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Performances Song History Lyrics

Colonel Forbin's Ascent has not been seen in 20 Phish shows.
It was played at 7.29% of live shows.
There have been 1674 shows since the live debut.
Colonel Forbin's Ascent has been played, on average, once every 14 shows.
Since its debut, Colonel Forbin's Ascent has been played, on average, every 14 shows.
It was played 124 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1988-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 101 1 Bag > MockingbirdFirst known performance.  (0)
1988-03-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 IDK Mockingbird (0)
1988-03-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Happy Birthday Icculus (0)
1988-03-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 0 1 Icculus > Mockingbird (0)
1988-03-31 Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY 1 1 Lizards Mockingbird (0)
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 2 *** Mockingbird (0)
1988-07-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 26 2 *** Mockingbird (0)
1988-07-11 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 2 1 Bold As Love Mockingbird (0)
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 2 1 Jam MockingbirdUnknown additional percussionist.  (0)
1988-07-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Funky Bitch Mockingbird (0)
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 3 2 Icculus Mockingbird (0)
1988-08-03 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 2 1 Sneakin' Sally Mockingbird (0)
1988-08-13 The Front, Burlington, VT 7 1 'A' Train Mockingbird (0)
1988-08-22 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 McGrupp Mockingbird (0)
1988-09-08 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Bag Mockingbird (0)
1988-11-11 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 13 2 Golgi Mockingbird (0)
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 3 1 Wilson Mockingbird (0)
1988-12-17 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 Possum Mockingbird (0)
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 4 2 Icculus Mockingbird (0)
1989-02-06 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 3 Curtis Loew Mockingbird (0)
1989-02-18 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 IDK Mockingbird (0)
1989-02-24 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Foam Mockingbird (0)
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 2 Walk Away Mockingbird (0)
1989-04-07 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 12 1 *** Mockingbird (0)
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 12 2 Icculus Mockingbird (0)
1989-05-06 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 3 1 Bag Mockingbird (0)
1989-05-28 Ian McLean's Party, Connie Condon's Farm, Hebron, NY 13 1 Antelope Mockingbird (0)
1989-08-26 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 19 1 Fluffhead Mockingbird (0)
1989-09-14 MacPhie Pub, Tufts University, Medford, MA 8 1 Foam Mockingbird (0)
1989-10-12 Mabel Brown Room, Keene State College, Keene, NH 8 1 Bag Mockingbird (0)
1989-10-13 Clement's Brew Pub, Syracuse, NY 1 2 Bag *** (0)
1989-10-20 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Bundle of Joy > Mockingbird (0)
1989-10-22 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 La Grange Mockingbird (0)
1989-10-28 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 2 1 YEM Mockingbird (0)
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 1 2 Reba Mockingbird (0)
1989-11-03 Tree Cafe, Portland, ME 2 1 *** Mockingbird (0)
1989-11-30 The Paradise, Boston, MA 7 2 Possum Mockingbird (0)
1990-01-28 The Front, Burlington, VT 21 1 Carolina Mockingbird (0)
1990-02-25 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 18 1 MSO Mockingbird (0)
1990-03-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 2 1 'A' Train Mockingbird (0)
1990-03-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Bouncin' Mockingbird (0)
1990-04-07 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 13 2 Golgi Mockingbird (0)
1990-04-14 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 5 1 Divided Mockingbird (0)
1990-04-20 Ramskeller, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 3 1 Bouncin' Mockingbird (0)
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 26 1 Reba MockingbirdLyrics changed to refer to Col. (Bruce) Hampton.  (0)
1990-09-21 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 17 2 Stash Mockingbird (0)
1990-10-07 Club Bene, Sayreville, NJ 10 1 Destiny Mockingbird (0)
1990-11-02 Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 17 2 Suzy Mockingbird (0)
1990-11-26 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 11 2 Uncle Pen Mockingbird (0)
1990-12-02 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 YEM Mockingbird (0)
1990-12-28 The Marquee, New York, NY 3 1 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1991-02-08 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 8 1 Buried Alive Mockingbird (0)
1991-03-16 Ten Mile Room, Breckenridge, CO 21 1 Rocky Top Mockingbird (0)
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 3 1 Possum Mockingbird (0)
1991-03-31 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA 4 1 Runaway Jim Mockingbird (0)
1991-04-04 WOW Hall, Eugene, OR 3 1 Llama > Mockingbird (0)
1991-04-15 The Gathering Place, Norris University Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 6 1 CDT Mockingbird (0)
1991-04-21 SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 5 2 Landlady Mockingbird (0)
1991-05-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 5 1 Landlady MockingbirdJamie Janover on didgeridoo.  (0)
1991-05-04 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 2 2 Llama MockingbirdGuest horn player.  (0)
1991-05-16 The Sting, New Britain, CT 5 1 Divided Mockingbird (0)
1991-07-14 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 7 1 MSO Mockingbird (0)
1991-09-30 The Dugout Lounge, Ohio University, Athens, OH 17 1 Stash Mockingbird (0)
1991-10-13 North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, WA 9 1 Landlady Mockingbird (0)
