska, Sweet and Dandy, Simple Twist Up Dave, It Makes No Difference, Clint Eastwood, Push On 'Til the Day, Black Dog

Encore: Sand > Tuesday

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey acoustic with TAB.

Notes: "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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Sunday, 02/27/2011
Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Theme From the Bottom[1], Farmhouse[1], Gumbo[1], Kill Devil Falls[1], Halley's Comet[1], Dirt[1], Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan[1], The Wedge[1], Let Me Lie[2], Water in the Sky[2], Wading in the Velvet Sea[3], Heavy Things[4], Liquid Time[4], Hey Ya![4], Push On 'Til the Day

Set 2: Gotta Jibboo, Ocelot, Valentine, My Problem Right There, Cayman Review, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Clint Eastwood, Money, Love and Change, Small Axe, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Night Speaks to a Woman, Ether Sunday, First Tube

Encore: Sultans of Swing

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals.
[3] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals. Dedicated to Tom Marshall.
[4] Trey acoustic with full TAB.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Tuesday, 03/01/2011
The Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO

Set 1: Farmhouse[1], Wolfman's Brother[1], When the Circus Comes[1], Timber (Jerry)[2], Theme From the Bottom[1], Tube[2], Gumbo[1], The Wedge[1], Joy[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Strange Design[1], Lawn Boy[3], Let Me Lie[4], Heavy Things[5], Liquid Time[5], Gotta Jibboo

Set 2: Night Speaks to a Woman, Acting the Devil, O-o-h Child, Ocelot, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Clint Eastwood, Last Tube, Alaska, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Plasma > Tuesday, First Tube

Encore: Words to Wanda, Magilla, Sultans of Swing

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
[3] Trey acoustic with Russell and Tony.
[4] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals.
[5] Trey acoustic with full TAB.

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Wednesday, 03/02/2011
The Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO

Set 1: Sample in a Jar[1], Mountains in the Mist[1], The Horse[1] > Silent in the Morning[1], My Friend, My Friend[1], Runaway Jim[1], Carini[1], Wilson[1], Shine a Light[1], Wading in the Velvet Sea[2], Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan[3], Hey Ya![4], Push On 'Til the Day

Set 2: Cayman Review, I Done Done It, Valentine, Money, Love and Change, Drifting, Small Axe, Burn That Bridge, Mozambique, Simple Twist Up Dave, Windora Bug, Goodbye Head, Sand, Show of Life

Encore: The Birdwatcher, Black Dog

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie.
[3] Trey acoustic with Jen, Natalie, and Russ Remington.
[4] Trey acoustic with full TAB.

Notes: 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).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 03/04/2011
The Music Box, Los Angeles, CA

Set 1: Chalk Dust Torture[1] > Bathtub Gin[1] > Prince Caspian[1], Theme From the Bottom[1], Joy[1], Cavern[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Wilson[1], Heavy Things[2], Liquid Time[2], Gotta Jibboo, Push On 'Til the Day

Set 2: Cayman Review, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Ocelot > Valentine, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Money, Love and Change, It Makes No Difference, Acting the Devil, Night Speaks to a Woman, Clint Eastwood, Shine, Sand

Encore: Dragonfly[3], First Tube

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey acoustic with full TAB.
[3] By request "because you guys have been yelling for it all night."

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/05/2011
McDonald Theatre, Eugene, OR

Set 1: Horizon Line, Middle of the Road, Traveled Too Far, Willow Tree, Sailin' Shoes, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Babylon Baby[1]

Set 2: Funky Bitch, Andelmans' Yard, The Grid, Cruel World, Crumblin' Bones, Pretend, She Said She Said, What Things Seem, Dig Further Down

Encore: Mound[2]

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This tour-opening gig featued the debut of "Babylon Baby," and though played over ninety times by Phish, the Mike Gordon debut of "Mound."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 03/05/2011
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA

Set 1: NICU[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[1], Limb By Limb[1], Down with Disease[1], Theme From the Bottom[1], The Wedge[1], Strange Design[1], Bathtub Gin[1], Let Me Lie[2], Heavy Things[3], Liquid Time[3], Hey Ya![3], Push On 'Til the Day

