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Performances Song History Lyrics

Free Bird has not been seen in 238 Phish shows.
It was played at 1.66% of live shows.
There have been 1705 shows since the live debut.
Free Bird has been played, on average, once every 60 shows.
Since its debut, Free Bird has been played, on average, every 61 shows.
It was played 28 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1987-03-06 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 58 2 *** Happy BirthdayFirst known Phish performance; Ninja Mike on vocals. 
1989-03-13 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 148 3 IDK ***
1993-07-15 Cayuga County Fairgrounds, Weedsport, NY 568 e CDT *** Debut of a cappella version. 
1993-07-16 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 1 e Llama ***
1993-07-18 IC Light Amphitheater, Pittsburgh, PA 2 e Rocky Top ***
1993-07-22 Stowe Performing Arts Center, Stowe, VT 2 e *** ***
1993-07-24 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 2 e Golgi ***
1993-07-29 Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN 4 e Rocky Top ***
1993-07-31 Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta, GA 2 e Bag ***
1993-08-03 Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Miami, FL 2 e Poor Heart ***
1993-08-08 Nautica Stage, Cleveland, OH 3 e MSO ***
1993-08-12 Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, MI 3 e Fire ***
1993-08-15 The Macauley Theater, Louisville, KY 3 2 Nellie Kane *** Without microphones. 
1993-08-20 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 3 e Mango ***
1993-08-26 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR 4 e *** ***
1993-12-30 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 4 1 Gin ***
1994-04-23 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 18 e *** ***
1994-05-06 Tower Theater, Houston, TX 10 e Ginseng *** Without microphones. 
1994-05-13 Hayden Square, Tempe, AZ 5 e *** ***
1994-05-29 Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA 13 2 Antelope ***
1994-06-19 State Theater, Kalamazoo, MI 9 e *** ***
1998-10-17 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 338 1 I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome Driver
1998-10-30 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 4 e Driver ***
1998-11-09 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 7 e Frankenstein ***
1998-11-25 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 10 e Guyute ***
1998-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 1 My Soul ***
2000-06-22 AmSouth Amphitheatre, Antioch, TN 79 2 Uncle Pen *** Robbie McCoury on banjo, Ronnie McCoury on mandolin, Sam Bush on fiddle, Del McCoury on guitar, Ricky Skaggs on mandolin, Mike Bub on upright double-bass, Jason Carter on fiddle, Wynonna Judd on lead vocals and was played with full instrumentation, as opposed to the usual a cappella arrangement. 
2009-11-29 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 144 e *** Carini
Free Bird was also performed the following 1 time:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2005-12-29Benevento/Russo Duo featuring Mike Gordon Freebird Live, Jacksonville, FL
"Free Bird" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1993-04-16Phish Gumbo (Tease) The Macauley Theater, Louisville, KY
1998-07-20Phish Poor Heart (Tease) Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA
1998-11-02Phish Bittersweet Motel (Tease) The E Center, West Valley City, UT

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