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Contact has not been seen in 18 Phish shows.
It was played at 9.52% of live shows.
There have been 1643 shows since the live debut.
Contact has been played, on average, once every 11 shows.
Since its debut, Contact has been played, on average, every 10 shows.
It was played 162 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 129 2 Sloth Dinner and a MovieFirst known performance.  (0)
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Antelope (0)
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 2 GTBT Peaches (0)
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 8 3 YEM HoodUnknown additional percussionist.  (0)
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 4 3 Light Up Whipping Post (0)
1988-07-30 The Roma, Telluride, CO 1 2 She Caught the Katy Maiden VoyageFish absent, Trey on drums.  (0)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 3 3 JJLC Makisupa (0)
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 21 3 Dinner and a Movie BBFCFM (0)
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 2 1 La Grange Costume Contest (0)
1988-11-03 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 1 2 Whipping Post Bold As Love (0)
1988-12-02 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 4 1 Divided YEM (0)
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 2 2 YEM Sloth (0)
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 9 2 Possum BBFCFM (0)
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 2 Timber Alumni (0)
1989-02-18 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 4 2 Slave Bowie (0)
1989-03-04 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 6 2 Antelope *** (0)
1989-03-14 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 4 1 Fluffhead Bag (0)
1989-04-14 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 9 1 Antelope Fire (0)
1989-04-21 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 IDK *** (0)
1989-04-27 Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 2 e *** Bowie (0)
1989-05-01 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 4 e *** *** (0)
1989-05-03 Tent Party, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 1 1 Sloth *** (0)
1989-05-06 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2 2 Suzy Fire (0)
1989-05-13 The Orange Grove, Syracuse, NY 5 2 If I Only Had a Brain Fire (0)
1989-05-19 The Blue Pelican, Newport, RI 3 1 Possum *** (0)
1989-05-20 Northfield/Mt. Hermon School Gymnasium, Northfield, MA 1 2 Foam 'A' Train (0)
1989-05-21 320 Spear Street, Burlington, VT 1 1 Foam Mike's (0)
1989-05-28 Ian McLean's Party, Connie Condon's Farm, Hebron, NY 3 2 Possum Funky (Breakdown)Trey wished the crowd "Merry Christmas" several times. Blue Bayou and Auld Lang Syne quotes. (0)
1989-06-23 The Paradise, Boston, MA 7 e *** GTBT (0)
1989-08-12 Burlington Boat House, Burlington, VT 5 3 Oh Kee Pa > *** (0)
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 3 Alumni Antelope (0)
1989-08-26 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 5 e *** Lizards (0)
1989-10-01 The Front, Burlington, VT 12 2 If I Only Had a Brain SOAMelt (0)
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 2 2 Bowie Highway to Hell (0)
1989-10-10 The Front, Burlington, VT 1 1 Alumni Lizards (0)
1989-10-31 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 9 e *** Antelope (0)
1989-11-18 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, PA 8 1 Bowie *** (0)
1989-11-30 The Paradise, Boston, MA 1 2 Suzy > Bowie (0)
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 8 e *** BBFCFMLow Rider tease. (0)
1989-12-15 Ukrainian National Home, New York, NY 1 2 JJLC BowieLow Rider tease. (0)
1989-12-31 Boston World Trade Center Exhibition Hall, Boston, MA 4 e *** *** (0)
1990-02-03 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 13 1 IDK *** (0)
1990-02-10 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, PA 6 1 Carolina Bowie (0)
1990-02-23 Dining Center, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 5 e *** IDK (0)
1990-02-24 The Bayou, Washington, DC 1 2 Lawn Boy Lizards (0)
1990-03-08 Aiko's, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 e *** GTBT (0)
1990-03-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 1 2 La Grange BBFCFM (0)
1990-03-11 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 *** Oh Kee Pa (0)
1990-03-28 Beta Intramural Hockey Team Party, Denison University, Granville, OH 4 2 SOAMelt La GrangeTheme from Popeye tease. (0)
1990-04-04 Quigley's, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 4 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1990-04-05 J.J. McCabe's, Boulder, CO 1 2 If I Only Had a Brain *** (0)
1990-04-07 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 2 e BBFCFM *** (0)
1990-04-25 The Clarke Memorial Fountain, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN 12 e *** *** (0)
1990-05-04 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 5 e Antelope *** Simple Gifts tease. (0)
1990-05-15 Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 9 2 Bowie *** (0)
1990-05-19 The Upper, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH 1 e *** *** (0)
1990-05-24 The Brewery, Raleigh, NC 2 2 Highway to Hell > *** (0)
