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Contact has not been seen in 31 Phish shows.
It was played at 9.65% of live shows.
There have been 1586 shows since the live debut.
Contact has been played, on average, once every 10 shows.
Since its debut, Contact has been played, on average, every 10 shows.
It was played 159 time(s) at the following show(s):

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