Big Black Furry Creature from Mars as performed by Phish

It was played at 7.69% of live Phish shows.
It was last played July 20, 2016, which was 7 shows ago.
There have been 1,729 shows since the live debut.
“Big Black Furry Creature from Mars” has been played approximately once every 13 shows.
Since its debut, “Big Black Furry Creature from Mars” has been played, on average, once every 12.9 shows.
It was played 134 time(s) at the following show(s):

Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1987-08-21 Ian McLean's Farm 72 3 *** McGrupp First known performance.
1987-08-29 The Ranch 2 1 Makisupa Flat Fee
1987-09-02 Hunt's 1 1 Possum Makisupa
1987-09-21 Nectar's 5 2 Curtain With Suzy
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College 6 1 YEM > ***
1987-11-19 Hunt's 2 3 Divided > Dinner and a Movie
1988-01-27 Gallagher's 4 3 Bike Camel Walk
1988-02-08 Nectar's 3 3 JJLC ***
1988-02-20 St. Lawrence University 2 e *** ***
1988-04-22 University of Vermont 15 1 Shaggy Dog YEM
1988-05-14 Goddard College 9 1 Lizards JJLC
1988-05-24 Nectar's 5 3 I Know a Little Corinna (Theme from The Flintstones tease)
1988-06-19 Nectar's 6 2 Alumni Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Theme from The Flintstones and London Bridge Is Falling Down teases )
1988-07-25 Nectar's 12 2 Harpua Sanity (Theme from The Flintstones tease)
1988-07-28 The Roma 1 2 Fee ***
1988-08-05 The Roma 5 2 Sanity Slave (Theme from The Flintstones tease)
1988-09-13 Sam's Tavern 18 3 Andy's Chest -> -> DEG
1988-09-13 Sam's Tavern 0 3 DEG -> Sanity
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), A... 3 3 Contact ***
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College 2 3 Terrapin Timber (Sailor's Hornpipe tease)
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe 1 3 IDK Harpua (Sailor's Hornpipe tease)
1989-01-26 The Paradise 15 2 Contact Foam
1989-02-06 The Front 4 3 Hood Curtis Loew
1989-03-01 Gallagher's 9 2 Light Up ***
1989-03-13 Nectar's 5 1 Ya Mar Bowie
1989-03-30 The Front 4 3 Bag > Satin Doll
1989-10-06 The Paradise 64 2 Highway to Hell ***
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton... 28 e Contact > *** (Theme from The Brady Bunch and Theme from Popeye teases )
1990-01-28 The Front 13 e Lawn Boy > *** (Auld Lang Syne and Theme from Bonanza teases )
1990-02-25 8x10 Club 18 2 Fluffhead > ***
1990-03-09 The Front 7 2 Contact *** Dave Grippo on alto saxophone. (The Fishin' Hole tease)
1990-04-07 El Dorado Café 13 e *** Contact (Theme from The Brady Bunch jam)
1990-04-22 Cutler Quad, Colorado College 10 2 Esther > Hood
1990-04-28 The Strand Theater 4 e *** ***
1990-05-11 The Living Room 9 e 'A' Train > ***
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club 11 2 Fee Contact (Auld Lang Syne tease)
1990-06-07 The Bayou 4 e Lawn Boy > ***
1990-06-16 Townshend Family Park 3 e Contact > *** (Simple Gifts tease)
1990-10-31 Armstrong Hall 36 e Uncle Pen > ***
1990-11-08 The Great Hall, University o... 5 2 YEM > *** John Popper on harmonica.
1990-11-24 The Capitol Theatre 6 2 GTBT *** (Simple Gifts tease)
1991-02-03 The Front 13 e JJLC > ***
1991-02-15 The Colonial Theatre 6 e Caravan > ***
1991-03-08 College Station Theater 14 1 Tweezer ***
1991-03-13 Boulder Theater 2 e 'A' Train > ***
1991-03-23 The Inferno 5 e 'A' Train > *** (Donna Lee tease)
