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Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 10/25/2008
The National, Richmond, VA

Set 1: Push On 'Til the Day, Sand, O-o-h Child, Tube Top Flop > Cayman Review, Drifting, Backwards Down the Number Line, Money, Love and Change

Set 2: Sweet Dreams Melinda, Mr. Completely, Gotta Jibboo, Sitting in Limbo, Alaska, Shine, Water in the Sky[1], Brian and Robert[1], Strange Design[1], Sample in a Jar[1]

Encore: Burlap Sack and Pumps, First Tube

[1] Trey solo acoustic.

Notes: Before “Water in the Sky” Trey referenced the upcoming Phish Hampton reunion shows, saying he was going to take his tent to the parking lot and camp out until March. Trey preformed “Water in the Sky” through “Sample” solo acoustic. “Burlap Sack” was played “for all the women... we don’t care what you’re wearing, as long as you have nice shoes.”

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski

gigrant , attached to 2008-10-25 Permalink
This show was fantastic. Great energy and vibe, with most everyone thinking about Hampton and the return coming up the next year. TAB was very tight throughout the night. The "Push on" opener set the mood as it was deep long and tight. "Backwards", "Sitting in Limbo" and "Burlap Sack & Pumps" were also perfect. At various points in jams you can hear Trey get dirty and wet with an envelope filter or digital wah on his guitar. Real dirty, and real wet. Very nice auds are out there for folks who want to see what they missed out on. Easily one of my favorite Trey solo shows.

This was also the last night I got to hang out with my friend Sean Riznikove, who died unexpectedly and far too young. RIP buddy.
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