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 5 2 BBFCFM *** (0)
1990-06-02 Greenstreets, Columbia, SC 1 e *** GTBT (0)
1990-06-09 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 5 e 'A' Train > *** (0)
1990-06-16 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 1 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1990-09-16 Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 6 e *** *** (0)
1990-10-01 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 9 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1990-10-07 Club Bene, Sayreville, NJ 5 e *** *** (0)
1990-10-08 The Bayou, Washington, DC 1 e *** *** (0)
1990-10-11 The Jade Elephant, Richmond, VA 2 e *** *** (0)
1990-10-13 Greenstreets, Columbia, SC 2 1 If I Only Had a Brain GTBT (0)
1990-10-18 The Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA 3 e Buried Alive *** (0)
1990-10-22 Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA 3 2 *** Highway to Hell (0)
1990-10-30 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 4 e GTBT Bag (0)
1990-11-04 Fort Ram, Fort Collins, CO 4 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1990-11-06 The Cabooze, Minneapolis, MN 1 e *** La Grange (0)
1990-11-16 Campus Club, Providence, RI 5 e *** Fire (0)
1990-11-26 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 3 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1990-12-08 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 6 e2 *** Highway to Hell (0)
1991-02-09 John M. Greene Hall, Smith College, Northampton, MA 10 e2 *** Rocky Top (0)
1991-02-15 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 2 e2 *** Golgi (0)
1991-02-27 Arnold’s Flamingo Grill, Knoxville, TN 8 e *** *** (0)
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 13 2 Bowie *** (0)
1991-03-29 DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA 3 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1991-04-04 WOW Hall, Eugene, OR 4 e2 *** Uncle Pen (0)
1991-04-12 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 4 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1991-07-11 Battery Park, Burlington, VT 23 e *** BBFCFMGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-14 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 3 e *** BBFCFMGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-15 The Academy, New York, NY 1 e Caravan > AlumniGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-21 Arrowhead Ranch, Parksville, NY 4 2 Bag > TweepriseGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-24 Trax, Charlottesville, VA 2 e *** BBFCFMGiant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-07-27 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA 3 e2 *** *** Giant Country Horns.  (0)
1991-09-28 The Rink, Buffalo, NY 5 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1991-10-12 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 10 e2 *** Golgi (0)
1991-11-02 Lory Student Center Theatre, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 14 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1991-11-30 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 17 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-03-13 Campus Club, Providence, RI 10 e *** FireMike on accordian for first known time.  (0)
1992-04-01 Liberty Hall, Lawrence, KS 14 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-04-07 Fine Arts Auditorium, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO 5 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1992-04-18 Wilbur Field, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 7 e *** BBFCFMCameron McKinney on ukulele (unmiced). Linus and Lucy tease. (0)
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 5 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1992-05-05 Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH 7 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-11-28 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 62 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1992-12-11 Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI 11 e *** GTBT (0)
1993-02-07 Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC 11 e Amazing Grace BBFCFM (0)
1993-02-15 Memorial Hall, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 6 e *** Fire (0)
1993-03-13 Balch Fieldhouse, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 18 1 SOAMelt Llama (0)
1993-03-28 East Gym, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 12 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1993-04-14 American Theater, St. Louis, MO 11 e Lengthwise > Tweeprise (0)
1993-04-25 Kuhl Gym, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 9 2 Tweezer Uncle Pen (0)
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 6 2 Tweezer > It's Ice (0)
1993-05-06 Palace Theatre, Albany, NY 2 e Sweet Adeline Tweeprise (0)
1993-05-30 Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA 4 1 SOAMelt Llama (0)
1993-07-22 Stowe Performing Arts Center, Stowe, VT 6 2 It's Ice > Possum (0)
1993-07-30 The Veranda at Starwood, Antioch, TN 7 1 *** Llama (0)
1993-08-09 Concert Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7 2 YEM -> Crimes of the Mind (0)
1993-08-28 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 13 2 YEM -> CDT (0)