Set 2: Gotta Jibboo, Cayman Review, Alaska, Valentine, Plasma, Magilla, Sweet and Dandy, Sand, Clint Eastwood, Sultans of Swing, Ocelot, Show of Life > First Tube

Encore: Black Dog

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals.
[3] Trey acoustic with full TAB.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/06/2011
Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata, CA

Set 1: Another Door, The Walls of Time, Emotional Railroad, Spiral, Got Away[1], No One Receiving > Susskind Hotel > Revelator > Susskind Hotel, Down to the Nightclub

Set 2: Can't Stand Still, Jones > Meat > Black Tambourine[2], The Void, Nobody's Home > River Niger, Morphing Again, Idea

Encore: Takin' It to the Streets

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This gig featured the debut of the Mike original "Got Away" and the Mike Gordon debut cover of Beck's "Black Tambourine."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

       

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/11/2011
Orpheum Theater, Flagstaff, AZ

Set 1: Sound, Dig Further Down, Jones > Sailin' Shoes, What Things Seem, Exit Wound, Alphabet Street, Crumblin' Bones, Only a Dream

Set 2: The Void, Access Me[1], 15 Step, Heavy Metal[2] > Got Away, Couch Lady > Wave the Ocean, Voices -> She Said She Said -> Voices > Black Tambourine

Encore: Down to the Nightclub, Sugar Shack

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Debut.

Notes: "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."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/12/2011
Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, CO

Set 1: Radar Blip, Idea, Rhymes, Babylon Baby, I Miss My Mind, Middle of the Road, Soulfood Man > Traveled Too Far, Mound[1]

Set 2: Mound[2], Can't Stand Still, The Walls of Time, Cruel World, The Grid > Andelmans' Yard, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Meat -> Mound -> Susskind Hotel

Encore: Down to the Nightclub

Encore 2: Hand in My Pocket

[1] Incomplete.
[2] Completes version from first set.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/13/2011
Belly Up, Aspen, CO

Set 1: Another Door, The Void, Pretend, Spiral, Meat[1], Sailin' Shoes[1], Crumblin' Bones[1], Flashback[2], Dig Further Down

Set 2: Mount Philo > Horizon Line, Just a Rose, Easy To Slip > River Niger > Only a Dream, Going Up Home to Live in Green Pastures, Cities, Lit O Bit, Sugar Shack

Encore: Soulfood Man

[1] Victor Wooten on second bass.
[2] Debut.

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Victor Wooten (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 03/14/2011
The Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Balloon, Black Tambourine, Willow Tree, Fire From a Stick, Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, Jaded[1], Alphabet Street[1], Down to the Nightclub[1]

Set 2: Sound, Susskind Hotel > River Niger > Rock On > Susskind Hotel, I Miss My Mind, Hap-Nappy, Got Away, Hand in My Pocket, Mound

Encore: Jones[1], Things That Make You Go Hmmm...[1]

[1] With Tony Hall, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville and Raymond Weber.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Raymond Weber (Guest), Tony Hall (Guest), Ivan Neville (Guest), Ian Neville (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 03/17/2011
The Pageant, St. Louis, MO

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Sound, The Walls of Time, Babylon Baby, Cities, Crumblin' Bones, Mound, Hand in My Pocket > Sugar Shack, Dig Further Down

Notes: 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. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/18/2011
Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN

Set 1: Horizon Line, Jaded, Emotional Railroad -> Rock On -> Funky Bitch > Susskind Hotel > The Spiritual Jam[1] > Funky Bitch, Got Away, It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry[2], Can't Stand Still

Set 2: Radar Blip, I'm Deranged, Spiral, Soulfood Man, Flashback > Meat > Jones > Hap-Nappy, I Miss My Mind, Voices

Encore: Idea

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut, one verse only.

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/19/2011
Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Another Door, The Void -> Heavy Metal -> Fixin' to Die[1] > The Void > Rhymes, Exit Wound, She Said She Said, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Cities

Set 2: Balloon, Only a Dream -> God Put a Smile Upon Your Face, Just a Rose > Pretend, Nobody's Home, The Beltless Buckler, Traveled Too Far, Mound

Encore: Down to the Nightclub

[1] Col. Bruce Hampton on vocals.

