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Alumni Blues has not been seen in 59 Phish shows.
It was played at 6.25% of live shows.
There have been 1734 shows since the live debut.
Alumni Blues has been played, on average, once every 16 shows.
Since its debut, Alumni Blues has been played, on average, every 17 shows.
It was played 104 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1985-03-16 Doolin's, Burlington, VT 12 1 *** Skippy the WondermouseFirst known performance. 
1985-04-06 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Jam LTJP
1985-04-06 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Mike's
1985-05-03 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 7 2 *** Wild Child
1985-10-17 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 T.V. Theme LTJP
1985-10-17 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Mike's
1985-10-30 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Revival LTJPLyric referenced pumpkin pie. 
1985-10-30 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Prep School Hippie
1985-11-14 Memorial Auditorium Basement, Burlington, VT 2 1 Drums > Dear Mrs. ReaganAcoustic. 
1986-02-03 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 3 1 YEM LTJP
1986-02-03 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Prep School Hippie
1986-04-01 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 2 2 McGrupp > LTJP
1986-04-01 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Dear Mrs. Reagan
1986-04-15 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 1 Camel Walk -> LTJP
1986-04-15 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > ***
1986-10-15 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 10 1 *** Makisupa
1986-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 1 2 Icculus ***
1987-02-13 Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 10 1 Quinn LTJP
1987-02-13 Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 0 1 LTJP > SuzyNo vocals. 
1987-02-21 Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 2 Dog Log LTJP
1987-02-21 Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > ***
1987-03-23 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 Mike's > LTJP
1987-03-23 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1987-04-24 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 1 Punch Me in the Eye > LTJP
1987-04-24 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Hydrogen
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 She Caught the Katy LTJP
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi
1987-05-20 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 5 1 YEM *** Guests from The Joneses and Mental Floss on rhythm guitar and saxophone. 
1987-08-10 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Peaches LTJP
1987-08-10 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi
1987-08-29 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 3 1 *** LTJPWilson tease.
1987-08-29 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Curtis Loew
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 6 2 Suzy > LTJP
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > ***
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 6 2 Clod LTJP
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 2 LTJP > Fluffhead
1987-11-18 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Divided > LTJP
1987-11-18 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > GTBT
1987-11-19 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 2 Corinna LTJP
1987-11-19 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > ***
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 4 1 Sneakin' Sally LTJP
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 0 1 LTJP > 'A' Train
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Golgi > LTJP
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Peaches
1988-02-08 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 3 Dinner and a Movie LTJP
1988-02-08 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 3 LTJP > Hood
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 4 2 Makisupa LTJP
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Whipping Post
1988-03-11 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 2 2 Bag > Antelope
1988-03-31 Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY 5 1 Fluffhead Lizards
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 2 Fire LTJP
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Antelope
1988-05-14 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 9 1 Fluffhead > LTJP
1988-05-14 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 1 LTJP > 'A' Train
1988-05-15 Beecher Hill Farm, Hinesburg, VT 1 1 *** LTJP
1988-05-15 Beecher Hill Farm, Hinesburg, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Sneakin' Sally LTJP
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 Funky Bitch LTJP
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Peaches
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 Suzy LTJP
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Cities LTJP
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > BBFCFM
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Flat Fee LTJP
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > JJLC
1988-06-24 Halverson's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Blue Bossa LTJP
1988-06-24 Halverson's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > On Your Way Down
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 4 1 Golgi LTJP
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > ***
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 2 2 La Grange LTJPUnknown additional percussionist. 
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 0 2 LTJP > PeachesUnknown additional percussionist. 
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 2 Lizards LTJP
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > On Your Way Down
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 6 1 McGrupp LTJP
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 0 1 LTJP > Sloth
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 1 2 Slave LTJP
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 0 2 LTJP > Lizards
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Suzy > LTJP
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Fire
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 16 1 On Your Way Down LTJPPossum tease.
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 2 2 Fee > LTJP
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 2 LTJP > Walk Away
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 1 1 Fee LTJP
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 0 1 LTJP > GTBT
1988-11-05 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Fluffhead > LTJP
1988-11-05 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 0 1 LTJP > Bowie
1988-12-02 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 2 2 GTBT Lizards
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 2 2 *** LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 0 2 LTJP > YEM
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 10 1 Golgi LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 2 Contact LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 2 LTJP > Fee
1989-02-17 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 3 1 'A' Train Antelope
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 1 Divided LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > GTBT
1989-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 1 If I Only Had a Brain LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1989-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > Golgi
1989-03-14 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 3 Sneakin' Sally Lizards
1989-04-13 Valley Club Cafe, Rutland, VT 8 1 *** Wilson
1989-04-15 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2 1 On Your Way Down > LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1989-04-15 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > IDK
1989-04-27 Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 5 1 IDK LTJP
1989-04-27 Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 0 1 LTJP > Lizards
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 4 1 Bag LTJP
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 0 1 LTJP > 'A' Train
1989-05-05 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Fluffhead > LTJP
1989-05-05 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 0 1 LTJP > Donna Lee
1989-05-13 The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY 6 1 Bag LTJP
1989-05-13 The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1989-05-20 Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA 4 1 Bag > LTJP
1989-05-20 Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1989-05-21 320 Spear Street, Burlington, VT 1 2 *** Possum
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 17 3 Halley's > LTJP
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 3 LTJP > Contact
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2 2 Undun LTJP
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 0 2 LTJP > YEM
1989-09-09 Dining Commons, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 9 2 YEM -> LTJP
1989-09-09 Dining Commons, Bennington College, Bennington, VT 0 2 LTJP > SOAMelt
1989-09-21 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 5 1 Fee > LTJP
1989-09-21 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 0 1 LTJP > McGrupp
1989-10-01 The Front, Burlington, VT 1 1 *** LTJP
1989-10-01 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 1 LTJP > McGrupp
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 2 1 Makisupa > LTJP
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 0 1 LTJP > GTBT
1989-10-14 The Barn, Hobart College, Geneva, NY 4 1 Fee LTJP
1989-10-14 The Barn, Hobart College, Geneva, NY 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 6 2 Mockingbird LTJP
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 2 LTJP > Lizards
1989-12-01 The Paradise, Boston, MA 10 2 *** LTJP
1989-12-01 The Paradise, Boston, MA 0 2 LTJP > Rocky Top
1989-12-07 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 5 1 Weekapaug LTJP
1989-12-07 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 0 1 LTJP > Rhombus Narration
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 2 2 Esther > LTJP
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 0 2 LTJP > Fee
1990-02-05 Myskyn's, Charleston, SC 20 1 *** LTJP
1990-02-05 Myskyn's, Charleston, SC 0 1 LTJP > SOAMelt
1990-02-09 Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA 3 2 'A' Train LTJPRhapsody in Blue tease.
