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Back on the Train has not been seen in 2 Phish shows.
It was played at 5.69% of live shows.
There have been 449 shows since the live debut.
Back on the Train has been played, on average, once every 18 shows.
Since its debut, Back on the Train has been played, on average, every 5 shows.
It was played 94 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1999-06-30 Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS 1232 1 Horn MazePhish debut. 
1999-07-01 First American Music Center, Antioch, TN 1 1 Water in the Sky Poor HeartJerry Douglas on dobro, Ronnie McCoury on mandolin and Tim O'Brien on fiddle. 
1999-07-07 Blockbuster Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 3 1 *** WTU?
1999-07-09 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 2 1 Farmhouse Divided
1999-07-12 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 2 1 DwD WTU?
1999-07-16 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 3 1 Vultures Maze
1999-07-18 Oswego County Airport, Volney, NY 2 1 Gin If You Need a FoolDel McCoury Band. 
1999-07-23 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 3 1 FEFY Bowie
1999-07-26 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 Farmhouse Vultures
1999-07-31 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 3 1 Golgi LxL
1999-09-12 Portland Meadows, Portland, OR 5 1 Gin MMGAMOIO
1999-09-17 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 3 1 Circus Bowie
1999-09-21 Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson, AZ 3 1 IDK BOAF
1999-09-24 South Park Meadows, Austin, TX 2 1 Roggae Guyute
1999-09-29 Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN 4 2 Billy Breathes Mike's
1999-10-03 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 3 1 Ginseng Maze
1999-10-07 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 2 2 Tube Mike's
1999-12-03 Firstar Center, Cincinnati, OH 5 1 Bouncin' Billy Breathes
1999-12-05 BlueCross Arena, Rochester, NY 2 1 Jibboo Taste
1999-12-08 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 2 1 LxL DwD
1999-12-16 Reynolds Coliseum, Raleigh, NC 6 1 Horn Roggae
1999-12-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 1 Heavy Things First Tube
1999-12-31 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 2 1 Catapult Horn
2000-05-18 KFOG Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA 1 1 Bug Sand
2000-05-22 Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY 3 1 Heavy Things SOAMelt
2000-05-23 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 1 1 Circus Jibboo
2000-06-11 Hibiya Outdoor Theatre, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 3 2 Circus Hood
2000-06-16 Zepp, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan 2 1 LxL Sample
2000-06-23 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 2 1 Heavy Things Bowie
2000-06-30 Meadows Music Theatre, Hartford, CT 5 2 The Inlaw Josie Wales Makisupa
2000-07-07 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 5 1 Maze Curtain
2000-07-11 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 2 Moby Dick Moby Dick
2000-07-11 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 0 2 Moby Dick > Hood
2000-07-17 KLRU Studios, University of Texas, Austin, TX 4 1 Heavy Things Beauty of My Dreams
2000-09-17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 7 1 Guyute Gin
2000-09-25 Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS 6 1 Tweezer Water in the Sky
2000-10-01 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 4 1 Wolfman's Beauty of My Dreams
2003-01-02 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 6 1 It's Ice > Round Room
2003-07-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas City, Bonner Springs, KS 9 1 Strange Design Divided
2003-07-25 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 6 1 LxL Horn
2004-04-16 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 17 1 Boogie On Possum
2004-06-24 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 8 1 Cities -> Vultures
2009-03-07 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 10 1 *** Runaway Jim
2009-06-06 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA 6 1 Nothing Golgi
2009-06-10 Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN 3 2 *** Waves
2009-06-21 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 7 1 Joy Taste
2009-08-02 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 4 1 Caspian Reba
2009-11-01 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 11 1 Water in the Sky Brian and RobertAcoustic. 
2009-11-20 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 2 2 Light -> Possum
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 9 1 TTE Julius
2010-06-20 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 9 1 Bag > Undermind
2010-07-02 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 8 1 Wolfman's Wedge
2010-08-05 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 3 2 Alaska > Maze
2010-08-14 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 7 1 Alaska Taste
2010-10-11 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 6 1 Foam Wolfman's
2010-10-19 Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME 4 1 CDT Torn and Frayed
2010-10-31 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 8 3 DwD > Jibboo
2011-05-27 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 4 2 Carini > Boogie On
2011-06-04 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 6 1 Rocket in My Pocket Guelah
2011-06-07 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA 2 2 *** R&R
2011-06-15 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 6 1 Paul and Silas > Foam
2011-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 3 1 DwD > Funky Bitch
2011-07-02 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 2 1 Timber > Suzy
2011-08-08 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA 4 1 Tube > Wilson
2011-08-15 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 4 1 *** Rift
2011-09-04 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 5 1 Maze RiftSneakin' Sally through the Alley tease.
2011-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 YEM Moma
2012-06-15 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6 2 BOAF -> Heavy Things
2012-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 3 2 *** Rift
2012-07-01 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 3 2 Ghost -> Farmhouse
2012-07-06 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 3 1 Heavy Things Funky Bitch
2012-08-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 6 1 NICU > Jibboo
2012-08-24 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 2 1 Timber > Lawn Boy
2012-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 7 1 Sample Rift
2012-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Divided Ride Captain Ride
2013-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 5 1 Bag > Divided
2013-07-20 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 8 2 *** Mike's
2013-07-31 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 6 1 Sparkle > It's Ice
2013-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 7 1 KDF Rift
2013-10-20 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 3 1 Funky Bitch RosesJean Pierre tease.
