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Cities has not been seen in 7 Phish shows.
It was played at 4.69% of live shows.
There have been 1781 shows since the live debut.
Cities has been played, on average, once every 21 shows.
Since its debut, Cities has been played, on average, every 22 shows.
It was played 80 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1984-12-01 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 Don't Want You No More -> DrumsFirst known Phish performance.  (0)
1985-04-06 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 10 1 Don't Want You No More Wild Child (0)
1985-05-03 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 7 2 Jam -> Bring It On Home (0)
1985-09-27 Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 3 McGrupp > Anarchy (0)
1986-10-15 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 21 1 Skin It Back > Hydrogen (0)
1986-12-06 The Ranch, Shelburne, VT 5 2 Skin It Back -> *** (0)
1987-01-21 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Skin It Back > Fluffhead (0)
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 11 1 Skin It Back -> Lushington (0)
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 59 3 Rocky Top 'A' Train (0)
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 9 2 GTBT Alumni (0)
1988-07-12 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 9 1 *** Lizards (0)
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 On Your Way Down Bowie (0)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 7 1 YEM > DEGDave's Energy Guide tease. (1)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 0 1 DEG -> 'A' Train (0)
1988-08-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 9 1 Fluffhead DEG (0)
1988-08-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 DEG > Suzy (0)
1988-09-08 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 2 YEM DEG (0)
1988-09-08 The Front, Burlington, VT 0 2 DEG > GTBT (0)
1988-09-13 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 4 2 Boogie On DEGDave's Energy Guide tease. (0)
1988-09-13 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 0 2 DEG > AntelopeDave's Energy Guide tease. (0)
1989-03-01 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 34 3 *** DEG (0)
1989-03-01 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 0 3 DEG > Dog Log (0)
1994-07-05 Congress Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 676 2 Lifeboy YEM (0)
1997-03-01 Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany 222 1 *** Oh Kee Pa (0)
1997-06-16 Royal Albert Hall, London, England 5 e *** Poor Heart (0)
1997-06-20 Divaldo Archa, Prague, Czech Republic 2 1 Jam -> Horn (0)
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 4 3 Halley's -> LlamaTrey altered lyrics to reference "Fishman sleeping in the daytime."  (0)
1997-11-26 Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT 10 2 2001 -> Ya Mar (0)
1997-12-28 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 13 1 Julius Curtain (0)
1998-04-05 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 7 1 Gin -> Sparkle (0)
1998-06-30 The Grey Hall, Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark 1 1 Stash -> Roggae (0)
1998-07-06 Lucerna Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic 5 1 Ghost -> LxL (0)
1998-08-15 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 10 1 Funky Bitch > WeekapaugSneakin' Sally through the Alley tease. (0)
1998-11-19 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC 21 1 *** Curtain (0)
1998-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 11 2 Tweezer -> Velvet Sea (0)
1999-07-21 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 16 1 Bag > Gold Soundz (0)
1999-08-01 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 8 1 *** Rift (0)
1999-09-29 Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN 16 e *** *** Altered lyrics.  (0)
2000-06-14 Drum Logos, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Japan 34 1 Curtain > GumboTrey altered the lyrics in Cities to reference noodles.   (0)
2000-06-29 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 8 2 Meatstick > Walk AwayLyrics altered to reference Tokyo, the Meatstick Dance, and sushi.  (0)
2000-10-06 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 8 2 Rift Sand (0)
2003-02-25 First Union Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 14 2 Bag Theme (0)
2003-07-21 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 14 1 *** Runaway Jim (0)
2003-12-02 FleetCenter, Boston, MA 14 2 Boogie On > Maze (0)
2003-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 1 Weigh Strange DesignSand tease. (0)
2004-06-24 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 11 1 Loving Cup BOTT (0)
2009-06-02 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 13 1 Timber Driver (0)
2009-08-05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 18 2 Oh! Sweet Nuthin' Maze (0)
2009-11-24 Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA 15 1 Gin Camel Walk (0)
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 6 2 Fluffhead Free (0)
