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Character Zero has not been seen in 4 Phish shows.
It was played at 10.57% of live shows.
There have been 671 shows since the live debut.
Character Zero has been played, on average, once every 9 shows.
Since its debut, Character Zero has been played, on average, every 4 shows.
It was played 174 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1996-06-06 Joyous Lake, Woodstock, NY 1018 2 Waste BowieDebut. 
1996-07-09 Centre International, Deauville, France 5 1 Bouncin' ***
1996-10-16 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 25 1 Silent ***
1996-10-17 Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University, State College, PA 1 1 PYITE ADITL
1996-10-21 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Divided Ginseng
1996-10-23 Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT 2 1 Hello My Baby Rift
1996-10-26 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 2 1 Train Song It's Ice
1996-10-29 Leon County Civic Center, Tallahassee, FL 2 2 Wedge Suspicious MindsKarl Perazzo. 
1996-10-31 The Omni, Atlanta, GA 1 1 Mockingbird > Star Spangled Banner
1996-11-03 O'Connell Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2 1 Bouncin' *** Karl Perazzo on percussion. 
1996-11-07 Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY 2 1 Tela *** No ending vocal jam. 
1996-11-09 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 2 1 Lizards ***
1996-11-13 Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 2 1 Reba Sweet Adeline
1996-11-15 Kiel Center, St. Louis, MO 2 1 Bouncin' PYITE
1996-11-18 Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, TN 2 1 Reba ***
1996-11-22 Spokane Arena, Spokane, WA 2 2 Steep > Theme
1996-11-24 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 2 1 Reba Strange Design
1996-11-29 The Cow Palace, Daly City, CA 2 1 CTB Divided
1996-12-01 Pauley Pavilion, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2 1 CTB Curtain
1996-12-04 Sports Arena, San Diego, CA 2 1 Guyute Lizards
1996-12-31 FleetCenter, Boston, MA 5 2 Caspian > ***
1997-02-13 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England 1 1 Poor Heart > Peaches
1997-02-14 Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium 1 e *** ***
1997-02-18 Bataclan, Paris, France 3 1 Walfredo Slave
1997-02-20 Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy 1 2 CTB Uncle Pen
1997-02-21 Tenax, Florence, Italy 1 e *** ***
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 1 1 IDK ***
1997-02-28 Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany 4 1 Ya Mar ***
1997-03-02 Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark 2 2 Waste Slave
1997-03-18 The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT 1 1 Suzy > *** Dave Grippo on alto sax and James Harvey on trombone 
1997-06-13 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 1 2 Olivia's Pool > *** Jean Pierre tease.
1997-06-19 Arena, Vienna, Austria 3 e Beauty of My Dreams > Hello My Baby
1997-06-22 Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Koblenz, Germany 3 1 Uncle Pen Theme
1997-06-27 Worthy Farm, Somerset, England 3 1 Bouncin' ***
1997-06-29 Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark 1 1 Theme ***
1997-07-03 Serenadenhof, Nüremberg, Germany 3 e *** ***
1997-07-05 Piazza Risorgimento, Como, Italy 1 1 Poor Heart > GTBT
1997-07-11 Doctor Music Festival, Escalarre, Spain 4 e *** ***
1997-07-21 Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA 1 1 Gin > ***
1997-07-25 Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX 3 2 Ghost > *** Bob Gullotti on a second drum set. 
1997-07-30 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 3 1 CTB ***
1997-08-03 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 1 LxL ***
1997-08-08 New World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, IL 2 1 Water in the Sky ***
1997-08-11 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 2 YEM ***
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 3 1 Train Song > Coil
1997-11-13 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 2 1 YEM ***
1997-11-17 McNichols Arena, Denver, CO 3 e *** ***
1997-11-23 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC 4 1 Fluffhead > ***
1997-11-26 Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT 1 2 *** 2001
1997-12-02 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 4 2 Bouncin' ***
1997-12-05 CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland, OH 2 1 LxL > ***
1997-12-12 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 5 1 Train Song > ***
1997-12-28 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 2 1 Bouncin' ***
1998-04-04 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 6 1 Lawn Boy ***
1998-07-02 The Grey Hall, Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark 4 1 PYITE > ***
1998-07-17 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 9 2 Weekapaug > ***
1998-07-24 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX 4 e *** ***
1998-08-03 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 8 1 Strange Design ***
1998-08-12 Vernon Downs, Vernon, NY 6 1 Roggae Ramble On
1998-08-16 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 2 3 Mango > Bittersweet Motel
1998-10-15 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 2 1 Reba > ***
1998-10-29 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 4 1 McGrupp > ***
1998-11-04 McNichols Arena, Denver, CO 4 1 Buried Alive > Guyute
1998-11-14 The Crown, Cincinnati, OH 7 1 Sparkle > ***
1998-11-18 BI-LO Center, Greenville, SC 2 2 Fluffhead > ***
1998-11-20 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 Hood > ***
1998-11-24 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 2 2 Velvet Sea > ***
1998-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 2 NICU > Tweezer
1999-07-01 First American Music Center, Antioch, TN 2 e *** ***
1999-07-08 Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA 4 e HYHU ***
1999-07-12 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 3 1 Water in the Sky > ***
1999-07-17 Oswego County Airport, Volney, NY 4 1 Taste > ***
1999-07-24 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 5 1 Wedge ***
1999-07-31 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 5 1 Sparkle > ***
1999-09-09 GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2 1 IDK ***
1999-09-19 Irvine Meadows, Irvine, CA 8 e Guyute ***
1999-09-25 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX 4 e *** ***
1999-10-04 Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 7 2 Ya Mar ***
1999-10-10 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 4 2 Gin ***
1999-12-05 BlueCross Arena, Rochester, NY 4 e *** Hello My Baby
1999-12-17 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 9 2 SOAMelt ***
1999-12-30 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 2 1 Ya Mar ***
2000-05-21 Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY 4 1 LxL > ***
2000-06-11 Hibiya Outdoor Theatre, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 5 e *** ***
2000-06-16 Zepp, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan 4 1 Reba ***
2000-06-23 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 2 2 Makisupa > ***
2000-06-29 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 4 e *** ***
2000-07-07 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 6 1 Curtain > ***
2000-07-11 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 2 HYHU ***
2000-07-17 KLRU Studios, University of Texas, Austin, TX 4 1 Possum First Tube
2000-09-08 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 1 2 Jam > ***
2000-09-15 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 5 2 Circus ***
2000-09-23 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 5 2 Piper > ***
2000-09-29 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 4 1 Gin > ***
2000-10-05 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, CA 4 2 Piper > *** Fast Enough for You quote.
