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Performances Song History

Cars Trucks Buses has not been seen in 72 Phish shows.
It was played at 4.62% of live shows.
There have been 775 shows since the live debut.
Cars Trucks Buses has been played, on average, once every 22 shows.
Since its debut, Cars Trucks Buses has been played, on average, every 10 shows.
It was played 78 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1995-09-27 Cal Expo Amphitheater, Sacramento, CA 958 2 *** BagDebut. 
1995-09-28 Summer Pops, Embarcadero Center, San Diego, CA 1 1 *** Runaway Jim
1995-09-29 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 1 1 Strange Design YEM
1995-09-30 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 1 1 My Friend White Rabbit Jam
1995-10-02 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA 1 2 Wilson > Gin
1995-10-05 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 2 1 Silent Strange Design
1995-10-07 Spokane Opera House, Spokane, WA 2 2 Makisupa SOAMelt
1995-10-08 Adams Fieldhouse, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 1 2 Keyboard Army Timber
1995-10-14 Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX 3 1 Bag Kung
1995-10-19 Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO 3 1 *** Runaway Jim
1995-10-21 Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, NE 2 1 Wilson > Kung
1995-10-25 Civic Center Arena, St. Paul, MN 3 2 Life on Mars? Mike's
1995-10-29 Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY 3 1 PYITE > Horse
1995-11-11 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 4 1 *** Mike's
1995-11-16 West Palm Beach Auditorium, West Palm Beach, FL 4 1 *** Runaway Jim
1995-11-22 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 4 1 *** Wilson
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 5 2 *** Tweezer
1995-12-04 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 3 2 Billy Breathes YEM
1995-12-15 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 8 1 HYHU > Bouncin'
1995-12-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 4 2 Makisupa > Gin
1996-04-26 New Orleans Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 3 1 Stash YEMMichael Ray on trumpet. 
1996-07-09 Centre International, Deauville, France 6 1 Taste > Mike's
1996-07-18 Theatre de Verdure, Nice, France 7 1 Julius Bouncin'
1996-08-14 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 15 2 Silent Tweezer
1996-08-17 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 2 1 Reba > Lizards
1996-10-16 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 1 1 *** DwD
1996-10-18 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA 2 1 The Old Home Place Stash
1996-10-21 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Sample Sloth
1996-10-26 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 4 1 Julius Wolfman's
1996-10-29 Leon County Civic Center, Tallahassee, FL 2 1 Guelah TasteKarl Perazzo. 
1996-11-06 Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN 4 1 SOAMelt FEFY
1996-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 4 1 Guelah Bag
1996-11-14 Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA 2 1 Wolfman's > Free
1996-11-18 Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, TN 3 1 *** Timber
1996-11-23 Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 3 1 Guelah Divided
1996-11-29 The Cow Palace, Daly City, CA 3 1 NICU Character Zero
1996-12-01 Pauley Pavilion, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2 1 Cavern > Character Zero
1996-12-06 The Aladdin Theatre, Las Vegas, NV 3 1 YEM DwD
1996-12-31 FleetCenter, Boston, MA 4 1 PYITE Stash
1997-02-13 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England 1 2 Julius My Soul
1997-02-16 Alter Wartesaal, Cologne, Germany 2 2 Sample > Free
1997-02-20 Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy 3 2 Sample > Character Zero
1997-02-28 Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany 6 1 My Soul Peaches
1997-03-18 The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT 3 1 Hood > SuzyDave Grippo on alto sax and James Harvey on trombone 
1997-06-14 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 2 1 My Soul LxL
1997-07-03 Serenadenhof, Nüremberg, Germany 12 2 Ghost > Billy Breathes
1997-07-06 Spiaggia di Rivoltella, Desenzano, Italy 2 1 Silent > SOAMule
1997-07-09 Le Transbordeur, Lyon/Villeurbanne, France 1 2 My Soul > YEM
1997-07-26 South Park Meadows, Austin, TX 7 1 Billy Breathes DirtBob Gullotti on a second drum set. 