2013-10-26 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 4 1 PYITE > My Soul
2013-10-31 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 3 1 Poor Heart > Silent
2013-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 2 Piper > Tweezer
2014-07-01 Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA 6 1 Fuego Halfway to the MoonStreets of Cairo tease.
2014-07-12 Randall's Island, New York, NY 7 1 MSO > Halfway to the Moon
2014-07-15 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 2 2 DwD > NICU
2014-07-25 PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 5 1 Mike's > Weekapaug
2014-07-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 2 2 Tweezer -> Tweezer
2014-07-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 0 2 Tweezer > Tweezer
2014-08-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 5 1 FEFY Taste
2014-08-29 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 1 2 46 Days > Simple
Back on the Train was also performed the following 47 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-05-04Trey Anastasio Band Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, INTrey solo acoustic; debut.
1999-05-06Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-07Trey Anastasio Band American Theater, St. Louis, MOTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-08Trey Anastasio Band Oscar Mayer Theatre, Madison, WITrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-10Trey Anastasio Band Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NCTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-11Trey Anastasio Band 9:30 Club, Washington, DCTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-13Trey Anastasio Band SUNY-Binghamton Concert Theater, Binghamton, NYTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-14Trey Anastasio Band State Theatre, Portland, METrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-15Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-17Trey Anastasio Band The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VTTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-19Trey Anastasio Band The Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2001-02-21Trey Anastasio Band The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MATrey solo acoustic.
2001-02-23Trey Anastasio Band Roseland Ballroom, New York, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2001-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Burress Auditorium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VATrey solo acoustic.
2001-03-03Trey Anastasio Band Township Auditorium, Columbia, SCTrey solo acoustic.
2001-03-05Trey Anastasio Band The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GATrey solo acoustic.
2001-08-03Trey Anastasio Band Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NYDuet with Trey and Mike Gordon on acoustic guitars.
2002-05-22Trey Anastasio Performance Lounge, KINK-FM 101.9 Studios, Portland, ORTrey solo acoustic.
2002-05-24Trey Anastasio KFOG Studios, San Francisco, CATrey solo acoustic.
2005-04-27Trey Anastasio Band Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2005-04-29Trey Anastasio Band Tom Lee Park, Memphis, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2005-05-04Trey Anastasio Band Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NCTrey solo acoustic.
2005-05-07Trey Anastasio Band The Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, OHTrey solo acoustic.
2005-05-10Trey Anastasio Band Auditorium Theatre, Roosevelt University, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2005-05-14Trey Anastasio Band Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NYDuet with Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on bass.
2005-08-06Trey Anastasio Band Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2005-08-07Trey Anastasio Band Tower City Amphitheatre, Cleveland, OHTrey solo acoustic.
2005-08-09Trey Anastasio Band The Lawn at White River State Park, Indianapolis, INTrey solo acoustic.
2005-08-10Trey Anastasio Band FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2005-08-13Trey Anastasio Band Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, COTrey solo acoustic.
2005-09-03Trey Anastasio Band Seattle Center, Seattle, WATrey solo acoustic.
2005-10-07Trey Anastasio Band Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NCTrey solo acoustic.
2005-10-30Trey Anastasio Band Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NVTrey solo acoustic.
2005-11-11Trey Anastasio Band Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, NYDuet with Trey on acoustic and Mike on bass.
2005-11-30Trey Anastasio Band Roseland Theater, Portland, ORTrey solo acoustic.
2006-10-18Trey Anastasio Band The Vic Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2006-10-22Trey Anastasio Twist & Shout, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2006-10-29Phil & Trey Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NVMike Gordon on banjo.
2008-07-06Trey Anastasio Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, MITrey solo acoustic.
2008-08-02Trey Anastasio Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RITrey solo acoustic.
2008-10-18Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2008-10-21Trey Anastasio Band Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RITrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-18Trey Anastasio Band The Pabst Theater, Milwaukee, WITrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-21Trey Anastasio Band Uptown Theater, Kansas City, MOTrey solo acoustic.
2010-10-09Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon 1stBank Center, Broomfield, COTrey on acoustic guitar and Mike on acoustic bass.
2011-02-23Trey Anastasio Band Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PATrey solo acoustic.
2012-12-06Trey Anastasio Borgata Event Center, Atlantic City, NJTrey solo acoustic.
"Back on the Train" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1999-06-24 The Barn, Outer Burlington, VT --- 2 *** Windora Bug
1999-09-04 Chris Kuroda's Wedding, Stowe, VT --- 1 Funky Bitch Water in the Sky
2000-05-15 Sonic Studios, Philadelphia, PA --- 1 Dirt Piper
2000-05-15 Sonic Studios, Philadelphia, PA --- 1 Heavy Things Piper
2000-05-19 Key Club, Los Angeles, CA --- 1 *** Heavy Things
2000-06-27 NBC Television Studios, Studio 6A, New York, NY --- 1 *** ***
"Back on the Train" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
2014-07-27Phish Tweezer (Tease) Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

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