2002-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 2 Hood > ***
2003-01-02 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 1 1 Water in the Sky > ***
2003-02-16 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 5 2 Makisupa ***
2003-02-25 First Union Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 6 e Coil > ***
2003-03-01 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC 3 1 Lawn Boy Divided
2003-07-07 Cricket Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 1 e *** ***
2003-07-10 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 3 e Rift ***
2003-07-18 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 5 2 Twist > ***
2003-07-25 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 5 1 Golgi > ***
2003-11-29 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 9 2 Strange Design > ***
2004-06-18 KeySpan Park, Brooklyn, NY 11 1 MSO > Tweezer
2004-06-26 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 7 1 Funky Bitch > ***
2004-08-09 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 1 2 Contact > ***
2004-08-14 Newport State Airport, Coventry, VT 4 2 Bowie ***
2009-03-07 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 3 2 Weekapaug ***
2009-05-31 Fenway Park, Boston, MA 2 1 Destiny ***
2009-06-07 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 5 2 Sugar Shack Tweezer
2009-06-10 Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN 2 1 Coil ***
2009-06-14 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 2 1 Gin Tweezer
2009-06-16 The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO 1 2 Boogie On ***
2009-06-20 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 3 e *** ***
2009-08-02 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 5 2 Waves > *** Bill Kreutzmann on drums. 
2009-08-08 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 1 Wolfman's > Antelope
2009-08-14 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 3 1 Middle of the Road ***
2009-10-30 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 3 e *** ***
2009-11-18 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI 3 e *** ***
2009-11-22 War Memorial at Oncenter, Syracuse, NY 3 2 Silent > First Tube
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 7 e *** ***
2009-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 2 Contact > ***
2010-06-12 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 5 2 Waste > ***
2010-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 5 e Coil Tweeprise
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 4 2 Possum > ***
2010-07-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 6 1 *** Destiny
2010-08-07 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 4 1 Tube > ***
2010-08-15 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 6 2 WMGGW ***
2010-10-15 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC 7 e *** ***
2010-10-22 Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI 4 2 Light > 2001
2010-10-31 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 6 1 Stash ***
2010-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Golgi ***
2011-05-31 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 6 1 Divided ***
2011-06-04 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 3 2 Hood > *** Smoke on the Water tease.
2011-06-08 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 3 1 LxL ***
2011-06-12 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 3 1 JJLC ***
2011-06-15 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 2 2 Hood > Birdwatcher
2011-07-01 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 4 2 Joy > ***
2011-08-05 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 2 Julius > ***
2011-08-08 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA 2 2 Weekapaug Quinn
2011-08-17 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 6 2 Golgi > AntelopePage's House reference. Crosseyed and Painless tease & quote.
2011-09-14 Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT 4 2 Suzy > ***
2011-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 2 Show of Life > *** Jean Pierre and Rhapsody in Blue teases.
2012-06-08 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 4 2 2001 ***
2012-06-10 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 1 2 Light > Rocky Top
2012-06-17 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 3 1 WotC > ***
2012-06-30 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 8 2 Hood > *** Streets of Cairo and Jean Pierre teases.
2012-07-03 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 2 e *** ***
2012-08-18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 7 e Show of Life > ***
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 4 1 BDTNL > ***
2012-08-29 Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK 3 2 Hood > Suzy
2012-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 3 e *** ***
2012-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 1 Weekapaug ***
2013-07-05 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 2 e *** *** Jean Pierre tease.
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 4 2 Velvet Sea ***
2013-07-16 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 3 2 Hood > *** Heartbreaker tease.
2013-07-21 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 4 e *** ***
2013-07-26 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 2 2 Rocky Top > *** Band members howled at the moon. 
2013-07-30 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 2 e Weekapaug > ***
2013-08-05 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA 5 2 Hood > ***
2013-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 3 e *** ***
2013-10-22 BlueCross Arena, Rochester, NY 4 1 Maze ***
2013-10-26 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 3 1 Bowie ***
2013-11-02 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 5 2 BDTNL > ***
2013-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 3 *** Auld Lang Syne
2014-04-26 New Orleans Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 1 1 The Line > ***
2014-06-24 Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY 1 e *** ***
2014-07-04 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 3 e *** ***
2014-07-11 Randall's Island, New York, NY 4 e *** ***
2014-07-15 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 3 e *** *** Fuego and Meatstick teases.
2014-07-20 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 4 e *** ***
2014-07-25 PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 1 2 Reba > *** Fuego and Wingsuit teases.
Character Zero was also performed the following 1 time:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2005-11-14Trey Anastasio Band McCarter Theatre, Princeton University, Princeton, NJTrey on acoustic and Tom Marshall on vocals.
"Character Zero" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1997-03-05 Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY --- 1 *** ***

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