1993-12-29 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 2 2 Antelope > BBFCFM (0)
1994-04-08 Recreation Hall, Penn State University, State College, PA 6 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1994-04-17 Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 8 2 Maze Golgi (0)
1994-04-24 Grady Cole Center, Charlotte, NC 6 2 CDT GTBTBlue Bayou tease. (0)
1994-05-12 Buena Vista Theater, Tucson, AZ 13 2 HYHU BBFCFM (0)
1994-05-21 The Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA 7 2 Bowie > BBJ (0)
1994-05-25 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 3 2 Maze BBJ (0)
1994-06-11 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 7 2 Maze Frankenstein (0)
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 3 2 DwD -> BBFCFM (0)
1994-07-16 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 23 2 Hood CDT (0)
1994-10-09 A. J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, PA 3 2 Julius > Possum (0)
1994-10-27 University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 14 2 Tweezer > BBFCFM (0)
1994-11-18 MSU Auditorium, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 12 2 Tweezer -> Possum (0)
1994-12-28 Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA 18 2 Weekapaug Llama (0)
1995-06-20 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 15 2 Mike's -> Weekapaug (0)
1995-06-30 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 8 2 Mike's > Weekapaug (0)
1995-10-07 Spokane Opera House, Spokane, WA 12 2 It's Ice > Frankenstein (0)
1995-10-24 Dane County Coliseum, Madison, WI 11 2 Antelope Cavern (0)
1995-11-18 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC 13 2 YEM BBFCFM (0)
1995-11-28 Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN 6 2 Antelope > BBFCFM (0)
1996-08-10 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 45 e *** Fire (0)
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 4 2 Simple -> Weekapaug (0)
1996-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 20 2 Maze Slave (0)
1996-11-30 ARCO Arena, Sacramento, CA 12 2 Brother 2001 (0)
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 60 e *** Loving Cup (0)
1997-12-09 Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University, State College, PA 19 2 Timber > Axilla (0)
1998-07-28 Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS 30 2 Brother Maze"Mexican Love Style"  (0)
1998-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 28 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1999-07-03 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 19 2 Antelope > The Little Drummer Boy (0)
1999-09-18 Coors Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA 29 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1999-10-10 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 16 e *** Misty Mountain Hop (0)
2000-06-13 Club Quattro, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan 25 2 Antelope -> Sand (0)
2000-06-23 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 5 2 Twist Makisupa (0)
2000-09-17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 24 e *** Rocky Top (0)
2003-01-03 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 17 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2003-02-28 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 12 e *** Mexican Cousin (0)
2003-07-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas City, Bonner Springs, KS 9 e *** TweepriseDixie tease. (0)
2003-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 20 e *** WMGGWL.A. Woman and P. Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up) quotes. (0)
2004-08-09 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 14 2 Bug > Character ZeroThe Little Drummer Boy jam. (0)
2009-03-08 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 8 e Happy Birthday BugHappy Birthday to You jam. (0)
2009-06-06 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA 5 e *** Julius (0)
2009-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 39 2 Hood > Character Zero (0)
2010-06-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 16 2 Saw It Again > YEMSaw It Again quote. (0)
2010-08-13 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 12 e *** Slave (0)
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 59 1 Stash Sample (0)
2012-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 22 2 Mike's > Weekapaug (0)
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 49 e *** Suzy (0)
2014-10-29 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 46 e *** Meatstick (0)
2015-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 21 e *** Frankenstein (0)
"Contact" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-06-15Phish Dear Mrs. Reagan (Quote) The Front, Burlington, VT
1989-11-30Phish David Bowie (Tease) The Paradise, Boston, MA
1990-05-15Phish David Bowie (Tease) Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
1992-12-28Phish (Tease) Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT
1993-08-02Phish Run Like an Antelope (Tease) Ritz Theatre, Tampa, FL
1994-10-09Phish Possum (Tease) A. J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, PA

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