1991-03-29 DNA Lounge 3 2 Bouncin' > *** (Simple Gifts tease)
1991-04-04 WOW Hall 4 2 HYHU > ***
1991-04-12 Barrymore Theatre 4 e Contact > Coil Fish on vacuum during one of the... (Theme from Leave It to Beaver tease)
1991-04-19 Nietzsche’s 5 e Paul and Silas > *** Joke from Fish. (Theme from Leave It to Beaver tease)
1991-04-25 Field House, UNH 4 2 Divided ***
1991-05-03 Somerville Theatre 4 e 'A' Train > *** (How High the Moon tease)
1991-05-11 The Front 4 e Terrapin ***
1991-05-17 Campus Club 3 2 HYHU > Happy Birthday
1991-05-17 Campus Club 0 2 Happy Birthday > ***
1991-07-11 Battery Park 3 e Contact > *** Giant Country Horns.
1991-07-14 Townshend Family Park 3 e Contact > *** Giant Country Horns.
1991-07-19 Somerville Theatre 3 2 Mango *** Giant Country Horns. (Theme from I Love Lucy, William Tell Overture, and Theme from Leave It to Beaver teases )
1991-07-24 Trax 4 e Contact > *** Giant Country Horns. (Theme from I Love Lucy and Theme from The Brady Bunch teases )
1991-09-25 The Colonial Theatre 5 e ATR ***
1991-09-28 The Rink 3 e Contact > *** (Theme from I Love Lucy tease)
1991-10-11 Backstage 9 e Sweet Adeline ***
1991-11-02 Lory Student Center Theatre,... 15 e Contact ***
1991-11-12 The Georgia Theatre 6 e Ya Mar *** (Theme from The Brady Bunch tease)
1991-11-23 Alumni Hall 9 e JJLC > *** Dave Grippo on alto saxophone. (St. Thomas tease)
1992-03-13 Campus Club 12 1 Antelope -> -> Antelope Two Get Back signals and I Let a... (Hawaii and Lullaby of Birdland teases )
1992-03-30 Mississippi Nights 12 2 Vacuum Solo -> Coil (Follow the Yellow Brick Road tease)
1992-04-06 Paul Wright Gym, Western Sta... 6 e *** *** Make Your Own Guacamole jam, dur... (Follow the Yellow Brick Road tease)
1992-04-18 Wilbur Field, Stanford Unive... 8 e Contact *** Cameron McKinney on ukulele (unm...
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater 5 e Contact > ***
1992-05-02 Cabaret Metro 5 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1992-05-08 The Riviera Theatre 5 e *** *** (Theme from The Brady Bunch tease)
1992-06-23 Philipshalle 11 1 Uncle Pen If I Only Had a Brain Count-off in German ("Ein, zwei,...
1992-11-19 Ross Arena, St. Michael's Co... 41 2 Tweezer -> -> Tweezer No BBFCFM lyrics. (I Walk the Line and Ring of Fire quotes )
1992-11-21 Pritchard Gym, SB Sports Com... 2 e Buffalo Bill ***
1993-02-07 Lisner Auditorium, George Wa... 27 e Contact > ***
1993-02-21 Roxy Theatre 11 2 Coil ***
1993-02-25 The Cameo Theatre 3 2 Golgi > ***
1993-03-06 Liberty Lunch 6 2 HYHU ***
1993-03-13 Balch Fieldhouse 4 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-03-28 East Gym, Humboldt State Uni... 12 e Contact > *** (Theme from Leave It to Beaver tease)
1993-04-17 Michigan Theater 13 e Sweet Adeline *** Included some humorous additiona... (Misty tease)
1993-05-02 Tower Theatre 12 2 HYHU ***
1993-07-23 Jones Beach 14 2 YEM -> CDT (Theme from The Flintstones tease)
1993-08-08 Nautica Stage 12 1 *** Foam (Divided Sky tease)
1993-12-29 New Haven Veterans Memorial ... 16 2 Contact > -> Walk Away Unfinished.
1994-04-08 Recreation Hall, Penn State ... 6 e Contact > *** Mimi Fishman on "1-2-3-4".
1994-04-25 Civic Auditorium 15 2 BBJ > ***
1994-04-30 The Edge Night Club 4 2 HYHU *** (New York, New York tease)
