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Backwards Down the Number Line has not been seen in 1 Phish shows.
It was played at 5.51% of live shows.
There have been 306 shows since the live debut.
Backwards Down the Number Line has been played, on average, once every 18 shows.
Since its debut, Backwards Down the Number Line has been played, on average, every 3 shows.
It was played 94 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
2009-03-06 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 1411 2 *** TweezerPhish debut.  (0)
2009-06-05 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 6 2 Piper > Free (0)
2009-06-09 Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC 3 2 *** Ghost (0)
2009-06-14 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 3 2 Farmhouse Caspian (0)
2009-06-19 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 *** Bag (0)
2009-07-31 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 4 2 Tweezer > Fluffhead (0)
2009-08-05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 3 2 *** DwD (0)
2009-08-08 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 2 2 YEM PiperUnfinished.  (0)
2009-08-11 Toyota Park, Bridgeview, IL 1 2 *** Carini (0)
2009-10-31 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 2 3 *** Fluffhead (0)
2009-11-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 4 2 If I Could Caspian (0)
2009-11-28 Times Union Center, Albany, NY 5 1 Vultures *** (0)
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 PYITE Axilla (0)
2009-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 2 Alaska Makisupa (0)
2010-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 5 2 Free Halfway to the Moon (0)
2010-06-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 5 1 Stash NICU (0)
2010-07-01 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 3 2 *** Halley's (0)
2010-07-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 2 2 Possum Hood (0)
2010-08-06 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 3 2 Simple > Show of Life (0)
2010-08-09 Telluride Town Park, Telluride, CO 2 2 Sand > Caspian (0)
2010-08-13 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 Train Song > Ocelot (0)
2010-10-08 Zilker Park, Austin, TX 2 1 2001 > Hood (0)
2010-10-11 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 2 2 Fluffhead > *** (0)
2010-10-15 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC 2 1 Destiny Bouncin' (0)
2010-10-19 Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME 2 e Reba *** (0)
2010-10-24 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 4 2 Wolfman's Alaska (0)
2010-10-30 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 3 2 Show of Life GTBT (0)
2010-12-28 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 3 2 Carini > BOTT (0)
2010-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 3 After Midnight Piper (0)
2011-06-01 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 3 2 Ghost > *** No Quarter tease. (0)
2011-06-05 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 3 1 Fee > *** (0)
2011-06-08 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 2 2 Theme > 2001 (0)
2011-06-12 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 3 2 Hood > Loving Cup (0)
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 3 2 *** R&R (0)
2011-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 2 2 Light > Suzy (0)
2011-07-02 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 2 3 Julius > Twist (0)
2011-08-05 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 2 2 *** R&R (0)
2011-08-08 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA 2 1 SOAMelt *** (0)
2011-08-12 Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 3 2 Fluffhead > 2001 (0)
2011-08-16 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 2 2 Twist > Theme (0)
2011-09-04 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 e *** *** (0)
2011-09-14 Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT 1 2 Twist > Theme (0)
2011-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Caspian > Nellie KaneReference to Fish's daughter Ella.  (0)
2012-06-10 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 4 1 Free > Cavern (0)
2012-06-16 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 2 2 Sand > Antelope (0)
2012-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 2 2 Mango > LxLDave's Energy Guide tease. (0)
2012-06-23 First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA 3 1 Funky Bitch > Gumbo (0)
2012-06-30 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 4 2 *** Carini (0)
2012-07-03 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 2 1 JJLC > Golgi (0)
2012-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 3 2 2001 > CaspianBlister in the Sun tease. (0)
2012-08-18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 4 2 Simple > Carini (0)
2012-08-22 Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO 2 2 Bouncin' > Heavy Things (0)
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 2 1 Roses > Character Zero (0)
2012-08-29 Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK 3 1 Wilson > Moma (0)
2012-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 2 1 Antelope Tweezer (0)
2012-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 2 Carini > Julius (0)
2013-07-03 Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME 2 2 Twist > Ocelot (0)
2013-07-06 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 2 2 *** Tweezer (0)
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 3 1 46 Days Reba (0)
2013-07-14 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 2 2 Twist > Light (0)
2013-07-19 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 3 1 Wolfman's It's Ice (0)
2013-07-22 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3 2 Silent > Cavern (0)
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 6 2 Steam > Mike's (0)
2013-08-31 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 2 Tweezer > *** (0)
2013-10-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 Carini > Twenty Years Later (0)
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 2 Caspian > Ghost (0)
2013-10-29 The Santander Arena, Reading, PA 3 2 Piper > YEM (0)
2013-11-02 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 3 2 Julius > Character Zero (0)
2013-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 2 Tweezer > Steam (0)
2014-07-04 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 8 2 Theme First Tube (0)
2014-07-08 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2 2 The Line Tweezer (0)
2014-07-13 Randall's Island, New York, NY 4 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2014-07-16 DTE Energy Music Theater, Clarkston, MI 2 2 Caspian > Weekapaug (0)
2014-07-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 5 1 Wombat Roggae (0)
2014-07-30 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 3 2 Waste > First Tube (0)
2014-08-29 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 2 Ghost > Hood (0)
2014-10-18 Key Arena, Seattle, WA 4 2 Sand > Bold As Love (0)
2014-10-24 The Forum, Inglewood, CA 3 2 555 > DwD (0)
2014-11-01 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV 6 2 Golgi > *** (0)
2014-12-31 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 2 3 Bug > Horse (0)
2015-07-25 The Forum, Inglewood, CA 7 2 Roggae > Slave (0)
2015-08-01 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 4 2 Waiting All Night > Carini (0)
2015-08-08 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 5 2 Fuego > Slave (0)
2015-08-11 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2 2 Cavern > *** (0)
2015-08-16 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 4 e *** *** (0)
2015-08-22 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 2 2 46 Days -> Tweezer (0)
2015-09-06 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 1 Caspian > The Line (0)
2015-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 3 Silent > *** (0)
2016-06-24 Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL 7 2 2001 > Loving Cup (0)
2016-06-29 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 4 2 Tide Turns Dem Bones (0)
Backwards Down the Number Line was also performed the following 24 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2008-07-06Trey Anastasio Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, MIDebut; Trey on acoustic with Mike on bass.
2008-08-07Trey Anastasio Band Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
2008-10-21Trey Anastasio Band Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RI
2008-10-23Trey Anastasio Band The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
2008-10-24Trey Anastasio Band Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
2008-10-25Trey Anastasio Band The National, Richmond, VA
2010-02-18Trey Anastasio Band The Pabst Theater, Milwaukee, WITrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-21Trey Anastasio Band Uptown Theater, Kansas City, MOTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-23Trey Anastasio Band The Pageant, St. Louis, MOTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-25Trey Anastasio Band Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-27Trey Anastasio Band The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GATrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-28Trey Anastasio Band Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-19Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-20Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, Boston, MATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-25Trey Anastasio Band Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-26Trey Anastasio Band Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, Columbus, OHTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-01Trey Anastasio Band The Ogden Theatre, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-04Trey Anastasio Band The Music Box, Los Angeles, CATrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-05Trey Anastasio Band The Fox Theater, Oakland, CATrey solo acoustic.
2012-12-06Trey Anastasio Borgata Event Center, Atlantic City, NJTrey solo acoustic.
2013-01-11Trey Anastasio WXPN-FM Indre Studios, Philadelphia, PATrey solo acoustic.
2014-12-03Trey Anastasio NPR Headquarters, Washington, DC
2015-10-02Trey Anastasio SIR Stage37, New York, NYTrey solo acoustic.

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