1991-10-27 Elk Ballroom, Telluride, CO 8 2 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1991-11-02 Lory Student Center Theatre, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 5 1 Bouncin' Mockingbird (0)
1991-11-13 Love Auditorium, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 7 2 Bowie Mockingbird (0)
1991-11-20 Campus Club, Providence, RI 5 1 Possum Mockingbird (0)
1991-12-07 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 9 1 Foam Mockingbird (0)
1992-03-19 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 9 1 Dinner and a Movie Mockingbird (0)
1992-03-24 Flood Zone, Richmond, VA 4 1 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1992-03-31 The Blue Note, Columbia, MO 6 1 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1992-04-16 Anaconda Theatre, Isla Vista, CA 11 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1992-04-21 Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, Eureka, CA 4 2 Dinner and a Movie Mockingbird (0)
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 3 1 Runaway Jim Mockingbird (0)
1992-05-02 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL 5 1 Runaway Jim Mockingbird (0)
1992-05-06 St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit, MI 3 1 Brother Mockingbird (0)
1992-05-17 Achilles Rink, Union College, Schenectady, NY 9 1 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1992-11-21 Pritchard Gym, SB Sports Complex, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 47 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1992-11-27 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 4 1 Divided > Mockingbird (0)
1992-12-04 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO 6 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1992-12-08 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 4 1 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1992-12-31 Matthews Arena, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 8 2 Sparkle > Mockingbird (0)
1993-02-07 Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC 5 1 Sparkle Mockingbird (0)
1993-02-19 Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA 9 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1993-02-25 The Cameo Theatre, Miami Beach, FL 5 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1993-03-08 Sweeney Center, Santa Fe, NM 7 1 Llama Mockingbird (0)
1993-03-18 The Palace, Hollywood, CA 7 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1993-03-22 Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA 3 2 Bag > Mockingbird (0)
1993-03-25 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA 2 2 Uncle Pen Mockingbird (0)
1993-04-05 HUB Ballroom, Seattle, WA 9 1 Stash Mockingbird (0)
1993-04-13 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS 4 1 Possum Mockingbird (0)
1993-04-21 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH 6 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1993-04-25 Kuhl Gym, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 4 1 Runaway Jim Mockingbird (0)
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 6 1 SOAMelt Mockingbird (0)
1993-07-29 Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN 18 1 MMGAMOIO Mockingbird (0)
1993-08-07 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 6 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1993-08-15 The Macauley Theater, Louisville, KY 7 1 Stash Mockingbird (0)
1993-12-30 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 11 1 Paul and Silas Mockingbird (0)
1994-04-11 Snively Arena, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 8 2 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1994-04-24 Grady Cole Center, Charlotte, NC 11 2 Julius Mockingbird (0)
1994-05-25 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 23 1 Stash Mockingbird (0)
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 10 2 Antelope Mockingbird (0)
1994-06-26 Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, WV 9 1 Bag > Mockingbird (0)
1994-07-08 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 8 1 Bag > Mockingbird (0)
1994-10-14 McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 13 1 Rift Mockingbird (0)
1994-10-27 University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 10 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 6 1 Bowie Mockingbird (0)
1994-11-17 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH 5 1 Dog Faced Boy Mockingbird (0)
1994-11-30 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 9 1 Reba Mockingbird (0)
1995-10-05 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 43 2 Runaway Jim Mockingbird (0)
1995-12-01 Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, PA 35 1 CDT Mockingbird (0)
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 16 1 Maze Mockingbird (0)
1996-08-07 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 25 2 Free Mockingbird (0)
1996-10-31 The Omni, Atlanta, GA 18 1 Reba Mockingbird (0)
1997-08-14 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 78 2 Jam > Merry Pranksters Jam (0)
1998-08-07 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 57 1 Ghost Mockingbird (0)
2000-09-30 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 148 2 Bag Mockingbird (0)
2009-08-14 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 96 1 NICU Mockingbird (0)
2010-07-04 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 40 1 PYITE > Mockingbird (0)
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 47 1 Sample Mockingbird (0)
2011-07-03 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 5 1 Curtain > Mockingbird (0)
2011-08-17 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 9 1 *** Mockingbird (0)
2013-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 86 2 Llama Mockingbird (1)
2015-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 57 1 The Very Long Fuse Mockingbird (0)
"Colonel Forbin's Ascent" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1990-11-02Phish David Bowie (Tease) Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

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