2010-06-20 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 14 1 Undermind Jibboo (0)
2010-08-17 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 8 1 KDF > Funky Bitch (0)
2010-10-08 Zilker Park, Austin, TX 2 1 DwD > Possum (0)
2010-10-20 Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, NY 7 1 Wolfman's -> GuyuteAlternate "Genesee Factory" lyric.  (0)
2010-10-29 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 5 1 Moma > 46 Days (0)
2010-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 1 *** CDT (0)
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 4 1 NICU Halley's (0)
2011-06-07 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA 7 1 Possum Instant Karma! (0)
2011-06-14 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 5 1 Possum Fluffhead (0)
2011-07-02 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 6 1 Camel Walk Poor Heart (0)
2011-08-08 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA 4 1 Possum Peaches (0)
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 11 1 Possum Curtis Loew (0)
2012-06-15 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 7 1 Tube > It's Ice (0)
2012-06-20 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 4 1 Weekapaug Ya Mar (0)
2012-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 11 1 Rift Maze (0)
2012-08-15 Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA 2 1 Suzy KDF (0)
2012-08-24 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 5 1 Possum Sample (0)
2012-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 10 1 Runaway Jim Divided (0)
2013-07-05 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 3 1 My Friend > Bowie (0)
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 4 2 Tweezer -> WedgeThe Wedge tease. (0)
2013-07-20 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 6 1 Possum Lawn Boy (0)
2013-07-30 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 5 1 Funky Bitch Rift (0)
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 14 1 Curtain With Rift (0)
2014-08-02 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 33 1 Poor Heart KDF (0)
2014-10-18 Key Arena, Seattle, WA 6 2 Light -> 46 Days (0)
2015-08-12 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19 1 Sample Stash (1)
2015-08-22 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 5 3 Possum > LightMind Left Body Jam tease. (1)
2016-01-16 Barceló Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico 10 1 Rift Light (0)
Cities was also performed the following 36 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2000-01-28Max Creek Higher Ground, Winooski, VTWith Mike.
2009-09-21Mike Gordon Minglewood Hall, Memphis, TN
2009-09-26Mike Gordon Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI
2009-10-03Mike Gordon Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
2010-03-06Mike Gordon Toad's Place, New Haven, CT
2010-03-13Mike Gordon Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA
2010-11-08Mike Gordon Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR
2010-11-11Mike Gordon Wilma Theatre, Missoula, MT
2010-11-14Mike Gordon The Waiting Room, Omaha, NE
2010-11-17Mike Gordon Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI
2010-11-22Mike Gordon Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
2010-11-26Mike Gordon Port City Music Hall, Portland, MEJon Fishman on second drum kit.
2011-03-07Mike Gordon Crystal Bay Club Crown Room, Crystal Bay, NV
2011-03-09Mike Gordon House of Blues, San Diego, CA
2011-03-13Mike Gordon Belly Up, Aspen, CO
2011-03-17Mike Gordon The Pageant, St. Louis, MO
2011-03-19Mike Gordon Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA
2011-03-22Mike Gordon Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
2011-03-26Mike Gordon Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT
2011-12-09Mike Gordon The Met, Pawtucket, RI
2012-03-18Mike Gordon The Borderline, London, United Kingdom
2014-03-04Mike Gordon 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
2014-03-09Mike Gordon Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI
2014-03-14Mike Gordon Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO
2014-03-18Mike Gordon The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
2014-03-21Mike Gordon Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA
2014-03-29Mike Gordon The Flying Monkey, Plymouth, NH
2014-03-30Mike Gordon Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NY
2014-04-04Mike Gordon Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NYTrey on guitar.
2014-10-26Jon Fishman and Friends Zodiacs, Petaluma, CA
2016-01-22Mike Gordon Emo's, Austin, TX
2016-01-26Mike Gordon Rialto Theatre, Tuscon, AZ
2016-01-29Mike Gordon The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
2016-01-31Mike Gordon The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
2016-02-02Mike Gordon Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
2016-02-05Mike Gordon Park City Live, Park City, UT
"Cities" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1997-08-17Phish Tweezer (Jam) Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME

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