1990-02-09 Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA 0 2 LTJP > Foam
1990-02-23 Dining Center, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 6 1 *** LTJP
1990-02-23 Dining Center, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 0 1 LTJP > YEM
1990-04-06 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 21 2 IDK LTJPAdditional lyrics. 
1990-04-06 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 0 2 LTJP > GTBT
1990-04-09 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 3 1 Rocky Top > LTJP
1990-04-09 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 0 1 LTJP > Ya Mar
1990-04-13 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 2 2 YEM Curtis Loew
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 4 1 Divided LTJP
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 0 1 LTJP > Ya Mar
1990-05-12 The Front, Burlington, VT 15 1 *** ***
1990-05-15 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 2 1 Reba LTJP
1990-05-15 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 0 1 LTJP > Foam
1990-05-19 The Upper, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH 1 1 Ya Mar LTJP
1990-05-19 The Upper, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH 0 1 LTJP > Sweet Adeline
1990-10-05 Skidmore Gymnasium, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 32 2 Ya Mar LTJP
1990-10-05 Skidmore Gymnasium, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 0 2 LTJP > Uncle Pen
1990-10-20 Solomon's, Tuscaloosa, AL 12 2 Bouncin' IDK
1990-12-07 Robert Crown Center, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 23 e *** LTJP
1990-12-07 Robert Crown Center, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 0 e LTJP > ***
1991-02-01 Alumni Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI 5 2 Cavern LTJP
1991-02-01 Alumni Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI 0 2 LTJP > ***
1991-02-14 The State Theatre, Ithaca, NY 7 2 Esther Bouncin'
1991-04-06 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 31 e JJLC > LTJP
1991-04-06 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 0 e LTJP > ***
1991-04-20 Douglass Dining Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 8 e Horn > LTJP
1991-04-20 Douglass Dining Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 0 e LTJP > ***
1991-07-13 Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA 19 1 Suzy > LTJPGiant Country Horns. 
1991-07-13 Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA 0 1 LTJP > TMWSIYGiant Country Horns. 
1991-07-15 The Academy, New York, NY 2 e Contact LTJPGiant Country Horns. 
1991-07-15 The Academy, New York, NY 0 e LTJP > ***
1991-07-18 Hampton Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, NH 1 e *** LTJPGiant Country Horns. 
1991-07-18 Hampton Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, NH 0 e LTJP > *** Giant Country Horns. 
1994-04-15 Beacon Theatre, New York, NY 301 2 Wolfman's -> I Wan'na Be Like YouGiant Country Horns. Incomplete - only one verse performed. 
1994-12-03 Event Center, San Jose, CA 104 2 HYHU JuliusJam only. Cosmic Country Horns. 
1999-07-24 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 324 e Camel Walk Tweeprise
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 222 1 *** LTJP
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 0 1 LTJP > BBFCFM
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 30 1 Sloth LTJP
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 0 1 LTJP > Mellow Mood"From Goddard College" added to lyrics. 
2011-08-15 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 36 1 Reba LTJP
2011-08-15 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 0 1 LTJP > ***
2012-07-04 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 27 1 *** LTJP
2012-07-04 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 0 1 LTJP > Head Held High
2012-08-26 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 11 1 Fluffhead > LTJP
2012-08-26 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 0 1 LTJP > Tube
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 29 1 Weigh > LTJP
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 0 1 LTJP > Lengthwise
Alumni Blues was also performed the following 3 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-05-08Trey Anastasio Band Oscar Mayer Theatre, Madison, WITrey solo acoustic; TAB debut. Dedicated to students skipping finals to see the show.
2006-12-28Trey Anastasio Band The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MAAlternate lyrics and Trey on talk box.
2006-12-30Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJTrey sang the “Because I’ve got a degree” lyric from “Alumni” through his megaphone.
"Alumni Blues" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1985-02-01 Doolin's, Burlington, VT --- 1 YEM LTJP
1985-02-01 Doolin's, Burlington, VT --- 1 LTJP > Prep School Hippie
1985-09-26 WRUV Radio, Burlington, VT --- 1 Camel Walk Antelope
1990-06-17 Wendell Studios, Boston, MA --- 1 Caravan LTJP
1990-06-17 Wendell Studios, Boston, MA --- 1 LTJP > 'A' Train
"Alumni Blues" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-03-11Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1992-11-28Phish Tweezer (Tease) The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
1994-04-04Phish Wolfman's Brother (Jam) The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT
1994-05-04Phish Wolfman's Brother (Jam) State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LA

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