1994-05-12 Buena Vista Theater 8 2 Contact > ***
1994-05-16 The Wiltern Theatre 3 2 Antelope -> -> Antelope
1994-05-16 The Wiltern Theatre 0 2 YEM Amazing Grace
1994-05-16 The Wiltern Theatre 0 2 Amazing Grace ***
1994-06-16 State Theatre 17 2 Contact > -> Purple Rain Unfinished.
1994-06-21 Cincinnati Music Hall 4 2 CDT Ginseng
1994-06-21 Cincinnati Music Hall 0 2 Ginseng Dog Faced Boy Acoustic; without microphones.
1994-07-06 Theatre St. Denis 12 2 CDT -> > Sample
1994-07-06 Theatre St. Denis 0 2 Sample > Hood
1994-07-13 Big Birch 4 2 Tweezer -> -> Tweezer Unfinished; Played bluegrass sty... (Scent of a Mule tease)
1994-10-27 University Hall, University ... 20 2 Contact > DwD
1994-11-03 Mullins Center, University o... 5 2 YEM -> Hood
1994-11-13 Warner Theatre 3 2 Mango > Amazing Grace
1994-11-22 Jesse Auditorium, University... 7 2 Runaway Jim -> I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome Acoustic finish.
1994-12-01 Salem Armory 6 2 Tweezer -> -> Makisupa Shorter version without all verses.
1995-07-03 Summer Stage at Sugarbush 35 2 Lizards > ADITL
1995-10-19 Municipal Auditorium 16 2 Lawn Boy > Kung Unfinished.
1995-10-22 Assembly Hall 3 2 Makisupa -> Life on Mars?
1995-11-18 North Charleston Coliseum 14 2 Contact > Acoustic Army
1995-11-18 North Charleston Coliseum 0 2 Acoustic Army Cavern
1995-11-28 Knoxville Civic Coliseum 6 2 Contact > Funky Bitch
1995-12-29 The Centrum 17 2 McGrupp > > Jam
1996-06-06 Joyous Lake 4 1 Theme SOAMule
1996-08-06 Red Rocks Amphitheatre 22 2 ADITL > > HYHU
1997-12-11 Rochester War Memorial 118 2 Roses -> > Ghost (Electric Funeral tease)
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum 64 1 Wilson > Lawn Boy (Theme from Leave It to Beaver and Gettin quotes )
1998-12-30 MSG 8 1 CDT Wilson
1999-10-03 Allstate Arena 44 2 Avenu Malkenu > Bowie (Theme from The Brady Bunch tease)
2000-09-20 Riverbend Music Center 61 2 Guyute > Drowned
2003-07-15 USANA Amphitheatre 35 2 Low Rider -> -> Buried Alive
2003-07-15 USANA Amphitheatre 0 2 Buried Alive > > Ha Ha Ha
2003-07-15 USANA Amphitheatre 0 2 Ha Ha Ha > > Mr. Completely
2009-11-22 War Memorial at Oncenter 77 2 Piper > Tube
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center 24 1 Alumni Runaway Jim
2010-08-15 Alpine Valley 16 2 Theme > YEM
2010-10-23 Mullins Center, University o... 12 1 Sparkle > HYHU
2010-10-31 Boardwalk Hall 5 1 Frankenstein Ghost
2011-06-10 Susquehanna Bank Center 16 2 Possum Swept Away
2011-07-03 Watkins Glen 10 1 Destiny > Wilson (Theme from The Twilight Zone and Theme from Leave It to Beaver teases )
2012-06-29 Klipsch Music Center 30 1 Mango > Strange Design
2012-08-26 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatr... 15 e *** > Tweeprise
2014-10-31 MGM Grand 87 1 46 Days Lawn Boy
2015-08-15 Merriweather 24 1 LxL > > Your Pet Cat (Theme from I Dream of Jeannie and Your Pet Cat quotes )
2015-08-15 Merriweather 0 1 Your Pet Cat > Horn
2016-07-20 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 32 1 The Very Long Fuse > Walk Away

"Big Black Furry Creature from Mars" was teased at the following shows

Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1994-10-29 Phish Makisupa Policeman (Tease) Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, SC, USA

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