1997-07-30 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 2 1 Piper > Character Zero
1997-08-06 Riverport Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO 4 2 Caspian > Sample
1997-08-08 New World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, IL 1 1 *** Gumbo
1997-08-10 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 2 1 Dirt Billy Breathes
1997-08-14 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 3 1 Free Tela
1997-11-16 McNichols Arena, Denver, CO 5 1 Billy Breathes SOAMule
1997-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 20 1 Crossroads Train Song
1998-07-02 The Grey Hall, Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark 9 1 BOAF Theme
1998-07-15 Portland Meadows, Portland, OR 7 1 Beauty of My Dreams Roggae
1998-08-03 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 14 1 Ride Captain Ride Moma
1998-11-13 CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland, OH 24 1 It's Ice > Farmhouse
1999-07-20 Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 30 1 Sample Sloth
1999-09-26 Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 23 1 Bouncin' Funky BitchMichael Ray on trumpet and Tim Green on saxophone. 
1999-12-13 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 20 1 Tube Gumbo
2000-06-23 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 20 1 Bowie Farmhouse
2000-07-10 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 12 1 *** Wilson
2000-09-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 7 2 Makisupa > Funky BitchMichael Ray on trumpet. 
2000-09-20 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 7 1 *** Wolfman's
2003-07-26 HiFi Buys Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 43 1 Wilson > Wedge
2003-11-29 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 8 1 Wilson > LxL
2004-06-18 KeySpan Park, Brooklyn, NY 11 1 Stash Carini
2009-03-08 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 16 1 Tube Free
2009-08-16 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 27 1 Anything But Me CDT
2010-08-12 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 44 1 Roggae Sample
2011-06-18 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 42 1 *** Peaches
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 48 1 *** Wolfman's
2012-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 6 1 *** Bag
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 10 1 CDT Ocelot
2013-10-29 The Santander Arena, Reading, PA 28 1 *** STFTFP
Cars Trucks Buses was also performed the following 32 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-06-08Vermont Jazz All-Stars Higher Ground, Winooski, VT
2002-04-20Project Logic Campus Green, University of Vermont, Burlington, VTWith Page.
2002-04-27Vida Blue The Orpheum Theater, New Orleans, LA
2002-07-13Vida Blue House of Blues, West Hollywood, CAWith Mike on bass in place of Oteil.
2002-07-20Vida Blue The Majestic, Detroit, MI
2002-07-24Vida Blue Irving Plaza, New York, NYWith Mike on bass.
2003-04-10Vida Blue PromoWest Pavilion, Columbus, OH
2004-01-04Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, FLWith Fish.
2004-01-10Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Roseland Ballroom, New York, NYWith Steve Welch.
2004-01-12Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Higher Ground, Winooski, VT
2004-06-05Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
2004-06-11Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN
2004-12-28Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2004-12-30Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Higher Ground, South Burlington, VTPage on additional keyboards.
2004-12-31Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon B.B. King's, New York, NY
2005-04-27Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon The Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
2005-12-26Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon The Music Box, Borgata Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
2005-12-29Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Freebird Live, Jacksonville, FL
2005-12-31Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2007-05-31Page McConnell Avalon, Boston, MA
2007-06-01Page McConnell Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RIWith Carl “Geerz” Gerhard.
2007-06-04Page McConnell Irving Plaza, New York, NY
2007-06-07Page McConnell Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
2007-06-09Page McConnell Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH
2007-06-12Page McConnell The Majestic, Detroit, MI
2007-06-14Page McConnell Pantages Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2007-07-08Page McConnell High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, CA
2007-07-11Page McConnell Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR
2007-07-21Page McConnell The Simpsons Movie Premiere, Springfield, VTWith Mike.
2008-05-07Page McConnell The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
2008-09-27Porter Batiste Stoltz featuring Page McConnell Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT
2009-05-02Porter Batiste Stoltz featuring Page McConnell Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA
"Cars Trucks Buses" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1994-12-28Phish Weekapaug Groove (Tease) Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA
2004-12-28Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Clean Up Woman (Tease) Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2004-12-30Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Clean Up Woman (Tease) Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT
2005-12-26Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Foam (Tease) The Music Box, Borgata Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
2012-08-26Phish Tweezer (Tease) Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
2014-07-08Phish Fuego (Tease) The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2015-08-21Phish Harry Hood (Tease) Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY

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