Notes: 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." 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Col. Bruce Hampton (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/20/2011
The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Morphing Again, What Things Seem, 15 Step -> The Grid -> Makisupa Policeman, Fire From a Stick, I Miss My Mind, River Niger, Flashback > Babylon Baby

Set 2: Andelmans' Yard, Easy To Slip -> The Field > Access Me -> Revelator, Spiral, No One Receiving > Weekly Time -> Susskind Hotel

Encore: Mound

Notes: "15 Step" contained "Take Five" teases from Mike. "Suskind" featured a "Swingtown" tease and "Mound" featured an "Odd Couple theme" tease, both from Tom.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 03/22/2011
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Idea, The Walls of Time, Sugar Shack, Cities, Can't Stand Still, Heavy Metal > The Spiritual Jam, Crumblin' Bones, Black Tambourine, Hap-Nappy

Set 2: Horizon Line, The Void[1], Cruel World, Got Away, Middle of the Road, Susskind Hotel > La La La > Susskind Hotel

Encore: Meat

[1] Dance contest.

Notes: "The Void" included a dance "contest" with audience members. "Call to the Post" was teased before Horizon Line.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 03/23/2011
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Sound, I'm Deranged > Willow Tree, River Niger, Balloon, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, You're No Good[1], Mound

Set 2: Traveled Too Far, Flashback > Funky Bitch, Pretend, What Things Seem > Hand in My Pocket, Couch Lady

Encore: Takin' It to the Streets

[1] Mike Gordon debut; Dude of Life on vocals.

Notes: The Mike Gordon debut of "You're No Good" featured Steve Pollak (The Dude of Life) on vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/26/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Susskind Hotel > Horizon Line, Just a Rose, Flashback > Black Tambourine, I Miss My Mind, River Niger[1], Down in the Flood[2], Weekly Time[1], Mound

Set 2: Babylon Baby, Hap-Nappy, Cities, Heavy Metal > The Spiritual Jam, Got Away, Down to the Nightclub, Crumblin' Bones, Can't Stand Still, Hand in My Pocket, Idea

Encore: Skin It Back

[1] Bob Wagner on second guitar
[2] Mike Gordon debut; Bob Wagner on second guitar

Notes: "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).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Bob Wagner (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 04/16/2011
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FL

Set 1: Sound, Can't Stand Still, Babylon Baby, Jones, The Walls of Time[1] > Black Tambourine[1] > Down to the Nightclub[1] > Susskind Hotel[1] > Black Tambourine[1], I Miss My Mind, Horizon Line, Just a Rose > Mound

Encore: Sugar Shack

[1] Oteil Burbridge on a second bass.

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Oteil Burbridge (Guest)

 

Link Warren Haynes Band, Tuesday, 09/13/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: On Your Way Down[1], That's What Love Will Make You Do[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Warren Haynes, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link George Porter, Jr. & Friends, Friday, 09/16/2011
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Africa[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined George Porter, Jr. & Friends on bass for a rendition of The Meters' "Africa."

Musicians: George Porter, Jr., Eric Krasno, Adam Deitch, Neal Evans, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 10/01/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Cayman Review > Simple Twist Up Dave, Liquid Time, Gotta Jibboo, Snake Head Thumb[1], Burlap Sack and Pumps > Money, Love and Change, Magilla, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Drifting

Set 2: Acting the Devil, Alaska, Clint Eastwood, Push On 'Til the Day, Sand, Let Me Lie > Valentine, Winterqueen[1], Tuesday, Windora Bug, First Tube

Encore: Hey Ya!, Show of Life

[1] Debut.

Notes: 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."

