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April: 02 | 28
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Link The Allman Brothers Band, Friday, 03/01/1996
Beacon Theatre, New York, NY

Set 1: Jessica, You Don't Love Me, Ramblin' Man, Worried Down With The Blues, Tombstone Eyes, Stand Back, Statesboro Blues, Change My Way of Living

Set 2: Hoochie Coochie Man, Dreams, Back Where It All Begins, I Know I Oughta Leave, One Way Out[1], Southbound[1], True Gravity[1], Whipping Post[1]

[1] With Page; without Gregg Allman.

Notes: Page filled in for an ailing Gregg Allman, playing keyboards on “One Way Out” through the end of the show. Gregg Allman had been in a minor motorcycle accident the day before the beginning of the annual ABB run at the Beacon. Gregg toughed it out in the first set, but didn’t feel well enough to finish the show. Page was attending the show, and while backstage during the intermission he was invited to fill in for the rest of the gig.

Musicians: Butch Trucks, Warren Haynes, Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson, Marc Quiñones, Dickey Betts, Allen Woody, Page McConnell (Guest)


Link Surrender to the Air, Tuesday, 04/02/1996
The Academy, New York, NY

Set 1: Jam

Set 2: Jam[1]

[1] With Page.

Notes: Surrender to the Air was an effort of Trey Anastasio to bring contemporary musicians together to improvise in the free form style of the jazz musician Sun Ra and the Sun Ra Arkestra. This performance, and the previous night were, in conjunction with the previous month’s release of the Surrender to the Air album. The two sets featured entirely improvisational music. In addition to the performers listed, Page sat in keyboards for the second set. This was the final performance at The Academy.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Bob Gullotti, James Harvey, John Medeski, Michael Ray, Oteil Burbridge, Marshall Allen, Marc Ribot, Damon Choice, Kofi Burbridge, Page McConnell (Guest)


Link Michael Ray and The Cosmic Krewe, Sunday, 04/28/1996
Jimmy's, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Champions[1], Neverness[1], Saturn[1], Astro Nation (Of the United World in Outer Space)[1], Beans and Rice[1], Dancing Shadows[1], Pathology[1], Earthrite[1]

[1] Trey on guitar, Page on keyboards, and RJ Spangler on percussion.

Notes: This gig took place during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and was billed as "Jazz Funk of the Future." Trey, Page, and RJ Spangler sat in for the whole show. This setlist is incomplete; the listed songs were officially released in 2003 as Live at Jimmy's. Phish had performed earlier in the weekend on the main stage of JazzFest.

Musicians: Dave Grippo, Don Glasgo, Michael Ray, Stacy Starkweather, Steve Ferraris, Adam Klipple, Eddie Dejean, Michael Skinkus, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Rj Spangler (Guest)


Link Santana, Tuesday, 07/02/1996
Pista Speedway, Lonigo, Italy

Set 1: Exodus[1] > Get Up, Stand Up[1] > Exodus[1] > Maggot Brain[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: Phish's opening set was rained out. All the members of Phish sat in during Santana's set on the listed songs.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Billy Johnson, Myron Dove, Jorge Santana, Lawrence Rogers, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)


Link Santana, Friday, 07/19/1996
Les Arènes d'Arles, Arles, France

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set, though the specific songs are not known.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Billy Johnson, Myron Dove, Jorge Santana, Lawrence Rogers, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)


Link The Aquarium Rescue Unit, Wednesday, 10/30/1996
Chameleon Club, Atlanta, GA

Notes: Mike and Page, in town for Phish’s performance of Talking HeadsRemain in Light the following evening, sat in for a portion of this late-night set.

Musicians: Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Sipe, Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

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