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Thursday, 10/06/2011
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Gotta Jibboo, Cayman Review, Small Axe, Push On 'Til the Day, Burn That Bridge, Valentine, Frost[1], It Makes No Difference, Snake Head Thumb, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Simple Twist Up Dave

Set 2: In the Wee Wee Hours, Alaska, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Clint Eastwood, Liquid Time, A Case of Ice and Snow, Magilla, Sand, The Way I Feel, Money, Love and Change, Show of Life

Encore: Drifting, First Tube

[1] Debut.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

     

Link Jackie Greene, Tuesday, 10/11/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Sugaree[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass with Jackie Greene for the Grateful Dead's "Sugaree."

Musicians: Jackie Greene, Mike Gordon (Guest)

         

Link Spin Doctors, Sunday, 10/16/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Refrigerator Car[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for Spin Doctor's original "Refrigerator Car" from Pocket Full of Kryptonite.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Marco Benevento Trio, Friday, 10/21/2011
Radio Bean, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Green Onions[1] > Twin Killers[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Andrew Borger, Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 11/12/2011
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FL

Set 1: Push On 'Til the Day, Cayman Review, Burlap Sack and Pumps > Gotta Jibboo > Magilla, Money, Love and Change, Sand > Valentine, O-o-h Child, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Simple Twist Up Dave, Small Axe, Shine, Alaska, Mr. Completely > Tuesday > Clint Eastwood, First Tube

Encore: Pigtail, Heavy Things > Black Dog

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russell Remington, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Natalie Cressman

   

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 11/13/2011
Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH

Set 1: Another Door, Cruel World, Sideways[1], The Way It Goes[2], What Things Seem, I Miss My Mind -> River Niger, Things That Make You Go Hmmm... > Babylon Baby

Set 2: Sailin' Shoes, Just a Rose -> Black Tambourine, Andelmans' Yard, Meat > Sound, Sugar Shack, Idea

Encore: Funky Bitch > Won't Get Fooled Again

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This performance featured the debut of "Sideways" (Gordon, Linitz) and the Mike Gordon debut of "The Way It Goes" (Gillian Welch). After "Another Door" Mike noted that "there is something special about this place... accoustically as well as karmically...I don't know what it is, usually it's a round room, you stand right in the middle of a round room, and you can hear yourself talking from behind the back of your head? You should try it!" Before "Andelman's Yard" Mike noted that "this next one is a little song I wrote with Henry Rollins... and Judy Collins."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 12/09/2011
The Met, Pawtucket, RI

Set 1: Traveled Too Far -> Sugar Shack -> Traveled Too Far -> Sugar Shack -> The Field -> Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten -> Traveled Too Far -> Sugar Shack, I Miss My Mind > The Void > La La La -> Traveled Too Far

Set 2: Cities, Susskind Hotel -> Cruel World > The Void[1] > She Said She Said, Sugar Shack -> The Walls of Time, No One Receiving -> Susskind Hotel, Hap-Nappy

Encore: Clone

[1] Alternate lyrics "Sugar Shack in The Void."

Notes: "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.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 12/10/2011
Calvin Theatre, Northampton, MA

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Sideways, Willow Tree, Meat, Andelmans' Yard, Barika[1], Don't Do It[1], The Beltless Buckler > Sailin' Shoes, Soulfood Man

Set 2: Couch Lady, Jones > Down to the Nightclub > Can't Stand Still, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Sound, What Things Seem, Black Tambourine, Another Door

Encore: Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 12/11/2011
The Egg, Albany, NY

Set 1: Horizon Line, Only a Dream, I'm Deranged -> The Way It Goes, Just a Rose > Voices, River Niger, Don't Do It -> Horizon Line

Set 2: Funky Bitch, Sugar Shack, Hand in My Pocket -> Dig Further Down -> Dream Song 22 - 'Of 1826'[1] -> Dig Further Down, Crumblin' Bones, Skin It Back -> Hap-Nappy, Won't Get Fooled Again

Encore: Suzy Greenberg[2]

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut, with Steve Pollak on vocals.

Notes: 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.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") (Guest)

 

Link The National, Friday, 12/16/2011
Beacon Theatre, New York, NY

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

Encore: Terrible Love, Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks

Notes: Trey appeared with The National on the listed songs. The encore also featured guest Richard Parry from Arcade Fire.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio (Guest)

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